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I'm Amanda Lee Matthews, better known as s0nicfreak. I have been involved in the games industry as a hobby for nearly 30 years, and dabbled professionally on and off. My experience includes writing, art, and game testing. Currently my job is creating and selling nerdy items, which are often video game related, at


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Comment In: [Blog - 10/07/2015 - 12:16]

When my youngest was 2 ...

When my youngest was 2 we gave him a working controller to play a game where everyone is on the same screen, and the screen can 't move unless everyone moves. r n r nHe kept going the opposite way, preventing my husband and an older kid from progressing in ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/05/2015 - 01:14]

I think they should do ...

I think they should do something like Amazon does. Amazon allows reviews from anyone/everyone, even if you have no proof that you own the product. But if you 've purchased the product from Amazon, that is indicated on your review. r n r nAn indication that the person owns the ...

Comment In: [News - 06/02/2015 - 02:26]

If anything, I think this ...

If anything, I think this would cause MORE testing - because they risk making less money if people can get refunds when a game doesn 't work.

Comment In: [Blog - 11/24/2014 - 03:52]

It would be simple in ...

It would be simple in theory just remove the ability to retract or reduce pledges. r n r nA lot less people would pledge if you removed the ability to change their mind, or retract their pledge if a surprise bill comes up.

Comment In: [News - 10/20/2014 - 09:39]

That 's even more ridiculous ...

That 's even more ridiculous then. Careers are not decided by commercials of our childhood. Did the numbers of women in construction plummet after that Lego shift happened Did the number of boxers rise after Socker Boppers began to be marketed r n r nAnyway, my second paragraph still stands. ...

Comment In: [News - 07/11/2014 - 09:08]

Do the Boy Scouts get ...

Do the Boy Scouts get this too