Tropers / Ace Trainer Eli

Accurate representation of my life. note 

It seems you've found my page.

I'm a guy from Texas who likes games, programming, writing, and useless trivia.

Oh, and birds. I really like birds.

You can usually find me poking around in the forums or working on whatever page I'm fixated on at the moment.

If you're ever in the mood to play a game, feel free to send me an invite!

    Pages I'm Working On 

Tropes that describe me:

  • Absurd Phobia: Insects. Some may argue wasps and bees could be justifiable, but butterflies and lady bugs? Needless to say, it's led to a few embarrassing situations.
  • Asexuality: Of the aromantic variety, if you want to be specific.
  • Bias Steamroller:
    • Most of my favorite games tend to be Metroidvanias.
    • I do not like the MOBA genre, to put lightly.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: "Brilliant" is probably too strong of a word, but the "Lazy" bit is spot-on.
  • Challenge Gamer: I love doing speedruns, no damage runs, and minimalist runs the most, though I do other challenges as well. The games I most frequently play for said challenges are Super Metroid and Mega Man (Classic).
  • Competition Freak: Downplayed. I love competitive gaming, but I stop caring if it gets to the point where I can't have any fun while playing.note 
  • Cool Pets: A show-quality Labrador retriever, a show-quality toy poodle, a Lab/coyote hybrid, two cockatiels (one of whom is flightless and missing a toe), a parrotlet, a galah/rose-breasted cockatoo, and a Moluccan/salmon-crested cockatoo, though YMMV on whether or not they're 'cool' or not. I think they're all cool, but it goes without saying that I'm a little biased.
  • Deadpan Snarker: I have my moments, but really, who doesn't?
  • Failed a Spot Check: My lack of perception can be stunning, to say the least.
  • Fluffy Tamer: Some of my animals weren't very friendly at first. Now, the most dangerous thing they're capable of is cuddling you to death.
  • Friend to All Living Things: I adore animals, and they seem to return the favor for the most part.
  • Good with Numbers: Comes in handy when writing programs.
  • Grammar Nazi: Not so much toward other people as much as I am toward myself.
  • Myers–Briggs: INTP, according to multiple tests I've taken over the years.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: Oh yes. Psychological horror is a particular favorite of mine.
  • The Pollyanna: It's very rare to see me being anything other than optimistic.
  • Ridiculous Procrastinator: I've started production on a lot of games, made some good progress on a few, but I can never stay focused enough to finish them. Also, my 'favorite works' section down below has been under construction for about a year or two now.
  • Token Religious Teammate: I'm a Christiannote , but the majority of my friends are atheist or agnostic.
  • Tournament Play: I occasionally pop up at local Super Smash Bros. tournaments. I'm not particularly good, but it's fun as all hell regardless.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Mushrooms. I can eat practically any variety raw, boiled, sautéed, grilled, roasted, etc, and I will almost always find it delicious. One of the best ways to get me to try new foods is to mention it comes with mushrooms.
  • The Quiet One: Typically. That's not to say I can't be talkative when I feel like it, though.

Some of my favorite works (under construction):

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    Anime & Manga 
My interest in anime/manga is fairly limited, so don't expect this list to grow much.
     Live-Action TV 
    Video Games 
    Western Animation