Better Know a Gamer: Issue #19: Poetricks

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This week’s guest goes by a few names you may have heard. Tapio, with the gamertag Poetricks, is the latest addition to Better Know a Gamer. So sit back and get to know someone!

Nu: What’s your Gamertag, and what’s the story behind it?
I kind of used Poetricks as my poetry name, and the style i do the poetry when I write poetry I add my own twist to it, and so im “trickin with poetry”… Poetricks. I guess that should make sense!

Nu: I can dig that – I went to school and majored in poetry (well, “English” with a concentration in “Creative Writing” – but I took all poetry classes). Where are you from?
Finland, the land of lakes and forests.

Nu: Your weather should be pretty similar to mine then… cold… and getting colder. How old are you, and what do you do (school, job, family, hobbies)?
I`m 19 currently not working or in school,pretty much trying to find that perfect school for me,i dont want to rush with what i want to become “when i grow up.”

Nu: How long have you been gaming in general?
When i was a little kid, I always went to this girls house to play NES.

Nu: How long have you been a 360 owner?
Around the time when Saints Row 1 got released.

Nu: What was one of your favorite Xbox / Xbox Live moments?
Theres so many of them,but one of the first favorite moments was when playing Splinter Cell chaos theory online on Xbox. I was mercenary and spy gets me on chokehold spy told me if i wanted to hear a neck break..i said no..but he still did it.

Nu: Which Xbox 360 Achievement are you most proud of?
I think it`s the Defender achievement on GRAW2.
You have to defend certain area for 60 minutes from endless waves of terrorists and usually around 45 minute everybody starts to run out of ammo

Nu: Are you currently working toward any achievements?
Well i dont really work toward achievements or gamerscore, but i do enjoy getting them!

Nu: What game(s) are you playing the most now?
Fable2 and CoD:Wolrd At War.

Nu: What’s playing now (what music do you listen to when away from your Xbox or when listening to music ON your Xbox)?
I have been listening to old cd`s recently. Eminem, RunDMC and Beastie Boys.

Nu: Do you try to stick with one Gamerpic, or change it frequently?
Well currently I`m going to stick with my avatar gamerpic,but i used to change my gamerpic quite often

Nu: What is your current favorite Xbox related website to visit?
Gamertagradio which i recommend everybody to check out!

Nu: What game are you looking most forward to in 2008?
Well, 2008 is almost over and i think i have everything i need for this year but if you ask 2009 i would say Halo wars.

Nu: Do you have an all time favorite game, for any console or the PC?
Super Mario World on SNES and Halo:Combat Evolved on Xbox

Nu: I agree, Yoshi was the most brilliant game mechanic ever added to a franchise. 😉 Do you have any gaming buddies you frequently play with / want to make almost as famous as you?
I would have to say i have too many gaming buddies to mention, but shoutout to TwilightMonk who is fellow pirate in our pirate clan..yarr!

Nu: Any parting words for the droves of readers?
There are no polar bears in Finland!

Nu: I’m sure there’s like a Zoo or something… right? Well, that doesn’t matter. I still want to thank Poetricks for taking the time to participate in Better Know a Gamer. Now if you would be so kind as to take a moment to check out his website, GTR Fanmoment – a podcast designed to recognize the great things that Gamertag Radio does and bring more of their community and fans together! Check it out!