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Max got an original PlayStation on Christmas Day 1997, and on Boxing Day 1997 played the ''[[Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee]]'' demo on the demo disc that came with it; he got the game in the summer of 1998.<ref name="fom"/><ref name="elderberries"/> It wasn’t until he recognized Mudokons in a magazine he was flicking through that he realized he was a true fan.<ref name="fom"/>
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Max got an original PlayStation on Christmas Day 1997, and on Boxing Day 1997 played the ''[[Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee]]'' demo on the demo disc that came with it; he got the game in the summer of 1998.<ref name="fom"/><ref name="elderberries"/> It wasn’t until he recognized Mudokons in a magazine he was flicking through that he realized he was a true fan.<ref name="fom"/> He joined the GT Interactive Software message boards in 1998 as '''skELUMton''', (getting ''[[Abe’s Exoddus]]'' on Easter Sunday 1999), but along with the other regular posters moved to the [[Exoddus Club]] when activity on the GTIS boards died down, joining as '''billy_squeek''' on 12 February 2000.<ref name="toexoddusclub"/><ref name="ecmemlist"/> '''Max the Meetle''' joined the Oddworld Forums on 4 June 2000<ref name="ezboardprofile"/>, changing his screen name to '''Max the Mug''' when the Forums moved to Ultimate Bulletin Board.<ref name="newname"/>
  
 
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<ref name="elderberries">Max the Mug (22 June 2004). [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=158224&highlight=demo#post158224 Post 14] in ‘What made YOU buy your first OW game?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
 
<ref name="elderberries">Max the Mug (22 June 2004). [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=158224&highlight=demo#post158224 Post 14] in ‘What made YOU buy your first OW game?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="toexoddusclub">Max the Mug (24 August 2001). [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=30920#post30920 Post 13] in ‘How did you find Oddworld Forums?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="ecmemlist">[http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/exoddusclub/members Exoddus Club member list]. Exoddus Club. Yahoo! Groups. (accessed 26 November 2010)</ref>
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<ref name="ezboardprofile">[http://web.archive.org/web/20010901052759/pub10.ezboard.com/boddworldian.showLocalUserPublicProfile?login=maxthemeetle Profile for Max the Meetle]. Oddworld Forums. ezboard. Archived by the Wayback Machine (1 September 2001).</ref>
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<ref name="newname">Max the Mug (14 April 2001). [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=6480#post6480 Post 20] in ‘Welcome to Oddworld General Discussion’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 05:45, 26 November 2010

Max the Mug at OddTour 4b

Max the Mug (real name William Bunce-Edwards) is an Oddworld fan, co-owner (with Xavier) of the Oddworld Library and co-administrator (with Nate) of the Oddworld Forums. He is currently studying Environmental Science at the University of Sheffield, enjoys playing the trombone and swing dancing, and has been vegan since October 2006.

Oddworld fan history

Max got an original PlayStation on Christmas Day 1997, and on Boxing Day 1997 played the Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee demo on the demo disc that came with it; he got the game in the summer of 1998.[1][2] It wasn’t until he recognized Mudokons in a magazine he was flicking through that he realized he was a true fan.[1] He joined the GT Interactive Software message boards in 1998 as skELUMton, (getting Abe’s Exoddus on Easter Sunday 1999), but along with the other regular posters moved to the Exoddus Club when activity on the GTIS boards died down, joining as billy_squeek on 12 February 2000.[3][4] Max the Meetle joined the Oddworld Forums on 4 June 2000[5], changing his screen name to Max the Mug when the Forums moved to Ultimate Bulletin Board.[6]

References

  1. a b Max the Mug (19 February 2003). Fan of the Month February 2003. Alf’s Fan Odds N Ends. Alf’s Rehab & Tea. Official Oddworld website.
  2. Max the Mug (22 June 2004). Post 14 in ‘What made YOU buy your first OW game?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  3. Max the Mug (24 August 2001). Post 13 in ‘How did you find Oddworld Forums?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  4. Exoddus Club member list. Exoddus Club. Yahoo! Groups. (accessed 26 November 2010)
  5. Profile for Max the Meetle. Oddworld Forums. ezboard. Archived by the Wayback Machine (1 September 2001).
  6. Max the Mug (14 April 2001). Post 20 in ‘Welcome to Oddworld General Discussion’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.