Gamer Spotlight: paulb
by, 02-26-2012 at 10:17 PM (1136 Views)
In this latest edition of Gamer Spotlight we feature the newest post-whore, paulb! Enjoy the read and congratulations Bu1ld0g!!!!
What does your Gamertag mean?
For a long time I was known as CL3AV3 (cleave as I was a demon with the knife in Soldier of Fortune 2)
Then I joined an Aussie "America's Army" clan and got the nickname Pommie (Aussie slang for English)
This eventually morphed into BulldoG^ (British bulldog for my bad habit of rushing in like a bulldog after the guy who last killed me, which I still have)
360 came along and Bu1ld0g was the closest suggestion
How old are you?
Celebrating the 19th anniversary of my 21st this year
Where do you live?
South Australia, originating from the UK
Do you have any kids? If so, what are their ages?
I have 2 children still living in the UK aged 20 & 18
And 3 girls that live with me & my wife aged 12, 10 & 6
How did you learn or hear about AGE and what brought you to our community?
I saw a thread started by Jigsaw on raptr and thought I would drop by the site.
Strangely enough he was being abused by kids calling him ageist
How long have you been playing video games?
Since the days of the ZX Spectrum 48k and probably even before that on my cousins Atari.
So a good portion of 30+ years
How long have you been playing games online?
Unreal Tournament was my first foray into online gaming back in 99
What's your favorite game to play online?
Currently Battlefield 3
What was the first game you played online?
What was the first game you played online with fellow AGE members, if you can remember?
That would be Bad Company 2
Is there an arch nemesis on Live that you always feel is your best competition or someone you always want to beat?
I would have to say F1SH or Maynard, but more friendly competition than anything
When you sign on to Live is there someone you always look for to play online with?
Depends on what Iím playing, but I usually jump into a game of BF with any AGErís on at that time
Which do you prefer, single player or multiplayer games?
MP mostly, but I do like to play RPGís now and then
Which do you prefer, ranked or unranked games?
Which do you prefer, co-op or multiplayer?
Which, if any, achievements are you most proud of?
Does getting YOUS4W's dogtag on the first BF3 gamenight count
Iím not really a cheevo whore but Airkill took me forever to get on Bad Company 2, so probably that one
Do you play inverted or normal?
What is your first video game memory?
Pong on the Atari
What game systems do you own or have owned in the past?
You want a listÖ..
Spectrum 48k, Master System, Mega Drive, Game Gear, SNES, N64, PS1 & 2, Game Boy, DS, XBOX, Wii & 360
What is your favorite video game of all time, and why?
Mr. Do! As it was the first arcade game I can remember sinking copious amounts of money into.
I just wish they would release it on XBLA, but M.A.M.E. still gets my kicks for it
If you could only own one system (from systems now or from the past) from now on which one would it be? and why?
That would have to be 360 just for the social aspect alone. Being able to play classics & new games helps
If you could only own one game for the above system from now on which one would it be? and why?
Battlefield 3 as itís just damn good fun
If you could create your own video game, what would it be?
Iím not very creative, but it would probably be an old skool platformer
Who is your favorite video game character?
Who is your favorite video developer?
What do you do for a living/work?
What game has consumed the most hours of your time in the past month?
What game has consumed the most hours of your time in the past year?
Itís a close call between Bad Company 2 & Battlefield 3
Do you play Windows casual games at home/work? Which ones? (solitaire/minesweeper/hearts/pinball etc.)
Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?
Two cats, Bella & Patch. Two dogs, Lucy & Jake
Whatís your favorite animal?
What other interests do you have outside of gaming; hobbies, sports, associations, family, etc?
4x4 offroad driving, camping & Taekwondo
What's your favorite movie?
Now that would be a toss up between Aliens & The Matrix
What is your favorite type of movie; horror, action, comedy, sci-fi, thriller, etc?
Who are your favorite actor and actress?
Jackie Chan & ermÖ.I dunno, Penny from BBTheory?
What's your favorite TV Show?
The Big Bang Theory
Who is your favorite band?
What is your favorite song?
I have to pick one! Current fave is Saturate by The Chemical Brothers
What's your favorite food?
What's your favorite candy?
What's in your CD player right now?
CD player!!!! I got Skrillex on the USB
What's your favorite car?
Besides the AGE site what other sites do you visit regularly?
My ISPís homepage for game & film info, FB for family & ebay
PC or Mac?
I have both but prefer PC
Are you right handed or left handed?
What is your favorite season of the year (Summer/Winter/Spring/Fall)?
Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?
Whatís a vacation?
The Flinders Ranges as itís great for camping, offroading & family time
What, if any, is your favorite comic book?
Havenít looked at one in over 30 years
If you have a favorite comic book, who is your favorite character?
From memory I guess Wolverine
If you have a favorite comic book, which is your favorite Marvel or DC or other?
If you could do anything for a living what would it be and why?
Games tester cos I would get to sit on my arse all day
If you could do anything for a day what would it be and why?
Jump in the Pajero with the family and head offroad as I just donít get enough quality time with them working nightshift
If you could meet anybody living or dead who would it be and why?
The inventor of Mr. Do! To say thanks for an awesome game
What upcoming games are you planning on getting?
Aliens Colonial Marines I guess, got enough on my plate with Skyrim & Final Fantasy XIII-2 though
If you don't have a Wii or PS3 do you plan on getting one?
The Wii is gathering dust in the corner & nothing really interests me on PS3 at present
What's the best thing about AGE?
The whole community aspect of gamers getting along
What, if anything, can we at AGE do to make this a better place?
Invent a cure to the need for sleep!