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So, who are “The Gaming Ground”? (thegg.net). Well, we are a Gamer gang from Sweden of mixed ages and genders (we do have writers from all over the world though). And we write about everything from video games, anime, IT, technology, cosplay to movies. In other words, we write about the topics that we love the most. And we have been doing that since 2009 (2009-01-18 to be exact). So if you like any of those topics, then you´re going to love us (TGG) for sure!

And we have grown quite a lot since then. Nowadays, we have over 1,000-2,000 unique visitors per day, and a much more advanced (and good-looking) homepage. And at the very start of 2012 (In January) we went from being a blog, to become “The Gaming Ground” (with our own domain and everything). Since then we have just grown more and more. And it´s all thanks to the feedback from you guys (our readers and watchers).

We will of course keep on evolving and pay attention to our readers (and watchers) feedback, because our goal has always been to improve ourselves over time. We also have a dream to become one of the very best Gaming and entertainment blogs in the world. And we have come a really long way since 2009. However, there is still a lot of hard work left to be done (improving the homepage, get more sponsors and so on), and we need more talented crew members as well.

Nevertheless, so far, we have been really lucky with finding awesome people (most of the time they find us, before we find them). Anyhow, nothing is impossible if you put your mind into it. So, let’s turn that dream into a reality together people!

With friendly regards Robin Ek, founder and CEO of  The Gaming Ground. If you would like to get in touch with us at TGG. Then just mail us at info (at)[email protected]

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Name: Robin “V-Act” Ek
TGG role: Owner, PR/biz, editor in chief, writer, video maker, coder and designer
Twitter: @TheGamingGround
Sex: Man
Age: 30 Gaming years
Lives: Sweden, Strängnäs
Employment: Bloging, video maker, company owner
Spare time: Gaming, working out, anime, horror movies
Favorite game: System Shock 2, Fallout 2 and Deux Ex 1
Favorite video game consoles: I have to say MD and SNES
Favorite genre: FPS and RTS
Currently playing: Project Brutality, Zombie Vikings and Stellar Overload
Longing for: Summer, and more Discworld books
Likes: Women, martial arts, Metal, video games and smart people
Dislikes: Liars, traitors, morons, fanboys, fat food, gold diggers
Currently listening to: Slayer, Cypress Hill and Rammstein
Currently watching: Gintama, The walking dead and Welcome to the N.H.K

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Name: Jonas “O.J” Ek
TGG role: Video maker, e-mail support and writer
Twitter: @TheGamingGround
Sex: Man
Age: 22
Lives: Sweden, Strängnäs
Employment: Studies
Spare time: Gaming, workout
Favorite game: Skyrim, Baldurs gate 1&2 and the F.E.A.R. serie
Favorite video game consoles: PS4
Favorite genre: FPS and RPG
Currently playing: Elder Scrolls online, Dota 2 and CSGO
Longing for: Conan Exiles, For Honor and Divinity Original sin 2
Likes: Girls and cats
Dislikes: Bad memes, Rambo/Divas idiots in teamplay games and pay 2 win games
Currently listening to: Rag’n’Bone man,  Dorothy,  Seether and The Witcher 3 soundtrack
Currently watching: Gotham, The walking dead and Westworld

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Name: Andreas E
TGG role: Writer and video maker
Twitter: @TheGamingGround
Sex: Man
Age: 25
Lives: Sweden
Employment: Army service
Spare time: Workout at the gym, fishing, socializing, Gaming
Favorite game: Dungeon keeper, Fallout, Half Life 1
Favorite video game consoles: Playstation 3
Favorite genre: FPS and RTS
Currently playing: BF4, X-COM Enemy Unknown, Dead Island
Longing for: Summer
Likes: Nature, summer, technology, my gf
Dislikes: Cold winters, the Swedish flu, stupid people, and technical equipment that doesn’t work
Currently listening to: Disturebed, Rage against the machine, Slipknot, Ramstein
Currently watching: Family guy, Simpsons, South park, 2 and a ½ men

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Name: Simon “Bibeln” Danielsson
TGG role: Music producer
Twitter: @TheGamingGround
Sex: Man
Age: 19
Lives: Sweden, Köping
Employment: Nothing at the moment
Spare time: Producing music, working out
Favorite game: GTA(all of them) Battlefield 4
Favorite video game consoles: Xbox
Favorite genre: FPS, RPG
Currently playing: Battlefield 4
Longing for: GTA 5
Likes: Peace, music, sleep, Miami, sun
Dislikes: Fake musicians, ignorant people
Currently listening to: Axwell/\Ingrosso, Deadmau5
Currently watching: Farmen

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Name: Kenay Peterson
Twitter:[email protected]
TGG role: Writer and video maker
Sex: Male
Age: 25
Lives: San Diego, Ca USA
Employment: Time Warner Cable
Spare time: Martial arts, and Cooking.
Favorite video game consoles: Ps3, Ps2, Sega Genesis,
Favorite game: Prince of Persia series, Uncharted series, Assassins Creed series
Currently playing: Assassins Creed 4, Elder Scrolls V
Longing for: A Turkey Burger
Likes: Anime: Cosplay, Renaissance Faire
Dislikes: Servbot from MVC2, Superman, UFC
Currently listening to: Hard Rock, Rap, Jazz J-pop, K-pop
Currently watching: Grimm, Law & Order SVU, Sherlock ( BBC ), Once Upon a time, Bates Motel, Arrow, Revolution, basically anything i can dvr lol

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Name: Chen “FreakofNatur” Yiji
TGG role: Editor and writer
Twitter: @TheFreakofnatur
Sex: Male
Age: 23
Lives: Singapore
Employment: University Student
Spare time: RPG/ Open World PC Games, Casting the occasional Dota 2 game
Favorite game: Guild Wars
Favorite video game consoles: PS2
Favorite genre: RPG
Currently playing: Dota 2, League of Legends and Watch Dogs
Longing for: Dream Job in Esports
Likes: Great food – give me that any time, Sharing about games I enjoy, Talking in general
Dislikes: Contradictions, Dishonest behaviour and Selfishness
Currently listening to: Video Games OST – Invincible by MGM(Watch Dogs)
Currently Watching: Beyond The Summit and other Twitch.tv streams

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Name: Jack Davis
Sex:  Male
TGG role: Writer
Age: 30
Lives: South America
Employment: Programmer
Spare time: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Favorite game: Fallout: New Vegas
Favorite video game consoles: N/A
Favorite genre: cRPGs
Currently playing: XCOM:EW, Pillars of Eternity.
Longing for: Star Citizen
Likes: Gaming, Movies
Currently watching: GoT, TWD

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Name: David Lucas
TGG role: Writer
Twitter: @GamerFoxem
Sex: Man
Age: 32 and no turning back…
Lives: Kentucky, USA
Employment: Game journalist, blogger, cook/staff trainer
Spare time: Gaming (lots of it), YouTube, window shopping, Twitter (all the time)
Favorite Game: Pokemon (core games), Golden Sun 2: Lost Age
Favorite Game Console: PC, 3DS, GameBoy (series)
Favorite genre: RPG
Currently playing: Pokemon (core games on 3DS), Animal Crossing: New Leaf, anything I’m in the mood for.
Longing for: Able to upgrade to play games like Doom (2016) and NieR: Automata, Installing the spare 500GB HDD in the good PC
Likes: Oppai, kick-ass women (real-life and fictional), well-written lore, Pokemon, customization, comedy, machinima, tech
Dislikes: Misinformation, killed games, “Date Movie”, bad comedy, poor localization (up for debate)
Currently listening to: Metal, video game OST, songs I’ve discovered from HMVs
Currently watching: DBZ Abridge, Pokemon Sun Moon Anime, Voltron: Legendary Defender

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Name: Sharn Daniels
TGG role: Writer
Twitter: @SharnOfTheDEAD
Sex: Male
Age: 28
Lives: The Uk
Employment: CEX
Spare time: Wishing I had more time
Favorite game: Ocarina of Time
Favorite Game Console: PS4
Favorite genre: FPS
Currently playing: Anything and everything
Longing for: No Man’s Sky
Likes: Pretty much everything except sports games
Dislikes: Sports games
Currently listening to: Michael Jackson
Currently watching: Game of Thrones

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Name:
Bengie Rodriguez
TGG role: Writer
Twitter: @BenjusMaximus
Sex: Male
Age: 29
Lives: Puerto Rico
Employment: Computer building and repairs
Spare time: Gaming , Streaming, Youtube and Banter
Favorite game: Chrono Trigger
Favorite Game Console: PC
Favorite genre: Fighting, RPGs and anything Competitive
Currently playing: Guild Wars 2, OverWatch, Heroes of the Storm , Dark Souls 3 and The whole Witcher
series.
Longing for: A quiet place where i can record and steam my gameplays without interruptions.
Likes: Vidya, Animu and Oppai
Dislikes: Stupidity
Currently listening to: Barely anything these days.
Currently watching: GoT, South Park, Dragon Ball Super

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Name:
Phil Weigel
TGG role: Writer
Twitter: @SilverScarCat
Sex: Male
Age: 33
Lives: USA
Employment: Self Employed
Spare time: Gaming, Fan-writing
Favorite game: Wild Arms
Favorite video game consoles: Anything Sony
Favorite genre: RPG
Currently playing: Senran Kagura Estival Versus
Longing for: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Pokemon Sun & Moon
Likes: Fun and fair challenges, a good story, 90s anime
Dislikes: Cheating AIs, Companies that ignore their consumers
Currently listening to: Various anime theme songs
Currently watching: Nothing in Particular at this moment

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Name:
Justin S. Easler
TGG role: Writer/Senior editor
Twitter: @MasterJayShay
Sex: Male
Age: 21
Lives: SC
Employment: Tutor and University Student
Spare time: Games, Writing, whatever I get called in to do.
Favorite game: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Favorite video game consoles: PlayStation. All of them.
Favorite genre: Stealth Action
Currently playing: Overwatch and Metal Gear Solid 5
Longing for: Final Fantasy 15
Likes: Games, Writing, Working, Studying, YouTube, Being Ethical
Dislikes: Fanbases, Liars
Currently Listening To: A little of this, a little of that.
Currently Watching: YouTube and Netflix

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Name: Justin “Laz” Ortiz-Burrow
TGG role: Writer
Twitter: @VivaLaLazlow
Sex: Man
Age: 29
Lives: United States
Employment: Freelance Journalist
Spare time: Wasting all my money on vinyl and video games
Favorite game: Shenmue and the Metal Gear Solid Series
Favorite video game consoles: Dreamcast, PlayStation 4
Favorite genre: RPGs, Third-person shooters
Currently playing: Overwatch
Longing for: Shenmue 3
Likes: Films, music, art, and cannoli
Dislikes: Close-minded people, dolphins
Currently listening to: 90s and 80s music until death
Currently watching: Stranger Things

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Name: Krissy Victory
TGG role: Writer
Twitter: @QueenOfDoom
Sex: Female
Age: XX
Lives: Michigan
Employment: Student
Spare time: Cosplaying, Acting
Favorite game: Eternal Darkness
Favorite Game Console: Xbox 360
PS3 GameCube
Favorite genre: rpg
Currently playing: Skyrim, Mass Effect
Longing for: Kingdom Hearts 3
Likes: anime video games acting dancing Korean culture cosplaying, Korean and Japanese fashion
Dislikes: stupidity, cockiness, Japanese horror movies
Currently listening to: Bassnector
Currently watching: American horror story

/The TGG crew

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