The Jarbochov Stratagem

Living in the gray.


My name is Jared Cherup. I’m an Ohio native. I’ve been on the Internet before Y2K1. I’m a jack of all trades2 and master of some3. My professional life has been in IT and Information Security.

In my free time, I play, write about, and read about video games. 

I love photography, Tetris, collecting video games, and being creative. 

I am a supporter and enthusiast of the open Internet and believe everyone should have a personal website45

These days you can find me streaming games on 


  1. That’s the year 2000.  ↩︎
  2. I researched this phrase, and apparently it’s now commonly considered derogatory. I call it experience.  ↩︎
  3. There I changed it. ↩︎
  4. It took me over five years to revise this about me page, and this what I came up with. I hate talking about myself. ↩︎
  5. I have footnoteitis. ↩︎