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#146728 27-May-2014 13:42
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Hi fellow NZers,

I'm Mat, or Harts.. I'm 32 and from Wellington but living in Hamilton. I am married and have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 cockatials and my wife has a horse. Have owned our own home for just over 2 years..

I'm right into my gaming and IT. I'm a Senior Systems Engineer at Datacom Hamilton (Formerly Wellington)

In my spare time i enjoy Football (soccer) Animals, DIY, Gaming, and hanging with the wife.... The list was alot longer a couple years back before breaking my leg.

I am apart of a clan called 'Old Farts at War' and enjoy playing the COD games, Company of Heroes, Crysis and thats about it at the mo. 

My system at home (the fun bit)

MSI GD45 Gaming Z87 Mobo
Intel i5 4670k overlocked to 4ghz  (Watercooled by Intel)
2x 7870 Ghz Edition in Crossfire (Gigabyte and Saphire)
2xIntel 330 SSD Raid 0
8gb Ripjaw 1600 RAM
HighPower 850W PSU
Cooler Master Mid Tower Case
M65 Corsiar Vengeance Mouse (have the RAT 7 for sale)
Logitech G930 Headset
Samsung Syncmaster 2ms 24" and Dell 22" (soon to be either the Asus 144hz or AOC Q2770PQU 2560×1440)

Add me on steam if your keen for a game or to join a great Clan (Aged 25+ with rules around tactics)


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  #1054321 27-May-2014 13:45
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  #1054328 27-May-2014 13:58
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harts: Add me on steam if your keen for a game or to join a great Clan (Aged 25+ with rules around tactics)

Tactics like 'This time, no camping' etc? Hehe, welcome to Geekzone! :)

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  #1054349 27-May-2014 14:46
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harts: Hi fellow NZers,

I am apart of a clan called 'Old Farts at War' and enjoy playing the COD games, Company of Heroes, Crysis and thats about it at the mo. 

Add me on steam if your keen for a game or to join a great Clan (Aged 25+ with rules around tactics)

Welcome to GeekZone.. as a gamer you may well be interested in visiting pretty cool group of guys who regularly (2-3 times a year) have a 60-70 person LAN at WinTec.

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