Dr. Crankypants is written by Jim Mock.
Why Dr Crankypants?
Dr Crankypants has been my Xbox Live gamer tag since 2007ish, and the domain name was available so I figured why not 🙂
Dad to teenage twin boys. East Coaster. Ex-Portlander. Gamer. iOS, Mac, and web nerd. Red Sox and Trail Blazers fan. I might have a bit of an Air Jordan addiction 😬
In early 2019, I switched to playing Battlefield 5 on Xbox after previously playing it on PlayStation since its release in November 2018. I eventually ran into a guy with the gamertag oCRAZEYHORSEo who kept following me around and inviting me to parties. At first, I ignored him, but on the 3rd or 4th day of invites, I joined his party.
He convinced me to join his Battlefield platoon called ICE, and I've been a member ever since. Currently, I am one of the admins of the platoon, which has over 450 members. Typically, we have 4 to 20 members playing together on any given night. Our community of Battlefield gamers has grown significantly, and we continue to expand.
If you're a Battlefield 5 player on Xbox, come find us online and play alongside one of the best gaming communities around.
My "main computer" is a 12.9" M2 iPad Pro will cellular so I can take it with me and work from anywhere I have WiFi or a cell signal.
I also have a 16" M2 MacBook Pro that I primarily use for work-related tasks when it doesn't make sense to use the iPad Pro (like when I need to be in Photoshop slicing images most of the day).
My phone is an iPhone 14 Pro. Not a whole lot to say here, but I love pretty much everything about this phone.
I'm currently playing on an Xbox Series X console connected to a not-fancy 50" TCL TV I picked up for $200 at Walmart.
Those I game with regularly will tell you that I have a bit of a headset problem 😂 I've gone through a ton of headsets over the past year or two trying to find one I love. I finally settled on the Astro A50s, but I also occasionally use the Arctis Nova 7X Wireless headset too.
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