Hi, my name is Peter Groot and I go by the alias MentalMars. In this corner of the website, you can learn more about me and what’s going on with the site.

I’m from Holland and natively I speak Dutch, therefore, English is my second language. During my “day” job I bake bread for several stores and in my spare time, I create awesome content for the games I’m passionate about.

Throughout the years, my main focus has been on Battleborn and Borderlands, which are both games by Gearbox Software. Because of my dedication and the quality content I put out, I have managed to build a good relationship with them and also their publisher 2K Games. This has resulted in exclusive content, interviews, and giveaways.

So if you are as passionate about these games as I am then please consider bookmarking this site.

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Testimonials

Student of the Craft

Your journey is like a prototype for how well a relationship between developer, publisher, and their community should be.

You’re one of the most professional people I’ve had the chance to work with.

I think your best content creation days are still ahead of you! You’re a student of the craft and I think you’re going to go so far.

Scott Pytlik
Scott Pytlik – 2K Games Director of Global Influencer Marketing

Awesome, Respectful, and Hardworking

MentalMars has been awesome since the first day he and I interacted online, and he’s always been respectful of both our time and jobs as well.

I’ve always been happy to leak as much as I can (and probably more than I should) to MentalMars because of his attitude and hard work.

Randy Varnell
Randy Varnell – Creative Director Battleborn

Friend of The Studio

“MentalMars is a friend of the studio”

Chris Brock
Chris Brock – GBX Managing Producer of Development

Community Cornerstone

You’re like the cornerstone of the community!

Jim Foronda as Claptrap
Jim Foronda – Voice Actor / Claptrap / More

Talented Creator

Not only is he a talented creator of all types of visual Gearbox goodies, but he’s also at the forefront of all the delicious Battleborn speculation that none of us can get enough of recently!

Joe King
Joe King – GBX Community Manager

Great work!

This is so cool, I love the concept and you captured some of the tension of the inevitable standoff. Great work!

Chloe Skew
Chloe Skew – PR & Marketing at Turtle Rock Studios

2K Games Speaks Highly of You

@mentalmars nice to meet you today!! The team over there spoke highly of you :))

GhostRobo, Zach
Zach – Ghostrobo / Switchforce / Youtuber

Awesome Community Members

You’re certainly on my list of awesome community members

Chris F
Chris F – GBX Product Manager

Reliable Source

MentalMars is the most reliable source for information in the community right now. Whenever I need info on weapons, release dates, or other news, he is my go-to guy.

EpicNNG
EpicNNG – Content Creator

Unparalleled

You’ve always been a Gearbox stalwart through and through. Your passion for Battleborn is unparalleled.

Mitsu
Mitsu – Host, Producer, Director, Haver of “Strong Opinions.” λ

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