The Rise and Fall of my Hero

When I young I had delusions of being a rock star.  One of the bands that I built my foundation on was the Smashing Pumpkins.  I was fascinated by their sound, which didn’t sound like anything else out at the time.  I connected with the lyrics on a deep emotional level.  I was a teenager and it felt like Billy Corgan was talking to me and for me.

Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream Era

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X-Men Destiny … the tragedy that could have been

Throughout my life I have been a gamer.  My first video game system was the Atari 2600, which belonged to my father.  I remember playing River Raid for hours.  Since then i have ebbed and flowed on the amount of games that I play but in 2011 I was in a ebb period, if you will.  On top of being a gamer, I have always loved comic books as well.  In 2011 these two passions converged in one game X-Men: Destiny.  Sure there has been comic book video games before, many of which i had played and enjoyed.  This game felt different.  This was to be a role playing game set in the X-Men Universe.  I loved role playing games like Final Fantasy and Lost Odyssey and I loved X-Men.  This was going to be a big big win for me.

Finally one day what i had been waiting for.  The first images were released and this is what it showed:

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My First Post

I decided to create this blog as an act of creativity.  I wrote a guest post on my wife’s blog and I enjoyed the process so much that i decided i wanted to try it myself.  I intend to share news and reviews of all things that Nevin Rocks!  If i enjoy it or i am interested in it, I will post it here.