Hello everyone! I’m new to this site, but I thought I’d put up a post to get started. I’d like to start by saying that I am very excited to have a new, fresh blog to post in.
What I’d like to bring up is that this blog will be mostly, if not all, about gaming, specifically Nintendo gaming. I’ve been a Nintendophile since I was brought into this world 19-some-odd years ago, and from the moment I could pick up a controller, I was hooked. I remember being a kid and staring at the tiny (at least compared to today’s televisions) T.V. screen and watching my mother and father play games such as Super Mario World, Super Metroid (which in turn became my own obsession and launched my love for the gaming industry) and the Donkey Kong Country series, along with various other games that influenced my young growing mind.
When I turned 10, I convinced myself that I was going to work for Nintendo. I started teaching myself how to draw (and to this day, have still had ZERO drawing classes. Well, high school classes don’t really count, haha), and played video games every chance I got. In the fifth grade, instead of doing homework, I filled a comp book with ideas for a new Metroid story. Unfortunately, over time that tiny comp book became lost in different moves my family did.
As I grew older, I discovered that I had a love for both drawing AND writing. In my sophomore year of high school, I joined Nintendo’s Nsider forums (for those of you who remember these, congrats! They were amazing) and became familiar with the various ins and outs of the site. It was there that I began to write another Metroid story of my own. I finished an entire book’s worth of chapters (24), and achieved a very high respect level in the community. Unfortunately, all things come to an end. Nintendo took down the Nsider forums, and with it I lost all of my works.
I am now nineteen years old and working for myself as a writer and novelist. In November/December I finished my first full-length novel, as a gift for a friend. I’ve come to terms with the fact that although I may never work for Nintendo, my love for the games and the art and writing will never grow old or die.
Gaming has become an integral part of my life, and I do hope you’ll follow my blog as I report on various aspect of it.
Thank you very much. 🙂