You live in (city & country)?
Your birthdate (or age)?
| Head of Customer Service & Administration at a credit report company. Much funnier than it might sound!
| The wife and kid takes up a lot of time, other than that I enjoy to travel, going to concerts, watching movies/series and trying new beers (1000+ on Untappd).
Your music taste?
| Mainly all types of metal but I enjoy pretty much everything except metalcore and R&B. A few favourites are Iron Maiden, Blind Guardian, Sabaton, Raised Fist, Dark Tranquillity, Bruce Springsteen and In Flames (up to Come Clarity).
Anything you want to add here (about yourself)?
Your nickname (story behind it)?
| P-B. Skidmore started it by referring to my "Pretty Balls" in an SDA update all the way back in October 2001.
Your Quake config (key bindings, etc.)?
| Movement: WASD, Mouse2 for jumping
Shooting: Mouse1 +attack, Mouse3 +GL
Other settings: Inverted aim, sensitivity 8
Size of Quake directory on your HD?
Your computer (processor/videocard etc.)?
| i7-7700K 4.20Ghz, 16 GB RAM, GeForce GTX 1070, 512 GB SSD
Quake settings (resolution, version etc.)?
| JoeQuake 0.16.2 (Build 6320), 1920x1080, Viewsize 110
First contact to speedrunning (when, how etc.)?
| Carl Tholin introduced me back in 2000.
First speedrunning demo?
| 4 player easy 100% on e2m2 from August 2000. As a single player, the first one was an easy run on chessp1 from February 2001.
Favorite speedrunning demo(s) from yourself
(the one(s) that you're most proud of)?
| Easy 100% on cbfspq1 and tower or the nightmare run on jjf.
Favorite speedrunning demo(s) from others?
| e1m1_019, e1m1_049, e2m1_106 by Conny.
e1m5_044, e4m5_050 by Ryan.
e2m5_104 by Petar.
e4m1_058 by Peter.
Favorite player (overall/runs/100%/marathon/coop)?
| Runs - Conny
100% - Peter
Marathon - Conny
Coop - The Udders
Favorite trick in a demo?
| Explo box boost on e1m1 is high on the list. So is the double fiend jump on e1m4. And the spawn boost on e4m5. There are too many to name just one...
Favorite QdQ release?
| The first one I watched was QdQ with a Vengeance so that one for nostalgic reasons. However, I've always been a bigger fan of easy runs so I must also mention tRR.
Favorite original Quake map?
Favorite custom map?
Most annoying monster/map?
| The irratic behaviour of dogs on any map.
Do you like Doom/Quake2/Q3A?
| Haven't played them in ages.
What do you think of Quake now?
| Still, after almost 20 years since I first tried it, a really fun way to kill some time.
Quake Purity Test score?
Anything else you want to add here?
| I'm glad I started running again after 12.5 years in hiding! |