[DONE] WastedTruth - Application - Star Citizen

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  1. WastedTruth

    WastedTruth Just Joined

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    Hi from WastedTruth, real name Matt. I'm a 41 year old dad of four so I don't get a lot of time to game these days, but when I do, it's usually Star Citizen.

    My first gaming experiences back in the early eighties were on Atari VCS. I remember being obsessed with Defender! That awful boxy atari joystick with the button in the corner.... There was a video shop (remember renting VHS tapes?) near me that also did VCS cartridges and I used to pay 40p to rent a game for the week!

    Then... ZX81 (with only one game, an Asteroids clone that took half an hour to load from tape - but I learned the basics of programming from its manual, which was brilliant) -> Atari 800XL -> Amiga -> PC.

    I work in technology now making a living from skills I learned back on those 8 and 16 bit days.

    Since discovering Star Citizen I've 'invested' quite a lot of money in the game and have several large and small ships (e.g. Idris P, Polaris, Caterpillar, lots of fighters) but I won't be able to make the most of them without friends to play with, so that's what's lead me to TOG - to make friends, to have fun, but not to waste time in teenage drama that I see in so many orgs and guilds.

    I use my tech skills in SC too - I'm a python developer and my github - tidzo (Matt Saunders) * GitHub - has some relevant bits and pieces, like a python interface to the vJoy SDK.

    I'm also a moderator of the Star Citizen UK Facebook Group.

    Looking forward to joining TOG!

    thanks

    WT
     
  2. The Omen

    The Omen Retired Moderator

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    Welcome to The Older Gamers community for those who are 25+ and have a passion for gaming. Your application has been reviewed and approved.

    You may now access all aspects of the TOG Service including:







    • TOG member community forums
    • TOG member communications servers
    • TOG member game Divisions





    Drop by the Lounge to say hello, join a discussion or simply lurk. Feel free to ask any questions.

    Visit the Voice Communications forum for instructions on joining our GameVox Servers.

    Browse through the vast array of gaming Divisions to familiarise yourself with the games and cultures. Each can be very different. In each Division you should find instructions on joining other TOG members in game.

    Join our STEAM Group or Facebook page. Spend some time to check out the forum functions such as user profiles and private messages at the top right corner of the forum. Maybe view site leaders under the Quick Links tab.

    We hope you enjoy the TOG community. Please spread the message to your friends and family who are also interested in gaming.

    All the best!
     
  3. Judge_Kiwi

    Judge_Kiwi Star Citizen: Vice Captain

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    Greetings TOG Citizen,

    We received a communiqué from the Advocacy that you were looking to join our ranks. There is a place set aside for you, now that you have been accepted into TOG. All you need to do is head over to This Thread and you will be able to join in on conversations on all things Star Citizen.

    Please make sure you have a quick read of the sticked thread Division Info - NEW MEMBERS START HERE so that you can get a fundamental grasp of who we are and what we represent.

    Enjoy your time here, Citizen, and all hail the lamp!

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