Hi, I’m one of the founders of Nerd Appropriate and the Rated NA podcast. I like good and bad sci-fi films/tv, synthesizers, and the retrofuture. I am primarily an Xbox gamer, but also do some PC and Switch gaming as well. By day, I am a research scientist, mostly in topics related to human-computer interaction and user experience. Before all of this, fellow NA co-founder Matt and I played music together in various bands. I also used to make "comedy" videos for my high school morning news program before there was a place to post them online. Favorite Star Wars character? Admiral Ackbar. Best Bond era? Timothy Dalton (Craig a close second). Top 3 games? Let's go with System Shock 2, A Link to the Past, and Super Castlevania IV. Thanks for being a part of this labor of nerdy love with us.
Bloodborne, Life is Strange, and Dragon Age headline some of the week’s new releases. We also talk Community and the New Avengers, Scott makes a startling discovery about DAI quest names, and we ask you how you unwind in our NAQOTW.
The second BioWare panel at Geek Girl Con titled, “Myth of the Female Gamer Perspective,” was an attempt to explore and generate discussion on what can be a polarizing topic. Karin Weekes (senior editor) moderated the panel while the panelists included were: Sheryl Chee (writer); Jessica Merizan (community manager); Sarah Hayward (cinematic designer); Melanie Fleming (localization producer) and Kris Schoneberg (level designer).
This past week brought a flood of interesting news and tidbits including Marvel, Amazon, Microsoft, Nintendo, Weird Al, Destiny, and more! Meanwhile, Scott plays Squids Odyssey on 3DS, and the guys play Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon on iOS, as Matt and Ash gear up for Comic-Con.