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John McCarroll
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At RPGFan Since:
July 2002

Location:
Minneapolis

Favorite Games/Series:
Fallout, Digital Devil Saga, Civilization, Front Mission

Favorite Genres:
Strategy, RPG, Adventure
Gaming's been a part of my life as long as I can remember. My brother, with his Commodore 64 and Amiga while I was just a baby, to my NES and Genesis, to my teenage years with a PSone and Dreamcast, all the way to the modern day. I remember playing - and beating - Phantasy Star II at the age of ten, which means I peaked early, because hell if I have the patience to wade through that many labyrinthine dungeons with no map and an absolutely brutal random encounter rate anymore. I still love RPGs as much as when I started playing them, even as much as the genre has changed.

I've spent plenty of time with just about every nerd standby: Dungeons and Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, World of Warcraft, and any number of Steve Jackson and Fantasy Flight board games. I love board games of all shapes and sizes, though I just can't get my girlfriend to ever play Risk with me. I also take a big shine to hockey, and although I live in Minneapolis area, I am a hardcore Anaheim Ducks fan. I try and get out there and skate myself every so often, since it's really just a rush for me.

I graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Communication Studies (focus in Computer-Mediated Communication) and I work in eCommerce for a major industrial supplier. The one thing about the Midwest that I miss about back home? In 'n' Out Burger. I pine for thee.


Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, August 19
Shadow Hearts • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Sunday, August 26
Septerra Core • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Mondays
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Tuesdays
Star Ocean: Second Evolution • 2:30pm PDT/5:30pm EDT
Persona 3 (CYOA) • 5:30pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Wednesdays
Persona 3 (CYOA) • 5:30pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Thursdays
Kingdom Hearts - Re:Chain of Memories • 2:30pm PDT/5:30pm EDT
Persona 3 (CYOA) • 5:30pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Fridays
Final Fantasy IX • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Friday Super Variety Night • 6pm PDT/9pm EDT

Saturdays
Week in Review: Live Edition • 11am PDT/2pm EDT
Persona 3 (CYOA) • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

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