Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into the Life of a Lady Gamer
Posted on March 29, 2017

Gamer Tag – A Glimpse Into the Life of a Lady Gamer

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I am so excited to participate in this Gamer Tag that I saw from the lovely Michelle over at A Geek Girl’s Guide. I’m a sucker for these kind of tags because I feel like they shed some light on parts of my life that I might forget to share with you guys. And since gaming has been a pretty significant part of my life these days, it’s all the more appropriate that you get a glimpse into my gaming style.

1. What is your gamer tag?

Depends on where you’re looking?

Steam: PrimaGeek

PS: H_Marie-0412

Add me and let’s be buddies!

2. PC or Console?

Gosh, this is a hard question for me. After years of being a hardcore console enthusiast, I have recently made the switch to PC. I still prefer to game on consoles, to be honest, but I recognize that sometimes the PC has a better way of pushing certain graphics & specs so that a game can reach it’s full potential.

Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into My Gamer Side

3. Console of choice?

I am partial to the Playstation 4. My family always had Playstations growing up and I married a Playstation lover. I will play on the Xbox for the exclusives, but if I have a choice it will always be the Playstation. #Playstation4Life!

4. Handheld of choice? (DS, PS Vita, etc.)

I am currently rocking the Nintendo 3DS Pikachu edition! I have also played on the PS Vita and it was pretty cool.

5. Keyboard or Gamepad?

It depends on the game. For some games, I think a controller is necessary for enjoyment. I would prefer to play with a controller when at all possible. For other games though, like XCOM, a keyboard and mouse makes the game way easier and more fun to play.

6. Singleplayer or Multiplayer?

 I’m a lone wolf. I love single player campaigns and overall not having to deal with other d-bags players. The only time I like playing multiplayer is when it’s a co-op with my hubby.

7. What was the first game you have ever played?

Oh gosh, probably Super Mario way back in the day. The very first FPS I ever played was Resistance with my husband. I…I was terrible. Thankfully, I’ve come  along way since then.

Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into My Gamer Side

8. Hardest game you have ever played?

 Ori and the Blind Forest! So much love, but so much rage quitting. I would say Rocket League is a close second. Cars can’t drive on the ceiling, I mean… physics.

9. What was your first gaming system?

The first gaming system that I got to my self was an OG Playstation. I used to play Rayman and Crash Bandicoot like a boss on that thing.

10. What is your favorite game of all time?

If you know me at all then you already know the answer to this question. Without a doubt, forever and always, The Last of Us. This game has the most immersive environment that I have ever experienced. The characters are relatable and the way that the story plays out makes you really care about what is happening. I don’t think that any game will be able to top The Last of Us and I hope that it never does.

Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into My Gamer Side

11. What game is currently your favorite?

I don’t know if it’s a current favorite, but I’m currently playing Dragon Age: Inquisition and of course Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer on the 3DS. I’m loving both!

12. Favorite video game genre?

I would have to say Indie games. I feel like they bring a level of authenticity that can get lost in the triple A titles. Beyond just simply “indie” I love story-based games. Anything that has a story that sucks you in and makes it difficult to put the controller down. I’m also partial to TellTale games. So…there’s that…

13. Favorite video game character?

I really love the character of Ellie from The Last of Us. She is a strong character with such vulnerability still. There is that reliance on Joel, but a streak of independence that makes her spunky and resilient. I also love the character of Clementine from The Walking Dead series. You see her grow up and turn into a a self-sufficient, albeit, skeptical young woman. I love her evolution and can’t wait to see where they take her in the new series.

Can I also say Yoshi? I love that green dino.

Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into My Gamer Side

14. Which video game character do you hate most?

I truly hated the character Emily from Until Dawn. She was so whiny and self-centered. *Blech*

15. What new game you are most excited for?

I am super pumped, for obvious reasons, for The Last of Us 2! When that comes out, I am going to go HAM and preorder like a mother.

Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into My Gamer Side

 

 

16. Favorite video game company/developer?

I’m a big fan of TellTale, as I stated previously. I also like NaughtyDog & Supermassive Games.

17. What gaming systems do you currently have?

I have:

  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Alienware Alpha
  • Nintendo 3DS
  • Gaming PC

We’re a little fanatic.

18. How long have you been gaming?

I’ve been gaming total for around 20 years, but more seriously for the last 5 years.

19. How long was your longest gaming session?

You know, that’s a great question! I honestly have no idea how long my longest was. Probably somewhere around the 10 hour range and most definitely with my husband!

Gamer Tag - A Glimpse Into My Gamer Side

20. What game have you clocked the most time on?

I have played through The Last of Us a total of 3 times, so I have lots of hours logged in. I also have spent quite a long time meandering around the destruction in Fallout 4. I just recently downloaded The Sims 3, so it’s only a matter of time before I lose weeks into that imaginary world.

 

Well I hope that this gives you a little bit more information about me as a gamer. If you have any burning questions then I am more than happy to answer them! Just ask in the comments.

 

Fellow Geek Girls

Michelle @ A Geek Girl’s Guide

Mariah @ Bizarre Brunette

Nikki @ Nikkipedia

Katelyn Jade @ Katelyn Jade

 

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  • Mariah Kaercher

    I’m definitely doing this tag! Seems like fun!

    • Heather Marie

      Woohoo! I’ll link to you when you do!

  • You are definitely right that controller can be better than keyboard for some games. I’m better at using a keyboard, but some games are just way better with a controller.

    • Heather Marie

      Definitely! I’m better at using a controller, but I’m trying to increase my keyboard skills.

  • Loooooove it! I’m def a console girl too.

    • Heather Marie

      Console players united!

  • I’m adding you on Steam 😀

    • Heather Marie

      Woohoo! Added you 😀

  • I love TellTale games as well! Next time I’m on my PS4 I’ll add you! I love a controller over a keyboard any day! I will be doing this tag for sure! I’m pretty sure we’ve been gaming for around the same amount of lumped time as well..

    • Heather Marie

      Woohoo! I had to actually double check and fix my PS4 name…how embarressing. Can’t wait to see your tag!

      • LOL working on it soon. Can’t believe how backed up I am with stuff. I just really want to lay on my sofa and sleep all day!

  • Kay

    Awesome! I too freaking LOVE the Last of Us and am going to freak out when Last of Us 2 comes out!! I may have to steal this tag to do. 🙂

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