Alowishus

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Alowishus is a user of the forums on SydLexia.com.

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Usernames

Alowishus

Alowishus is one of the few usernames that he uses both as forum usernames and gaming IDs.

The name originates from a likening he took to the name after listening to the song "My Name is Mud" by one of his favourite bands "Primus":

My name is Mud, but call me Alowishus Devadander Abercrombie

TheGreatPumpkin

For those that didn't have a childhood: The Great Pumpkin is an unseen character from the Peanuts Comic Strip and television special: "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown".

Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere......Tonight the Great Pumpkin will rise out of the pumpkin patch. He flies through the air and brings toys to all the children of the world.

Alowishus is that Pumpkin. This is now one of his more commonly used user-names in gaming and in general online however he still uses Alowishus.

Interests

Music

Since his early teens Alowishus has had a deep passion for music. He loves lots of genres of music but his favourite genres include Polka, Gruntcore, Thrashbop, Progressive Surf and Spaghetti Eastern.

He plays three musical instruments: Drums, Bass Guitar and Guitar. He has played for a few bands in his time.

Video Games

Alowishus also has an interest in gaming. He has an interest in both retro and modern gaming and likes most genres of games. He is less enthuastic about racing games and some third person shooters.

He got his first games console when he was 4 years old (a SNES). He now has a NES, PS1, PS2, PS3, PC, Gameboy Colour, Nintendo DS, Sega Megadrive(Genesis) and Nintendo 64. He used to own an Apple Mac which was his families first computer they bought in 1993. It later burnt out and stopped working.

Steam

Alowishus would like to provide you with his steam ID: TheGreatPumpkin. He states that he will happily add and play with you - providing he is not busy and owns the game! To see what multiplayer games Alowishus owns on Steam ask him or check under his username - the list is now too exhaustive.

Playthroughs

Alowishus occasionally uploads playthroughs to his youtube channel. To keep track of what games Alowishus is currently playing click HERE

Games Owned

Here is a list of the games Alowishus owns, [X] denotes completion:

EDIT: 4/3/12 - This list is extremely out of date. Making some additions.

NES

  • Super Mario Bros
  • Air Fortress
  • Little Nemo Dream Master
  • Ghosts n' Goblins
  • Startropics
  • Startropics 2
  • Goal
  • Castlevania
  • Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers
  • Wizards and Warriors
  • PowerBlade
  • Kung Fu
  • Final Fantasy

3DS

  • Super Mario Land 3D
  • Mario Kart 7
  • Resident Evil Revelations

SNES

  • Aladdin [X]
  • The Blues Brothers [X]
  • Donkey Kong Country [X]
  • Donkey Kong Country 2 [X]
  • Donkey Kong Country 3 [X]
  • Earthworm Jim
  • The Lion King [X]
  • Jurassic Park
  • Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past
  • Lost Vikings
  • Lost Vikings 2 [X]
  • The Magical Quest: Starring Mickey Mouse
  • Mickey Mania [X]
  • Street Fighter II: Turbo
  • Street Racer
  • Super Adventure Island
  • Super Ghouls n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Allstars
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario World [X]
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshis Island [X]
  • Super Star Wars [X]
  • Super Stars Wars - Empire Strikes Back
  • Super Star Wars - Return of the Jedi
  • The Mask
  • Thomas the Tank Engine - hahaha [X] - it can't really be completed but yano
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster busts loose
  • Tom and Jerry [X]
  • Zombies Ate My Neighbours

I'm pretty sure i have more i can't remember.

Sega Megadrive/Genesis

  • Golden Axe
  • Mickey Mouse in Castle of Illusion
  • Mortal Kombat 3
  • Quackshot
  • The Revenge of Shinobi
  • Sonic the Hedgehog [X]
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Streets of Rage [X]
  • Streets of Rage 2

Nintendo 64

  • Armorines
  • Banjo Kazooie
  • Diddy Kong Racing
  • Doom 64
  • F1 Pole Position 64
  • F Zero X
  • Goldeneye 007
  • Killer Instinct Gold
  • Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Mario Kart 64
  • Quake 2

Playstation 1

  • Actua Soccer 2
  • Asterix
  • Bomberman
  • Broken Sword
  • Bugs Bunny Lost in Time [X]
  • Crash Bandicoot
  • Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped [X]
  • Crash Team Racing [X]
  • Destruction Derby Raw
  • Diablo
  • Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas [X]
  • Doom [X]
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Final Fantasy IX
  • Gran Turismo
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Medievil [X]
  • Medievil 2 [X]
  • Metal Gear Solid [X]
  • Myst
  • Psybadek
  • Resident Evil 2 [X]
  • Resident Evil 3 [X]
  • Sentinel Returns
  • Simpsons Wrestling [X]
  • South Park Rally [X]
  • Speed Freaks
  • Tekken 2 [X]
  • Theme Hospital [X]
  • Theme Park [X]
  • Time Crisis [X]
  • Wipeout

I used to own Syphon Filter 2 - completed it.

Playstation 2

  • 007 Nightfire [X]
  • 007 Agent Under Fire [X]
  • Age of Empires 2: Age of Kings
  • Crash Nitro Kart [X]
  • Final Fantasy XII
  • Guitar Hero 3 [X]
  • Guitar Hero: Rock the 80s [X]
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas [X]
  • Half Life [X]
  • Medal of Honor Frontline [X]
  • Medal of Honor Rising Sun [X]
  • Metal Gear Solid 2 [X]
  • Metal Gear Solid 3 [X]
  • Obscure
  • Resident Evil: Code Veronica [X]
  • Resident Evil: Outbreak [X]
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Robin Hoods Quest
  • Stuntman
  • Tekken Tag Tournament [X]
  • Timesplitters
  • Tom Clancys Ghost Recon [X]
  • Tony Hawks Pro Skater 3 [X]
  • Tony Hawks Pro Skater 4 [X]
  • Tony Hawks Underground [X]

Playstation 3

  • Aliens vs Predator
  • The Beatles Rock Band [X]
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [X]
  • Fallout 3
  • God of War Collection
  • Ghostbusters [X]
  • Grand Theft Auto 4
  • Guitar Hero: World Tour
  • Heavy Rain [X]
  • Metal Gear Solid 4
  • The Orange Box - just Episode 2 to go.
  • Red Dead Redemption [X]
  • Resident Evil 5 [X]
  • Sega Megadrive: Ultimate Collection
  • Skate 2
  • Tekken 6
  • Uncharted 2

Gameboy

  • Pokemon Gold [X]
  • Pokemon Blue [X]
  • Pokemon Yellow [X]
  • Super Mario Land
  • Super Mario Land 2
  • Super Mario Land 3
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Alleyway
  • Gauntlet
  • Tetris
  • Tomb Raider
  • Super Breakout
  • Paperboy

Others i cannot remember - haven't played my gameboy in years.

PC

  • Command and Conquer - Red Alert 2
  • Diablo II
  • Half Life 2 [X]
  • Hitman 2 [X]
  • Hitman Contracts [X]
  • Rollercoaster Tycoon 2
  • Sims and expansions.
  • Starcraft and expansion [X]
  • Warcraft II [X]
  • Warcraft III [X]
  • Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne [X]
  • Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War
  • World of Warcraft - All expansions.

Other games which are not even noteworthy

TV and Film

Alowishus states that he doesn't have a favorite film but enjoys the genres of Sci-fi, Horror, Action and Comedy. If he had to pick films that he enjoys he would mention: Ferris Buellar's Day Off, The Illusionist, American Psycho and most of Jim Carreys films. In comedy he prefers witty/dry humor. With regard to television programmes he enjoys Red Dwarf, Fawlty Towers, Blackadder, Third Rock From The Sun, Frasier and Futurama. Alowishus is also very fond of cartoons. He particularly enjoys Schulz's Peanuts, Ren and Stimpy, Beavis and Butthead, Dexters Laboratory, among many others!

Books

Alowishus doesn't read too much reading for enjoyment these days and probably reads more scientific papers than books for enjoyment. Though when he does read he enjoys the work of Dr Seuss.

Current Life

Alowishus is studying for his MSc in Town Planning in his home town in Ireland.

Life Goals

  • Eat a whole cake by himself

Watch this space!

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