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'''GeneralGuy''' is an [[MFGGer]] who joined [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] and the [[Invision|IPB]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG Forums]] on August 15th, [[2006]]. He originally joined for the sole purpose of creating [[Mario]] [[fangame]]s, but is mostly interested in the online community at this point. He is primarily active in the [[General Chat]], [[Pointless Post Palace]] and [[Wifi and Online Gaming]] sections of the message boards.  
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'''GeneralGuy''' joined [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] and the [[Invision|IPB]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG Forums]] on August 15th, [[2006]]. A member of [[Team Heart Attack]], he was primarily active in the [[General Chat]], [[Pointless Post Palace]] and [[Wifi and Online Gaming]] sections of the message boards.
  
==A Prelude: Discovering MFGG==
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==List of GeneralGuy's games==
The origin of GeneralGuy's affiliation with [[fangaming]] dates back to sometime between October and November of [[2005]]. At this time, he was completely new to the [[fangame]] community, and his very first game was an incomplete [[Super Mario Bros.]] fangame, which was made in a program called [[Platform Studio]]. During the summer of [[2006]], GeneralGuy was working tirelessly on a game made in [[RPG Maker|RPG Maker 2000]], a newly acquired tool. One of his unfinished pieces of work was a game called "Mario & Luigi: The Crystal-Star-Mountain", which used [[Mario & Luigi]] [[sprite]]s. Although there were a variety of [[RPG Maker|RPG2K]] resource websites on the Internet with publicly available [[sprite]] [[rip]]s, there simply weren't enough to complete the game. After rummaging through several websites via affiliate links, GeneralGuy stumbled upon [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] one Tuesday afternoon on August 15th, [[2006]]. He immediately found the [[sprite]]s he was looking for, which were uploaded by [[NO Body]]. He immediately joined [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] and the [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|Message Boards]] less than an hour later.
 
  
==Happy Days==
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*[[Paper Mario World 2]]
After GeneralGuy joined the [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG Forums]], he made several threads over the course of a couple months that consisted of uncompleted [[fangame]]s, which were all cancelled. Sometime in October of [[2006]], GeneralGuy acquired [[The Games Factory]], a far more standardized tool used by approximately half of [[MFGGer]]s who made [[fangame]]s; the other half using a different program called [[Game Maker]]. Eventually, GeneralGuy released a [[fangame]] called [[Paper Mario World 2]] to the [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG Main Site]] on November 2nd, [[2006]]. For a short period of time, GeneralGuy was involved with designing the graphics in [[MFGG Ware]]. Around the beginning of June [[2007]], GeneralGuy bought [[The Games Factory 2]]. With this updated version of his previous game making program, he had far more options and features for creating [[fangame]]s.
 
  
A few of the many [[fads]] and [https://wiki.mfgg.net/index.php?title=Category:Event| events] that GeneralGuy was active in were mostly from [[2006]] to [[2007]], such as [[ITF we are muscular trapeze artists]], the [[Pointless Supernova]], [[A Day That Will Live in Infamy]], [[Zombie Week]], [[Team Wars]] and [[The Great Mistake]].
 
 
On October 15th, [[2007]], GeneralGuy placed [[HTML]] code into his [[Signature]] that would embed the [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmtzQCSh6xk Numa Numa] song into every topic he had ever [[post|posted]] in, including topics in the [[General Chat]]. This lasted for approximately 20 minutes before [[Joey]] and many other members took notice. GeneralGuy was then immediately banned from the [[PPP]]. However, the [[Pointless Post Palace]] would exist for only 30 more days before being permanently closed on November 14th, [[2007]] by [[Klobber]]. One week later on November 22nd, [[2007]], it was replaced by the [[Casual Conversation Castle]].
 
 
==The Dark Ages==
 
The Dark Ages of [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG]] for GeneralGuy began on August 8th, [[2009]] when the [[Forum Admin|Administration]] created two topics in the [[News & Events]] forum titled [http://archive.mfgg.net/index.php?showtopic=246864 End of the line (almost)] and [http://archive.mfgg.net/index.php?showtopic=246870 ATTN: New forum software], announcing that they would be abandoning the long-time [[Invision]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|Forums]] in favor of the first [[phpBB]] forums. He knew that this would splinter the community at the very least, as many inactive [[MFGGer]]s would probably think that the forums died and wouldn't bother registering on the new ones.
 
 
Day-to-day life on the new message boards started off inconspicuously, but quickly worsened when GeneralGuy realized how power-abusive the newly appointed [[Forum Moderator|Moderators]] were. They were suspending members for relatively trivial and petty things. Worse, the culture of the community seemed to be deteriorating rapidly, like a cancer spreading. Needless to say, GeneralGuy was caught in the crossfire, and a once jovial association with the [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG Forums]] quickly turned unpleasant.
 
 
On March 9th, [[2010]], GeneralGuy (then known as ''Willy Wonka'') reached a [[warn]] level of 100% on the first [[phpBB|phpBB Forums]] and thus was automatically banned for one year. He swiftly contacted the administration via e-mail and raised his complaints about being unfairly punished, but his plead fell on deaf ears.
 
 
[[File:Agent Smith.png|314px|thumb|right|Agent Smith, a [[duplicate|duplicate account]] created by GeneralGuy and a representation of the endless accounts he had created.]]
 
 
Immediately after, GeneralGuy began relentlessly spamming the [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG Forums]] with [[duplicate|duplicate accounts]].
 
 
GeneralGuy was finally [[permaban]]ned on March 12th, [[2010]], but that only made him create dupe accounts even more tirelessly. GeneralGuy was also banned from the [[MFGG IRC]] for plotting to raid [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG]]. Despite being IP Banned from both places shortly after, this did little to stop him as GeneralGuy could register new accounts quickly and re-access both the IRC and forums using proxies.
 
 
Exactly one month later on April 9th, [[2010]], GeneralGuy made a [[duplicate|dupe]] (which would become one of his more well known ones), and presented himself in a "I'm new" topic as General. [[Char]] decided to mess with him, so he changed his name to "moo", changed his [[signature]] and [[avatar]] to pictures of cows, made him a [[Fake Promotion|Fake Administrator]], and gave him all available [[badges]]. Later, Char changed moo's member title to [[Greek Member]].
 
 
GeneralGuy had made so many dupes to flood the forums with (approximately 100 or more in total) that the [[Forum Admin|administration]] had to step in and mandate that all newly registered accounts be reviewed and verified individually by the administration before being allowed to [[post]] on the [[phpBB]] forums. It is believed that GeneralGuy holds the record for the most [[duplicate|duplicate accounts]] on MFGG, followed closely by [[Sergeant Jinpen]], who GeneralGuy viewed as a role model and source of his inspiration back in the day.
 
 
GeneralGuy's furious tirade finally ended on November 5th, [[2010]] with the announcement and events following [[The Split]].
 
 
Miraculously, GeneralGuy was unbanned on the newly opened and second [[phpBB]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG Forums]] after [[The Split]], which he ended up joining on December 6th, [[2010]]. However, he seldom [[post]]ed on the new forums due to a lack of interest, and was for all intents and purposes an inactive [[MFGGer]]. Things would remain that way for almost eight years...
 
 
==Redemption Arc==
 
On August 15th, [[2018]] at 4:16 PM, exactly twelve years after first joining [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]], GeneralGuy registered on the new and current [[MyBB]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|Forums]]. GeneralGuy has changed his behavior for the better, and is currently helping the community by inviting classic [[MFGGer]]s back, contributing to the [[MFGG Wiki]], giving suggestions to the [[Site Staff]] on how to improve [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]], and so on.
 
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* Nominated for most Influential Debater of [[2007]].
 
* Nominated for most Helpful Member of [[2008]].
 
* The creator behind [[Paper Mario World 2]].
 
* A member of [[Team Heart Attack]].
 
 
* GeneralGuy is the only member on MFGG to ever be [https://wiki.mfgg.net/index.php?title=Banned_from_PPP banned from the PPP].
 
* GeneralGuy is the only member on MFGG to ever be [https://wiki.mfgg.net/index.php?title=Banned_from_PPP banned from the PPP].
  

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Aliases: General, Jack Sparrow, Bob Hoskins, Willy Wonka, Masahiro Sakurai (dupe), Jesus Christ (dupe), Cocained Mario (dupe), moo (dupe) and around 100 other dupes.
Interests: Video games (Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, etc.), Time Trials and Speedrunning, Glitches, Yu Yu Hakusho, CRTs, etc.
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GeneralGuy joined Mario Fan Games Galaxy and the IPB MFGG Forums on August 15th, 2006. A member of Team Heart Attack, he was primarily active in the General Chat, Pointless Post Palace and Wifi and Online Gaming sections of the message boards.

List of GeneralGuy's games


Trivia