Fang Blackbone. The name alone is enough to strike fear into the hearts of the burliest men. Fang Blackbone. Ruler of isometric Action-RPG's and knower of way too many MMORPG facts and ideas. Fang Blackbone. Giver of advice in the ways of love through our very own forums. Yes, Fang Blackbone (Fang Blackbone) is indeed a Renaissance man.
Who the devil are you?
I'm the guy that plays wee Halfling and Gnome females with big nukes and pets in MMORPG's. The devil has nothing to do with it unless he's in the details.
What are you supposed to be doing during the day when youÃ‚'re reading GWJ?
I do technical support and artwork for a startup arcade game manufacturer.
When youÃ‚'re not working or gaming, what do you do with your time?
Writing down game design notes in a journal. Clubbin in SF.
How about family? Do you have any kids?
What are you, my mother? Enough with the guilt! Alas, no, I have no heirs.
What was your favorite game over the last year or so? Why?
Mech4:Mercs and Crimson Skies. The former was a blast, the latter was a great cinematic experience.
Which game are you looking forward to most?
World of Warcraft and Sacred.
What is your fondest gaming memory?
My first time warp. I started playing Starcraft at around 6 pm (dusk). I got up from my computer at 8 and asked my roommate if he wanted to go grab some dinner. He said,Ã‚"Dude its 8 am!Ã‚"
Finally, why do you play games at all? Why havenÃ‚'t you outgrown them?
Being mature is knowing how and when to be immature. I guess that translates to: being mature is being responsibly immatureÃ‚"…
Thanks for taking the time to answer our hard-hitting questions, any last words?
I want pepperoni and olives on my tombstone.