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SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week: Lunar

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The SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week this week is Lunar Suicide. Lunar has been a SuicideGirl since 2011 and loves dancing, gaming, and Harry Potter.  I sat down with her to talk about some her favorite games, being addicted to Elder Scrolls Online, and what she thought of the ending of Dexter.

What made you choose the name Lunar?

I’ve always been captivated by anything intergalactic and space themed. I wanted to be an astronaut when I grew up. The universe and space simultaneously excite and terrify me so Lunar was my first choice. I wanted to spell it the way it’s spelled in reference to the moon and not like the name.

How did you first become interested in being a SuicideGirl?

I met Tarion Suicide at Burlesque dancing and she suggested I try out. I did and got in, became a SuicideGirl, and gained a best friend. When I was a teenager I was attracted to anything out of the ordinary. I used to look at the beautiful and unusual SuicideGirls in awe and wish I could be them. Zui was the first SuicideGirl I ever laid eyes on. I just thought they were beyond me.

lunar1How did you get into playing video games?

My love affair with video games started with Roller Coaster Tycoon which progressed into The Sims. I could play until 4:00 a.m. I still enjoy it. Next came Final Fantasy, Diablo, and DotA and the rest is history. I had a boyfriend who was a heavy gamer and it was either join in or watch. I left him but my love for games never left me.

So what are some of your favorite games?

I really enjoyed StarCraft, Final Fantasy VIII, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and Spore. I also loved the simplicity of Age of Empires II – the third one lacked that appeal.

Playing anything currently?

I am totally obsessed with Elder Scrolls Online, I play as a High Elf Templar on the European Server @Lunar_snow.

Do you think if they remade Final Fantasy VII for new consoles that would be a good thing or do you think it might detract from the nostalgic spirit of the old game?

I think originals are always better with the iconic games.

MMOs tend to get pretty time consuming. How many hours would you say you’ve put on Elder Scrolls Online?

During the week I can’t play much because of work so probably about nine hours and on weekends more like ten hours. I have been playing since April so about 500 hours in total I think. Time well spent!

How does Elder Scrolls Online compare with other MMOs like World of Warcraft for example? What’s Elder Scrolls Online’s most appealing feature to you?

World of Warcraft is one of the original MMORPGs and it has been in the market almost ten years. In its time it was/is a great game and was a platform and standard for many of the newer MMOs of today. ESO is still in its infancy stage and it has the potential to become a really great MMO like WoW. The TESO graphics and game play feel more modern even though there are still many issues that need to be addressed.

The actual visuals in ESO are appealing to me as well. I love the characters and magic, the world is literally beautiful. You can stand on a hill alunar3nd look down at the view. Also the option to play PvP and PvE (questing) keeps the game interesting and fun.

If you could get ZeniMax Studios to change or add any one thing to Elder Scrolls Online what would it be?

I think they should make it a bit cheaper, you are buying the game and then the monthly subscription so it adds up to a lot of money after awhile. In-game I would try to make the combats more responsive and run a bit smoother.

Do guys ever give you a hard time when they find out you’re a gamer?

Not really. I don’t really flaunt that I’m a girl though other than wanting to dye my whole armour set pink. They seem pretty amped that I play.

What is the worst pickup line you’ve ever gotten?

“You are the prettiest girl I’ve seen this year.” Um… so last year there was someone better? That’s what every girl wants to hear, hahaha.

Has anybody ever told you that your eyes remind them of Kirsten Dunst? Maybe it’s just me but you remind me of a hotter Kirsten Dunst for some reason…

Ah thank you. No I’ve been told Reese Witherspoon and Katy Perry but never Kirsten. I like her.

So your profile says you are also a Dexter fan. What did you think of the ending to the show? (spoilers ahead!)

Totally weak. Dexter should have died or been exposed.

What are some of your other hobbies outside of gaming?

I am pretty active. I do pole dancing and I’ve just started cheerleading and tumbling. I also like to read when I find the time. I get really restless when I am not busy so I try and do as many activities as possible.

Where can fans find more of you?

On SuicideGirls: https://suicidegirls.com/girls/lunar/

Or

Instagram: @littlelunarsuicide

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SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week: Bitten

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Bitten Suicide is this week’s SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week. Like most gamers, she has been playing video games ever since she was a kid. RealGamerNewz spoke with Bitten about her love for bats, cats, serial killers, and of course video games.

So what made you choose the name Bitten?

I chose the name Bitten because I love bats. I currently have seven bats tattooed on me. I have a huge collection of bat items as well. I own a ton of clothing, a poster on my bedroom wall, a bat-shaped spatula, stuffed animals, plates, cups, and a few ceramics that are all bats. This is just a short list of all my bat items! Halloween is the best time of the year to pick up new items for my house, of course. It all started when I chose to do a paper on bats when I was in college. I learned what fascinating and beautiful creatures they were. I’ve been obsessed ever since.

When did you first start playing video games?

I have been playing video games since I was very little. I remember playing a Mario game so much when we first got it that the music brainwashed me or something! I was forced to go to bed and would hear the music and get angry my parents were up playing it but they actually weren’t! I swore I heard the theme music loud and clear.

WhaBitten Suicidet are some of your all-time favorite games?

Some of my favorite games are Zelda, Final Fantasy 3, Chrono Trigger, ActRaiser, Castlevania, and Guitar Hero. I really love the old school game. They are more focused on storyline rather than just the graphics. If the story sucks then I lose interest in playing pretty quickly. I like to be dragged into the game where that is all I think about when I’m not playing.

Which Zelda games are your favorites?

I love all the Zelda games. They are all awesome but if I had to choose I would choose Majora’s Mask. I loved all the side quests in that game. My favorite is where you have to give the paper to the guy in the toilet. Hahaha. I think I’ve beat that one three times. Next would be the original one. I’ve beat that one fifty times at least! I recently played the third Zelda game. Man, that was so difficult! I gave up. I downloaded it on my Wii. It had a lot of glitches in it.

You also mentioned Chrono Trigger as one of you favorite games. Did you ever play the sequel, Crono Cross?

No unfortunately I’ve never played Chrono Cross. I should put it on my list. If it is a good as the first one that would be amazing. I just can’t imagine it happening. I’d love to be proven wrong though!

Playing anything currently?

Right now I am playing two games. First is Infamous: Second Son. It is really hard! I started on normal but kept dying so switched over to easy. It still took me over an hour to get past one part in the game! You can choose to be good or bad in that game. For example in the very beginning of the game you can choose to confess to save your friend or have her take the fall. The choice you make changes the outcome of the game pretty immensely. If you are good, the crowd cheers you on and if you are bad they run screaming from you when you walk around. It also changes the powers you have as well. It is definitely a unique part in the game that makes it really fun. Plus when you beat the game you can replay it with a different outcome! The second game I’m playing is Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. I’ve always been a huge Final Fantasy fan. XIV is an MMORPG so it’s pretty different from the older Final Fantasy games. I also just got done playing the new Tomb Raider on the Playstation 4. I beat it four times. I really enjoyed that game a lot.

So being how you feel about bats, is Batman your favorite superhero?

Yes of course Batman is my favorite superhero! I own all the Batman movies and saw them all in the theaters. I have a couple Batman items in my collection.

Which Final Fantasy world do you think would be the coolest to actually live in?

I really like the character I have made in A Realm Reborn. She is a miqo’te arcanist. I really like that race because of the cat ears she has. I made her pretty hot. She has two minions currently. I would love to be friends with her in real life so I would like to live where she does in Limsa Lomsa.Bitten Suicide

Aside from Tomb Raider what other PS4 games do you have that you would recommend?

Outlast was fun but really scary! You are a reporter at an asylum. All these crazy guys are trying to kill you. It is intense because you cannot defend yourself. All you can do is hide. I just finished Infamous: Second Son the other day, too. I am sad it is over. I am going to start Assassin’s Creed soon. I bought it long time ago but got distracted by Tomb Raider.

What inspired you into becoming a SuicideGirl?

Just look at the girls! They are all stunningly beautiful! Who wouldn’t want to be connected to that? If I would of been told I was going to be a model five years ago I probably would have laughed my ass off. Taking these pictures and meeting so many of the SGs and other members has made me feel amazing.

If you were to ever get a video game-related tattoo what do you imagine it would it be?

If I were to ever get a video game tattoo it would have to be the original Castlevania bat. You know, the very first boss. Not sure how well that would translate into a tattoo though since it isn’t that detailed but it is a bat! I would probably put it on my thigh. I’m digging thigh tattoos lately. I have a narwhal on mine. Not scary at all but very girlie. I decided after all my bat and owl tattoos I needed a “girlie” tattoo.

Outside of video games, what are some of your other hobbies?

I love animals a lot. My hobbies are spoiling my two cats George and Callista. They are my fur babies. I also love to read about serial killers. John Wayne Gacy is my favorite. He was a clown who killed boys. I mean how creepy is that? If I didn’t know better I would think it was a bad horror movie plot instead of real life. They are so fascinating. I am addicted to real crime shows, too. Man I sound so macabre. Bats and serial killers hahaha.

Where can fans find more of you?

SuicideGirls: https://suicidegirls.com/girls/bitten/

Twitter: @BittenSuicide

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SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week: Maud

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This week’s SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week is Maud Suicide. Maud has varied tastes in video games and is a big online gamer as well. RGN sat down with Maud to talk about some of her favorites and what it’s like playing Call of Duty online as a SuicideGirl.

What made you chose the name Maud Suicide?

I chose the name Maud after several straight weeks of researching and constant name changes. I knew that I was going to channel more of a vintage vibe because I have a passion for the olden days. I think a lot has been lost throughout time and with the help of SG I have found something that supports my pin-up passion and love for the old classic beauty. So what I did was go through a book of names from 1930s-1950s so I could find exactly what I was looking for. After some process of elimination I came across the name Maud. Maud Suicide. It was perfect; I fell in love almost instantly. Just recently I was getting tattooed and the name Maud came up, a tattoo artist had named his dog Maud and told me why – Maud Wagner was considered the most tattooed lady / best female tattoo artist in the 1940s. She was famous for her American Traditional work and brought a whole new dimension of the art of tattooing. Which is possibly the most perfect unintentional thing ever and I’m ever so happy to carry on the name and the belief of traditional work.

Tell me about some of your tattoos.

I have seven tattoos in total but my favorites have to be my giant crawling panther on my side, my lady head that represents the spirit of my first car (1994 Dodge Shadow ES, rest easy), my rabbit hole (I am such a sucker for the universe), and my Great Great Grandpa’s self portrait. Most people think it’s either just a man, some celebrity that I admire too much, or my boyfriend, and he is AB-SO-LUTELY none of those things! He was an incredible artist and he meant something to my dad and my dad means a lot to me. I’m madly in love with all of my work but those four pieces in particular reach out to me.

I also have a letter on my shoulder blade, script below my collar bone, and a dagger with a rose through it. The letter represents my love for writing, I write letters for the people in my life everyone loves receiving a love letter everyone appreciates that gesture. So I decided to write letters to everyone and anyone. I pour my little heart and soul out onto paper and seal it up for those who deserve it most. The script is for my mom, she has the same exact tattoo on her wrist. On both my dad’s and mom’s side I have Native American Cherokee and we all have been through so much, so she got “Strength” in Cherokee Native American. I decided to get it for my mom.

I love my dagger too, it’s so classic and clean. I’m looking forward for way more to come!

Maud SuicideWhat was the very first tattoo you ever got?

My first tattoo was like the script but I don’t consider that my first real real tattoo. I got this lady head on my arm when I first turned 19 I believe. Dawn Cooke is the master in disguise here and I give her all credit for my amazing work. Shout out to Depot Town Tattoo for being top of the line! Their staff is incredibly talented and it’s a great experience.

When I got my lady head done I brought Dawn a photograph of my car and said “make something out of this.” Her name is Cherrie and she was the absolute best. She rusted out from underneath but looked stunning from the outside in. Love that car.

What are some of your all-time favorite video games?

Very good question! It’s always so hard to say because we’ve all played so many games but if I had to pick in any order would be Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Halo 3, Red Dead Redemption, BioShock 2, Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 ( I’m actually a die-hard L4D fan and prefer 1 over 2 but 2 has great online play), Elder Scrolls: Oblivion, Gears of War 1-3, Grand theft Auto V, Tekken, Soul Calibur 4, and I am killer at Peggle. But that’s only some of my favs, and that’s just only for Xbox!

I have a PlayStation, GameCube, Xbox, Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo, and a Game Boy Advance as well as an interest in computer games like Roller Coaster Tycoon, Zoo Tycoon, and my old internet game RuneScape. Most importantly, however, I play Sims. I spent so many hours on that game everyday. I had it completely mastered. I had all of the expansion packs for first generation, all of the expansion packs for second generation, then finally my Sims obsession died down. RuneScape was pretty intense for me too. I’d sit there for days trying to improve my magic or trying to make my online character look great.

I love Kingdom Hearts for PlayStation, it blows me away every time I play it. It’s so beautiful and the storyline draws me in more than anything. I used to play a lot of Tomb Raider and Max Payne back in the day on my PlayStation as well.

GameCube had me on Mario on the daily. I couldn’t stop playing Super Mario Sunshine for years. I’m so serious, YEARS. I was so determined to get all of the Shine Sprites but I cannot for the life of me find the last four! Also I beat Animal Crossing with flying colors.

Mario World 64 is fantastic. It’s always nostalgic to play nowadays.

I’m sorry if I am talking way too much about how awesome these games are! If you haven’t played any of these yet I recommend them all to you.

What games are you currently playing these days?

I’m currently playing GTA V, Red Dead, always and forever COD2, and L4D. I love video games so much I play one game for a little bit then switch, then switch again. They’re all so great. I want to find you all in the GTA V online world and do missions with you! Nothing is better than to come home, take off your pants, and play some video games. Almost therapeutic!

A Call of Duty fan eh? Do you ever rage when you die? C’mon be honest.

Oh god yeah, I’ve noticed that I rage the most online. I can’t help myself when someone has a kill streak and is taking out everyone. I find a way to trap them and make a comeback. Sometimes rage is a good thing. It almost takes out all the steam in me / frustrations I’ve had that day or week. I just get online, then rage. It really is a great feeling. Maud Suicide

What is the worst/best pickup line someone has ever used on you when playing a video game online?

Most of the time it’s just hard for them to grasp the concept that a girl is actually doing well in a match. I can start hearing them getting frustrated so I put my headphones on and tune in / respond. I think the most frequent line used would be “You’re a girl? You’re probably really fat” or “I bet you’re so ugly.” Mostly it’s, “You’re a giiiiirrl?” YES I’m a girl, clearly I’m a woman! Little do they know they’re having a conversation with not only a girl but a SuicideGirl.

Are people in real life ever surprised when they learn you’re a gamer?

Come to think of it yeah I suppose they are! But once they get me going, or if the conversation is brought up, I will tell them everything. I think being a gamer is great and I suggest my peers to become one if they can! It’s nice to just kick back and fly a helicopter in GTA V sometimes. I mean come on, who wouldn’t!

Would you ever consider getting a video game-related tattoo and if so what would it be?

Honestly I’ve never even considered it!  I don’t have anything in mind that would stand out to me/ be traditionally done. I think that it could very well be done but it’s not my cup of tea! HOWEVER, if i did have to choose it might be sweet to have a Red Dead Redemption sleeve or piece on the back. That would be so cool.

Your profile says you’re into UFO hunting? How did you get into doing that?

I am very pleased you brought this up. Aliens and UFOs are my favorite subject. I started “UFO hunting” about three years ago I’d say. I started seeing them more than hunting for them maybe a few times a year now. I love the sky, I love looking up at the sky, staring into the sky oh gosh and stargazing I love it all very much so I’m always looking up and observing what’s in my surroundings. Sometimes you’ll see something you’ve never seen before while other times you just have to be in the right place at the right time.

So… you’ve actually seen UFOs?

Four in total. I know they had to have been. I’ve had some very strange experiences. Once I was driving down 94 with my ultimate best friend and as I was talking about my UFO experiences I couldn’t believe my eyes what was in front of me I immediately pointed and said, “There’s one now!” There were three in a row and one kept blinking in and out randomly. Next morning my other ultimate best friend was listening to the radio then the subject of UFOs came about and they said “People all around Metro Detroit claim to have seen a UFO!” I wrote the news channel that did the story and told them I saw it too. That was just one experience. I swear I’m not from this planet sometimes.

Where can fans find more of you?

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MaudSuicide

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaudSuicide

SuicideGirls: https://suicidegirls.com/girls/maud

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SuicideGirl Gamer of the Week: Cheri

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Cheri seems like one of the more “normal” SuicideGirls names on the site. Is there any special meaning behind it?

Yes Chéri [SHER-EE] in French means “darling.” The characteristics of the name from what I’ve read are: mystical, wise, eccentric, intuitive, imaginative, philosophical, and solitary – which basically sums up my personality.

Your newest set on the site shows you holding a PlayStation 3 controller, when did you first start playing video games?

I got my first PlayStation (PS1) system like 13 years ago. I always liked gaming and the internet, and spent a lot of my time in the wintertime stuck indoors because I grew up in Alberta. Me and my sister used to have Dance Dance Revolution (aka DDR) battles on our PS2 and then there was Sing Star Karaoke. I used to play Mary Kate and Ashley Magical Mystery Mall back then too, haha. I play more games on the iPad these days when I have time.

What game were you actually playing in that set, anyway? Do you remember?

The set was shot in June 2012 at the photographer’s apartment (SGMillioux). That was her gaming system. I didn’t really understand the point of that game was. Haha I don’t even remember what it was. I was probably on that Cali ganga. I tried to figure out how to play for the first little bit then I said, “to hell with this lets just shoot a quick set before I head back to Canada cause YOLO, right?” and then she started snapping, it worked out nicely. Something like that.

What would you say areCheri Suicide some of your favorite all-time games?

Among my favorite games to play were Frogger, Tony Hawk, Driver, WWE wrestling, Age of Empires, Grand Theft Auto, and Sims 2.

As someone who is into skateboarding in real life, how realistic would you say the Tony Hawk games actually are?

Decent.

Can you pull off any sweet skateboarding tricks?

Yeah some, but I’m no pro. It’s just a pastime. I’ve been skateboarding for about four years or so.

Any iPad games occupying your free time currently?

Vampires Live. Join my coven! @Cheri

What is one video game that you could whoop anybody in?

Probably Guitar Hero.

Guitar Hero eh? Do you have a favorite/best song?

“Barracuda” by Heart.

So how did you first get into modeling for SuicideGirls?

It was kind of random, late in 2010, I was eighteen. A friend referred me to the site so I checked it out and ended up buying a membership immediately. I was into doing photo shoots just for fun because I was into acting in high school. I applied and they said I looked perfect for their site. Shorty after I shot my first set titled “Longing” by Lavonne, a staff photographer from Calgary. It was a hit and then before I knew it I was on a plane to LA to shoot the Belle and Sebastian video for the Suicide Girl song with SG model Carrina by my side.

Every one of your sets has been named the “Set of the Day” at some point in time. What’s your secret to success?

There is no real secret; I just work hard to make these photo shoots happen. I go out of my way to show up. I just try to keep it real and natural and pose in comfortable settings. I like to put thought into the details so that each one of my pictures is tastefully taken and it captures how I’m feeling at the time. I guess I’m just lucky because everyone loves a tiny girl.

Which one of your sets do you think you had the most fun during shooting? Cheri 2

The video in LA was a blast filming. I got to spend time on Venice beach and saw sights I could have only dreamed of. It was the first time in my life I felt like, damn, dreams really can come true. I never looked back after that. I wanted to shoot as many sets as I could and try to make each one better than the last. Ever onward.

Tell me about your tattoos. You have a very interesting chest piece, is that a cat?

I get asked that an awful lot, hahaha. It’s a black lamb in between the rose and thorns. It’s about being the sensitive one in my family and represents sacrifice to me. My tattoos are all pretty personal, and everyone perceives them differently, but I put them there so I don’t forget the message behind the image.

You were in the SuicideGirls movie UK Holiday last year. What was it like living in a house with a bunch of other SuicideGirls for awhile? Did you ever prank each other during the stay?

It was really chill, everyone was just relaxing and having fun. It was humbling for me too, being around so many gorgeous women! I’ve never met another SG who wasn’t a rad chick. No pranks, just a whole lot of girl power. Haha.

Your site profile says you are also into movies. What is the most recent one you have watched?

‘The Great Gatsby’ and ’11th Hour’ with Leo DiCaprio, and ‘World War Z’ starring Brad Pitt.

Where can fans see more of you?

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cherivontease

SuicideGirls: www.suicidegirls.com/girls/cheri

My personal blog: http://tinydancercheri.blogspot.ca/

Instagram/Twitter: @CheriSuicide

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