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Chris Gebauer
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At RPGFan Since:
August 2015

Location:
New York City, New York

Favorite Games/Series:
Metal Gear Solid, Persona, Grand Theft Auto, Valkyrie Profile, Final Fantasy IX, Odin Sphere, Vagrant Story, MediEvil 2, Tekken 3, Red Dead Redemption, The Last of US, Demon Soul's, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Tactics Ogre, Fallout, Skyrim and others

Favorite Genres:
Action Adventure, Platformer, RPG, FPS, Visual Novel

Other Interests:
Film, tabletop games, record collecting, comics, poetry, voice over, theatre, opera, improv
Hello, my name is Chris Gebauer, a Contributing News Editor for the site, and I am an RPGFan.

My relationship with video games started with a small Compaq computer in the early 90s and a game called Wolfenstein 3D: that was the beginning of a beautiful relationship. After a brief love affair with the SNES, my brother was given a PlayStation in 1997, and for Christmas a few years later in 2000 my mother gave me a game that changed my life: Final Fantasy IX.

The characters were dynamic, the combat was tactical and different than anything I had played before, the story epic and nuanced, and there was a world waiting to be explored. The game's scope was stunning, and it did not take long for me to know that this mythical thing called the "RPG" was going to be integral to my life going forward.

Exploring worlds: that still stands out to me to this day. Whether it is contemporary Japan, a mythical realm, or a universe created from scratch, the joy of exploring and discovering the details of a game world have never left me. That joy is what led me to this site years ago when I started collecting games with a focus on RPGs; and it led me to work for this site.

Outside of gaming, I am an actor in NYC trying to make it and all that (and you better believe Voice Over is part of that... I mean how cool would it be to be in a game after years of living in them right?). It still stuns me how the actions we take in a digital world can help shape who we are in our day to day life, I mean hey, it brought me here. If anyone ever wants to talk games, Voice Acting, film, collecting (games, vinyl, comics, whatever interests you) just drop me a line. I can't wait to start adding to the community.


Twitch Schedule & Status

Sundays
March 24: Suikoden II w/Maxx • 10am PDT/1pm EDT
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past w/ Mark • 1pm PDT/4pm EDT

Mondays
Suikoden II w/Maxx • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT

Tuesdays
Final Fantasy VIII w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Mass Effect 2 w/Nathan • 10am PDT/1pm EDT
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Tales of Vesperia - Definitive Edition w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fridays
Super Robot Wars X w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Final Fantasy XIV Online w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Saturdays
Final Fantasy XIV Online w/Scott • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

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