Ace: Being an administrator and the official Root Bear of GSHI, what would you say made GSHI unique when you first joined? DarkSerge: Its smaller userbase and collection of great psx hackers. Ace: What would you say has been your most well-known, or most impressive accomplishment in the hacking scene? DarkSerge: Finding half of the enable code for zelda majora's mask. Before then the game was unhackable. Ace: What do you think the earliest thing you did hacking wise was? DarkSerge: I did some stuff snes hacking wise. I hacked a bunch of different snes games, mostly platformers like the megaman x games and a few rpgs. What all codes did I make? I only remember a few codes I've made, like enable z saber power up for Megman X3... Ace: Who or what were your early influences in the hacking scene? As well as who did you look up to at the time? DarkSerge: KingEdgar0 and Arcane Darkness. They taught me alot of stuff that helped me become a better hacker myself. Ace: What's the most difficult administrative decision you've made while at GSHI? DarkSerge: Don't think I've ever done a administrative decision on gshi that I can think of Ace: What's your motivation for code hacking? DarkSerge: To hack something that normally you couldn't access/do in the game. I never liked hacking the basic stuff. Ace: What's your favorite code and/or hack? DarkSerge: Moon Jump code for Majora's Mask. Ace: What would you say is your favorite type of code to hack? DarkSerge: Debug codes. Ace: What would you say is the most difficult kind of code to hack? DarkSerge: Anything that involves asm hacks. Ace: Of the games you've hacked what was the most fun to hack, and why? DarkSerge: Final Fantasy 9, because this is one of those challenging games to hack do to adress changes in game for the most part Ace: What was the most difficult, 'hair-pulling' hack you've ever accomplished? DarkSerge: It was when I was trying to find the enable code for Majora's Mask. Ace: Was there ever a code you just couldn't get to work quite correctly (something you hacked/attempted to hack)? DarkSerge: Alot of times. Too many to list, most of them I don't remember. Ace: What do you think the most annoying thing about the hacking scene is? DarkSerge: The newbs that come and constantly ask for codes that are allready hacked that are on the site. Ace: What do you think must happen for the video game hacking scene to continue to thrive? DarkSerge: Hope that the new systems that come out are exploitable so custom firmwares and/or homebrew cheat apps could appear on them. Ace: One last question: if you had one thing to say to current, aspiring, and future hackers, what would it be? DarkSerge: I would tell them to have fun while hacking and don't treat hacking like its a Job.