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About Me: On-hiatus postgraduate new media student working in the fields of interactivity, narratological balance and roleplaying.
Undergraduate degree in linguistics and textual analysis.
I love art and culture in general. I try not to tie myself to certain genres or media; I enjoy everything from theatre to wargaming to going clubbing.
Movies: Jean Cocteau, Coens, Miyazaki, Kevin Smith, Ealing comedies, Danny Boyle, David Fincher, Neil Labute, 80s fantasy (Dark Crystal, Princess Bride, Willow, Labyrinth). Pretty much anything speculative or trippy.
TV Shows: Spaced, Futurama, Blackadder, Life on Mars, Mighty Boosh, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, Simpsons, Ebichu Minds The House, Azumanga Daioh, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Look Around You, Black Books, Father Ted, Red Dwarf, South Park, Family Guy, Oz, House of Cards, Deadwood, I Claudius, Blake's 7, Firefly, Farscape, X-Files, Crystal Maze, Robot Wars, Buffy/Angel, indie wrestling, anything by David Attenborough. If they count as TV shows then The Guild, Homestar Runner, Red vs Blue, P.O.S.H. and The Legend of Neil.
Books, Comics and Graphic Novels: FRUiTS, Will Self, China Mieville, Doug Coupland, Philip K ****, Neil Gaiman, Irvine Welsh, Chuck Palahniuk, Terry Pratchett, Joe Orton, Dickens, Beat poets, cyberpunk, steampunk, Howard the Duck, X-Men, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Transmetropolitan, Maus, Pride of Baghdad, mythology, classical Greek/Roman literature, Private Eye. Webcomics: Rival Angels, Botched Spot, Questionable Content, Concerned, Scribs, Nothing Nice To Say, UG Madness, Order of the Stick, Penny Arcade, 8-Bit Theatre.
Music: Just about everything, but especially Ninja Tune/Warp, big beat, breakbeat, acid jazz, electroclash, 90s Britpop, early new wave indie, 60s psychedelia, 70s punk, early reggae/dub, grunge, industrial metal, groove metal, g-funk, crunk and traditional British folk.
Wizard Book Lines:
Magic: The Gathering
Historical re-enactment (Viking, WW2 French Resistance, 1870's American frontier).
Writing & drawing. Making clothes/weapons/misc.
Martial arts, pro wrestling, weights, rock climbing, walking.
Likes: Beer, wine, spirits, cheese, spices, substances of an hallucinogenic nature.
Combat, theatre, and amalgamations of the two like re-enactment and pro wrestling.
Pontification, philosophy, sesquipedalia.
Animals, especially cats, sharks and hedgehogs.
Dislikes: Tomato, mayonnaise, people unwilling to examine their own worldview.
Too much combat in RPGs.
Dungeons & Dragons
Magic: The Gathering
Other Games I Play: PC and console (especially FPS, RPG and adventure but mostly anything).
Spirit of the Century, DragonMech, Legend of the Five Rings, Call of Cthulhu, World of Darkness, Aberrant/Trinity, GURPS, Shadowrun, Space: 1889, Gorkamorka, Inquisitor, any number of things like Zombies and Munchkin, various homebrews.
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