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Tim Spaeth

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Podcast Producer and Host
Brief Bio

Cleveland native Tim Spaeth grew up in a happy household – a household with a father whose major client happened to be an Atari games distributor. This led directly to Tim's first nickname: "The kid who got Atari games before anyone else." Indeed, he knew Pac-Man and E.T. were colossal bombs weeks before the rest of the world, and the resulting celebrity brought him great pleasure.

Through the years every aspect of Tim's life has been touched by gaming. He mastered typing thanks to Space Quest, honed his poker skills on The Sierra Network, and learned to hate after a particularly traumatic game of Tecmo Super Bowl.

Today, Tim lives in Chicago with his three kids and strives to find that perfect balance between family, career, and Warcraft. He enjoys broadcasting, martial arts, rock and roll, growing and shaving his beard, singing show tunes to the homeless, and losing at Mario Kart to his lovely, talented, and amazing girlfriend.

In late 2008, Tim became the producer and host of the GameCritics.com Podcast, and he's thrilled to be bringing GameCritics' unique editorial voice to a brand new medium.

Ten All-Time Favorites Games
Wing Commander 2 (PC), Mega Man 2 (NES), Final Fantasy II (SNES), Quest for Glory (PC), Sid Meier's Civilization (PC), and World of Warcraft (PC)
Five Current Favorites Games
Wrath of the Lich King (PC), Fallout 3 (Xbox 360), Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD (Xbox 360), Word Mole (BlackBerry Storm)

Recent Writing

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GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 1Oct 24 2008 - 1:58am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 2Nov 6 2008 - 1:34am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 3Nov 15 2008 - 12:33am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 4Nov 21 2008 - 6:39pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 5Nov 28 2008 - 3:01pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 6Dec 16 2008 - 7:13am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 7Dec 31 2008 - 4:28pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 8Jan 26 2009 - 9:25pm
What do you think of Resident Evil 5 demo?Jan 31 2009 - 8:21am
What do you think of Fallout 3 DLC: Operation Anchorage?Jan 31 2009 - 8:25am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 9Feb 7 2009 - 8:22am
What do you think: God HandFeb 9 2009 - 7:48am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 10: God Hand, River City Ransom, Streets of Rage 2Feb 21 2009 - 4:40pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 11: Nathan Fouts of Mommy's Best GamesFeb 27 2009 - 9:11am
What do you think: FlowerMar 4 2009 - 7:14pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 12: Flower, Second Chances and Used GamesMar 14 2009 - 9:01pm
What do you think: Killzone 2Mar 17 2009 - 9:52am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 13: Killzone 2, Game Review Mulligans and Erotic GamesMar 30 2009 - 8:02am
What Do You Think: Is OnLive the Future of Gaming?Mar 31 2009 - 9:46pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 14: OnLive, Co-Op on Resident Evil 5 and Do Game Developers Need to Grow Up?Apr 12 2009 - 1:22pm
GameCritics.com Podcast Bonus Episode: What is the Citizen Kane of Video Games?May 1 2009 - 7:05am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 15: Project Trico, InFamous, Broken Steel, UFC, Dead Space, XBL Community GamesMay 31 2009 - 6:29am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 16: Post E3 2009 SpecialJun 12 2009 - 6:57am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 17: Fallout 3 Point Lookout, MtG: Duels of the Planeswalkers, The ConduitJul 2 2009 - 2:59am
GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 18: Wii Hate NintendoJul 15 2009 - 6:29am

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