Patrick The Nobleman
Patrick   Arizona, United States
 
 
I have changed my profile name from "pcboyer" to "Patrick The Nobleman" in honor of my late great Mother! I'm not being pompous, the name "Patrick" has Irish origins and it means "Nobleman"!

My name is Patrick, I reside in Arizona (moved in January 2016) and I have been a gamer (computer & board) all of my life. Even though I have been gaming a long time I still am learning new strategies and game play. I first started playing computer games way back on the Apple II, I also owned a tape driven PC (I paid dearly for) in the early 70's...it really intimated me so I got rid of it rather quickly at a huge financial loss.
I enjoy many game categories. Strategy games have always interested me, a good First Person Shooter is quite appealing, there are quite a few great Indie games here on Steam that I will eventually (funds willing) play. Some of the games that I have played over the years are: Civilization, FarCry/Crysis family (the Standard of all First Person Shooters), SimCity, Combat Mission (Battlefront), The Campaign Series (the original Talonsoft East Front, West Front now owned and maintained by Matrix Games), APBA Baseball (computer & board), ASL (board, I'm still learning!). I play and own many games off-line
but the Steam world is becoming more popular. I have been stocking up and taking advantage of the weekly sales of games on Steam the last year or so and now I'm retired (January 2016) from the 9 to 5 grind!
This is a great gaming community, so many gifted and talented game players and creators, beginners and experienced veterans. We are all blessed to have this great hobby and life teaching experience...Happy Gaming Everyone!!!
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Please note: I do not (normally) respond to "Chat Messages" when I'm playing a game. I will answer you when my game session is over. Thanks!

Acronym Finder
More than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions...simply awesome!
http://www.acronymfinder.com/
'Help': Publishers unearth rare Beatles pictures
http://www.msn.com/en-us/music/gallery/help-publishers-unearth-rare-beatles-pictures/ss-AA9mT7v
Naxos Classical Music lable
Great quality classical music and affordable: http://www.naxos.com/
Leo Laporte
Tech guru: http://leoville.com/
All Music Guide
One of the most complete musical databases: http://www.allmusic.com/
Oldies Alternative music
Oldies Other Stations Ignore (also on iTunes Internet Radio): http://oldiesalternative.com/
The Retro Attic
50's to 80's Rare Music Oldies (also on iTunes Internet Radio): http://www.retroatticrareoldiesradio.com/
Combat Mission series published by Battlefront
http://www.battlefront.com/
45cat
An online archive dedicated to the magic of the vinyl seven inch single (or 7" or 45): Huge music database! http://www.45cat.com/
Discogs
A great musical database and marketplace: http://www.discogs.com/
Matrix Games
One of the best strategy computer game publishers in the business! It also includes Slitherine group: http://www.matrixgames.com/ & http://www.slitherine.com/
APBA Games
Home of the world famous APBA Baseball Game (board & computer) since 1951: http://apbagames.com/
Random Name Generator
Has many uses!: http://www.behindthename.com/random/
SABR, The Society for American Baseball Research
If you like the game of Baseball, this is a great organization to join: http://sabr.org/
Find A Grave
A huge database and wiki for famous and not famous people!: http://www.findagrave.com/index.html
Sports Reference
Stats for (American) Baseball, Football, Basketball, Hockey and the Olympics: http://www.sports-reference.com/
Library of Congress
A huge United States resource!: http://www.loc.gov/
Ready Steady Girls!
A great database of European female singers from the 60's (it can be slow): http://www.readysteadygirls.eu/#
Inernet Archive
The name says it all, great site!: https://archive.org/
Steve Hoffman Music Forums
One of the best music forums in the world!: http://www.stevehoffman.tv/
Hamilton Books
Discounts on books, CD's & DVD's too: http://www.hamiltonbook.com/
The Great Courses
Self learning at it's best! It is expensive but they have many sales (70-80% off)!: http://www.thegreatcourses.com/
Prog Archives
A fabulous progressive rock database, plus much more (from Strategikal): http://www.progarchives.com/
edX
Free online courses from the finest universities (from Strategikal): https://www.edx.org/
The Beatles from 1964
Live and well recorded for that time. This is a slice of real Beatlemania! "You Can't Do That": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8Dpt7TI9q0
Gentle Giant from 1978
Live "Free Hand". A great prog rock group from the UK, Gary Green the guitarist is very underrated!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMrYSTzqFI8
Buddy Rich
Later in his career, one of the best drum solos I've ever seen, his one hand was like two! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9esWG6A6g-k

If any of these links are dead, please let me know!

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Jessy Croft Sep 17 @ 1:28pm 
nice too meet you Patrick :charm:
Talana Sep 17 @ 4:50am 
:swhello: Patrick :pals:
:puzzleheart:Wishing you a Lovely week, with lots of reasons to :golden:
A sunbeam :kasun: to warm you, a moonbeam :kamoon: to charm you,
A sheltering angel:guardian:, so nothing can harm you,
and a delicious :mobchoco:, to give you an inside Hug :hug:
:music:ヽ( ⌒o⌒) Waving Happy Wishes and Smiles across the miles ! (⌒-⌒ )v :music:
:AoD_flower:*:symnote::•*¨*:ginger:.¸¸.:Haah:¸.•*¨*::luf::perform::moonflower:*.¸¸:joyjoyjoy::cmwcm::•*¨*:dwDancingStars:.¸¸.:UpsideDown:¸.•*¨*:spaz2excited:::sibstar:*¨*:wsma_sakura: :swdance:
╲⎝⧹the dude⧸⎠╱ Sep 12 @ 8:46am 
Hello, nice to meet you too:)
Harvey and his Rabbit Sep 3 @ 11:45am 
Hi there Patrick thankyou for the invite and very pleased to meet you.
:steamhappy:
Halcyon Aug 27 @ 2:40pm 
Hello and thanks for the add
Frapa Pc Gaming Aug 26 @ 2:41am 
Hello Patrick and hello people! im Panagiotis from Athens Greece (You can call me Panos) nice to meet you all :) I wish you a good day and happy gaming!! :steamhappy: