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Originally from Ireland, Brian moved to Wellington in 2014, and is still pretty sure that it was a good idea. He wrote his Masters dissertation on Deus Ex and Metal Gear Solid, which was he sometimes regrets, and all of his tattoos are from video games, which he will never regret. He is convinced that Fallout is the greatest game series of all  time, and believes the same about Bioshock, Pokemon, and The Elder Scrolls. This is in no way a contradiction.

He's a gamer, a science communicator, and a cat enthusiast, often at the same time.


He's also this guy: http://nzgamer.com/about/the-team/80/brian-mcdonald/

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The First Time: Fallout 3

Do you remember the first time you played your favourite game? The feeling of discovery, the sense of excitement, as you discovered the world? Me too. Do you also get that sense of poignancy, looking back, knowing that you'll never get to discover that wo
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