Big Man Rant #3: What Is A Gamer?


It’s that time again…

Inspired by another GamerNodian’s recent feature on things to hate, I’m going on a bit of a rant about the definition of being a gamer, and what a gamer is in my eyes. Enjoy!


00:00 – New Intro!
00:34 – Hello everyone.
00:42 – Props to the creator of the intro song.
01:36 – News bits, starting with DJ Hero 2 full track list.
02:12BioShock Infinite gameplay video…*swoon*
03:11 – New segment, "Marvel Cap Moment." TGS MvC3 reaction
06:11 – The inspiration of my rant
07:37 – The beginning of the main rant
08:20 – My definition of a "gamer"
08:49 – Former fanboyism
09:55 – More to the term "gamer" than just playing games
10:28DmC reaction relating to my argument
12:13 – Controversial opinion alert!
13:00 – Other terms for faux "gamers"
13:50Modern Warfare 2 vs Halo fanboyism
15:23 – Console allegiances
17:00 – Lack of multiplayer issues
17:57 – Multiplayer not a deal breaker for me
18:45 – A dinner table analogy, followed by summing it all up
19:56 – True "gamerdom" parallel to Buddhism?
20:25 – Outro


Rant Music!
Intro: "Press X to Jason" by Eric Fullerton, 2010. http:/
In-Rant: "Feels So Good" by Chuck Mangione, 1977. Listen here
             "Player Select" from Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes.
             "Home in Florence" by Jesper Kyd for the Assassin’s Creed 2 soundtrack.
Outro: "Terra In Black" by Ailsean for http:/


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Author: Jason Fanelli View all posts by
Jason lives and breathes gaming. Legend tells that he taught himself to read using Wheel of Fortune Family Edition on the NES. He's been covering this industry for three years, all with the Node, and you can see his ugly mug once a week on Hot Off The Grill.

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