Meet the staff of Shinesparkers! These are the people that keep the site and community working bringing you news, content, moderation and much more! They’re hard working and highly valued and without them there wouldn’t be a community for you to enjoy. Here are some short profiles for you to get to know them a little bit better.

Darren

Staff position: Founder, Administrator and Content Writer
Location: United Kingdom
Metroid games owned
: All Metroid games
First introduced to Metroid: Metroid Prime in 2004
Favourite Metroid game: Metroid Prime
Things you like about Metroid: I adore the music, the atmosphere and the bosses and creatures of the alien worlds which Samus visits.
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Wavehack

Staff position: Hosting and Technical support
Location: The Netherlands
Metroid games owned: Super Metroid, Metroid Fusion, Metroid Prime, Metroid Zero Mission, Metroid Prime 2, Metroid Prime Pinball, Metroid Prime Hunters
First introduced to Metroid: Super Metroid in 1995
Favourite Metroid game: Super Metroid
Things you like about Metroid: The whole ‘Metroidvania’ feeling behind it. Exploring, upgrading equipment, backtracking and sequence breaking in several different atmospheric environments.
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Naner

Staff position: Content Writer
Location: Brazil
Metroid games owned: Metroid, Metroid II, Metroid Fusion, Metroid Prime Hunters, Metroid Prime Pinball, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Metroid Prime Trilogy, Metroid: Other M
First introduced to Metroid: Metroid Fusion and Metroid: Zero Mission in 2005
Favourite Metroid game: Metroid: Zero Mission
Things you like about Metroid: Music, atmosphere, exploration, action and, most of all, the community.
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Samantha

Staff position: Graphic artist
Location: Scotland
Metroid games owned: All Metroid games
First introduced to Metroid: Metroid Prime in 2006
Favourite Metroid game: Metroid: Zero Mission
Things you like about Metroid: The intricate detail, the immersive atmosphere and environments, creature/character design, those classic themes… And getting lost.
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