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Patrick Gann
RPGFan Music Editor

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At RPGFan Since:
September 1999

Location:
York, Pennsylvania, USA

Favorite Games/Series:
Final Fantasy series, Xenogears/Saga, Lunar series, Atelier series, Ar tonelico series, Seiken Densetsu series, Metroid series, Halo series, Alundra, Chrono Trigger

Favorite Genres:
RPG, Strategy RPG, Action RPG

Favorite Anime:
All Ghibli/Miyazaki films, Key: The Metal Idol, Serial Experiments Lain, Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, Neon Genesis Evangelion
Though my primary work at RPGFan has been in soundtrack reviews, I first came here to work on the now-extinct Movies section with now-former editor Zone Pharaoh. After that, I took over the soundtracks section (founded by Jason Walton), posted 100-some CD reviews, then took a 2-year hiatus starting in May 2001. As of April 2003, I came back to assist my pal Lucy with the Soundtracks section, enjoying the freedom of not having to manage a section myself. A few months later, I would lose that freedom and become head of the soundtracks section. I held that position, alongside contribution to our game reviews and event coverage, for most of my young adult life. For non-RPG-related game music, I wrote for Original Sound Version from 2008 to 2011 as well.

In March 2011, I declared myself retired from RPGFan (and OSV) for personal reasons. I remain listed on RPGFan's staff section as a "consultant," with that sort of "professor emeritus" status that affords me no responsibilities but still a chance to share my expertise when it most helps the site. Though I can no longer offer the time commitment, I remain an outspoken fan of RPGFan, the RPG genre and game music.









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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Corpse Party BloodCovered Sound Collection Vol.2 Review

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