Our first Fairfield Trading Card Spotlight features Paul Stokstad, who is displayed on card number 22, from the Fairfield Collection. These cards commemorate Fairfield, Iowa's unique distinction as the "Renaissance Capital of the World." Paul is the founder of the Fairfield Public Access Channel (FPAC) and is a producer of hundreds of improv and dance events in the area. He has written many books on such topics as dance, tennis and poetry. Paul is a terrific tennis player and has competed in many tournaments and has finished as high as third in his age division and 1st is doubles competition. He has dream of being a screenplay writer and producer.
Where did you grow up in Iowa?
I grew up in Cedar Falls, Iowa, finished HS in Des Moines and went to college and grad school in Iowa City (plus getting a second Master’s Degree at MUM.edu). I moved here in 1974, then away in 1978 and back in 1980 then away in 2000 and back in 2004.
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Estel Goffinet, who is displayed on card number 553
, from the Superstars of 2013 Collection. Estel is also featured on cards 1049, 1240 and 2496. Estel is one of a very small group of gamers who has a recorded and approved Donkey Kong kill screen. Estel competed in the Kong-Off III in New Jersey. His highest Donkey Kong scores are 999,800 (Hammers Allowed) and 640,500 (No Hammers Allowed). You can see Estel playing his favorite streamed games on MAME and he will appear at times at Donkey Kong events to show his Donkey Kong skills. What games today do you play and what are your favorite genres of games?
I mostly play classic arcade games like Donkey Kong, Intrepid, Moon Patrol, etc. I will find time to squeeze in a RPG every now and then.