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David Lloyd
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At RPGFan Since:
March 2019

Location:
Ottawa, Canada

Favorite Games/Series:
Final Fantasy, Persona, Bethesda

Favorite Genres:
RPG, Adventure

Other Interests:
Hockey

It all began almost 30 years ago. One snowy Christmas in 1990 I unwrapped my first console, the Nintendo Entertainment System. A few years later I somehow ended up with a copy of Final Fantasy and from that moment on I became infatuated with RPGs. Throughout my teenage years and into adulthood I've owned all the mainstream consoles and have kept a capable PC close by.

My first and true passion remains the Final Fantasy franchise but I've grown to enjoy a number of different JRPGs, as well as several Western titles. Some of my personal favourites include Persona, Shin Megami Tensei, Dragon Age, or anything developed by Bethesda. I hold no specific preference of console and still enjoy going back to the 16-Bit era of the Super Nintendo, or the golden era of original soundtracks found on the original PlayStation. Most of my time these days has been spent playing RPGs on the go with my Switch or in beautiful 4K on my PC.

Changes in my life inspired me to enter the wonderful and fast-paced world of video game journalism in 2017, shortly after the release of the Nintendo Switch. I joined Nintendo World Report and began writing reviews as I learned the craft. Two years later and after about a hundred reviews, I'm now a Reviews Editor with NWR as well as the host of the RPG themed podcast The Thirsty Mage. Most recently you'll find my name on the back of an instruction manual that I designed for Super Rare Games for the physical release of the Fairune Collection. My hunger to play RPGs has brought me to RPGFan where I hope to help grow the YouTube channel and assist in bringing fun and entertaining videos to the fans.



Twitch Schedule & Status

Sundays
April 21: TBA • 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
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Mass Effect 2 w/Nathan • 10am PDT/1pm EDT
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Tales of Vesperia - Definitive Edition w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 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 • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Pokemon Y Nuzlocke Challenge

Pokémon Y Nuzlocke Challenge

Feature
Timespinner Original Game Soundtrack Review

Timespinner Original Game Soundtrack

Review
Retro Encounter 184: Ys: The Oath in Felghana Part II

Retro Encounter 184: Ys: The Oath in Felghana Part II

Podcast
Edge of Eternity Preview

Edge of Eternity

Preview
Pathway Review

Pathway

Review