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Your name: Steff J. Worthington
Location: Birmingham, UK
Age: 38
Sex: Male

Family: 1 son, 1 daughter, 2 brothers, 1 sister.

Pets: None, but I love cats

Religion: Lapsed Catholic

Political party/affiliation: Labour (slightly left of center ground)

Education: Queens Park in Chester.

Hobbies/Activities: Cartography, Music, Movies, Arthuriana, dark ages British history.

Community service: The ‘Join Me’ collective.

Just to test the stereotype - Have you ever lived, or are you currently living, in your parents' basement? No. lol.

What is your favorite way to spend a weekend? Away in a B&B in the Welsh mountains.

What is the most frightening thing you've ever done? Participate in a 300
person brawl.

Which of your accomplishments are you the most happy with? My
graphics work.

What was your first word? Don’t know... probably “where’s the pie?”

What is your favorite word? “Tub”

How many languages do you speak? 4 (English, Welsh, Danish, and French)

What is your favorite time of year, and why? Summer… it’s warm.

What is your most prized physical possession? My copy of Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Less heavy.

Did you have any embarassing nicknames as a kid? Twilight. My mum wanted to name me that (she was a hippy) but my nan wouldn’t hear of it. It doesn’t translate well into Welsh.

What was your favorite toy as a child? Atari 2600

What makes you cry? People suffering.

What is your favorite section of the newspaper? International News

If you could have one superpower, which power would you pick? Invulnerability.

What did you want to be when you grew up? Astronaut

What is your favorite mode of transportation? Bicycle.

If you could pick any other time period to live in - including the future - which would it be, and why? Dark ages Britain. For research.

What is one thing that you regret that you would go back and change if you could? Losing my fiancÚ.

What is the one thing you want to do before you die? Help a million people live better lives.

You've just purchased a small island off the coast of any continent of your choosing, and you are preparing to start your own country there. What does your flag look like? It would be a client state of the nation of lovely (www.citizensrequired.com)

Who would you invite to a dinner party? Adolf Hitler, Stalin, Robert Mugabe, Saddam Hussein, Pol Pot, Kim Jong Ill, and Slobodan Milosevic. So I could feed them strychnine.

Tell us about your favorite RPG character that you've ever played.
(Still playing) Mirandathan Taluvael, 7th level half-elf ranger for D&D (firstly
AD&D 2nd ed, then 3, now 3.5). Born in Arabel and my fave bit was
storming an Orc fortress in the storm peaks.

What are your favorite RPGs? Call of Cthulhu, Continuum, 2300AD,
D&D, Pendragon.

What was your first RPG session like? Basic D&D at my mum’s house.
It changed my life.

What was your WORST RPG session like? Blue Planet… the referee kept telling us what we we’re doing rather than asking. It lasted 3 hours and was abandoned. He hasn’t GMed since.

Who is your all-time favorite person to game with? Matt Lewis.

Do you have anything gaming-related to plug?
I’m a fantasy cartographer, I'm busy till January but seeking work after that. Please see some of my work here and here.


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