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Shodan     Peter Mergenthaler
    Reviews Editor
    petemerg@rpgfan.com
Nickname: Shodan
Date of Birth: February 10, 1984
Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA
At RPGFan Since: November 2006
Favorite Games: Viewtiful Joe, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, Dragon Quest VIII, Star Ocean: The Second Story, Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Valkyrie Profile, Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution, Guitar Hero
Favorite Genres: Beat-'em-up, Strategy RPG, Adventure
Favorite Anime: No. Okay, some comics, maybe? New Avengers, Astonishing X-Men, everything Frank Miller.
I'm here for practice, exposure and teamwork! Yeah! Patrick "Ramza" Gann recruited me to help out at RPGFan, and I'm just doing my part.

I've been playing games of every genre since I moved to the United States, when my stepbrother got me hooked on Duck Hunt. I currently enjoy way too much disposable income, which helps me enjoy things like movies (Miike, Mann, Scorsese, Spielberg), magazines (The New Yorker, The Economist, The New Republic), newspapers (The New York Times, The Washington Post, The York Dispatch!), music (Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, The Decemberists, DragonForce) and boxed seasons of television (Veronica Mars, Boston Legal, Battlestar Galactica, The West Wing).

I visit salon.com almost hourly, and I hold up Gamespot, Kotaku and thedigitalbits as the best sites on the Internet.


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