Dane Plachetta

General Information

You live in (city & country)?
Sydney, Australia

Your birthdate (or age)?

Your occupation/job/studies?
SCC (Sales support, reports, admin, coaching etc)

Your hobbies?
Soccer, CCGs, Computers. Doing NOTHING is great; sitting at home,
phasing out.

Your email/icq/mirc/homepage?

Your music taste?
Metal, Rock, Techno

Anything you want to add here (about yourself)?
If you take me seriously and get offended, it's your own fault.

Quake-related Information

Your nickname (story behind it)?
I am just Dane. People call me Dane-o in real life but because that's
what happens in Australia. People shove an -o on the end. Dane-o,
Dave-o, Dam-o, Tom-o, Chris-o, etc

Your Quake config (key bindings, etc.)?
edsf for movement, quickweapons to shoot things, space to jump.

Size of Quake directory on your HD?
2.24gig (+4gig of quake movies)

Your computer (processor/videocard etc.)?
Duel AMD 4200+
GeForce 7600 GT
2gig RAM
Logitech MX500 Mouse
Basic Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard

Quake settings (resolution, version etc.)?

First contact to speedrunning (when, how etc.)?
First QDQ. The SDA promo led me to find the SDA site.

First speedrunning demo?
hip1m2 Easy 100%. 15 seconds faster than the previous record.

Favorite speedrunning demo(s) from yourself (the one(s) that you're most proud of)?
h1m1_109 Easy 100%. I would say h1m3 if I didn't stuff one rocket
jump up.

Favorite speedrunning demo(s) from others?
Peter's e1m3 100%. Grenades everywhere just looks cool.

Favorite player (overall/runs/100%/marathon/coop)?

Favorite trick in a demo?
Double fiend jump in e1m4.

Favorite QdQ release?

Favorite original Quake map?
DM2. Deathmatch counts, right?

Favorite custom map?

Most annoying monster/map?
Ogres. The chainsaw is just annoying.
Any map that 'shakes' like h1m3 or hipend.

Do you like Doom/Quake2/Q3A?
Yes. No. Yes.

What do you think of Quake now?
Best FPS game ever.

Quake Purity Test score? link

Anything else you want to add here?


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