StuartATrueRed

Middlesbrough, UK
He’s a Red Devil at heart.
StuartATrueRed

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Interview

StuartATrueRed is a huge Manchester United supporter, who also enjoys a good spaghetti Western and belting out great tunes in Lips with his niece.

What's the story behind your gamertag? 
The story behind my gamertag is nothing special really. I’m a big Manchester United supporter, and they wear red. I did try for StuartATrueRedDevil, but it was too many characters. So I shortened it to StuartATrueRed.

What do you do when you're not playing games? 
I browse the Internet, watch TV, movies, listen to music, and watch football (soccer).

What do you think is the best game of all time? 
Well when I was a child in the 80s, my Uncle bought me a ZX Spectrum 48K, which I still have fond memories of. One of the games I played on it was Jet Set Willy. You played a character who wanted to go to bed, but you were not allowed to until you found every glass in the mansion, but the game was so big that it could not be completed. It was the best game I ever played mainly because of it never getting boring; it always had that replayability. Jet Set Willy is actually in the Xbox Games Store in the Indie game section.

What do you think is the best album of all time? 
The soundtrack to Assassin’s Creed II. The music is just amazing, especially the “Venice Rooftops” track, it’s just brilliant.

What is your greatest Xbox LIVE moment? 
Finishing Halo 3 co-op online on the hardest level with my two brothers. We just were speechless in the end. We couldn’t believe that we had finished it.

What drew you to the Xbox Community Ambassador Program?
Helping gamers like me to sort out problems to which I might know the solution. I just thought why not, I know a thing or two about the Xbox, I’ll just pass my knowledge along.

What's your favorite song in a music game? 
In Lips, my niece and I always sing “1973” by James Blunt. It’s a very easy going song to sing, so I would say that one.

If you could be any video game character, whom would it be? 
Any LEGO character, you can just break what you want and rebuild it into something else.

What's the last book you read? 
I don’t read that many books, but the last one I read I didn’t actually read. I listened to it. It was an audiobook of The Hound of the Baskervilles.


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