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Geek vs. Nerd – Infographic!

10 May

Pretty cool infographic… do you agree? Comment below!

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29 Apr

Yes, I’m a nerd in the general sense (but who isn’t now that it’s hip), grew up a fan of Star Wars and what not. But that’s generic information – I’d like to talk about my special love affair with video games.

I can’t remember when I started gaming.

I remember my oldest brother had an Atari, and my middle brother had a commodore 64.

My favorite: maniac mansion.

Maniac Mansion

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26 Apr

I’ve always loved gaming.

I started playing video games when I was eight. The first game I remember playing was “Mixed Up Mother Goose” on my PC (which was deeper than it was wide, and probably weighed 20 pounds). You had to move through the 8-bit environment and bring back missing pieces of nursery rhymes from one screen to the next. The three blind mice were with Jack Sprat, Old King Cole was hiding with the Cat and the Fiddle, and Humpty Dumpty was safe and sound nestled with Little Bo Peep. I played it over and over and over, each time finding the escaped characters in a different fable and returning them to the correct window. I loved it. And it started me down the road of really loving the escapism that was afforded from a virtual world.

Mixed Up Mother Goose!

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