My handle (which I also use everywhere else on the net) comes from the original ''VideoGame/BaldursGate''. Occasionally, I attach "Alvane" to it, after two characters from ''VideoGame/TheLongestJourney'' series. I also have a [[ wobsite]].

!My contributions
* I invented the LaconicWiki.
* Wrote most of following writing guides:
** SoYouWantTo.WriteAConspiracyTheory
** SoYouWantTo.WriteAWesternRPG
** SoYouWantTo.WriteAYuriManga
* Contributed to following Analysis/{{Analysis}} entries (and maintaining the Analysis.VideoGames index):
** ''Analysis/AceCombat''
** ''Analysis/BladesInTheDark''
** Analysis/TheChurch
** ''Analysis/CrossAnge''
** ''Analysis/DarkForcesSaga''
** ''Analysis/DarkSoulsI''
** ''Analysis/DivinityOriginalSin''
** ''Analysis/DragonAgeInquisition''
** ''Analysis/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind''
** ''Analysis/MassEffect2''
** Analysis/PlayerPunch
** Analysis/SkillScoresAndPerks
** Analysis/StoryBranching
** ''Analysis/{{Syberia}}''
** Analysis/TabletopRPG
** Analysis/TurnBasedCombat
** Analysis/TVTropesAsAGatewayDrug
** Analysis/VideoGameAchievements
** Analysis/WesternRPG
* I also occasionally post essays on trope-related topics on my [[InsistentTerminology blag]]:
** {{Trope}}: [[ What is a trope?]]
** KarmaMeter: [[ An alternative to the Karma Meter]]
** {{Interactive Storytelling|Tropes}}: [[ More thoughts on karma meters and personality profiles]]
** CharacterClass: [[ Importance of Cultural Archetypes in RPGs]]
** SpeculativeFiction: [[ Science Fiction vs. Fantasy]]

!My works available in English
* I wrote the "The Yay Agenda", "Family Matters", "Heävy Mëta", "Song for You", "Troublesome Heirloom", and "Worst Case Scenario" arcs for ''JustForFun/TVTropesTheWebcomic''.
* Occasionally updating a series of UrbanFantasy[=/=]CosmicHorror[=/=]ConspiracyThriller[=/=]GirlsLove short stories about [[ Hanna Edelstahl and Greta Weissgold]].
* My first major published fanfic was ''[[FanficRecs/LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]] [[ AtonerS]]''.

!JustForFun/{{Made of Win}}s awarded to me
* From Tropers/ScudEast for starting the ''Webcomic/{{Weregeek}}'' entry.
* From Tropers/MetaFour for starting the LaconicWiki namespace.
* From Tropers/SilentHunter for writing the initial CommonRanks list.
* From Tropers/{{Xander77}} for the Hedgehog description in RussianHumour.
* A 1/3 MOW from Tropers/{{Curtmack}} for slashing [[WMG/LuckyStar Konata/Kagami]].
* A tiny MOW from Tropers/{{Haven}} for inventing [[JustForFun/TropeTan Wikimedea]].
* From Tropers/{{Malchus}} for compiling a chronology of ''JustForFun/TVTropesTheWebcomic''.

!Tropes associated with me
* AdjustingYourGlasses: Usually type 2 or 3.
* BadassLongcoat: I mostly wear long coats outdoors.
* BigBrotherMentor: Often end up as this to my younger peers.
* BornInTheWrongCentury: Often hear this about myself.
* ClassicalMusic: Creator/LudwigVanBeethoven is my [[{{Pantheon/Music}} God of Music]].
* ConspiracyTheorist: I just see too many possible connections to dismiss ''all'' of them.
* ForgetsToEat: There are more important things in life than food.
* GreenEyes: The only one in an otherwise completely [[GrayEyes Gray Eyed]] family.
* HellBentForLeather: The only alternative to longcoats. Unless it's a leather longcoat.
* HuskyRusskie: Of the GentleGiant sort.
* {{Metalhead}}: My favorite bands are Music/JudasPriest and Music/BlindGuardian.
* MyersBriggs: INTJ.
* NotAMorningPerson: Not really.
* PowerVest: Prefer them over sweaters for warmth.
* TheSpock: Very logical and consequential in everything I do, even when it puts me at a disadvantage.
* TheStoic: Detached and aloof most of the time, [[NervesOfSteel particularly]] in extreme situations.
* StoicSpectacles: Default glasses of choice.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: I regularly pass for someone five years older.
* YuriFan: Yeah.

!I am currently waiting for...
* ''Anime/CodeGeass R3''
* The next volumes of ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', ''Literature/TheCinderSpires'', and ''Literature/TheBordenDispatches''.
* The final volumes of ''Literature/ReflectionsOfEterna'' and especially of ''Literature/ArciaChronicles''.
* ''VideoGame/AceCombat7SkiesUnknown'' (ETA 2018)
* ''VideoGame/AgentsOfMayhem'' (ETA 2017)
* ''Franchise/DragonAge IV'' (TBA)