DSOGaming is a website dedicated to PC gamers. As PC gamers ourselves, we started this website in order to cover everything surrounding PC gaming, from game news, screenshots and videos/trailers to mods, patches, as well as interesting gaming creations from talented 3D artists. We are also examining how games perform on the PC, and whether they are optimized for this particular platform.
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John ‘john2’ Papadopoulos
Editor In Chief
John is the founder and editor in chief of DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie community, although his gaming roots can be found on consoles. Basically he is the one you can blame for everything you read at DSOGaming so go ahead and bash him.
Thomas is a close friend to John ‘john2’ and John ‘WhatGoesAroundComesAround’. Thomas, John and John basically came with the idea of DSOGaming. Thomas has been helping John with News articles these past years, and prefers to stay in the background than the foreground.
Spencer joined us in early 2015, previously a console centric gamer he switched to PC a few years ago. He later helped push for an increase in Japanese content on PC with the #SEGAPCPorts campaign. Previously he ran a SEGA fansite as well as co-hosted a gaming podcast. He thinks Duke Nukem 3D is the best FPS of all time, his text message alert on his phone is literally Duke Nukem saying “Let God sort ’em out.”
Matt Followell is another contributing author here at DSOGaming. A long time fan of PC Gaming and a huge supporter of the open source and homebrew movement. You’ll see him interacting with the community from time to time going by the user-name of Radapples.
Half French and Half Italian, he loves videogames since he was a little child. Year after year, he learnt to love retrogames in general, point and click adventures and narrative games. He actually plays on PC and, apart from gaming, he loves to teach the others the benefits of the bidet.
Father of two and avid gamer, Kyle made his switch to PC gaming about a decade ago. In that time, he developed his obsession with performance, but has no regrets… Yet. In his spare time he is taking his family out on outdoor adventures, exploring the trails in his Jeep, and trying to catch up on playing his over-bloated Steam library.
Pieter hails all the way from the tip of southern Africa and suffers from serious PC technophilia. Therapists say it is incurable. Now he has to remind himself constantly that gaming doesn’t count as a religion even if DRM is the devil. Thankfully, writing reviews sometimes helps with the worst symptoms.
Stephen Yap “Shaoling”
Stephen is our resident kung fu master and reviewer. When he’s not kung fu fighting, he’s playing games, and has been since the atari 2600. He also runs his own YouTube channel called Particular Pixels, where he creates a variety of content related to PC gaming. He goes by the nickname Shaoling (not to be confused with Shaolin), which comes from his favorite PC game of all time, System Shock 2.
Nick “Brumbek” McCaskey
Nick’s been a PC gamer for over 20 years, having grown up on first-person shooter games (he’s very proud of his Quake 2 tournament trophy). Nick also loves deep, engrossing role-playing games, and he’s also more famously known as Brumbek, the creator of Static Mesh Improvement Mod for Skyrim. Nick believes the essence of enjoyment is to play and ponder video games.
Chris “Skull” Kountouras
Chris was born in the early 80’s along with the very birth of home gaming. After spending many maaany drachmas on arcades, his father decided to buy him a PC instead of going bankrupt. He lived through the advancing and development of the gaming industry, having played TONS of games on all platforms. He is always honest and will never hesitate to give his true opinion on a game no matter what. Loves stealth games and dislikes microtsansactions, DLC and pre-ordering…who doesn’t after all?!
Hello, my name is NICK Richardson. I’m an avid PC and tech fan since the good old days of RIVA TNT2, and 3DFX interative “Voodoo” gaming cards. I love playing mostly First-person shooters, and I’m a die-hard fan of this FPS genre, since the good ‘old DOOM and Wolfenstein days.
MUSIC has always been my passion/roots, but I started gaming “casually” when I was young on Nvidia’s GeForce3 series of cards. I’m by no means an avid or a hardcore gamer though. but I just love anything related to the PC, Games, and technology in general. I’ve been involved with many indie Metal bands worldwide, and have helped them promote their albums in record labels. I’m a very broad-minded down to earth guy. MUSIC is my inner expression, and SOUL.
Michael is DSOG’s coder. Working closely with John Papadopoulos, Michael has been hard at work providing seamless theme updates. Michael is also the one responsible for addressing major downtimes that have – occasionally – been brought to our attention.