My handle (which I also use everywhere else on the net) comes from the original ''VideoGame/BaldursGate''. Occasionally, I attach "Alvane" to it, after a character from ''VideoGame/{{Dreamfall|TheLongestJourney}}'' (''not'' after his namesake from ''VideoGame/TheLongestJourney'').

!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/TheChurch
** ''Analysis/DarkForcesSaga''
** ''Analysis/DivinityOriginalSin''
** ''Analysis/DragonAgeInquisition''
** ''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}}: [[http://blag.koveras.org/2011/08/23/what-is-a-trope/ What is a trope?]]
** KarmaMeter: [[http://blag.koveras.org/2012/05/29/an-alternative-to-the-karma-meter/ An alternative to the Karma Meter]]
** {{Interactive Storytelling|Tropes}}: [[http://blag.koveras.org/2013/08/26/more-thoughts-on-karma-meters-and-personality-profiles/ More thoughts on karma meters and personality profiles]]
** CharacterClass: [[http://blag.koveras.org/2014/03/31/importance-of-cultural-archetypes-in-rpgs/ Importance of Cultural Archetypes in RPGs]]

!My works available in English
* I wrote the "The Yay Agenda", "Family Matters", "Hevy Mta", "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 [[http://koveras-alvane.deviantart.com/gallery/26943127 Hanna Edelstahl and Greta Weissgold]].
* My first major published fanfic was ''[[FanficRecs/LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]] [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7966224/1/Magical_Girl_Lyrical_Nanoha_AtonerS AtonerS]]''.

!{{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 {{God}}.
* 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.
* HelmetsAreHardlyHeroic: I never wear hats, ever.
* HuskyRusskie: Of the GentleGiant sort.
* LawfulNeutral: With occasional lapses into LawfulGood.
* {{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...
'''Games:'''
* ''VideoGame/DreamfallChapters'' (on-going episodes). ''The'' game I am waiting for. In fact, I have been waiting for it for six bloody years before it even entered production.
* ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'' (TBA)
* The new ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge'' (ETA "when it's done").
'''Books:'''
* The final volumes of ''Literature/ReflectionsOfEterna'' and especially of ''Literature/ArciaChronicles''.
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