HoLyCoW has been a gamer since he was a little kid. Over his lifetime, he has owned a ColecoVision, Atari 2600 module (to play Atari 2600 games on the Coleco Vision), TurboGrafX-16, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Atari Jaguar, NES, SNES, Sony Playstation, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, and the Xbox 360.

HoLyCoW now plays most of his games on the PC (either Windows or Mac).

As an avid computer user, he dabbles in programming and web development through a wide variety of languages.

Professionally, HoLyCoW does not work in the computer industry, but rather in healthcare.