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Introduce yourselves!!

Postby mrBrander » 08 Sep 2011, 08:56

so yeah, the obligatory "introduce yourself" thread!
Every good forum needs one so I thought I'd start...

Here goes:

Name: Pascal Brander

Occupation: Art-Director/ Concept Artist at Triangle Studios

Date of Birth: October 30th, 1982

Location: Leeuwarden

Favourite Games: Half-Life 2 and the episodes, F.E.A.R series, Gitaroo Man, Jet Set Radio Future, Echochrome, Sonic games, Mortal Kombat 9, Street Fighter series, Guilty Gear series, Modnation Racers...

Favourite Gaming Platform: PS3

Favourite Movies: Memories of Murder, Ong-Bak, Tom-yum goong, Sympathy for Mr.Vengeance, Bin Jip, Spring summer fall winter and spring, the Host, Zebraman... etc...

Favourite Music: Danny Brown, RiFF RAFF, Speak!, Action Bronson, Death Grips, OddFuture, Frank Ocean, Daughters, Rusko, Kaki King, Devendra Banhart, the Black Dahlia Murder and many, many more...

*Favourite Artists* Eiichiro Oda, Jeffrey Cruz, Pedro Delgado, Skottie Young, Nick Edwards, Raul Velasquez, Takeshi Obata...


Aaaaaand now it's your turn!

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Remco » 08 Sep 2011, 09:08

I can do this!

Name: Remco de Rooij

Occupation: Founder, CEO at Triangle Studios

Date of Birth: December 7th, 1983

Location: Leeuwarden

Favourite Games: Too many ... Let's just go nostalgia and list the following; Ocarina of Time, Megaman 2, Mario Kart, Super Probotector (yes, not Contra), Ninja Gaiden III, Shenmue, Quake, Halo, Metroid Prime and many many more :-)

Favourite Gaming Platform: 360 and GameCube

Favourite Movies: I could basically start copy-pasting the IMDB top 250, but my list starts with Star Wars. Oh and I don't watch anything that is made before 1970, call me whatever you want.

Favourite Music: Clapton, Cash and lots of movie soundtracks.

Favourite Books: HAHAHAHAHA. No. I fall asleep when I read more than one page at a time.

Oh, I like cars, photography, watching movies and food.

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Timen » 08 Sep 2011, 11:01

Alright my turn.

Name: Timen Rienstra

Occupation: Founder / Game Designer at Triangle Studios

Date of Birth: September 29th, 19?9

Location: Leeuwarden

Favourite Games: Probotector, Goldeneye, Ico, Limbo, Geometry Wars, Uncharted,

Favourite Gaming Platform: Xbox 360, N64

Favourite Movies: Once upon a time in the west, Children of Men, Exit Through the Gift Shop, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, etc..

Favourite Music: Damien Rice, The Kooks, Daft Punk, Selah Sue, Beirut, The Great Park, The Tallest Men on Earth, Para One + many more..

*Favourite activities*: Icehockey, Inlinehockey, ballroom dancing, traveling, gaming, etc..

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Marygold » 08 Sep 2011, 16:55

Oke let's do this :)

Name: Margriet Spriensma

Occupation: General Manager/Producer at Triangle Studios

Date of Birth: June 11th, 1980

Location: Leeuwarden ---> Dallas ;)

Favourite Games: Legends of Kyrandia, Monkey Island, Fable, Red Dead Redemption

Favourite Gaming Platform: PC and 360

Favourite Movies: To many... cannot choose but a lot of them are in the all time top 100 movies. This year I liked: 'The Help', 'Rango', 'Water for Elephants', 'Hanna', 'Source code' and really liked 'Limitless'.

Favourite Music: Otis redding, Etta James, Cash, Dolly Parton, van Dik Hout, Kings of Leon, Adele, Snow Patrol etc.

Favourite Books: Last book was " de beschermengel" Paulo Coelho (like his books), Historic Romans of Diane Gabaldon,

Sports: Kitesurfing and boxing

Related to: Abbe Gerlofs (Great Pier's Brother) (http://www.genealogieonline.nl/kwartier ... 437678.php)
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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Timen » 08 Sep 2011, 17:46

Marygold wrote:Location: Leeuwarden


Isn't your location Dallas? ;)

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Marygold » 08 Sep 2011, 17:49

Oeps :) that's what you get when you copy paste.... So yes Timen, Dallas would be correct.

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby USSGreatePier » 09 Sep 2011, 21:21

Alright, I'll put the first non-developer in this list then...

Forum name: USSGreatePier

Regular nickname: Lord Thanatos (LT for short)

Occupation: Mailman

Date of Birth: Yes

Location: Outside of Fryslân these days :'( *sob*

Favorite games: Some nice classics for me: Red Alert 1, Empire Earth 1, GTA:Vice City, GTA III

Favorite gaming platform: PC

Favorite movies: Far too many to mention... Just a few then: Scarface, 300, the Hannibal movies, ah well, too much... Next to movies I watch a lot of Star Trek.

Favorite music: Metal and classical music mainly

Favourite books: Not applicable.

Sports: Not applicable.

Comfortably watching sports on tv: Formula 1, snooker

Hobbies include: Writing Star Trek fanfiction stories (about a starship named USS Greate Pier [link]), our pets, being a stubborn Frisian, listening/playing music, performing dangerous and controversial experiments in my subterranean lab while working on my maniacal laugh... "Igor, pull the switch!", fixing computers other people broke, eating meat, ... Too many hobbies for the few hours there are in a day...

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby chi » 09 Sep 2011, 22:59

Okay my turn!

Name: Chi Chung Man

Occupation: Online marketer at Triangle Studios

Date of Birth: August 10th, 1986

Location: Purmerend

Favourite Games: Persona 3, Catherine, BlazeBlue, Uncharted, Nier, Metal Gear Solid series, Valkyria Chronicles

Favourite Gaming Platform: PS3

Favourite Movies: Hmm... tough question.. Crash and Memoires of a Geisha (yes I know, sounds like a chick movie but I loved the Japanese feel to the movie)

Favourite Music: Jay Chou, Ding Dang, Usher, Big Bang and some Asian music =p

Favourite Books: Memoirs of a Geisha (yes again xD), Purple Cow... hmmm guess I don't read that much..

Sports: Jogging, if this counts as a sport hahaha

Favorite Anime: Full Metal Alchemist, Naruto, Ano Hana, Death Note.. but the best one I totally love is One Piece!

Oh and I collect One Piece figurines XD

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Wilds » 10 Sep 2011, 11:34

Name: Mark van der Wal

Occupation: Student NHL Computer Science

Date of Birth: August 13th, 1987

Location: Drogeham

Favourite Games: Zelda the Ocarina of Time, Crash Bandicoot, Jack and Daxter 1/2/3, Spyro the dragon 1/2/3, Ratchet and Clank whole series

Favourite Genres: Platformers, RPG's

Favourite Gaming Platform: PC, Xbox 360 (XBLA & retail)

Favourite Movies: I like alot of movies, fantasy, action!

Favourite Books: I have a lot of programming books especially about game programming!

I like to play with my son, draw and design games. I like to reinvent the wheel alot with programming ;) low level is my thing.

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby mrBrander » 11 Sep 2011, 20:53

chi wrote:blablablabla... but the best one I totally love is One Piece!

Oh and I collect One Piece figurines XD


You sir, win +1 interwebs!

I LOVE the P.O.P. figurines, especially Kuma... :)

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Stefan » 15 Sep 2011, 13:41

I will give it a try!

Name
Stefan

Occupation
Management & Game Design, Composer @ Triangle Studios

Date of Birth
January 15th, 1985

Location
Leeuwarden @ the moment

Favourite Games
Cross of the Dutchman, The Dig, Monkey Island, Another World, The longest journey, Gabriel knight, Lost Eden, Day of the tentacle, Limbo, Assassins Creed, Mass Effect, Serious Sam, Portal, Red Dead Redemption, Half Life, The elders scrolls (Skyrim included) to begin with.....

Favourite Gaming Platform
Xbox 360, Atari 2600, PSP, PC (before 2007)

Favourite Movies
Into the wild, Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, V for vendetta,

A short list of my favourite Music
Genre:
Classical music, Metal, Scandinavian Folk, post-rock

Opeth, Tenhi, Isis, Russian Circles, Månegarm, Windir, This will destroy you, MONO, explosions in the sky, Solstafir, Johnny Cash Movie & Game OSTs, John Williams, Richard Strauss, Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler and many many more...

Likes
Hiking, to travel, Gaming, Music, Coffee & Beer, History, Mythology & Folklore

As you were!

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby chi » 20 Sep 2011, 12:43

mrBrander wrote:
You sir, win +1 interwebs!

I LOVE the P.O.P. figurines, especially Kuma... :)


Oh cool! I didn't realize you're a collector too :) My favourite is Whitebeard XD

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Rano » 23 Sep 2011, 19:51

Name: Roy Abbink

Occupation: UX/UI designer @ Sanoma Media

Date of Birth: May 25th, 1982

Location: Alkmaar

Favourite Games: Final Fantasy IX, Unreal Tournament, Crash Team Racing, Red Dead Redemption, BioShock.

Favourite Gaming Platform: PlayStation 3

Favourite Movies: Star Wars, Lord of the Rings,

Favourite Music: Rolling Stones, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Nirvana, Peaches, Daft Punk, La Roux, Amy Winehouse, Chemical Brothers and much, much more.

Favourite Books: I'm not much of a reader. But I enjoyed Harry Potter and all John Grisham books.

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Remco » 24 Sep 2011, 10:28

Welcome, Roy :)

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Thagarr » 26 Sep 2011, 00:21

Forum Name: Thagarr

Occupation: Machine Operator – Steel fabrication

Date of Birth: March 14'th, 1967

Location: Illinois, USA.

Favorite Games: Galaga(1981), Pirates!(1987), Anno 1602, Anno 1503, Age of Empires II, Sea Dogs, and many others way to numerous to mention!

Favorite Gaming Platform: PC

Favorite Movies: King Kong (1933), The Black Swan, Captain Blood, The Ten Commandments, Star Wars, Yellowbeard, Lord of The Rings, The Mighty, and many others way to numerous to mention!

Favorite Music: I love almost any form of music, with the exceptions of disco, rap, punk and death metal.

Favorite Books: The Bible, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Sackets, The 13'th Warrior, The Lord of The Rings, and many others way to numerous to mention!

Other Interests : Armature Radio, building and fixing computers, history and science.

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby mrBrander » 27 Sep 2011, 13:24

chi wrote:Oh cool! I didn't realize you're a collector too :) My favourite is Whitebeard XD


Not really a collector though, just more of a HUMONGOUS fan of Oda his character designs and stories! :)

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Zjiht » 28 Nov 2011, 00:18

Name: Thijs Linschoten

Occupation: Gamedesign Cursist @ Friesland College

Date of Birth: March 13th, 1994.

Location: Grou

Favourite Games: Starcraft & Starcraft: Broodwar, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, Call of Duty series, Skyrim.

Favourite Gaming Platform: 360, Gamecube & PC.

Favourite Movies: Psych(even though it's not a movie) and many many more.

Favourite Music: Everything that has a beat ;)

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Timen » 28 Nov 2011, 10:30

Welcome Zjiht!

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby USSGreatePier » 28 Nov 2011, 13:56

Welcome to the club, Zjiht :)

Zjiht wrote:Favourite Games: Starcraft & Starcraft: Broodwar


Ah, Starcraft... So long ago :)

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Zjiht » 30 Nov 2011, 16:34

Yeah, but it surely was worth it ;) But I played fastest maps only, I don't know if you ever played them?

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby USSGreatePier » 01 Dec 2011, 00:23

We used to play multiplayer games only, haha :) Kick the crap out of each other...

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby dmbest » 08 Dec 2011, 01:36

Oops! I forgot to fill this out. It was on my to-do list.

Name: Derek Best

Occupation: Fledgeling Technical Animator

Date of Birth: 4/13/85

Location: Plano, TX

Favorite games: Company of Heroes or any RTS Relic makes, League of Legends, Armored Core (there are quite a few in the series, I have them all), Various RPG games, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim included in that list now :)

Favorite gaming platforms: PC, PS1/PS2/PS3

Favorite movies: The Matrix, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Vanilla Sky, What Dreams May Come, and more...

Favorite music: Mogwai, Explosions in the Sky, Mono (Japan), and lots more...

Favourite books: I haven't finished a book cover to cover in years...thanks games.

Sports: Golf? I've had people argue it's not a sport though.

Hobbies include: guitar/bass guitar, tinkering with recording software, miniature wargaming (Warhammer 40k)

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Postby CarbonRevenge » 10 Jan 2012, 20:15

Name: Matt McGlone

Occupation: High School Student/Graphics Designer

Date of Birth: May 6th, 1994

Location: Ohio

Favourite Games:
Emergency 4, GTA San Andreas, Dirt 2, Minecraft, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Saints Row Series, Half Life 2 and all episodes, Fallout: New Vegas, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Tribes Ascend(Closed Beta! Woot woot!)

Favourite Gaming Platform: PC

Favourite Movies: The Matrix trilogy, Donnie Darko, Bill & Ted, Revenge of the Nerds, any John Hughes movie, Jurassic Park, Ghost Ship, any Stephen King movie.

Favourite Music: Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, C418, Shinedown, Pink Floyd, ACDC, Sixx AM.

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby Remco » 11 Jan 2012, 15:05

Jurassic Park! <3

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Re: Introduce yourselves!!

Postby zijlstra » 11 Jan 2012, 19:39

Name: Tim Zijlstra

Occupation: PhD student at Loughborough University / Researcher in Information Management

Date of Birth: September 17th, 1978

Location: Sheffield (Previously Kollum, Harlingen, Groningen)

Favourite Games: Loads and loads... World of Tanks, Football Manager series, NBA 2K series, Terraria, Simcity, Vietcong, Tribalwars, could go on for years.

Favourite Gaming Platform: PC (what, there are other options?)

Favourite Movies: hmmm... Godfather series, Quentin Tarantino's earlier movies. more into watching series like The Wire, The Sopranos, West Wing, Northern Exposure

Favourite Music: Eclectic alternative I describe my taste, ranging from Deftones to Roots Manuva to the Prodigy and Therapy? Also like proper hip hop and unsigned rap (Soul Khan!)

*Favourite Artists* TS Eliot, Wagner, Kazuo Ishiguro, George Orwell

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