Even though he won, his expression was not great. There was no choice. His gameplay was not very good. Jaedong made mistakes that he didn't make before and showed a game where he has problems that he didn't have before.
He isn't a hot player recently but everyone was curious about Jaedong mental state after that game. Even though he gave his team a win, he didn't show a playstyle fit of being an Ace. We wanted to know why Jaedong's recent games have not been going well.
Q - After the game was over your expression was not great.
A - I couldn't lift my face. I was very embarrassed while I was playing the game and thought about how I will have to go out facing the audience. Inside I was just dumbfounded and it just made me laugh. This was the first time I've felt something like this as a progamer. I felt like this was a very good experience. I was relieved that I won. If I lost, I would've blown up Yongsan (place where the games are broadcasted).
Q - What did you feel when you found the blocked units?
A - It was just funny. Since the game wasn't over at that point, it was hard to express it. I had doubts if I was looking at a UMS *laugh*. Just looking at all my units stacked up in a spot made me laugh instead of rage.
Q - Why didn't you find out sooner about the blocked units?
A - My food count was 200 but I couldn't find the units. But I couldn't think about why I had no units. Throughout the game it felt like my soul was being sucked out of my body. I was very nervous and I was also on a losing streak so that was a contributing factor. I also had the burden of winning for the team as Ace in the 5th set. The game didn't go as I practiced. I just felt really frustrated playing the game. I felt like I was playing the game in another pace.
Q - Is there any reason why you laughed after seeing the game?
A - I just want people to see today's game as a comedy. Truthfully I knew I would win the game. Even though my play wasn't good I still fun *laugh*.
Q - If you had to compare between Jaehoon's Bermuda Recall vs your mistake today, which one is the bigger one?
A - If I had to answer I'd say wouldn't both be of similar caliber? *laugh* I feel like I just left a best of the best moment in the ESports history. Is there any other person who blocked their entrance for more than 10 minutes *laugh*. Because of that wouldn't the meaning be deeper *laugh*. Truthfully I laughed a lot when I watched Jaehoon's Bermuda Recall and I was satisfied to give people a laugh in my game.
Q - Everyone was expecting Jaedong to be mad over the game today, but you laughed. It feels like it's an unexpected response.
A - I felt I went beyond the mental collapse this game. The situations and the game sense were all different from practice so I was mad and having a temper. But at the point where I unleashed all the units from the blocked entrance I went beyond the mental collapse and started laughing *laugh*. I felt this was the greatest game since my debut *laugh*.
Q - Your team finally escaped last place.
A - This game was that important so I felt regardless of the situation as long as the team won I was relieved. I was on a 3 losing streak so I was very burdened but I felt I ended my losing streak very well *laugh*. I feel since I showed this kind of game I won't go lower *laugh*. I felt like this game was a game I can look back at. Since there is a long road ahead for the team in order to get to the top so I will try harder.
Q - A lot of people were looking at your gameplay and worrying.
A - It was a game where fans would've worried a lot. When I have lots of games to play it's easier to maintain my game pace but when I don't get to play a lot my pace starts to drop for some reason. Instead of being greedy I want to just resolve my games one by one.
Q - If you have any last word to the fans?
A - I wish you can just look at today's game lightheartedly *laugh*. From my perspective I felt that there was a lot of captures of the game but since I won I'm not bothered by it much. I felt really sorry for the fans that came to the stadium. I also heard I was the 1st in Korean searchlists. When will I get 1st any other time *laugh*. Since OGN was the 2nd in the searchlist wouldn't they have to thank me? *laugh* It was a game that would go well with the game I had in MBC (probably power outage). Since it was hard to call it a proleague game the rating of the game is priceless *laugh*.
[DailyESports Reporter Lee Sora firstname.lastname@example.org]
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