Some of my favorite films, authors, games, and heroes.
Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lord of the Rings, Gattaca, Fight Club, Rain Man, Aliens, Run Lola Run, My Neighbor Totoro, Jaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 12 Monkeys, Pulp Fiction, The Empire Strikes Back, Laputa, Minority Report, Schindler’s List, King Kong (1933), Forbidden Planet, Princess Mononoke, Office Space, Kill Bill, The Incredibles, Strange Days, Silence of the Lambs, Manhunter, Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, Amelie, Nausica of the Valley of the Wind, The Seven Samurai, By Dawn’s Early Light, Braveheart
Ray Bradbury, Joseph Conrad, Sappho, William Shakespeare, H.P. Lovecraft, William Blake, James Clavell, Edgar Allen Poe, Haruki Murakami, Sophocles, Orson Scott Card, Mark Twain, Euripedes, Neil Gaiman, Rudyard Kipling, Ryunoske Akutagawa, Carl Sagan, L. Sprague de Camp, Wallace Stevens, William Gibson, Shinichi Hoshi, Marcus Aurelius, Aesop, H. G. Wells, Jules Verne, Aristotle, Oscar Wilde, Jack Kerouc, Robert Frost, Niccolo Machiavelli, Titus Livy, Cicero, Seneca, George Orwell, Jonathan Swift, Lord Byron, Sylvia Plath, Sakyo Komatsu, Ovid, Virgil, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Voltaire, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Henry David Thoreau, Sun Tzu.
Mass Effect (series), Half-Life, Deus Ex (series), System Shock, Beyond Good and Evil, Sleeping Dogs, Assassin’s Creed (series), Castlevania, Metal Gear, Tomb Raider, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Contra, Elder Scrolls, God of War, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, The Legacy of Kain, Blaster Master, Civilization, Pirates, and a whole lot of old school classics.
Alexander the Great, Sir Richard F. Burton, Hypatia, Ernest Shackleton, Archimedes, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius, Cyrus, Sargon, Saladin, Hannibal, and whoever that first person was who decided to put dye to a cave wall…