Timo Nieminen

General Information

You live in (city & country)?
Espoo (near Helsinki :), Finland

Your birthdate (or age)?

Your occupation/job/studies?
Studying information technics/computer science at Helsinki University of Technology.
Army 13.1.2003 ->

Your hobbies?
Partying/drinking regularly, friends and social stuff. I also try to do as much sports I can.. like jogging, going to gym and playing football.

Your email/icq/mirc/homepage?

Your music taste?
I listen to every kinds of music... if it's _real_ music. And I don't mean that just rock/metal is real music.. i only hate most of the radio hits/boy-girl bands etc..

Anything you want to add here (about yourself)?
I'm feeling a bit fuzzy in the picture :)

Quake-related Information

Your nickname (story behind it)?
I have no nickname, even when I played QW I just switched between different names all the time.
Feel free to suggest a one. :)

Your Quake config (key bindings, etc.)?
See my cfg.

Size of Quake directory on your HD?
~3.0 Gb (there might be some stuff not related to quake)

Your computer (processor/videocard etc.)?
PIII 450@558 Mhz/128 RAM

Quake settings (resolution, version etc.)?
WinQuake 1.09

First contact to speedrunning (when, how etc.)?
I saw QDQR, I don't remember when and of course I was like "what the fuck!"..
Still I found SDA much later, I think it was autumn of year 2000. I was amazed and then I had to try it myself.

First speedrunning demo?
e2m3_236 NH

Favorite speedrunning demo(s) from yourself (the one(s) that you're most proud of)?
Probably the unreleased ones, e2m7_031 is pretty smooth also

Favorite speedrunning demo(s) from others?
I have to say that I like almost all ID-records!

Favorite player (overall/runs/100%/marathon/coop)?
runs: Markus, Jozsef, Martin, Peter
easy 100%: Peter, Jozsef, Martin, Daniel
nightmare 100%: Thomas, Peter
marathon: Martin, Thomas, Marlo
coop: Attila/Jozsef

Favorite trick in a demo?
I can't name any, there are too many cool ones.
And I think the general effect is more important.
It's pretty hard to make anything to amaze me anymore.

Favorite QdQ release?
It hasn't come out yet.

Favorite original Quake map?
many of them are cool.
like e2m2, e4m2, e4m3,

Favorite custom map?
I don't play custom maps.

Most annoying monster/map?
hell knights are too good dodging grenades..
fiends usually.. any monster can be annoying, it depends.

Do you like Doom/Quake2/Q3A?
haven't played much/no/no

What do you think of Quake now?
The best game ever.

Quake Purity Test score? link
85.1% How the fuck it can be that high? :)

Anything else you want to add here?
Thanks to all ppl who have done something important for sda and speedrunning ever..
you know who you are. And It's fucking hard to do ID-records anymore..
I salute all who can still.


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