A Rare Look At The Blazing-Fast Hands Of A StarCraft II Champion

Korean players excel at StarCraft, putting enormous effort into improving their game. We see the results of those efforts in game replays, but rarely do we get to peek over the shoulder of one of the world's top players as their supernatural hands do horrible things to their opposition.

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GribbleGrunger1412d ago

Tip-tip-tip-tip-tippy-tip ... TAP.

That's all you need to know.

fermcr1412d ago

I could do all that with one keystroke.

... just press Play :)

Septic1412d ago

I can imagine playing Red Alert 2 with him.

Me: Ah okay here we go. Time to create some barracks so I can make some infantr........

*Kirov reporting*


Septic1412d ago

CRAZY! I need to hire him as a typist. He'll probably type stuff before I dictate it!

Athonline1412d ago

He is better than Apple's Siri and Google's Google Now!

Sketchy_Galore1412d ago

Strange how sometimes you CAN judge a book by it's cover.

GribbleGrunger1412d ago

Dry and highly amusing. Bubble :)

Timesplitter141412d ago (Edited 1412d ago )

Most of these keystrokes don't actually serve any purpose for most of the game (notice how he starts doing this during the loading screen). It's just a way for them to warm up and be ready in case something serious happens.

For instance, instead of telling his units to move, he tells them to movemovemovemovemovemovemove at the exact same location repeatedly.

The Great Melon1412d ago (Edited 1412d ago )

If anything it's not so much that he can click fast, but rather that he has nothing really to do in that time, so he clicks neurotically as he waits for the game to progress a little.

I remember watching a lot of videos for the original Starcraft that showcased some amazing micromanagement. It's was really impressive to see how some of the pros had the timings of the animations down so well that they knew the exact moment to cancel an action. Likewise, precision mouse movement was another thing that always impresses me as it is difficult build that skill unlike finger speed.

grailly1412d ago

necessarily true, he isn't really clicking that much, most of it is shuffling between hotkey.

iRocket1412d ago

Sometimes I just watch these videos and then just look at my fingers and think; "Damn, I'm slow".

Timesplitter141412d ago

we can't all be asian, my friend

Army_of_Darkness1412d ago

Hey! I'm Asian and I'm even like wtf?! I'll stick too my console controllers:-)

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