Instead of posting twice today, once about my self-absorbed excitement in being with Rooster Teeth for three years and another about my love for E3 games/hatred towards my wallet, I'm just doing a big ol' hodge-podge of stuff about ME!!
I don't think I'll ever get over the thrill of working here at RT. Six years ago, I had just attended my first ever RTX (and the first one, period) out in the field at the old 636 Office. My now-ex-boyfriend, best friend and I all managed to snag tickets. So, we all attended and fangirled/fanboyed a bit when we met the founders - including fat Burnie.
Three years ago (June 6, 2014) I had just graduated college with a degree in Business, turned down a position in Houston, Texas and was floundering with what to do because I was set to move out of my apartment in San Angelo on June 10th and had no where to go. The stars aligned and I was able to pick up a temp gig as a Front Desk Coordinator at RT. WHOOO - wait, don't freak out too much Chelsea. (My first day is another story that may be told one day...)
Then, the stars decided to align some more and this really massive, terrifying, colossal project fell into my lap courtesy of the one and only, Burnie Burns. This project was something known as Lazer Team and that crowdfunding campaign that was about halfway through. THAT, that massive writhing creation of community and excitement fell into my lap with no one to train me on how to handle it. It was my first toe (okay, first head dive) into community and what the RT Community was like.
The first day we had an email address set up for the campaign, I received over 2500 emails. Do you know what that was like? INCREDIBLE. Some of the best emails were literally, "This is so cool! I can't believe that RT is finally making a movie!" There was no anger, no hatred or disdain. Even the emails were fucking excited. I think I responded to someone with nothing but emojis at one point...
I loved it. So, over the last couple of years it's been a part of me, who I am and what I'm aiming for.
Thank you to everyone who's been around, who's been my online friend, helped me out with podcast recs, or just chatted for a bit about one thing or another. I'll still be here, not going anywhere anytime soon.
Now, onto the GAEMS --
Seriously. I'm fucking rock hard after the last couple of days and I don't even have a working penis that can do that. Here's a relatively short list of some of the games that I'm most excited about.
A Way Out - It's couch co-op. I have been waiting for this day to sit down with a buddy and just play a split screen game again. Such excitement.
Anthem - I hadn't heard of it before the conference, but I'm interested in seeing more. Looks like what I wanted No Man's Sky to originally be.
Assassin's Creed Origins - Never played an Assassin's Creed game, I know horrific, but being in Ancient Egypt? Gimme.
Far Cry 5 - Also never played a Far Cry game. Dog picking up a gun kinda sold me on it, though.
Monster Hunter: World - Been playing MH for a while now, but was never able to concentrate for more than a few minutes because the screen was so tiny. If I get to hunt dinos now on a 65", I'm all about it.
Skull & Bones - Pirates are cool. BUT IN THE TRAILER, the man with the jaw line - he sold me.
Skyrm PSVR - I'd have to demo this before committing to buying a VR setup considering how nauseous I get with VR, but becoming Dragonborn in VR? Yasss
Super Lucky's Tail - It's for XBone, but I kinda still want to play it... Adorable little fox.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps - Only if I play Ori and the Blind Forest at some point... (Once again... Xbone... killin' me)
Beyond Good & Evil 2 - The cinematic trailer was fucking gorgeous. And the loud-mouthed ape. I'll be picking up the first one before I decide to do the sequel or not.
The Crew 2 - Early 2018... but I wanna race boats noooow
Other mentions: Detroit: Become Human, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Metro: Exodus and Destiny 2 - all things I'm interested in but it didn't get me freaking out in my desk chair or on my couch with an immediate need to purchase everything.
And that's it for the moment! I've gushed about the community and my anniversary, freaked out about new games and... well... That's what I've got.
[Because asking questions on a double-topic journal is weird... I'm going to ask anyways: What was your favorite game to come out of E3 this year?]