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Masked has a D.

My point was that your idea of what's popular or not is irrelevant. He commanded an audience of millions and millions of people.

Just because you can't google a common noun like Life, doesn't change that fact.

Was/is he as popular as Kobe? In Korea, yes...Here, no. Doesn't change the fact that he commanded an audience of millions.

Your random assumption doesn't change that and you STILL can't name a Lakers rookie without looking him up. - Guess what? He's on the Lakers so, you should know if you're a Laker's fan.

Are you equating the entire Lakers team to one pro SC player which happens to be really good?

I believe the comparison was made with Kobe Bryant, not the entire team. Once again, you're stating the obvious, how an unknown Lakers player is less popular than one of the best pro SC players...

I haven't watched an NBA game in about 15 years, but I know who Kobe Bryant is

I've never heard of Life though
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The point still stands that even though this guy is not as commonly known as Kobe Bryant, he is still pretty well known when compared to your average Starcraft player. I am sure that in Korea he is more important to people than Kobe Bryant is.
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The point still stands that even though this guy is not as commonly known as Kobe Bryant, he is still pretty well known when compared to your average Starcraft player. I am sure that in Korea he is more important to people than Kobe Bryant is.

Not really, this guy is popular within a community of SC players in SK

Kobe is popular literally anywhere on the planet where basketball is relevant, which is like 50 different countries
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Not really, this guy is popular within a community of SC players in SK

Kobe is popular literally anywhere on the planet where basketball is relevant, which is like 50 different countries

No.

He is one of the most popular people in E-Sports, period.

Life basically created the audience by which carried to Dota2 etc, he is literally the Godfather of E-Sports.

His audience is a couple MILLION people.

Like I said, the Kobe comparison wasn't relevant but, the Rookie comparison, is.
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No.

He is one of the most popular people in E-Sports, period.

Life basically created the audience by which carried to Dota2 etc, he is literally the Godfather of E-Sports.

His audience is a couple MILLION people.

Like I said, the Kobe comparison wasn't relevant but, the Rookie comparison, is.

Im sorry? rolleyes.gif
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Im sorry? rolleyes.gif

God this guy. How can he claim he is the God father of E-Sport when he is only 19 year sold. He started playing 2011. SC Koren Scene was well in the decline. Dota 2 has nothing to do with him. Also dont associate him with E-Sport. I dont know him and I know almost everyone from Dota 2. Why would Dota 2 fans care about SC2 player.
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Im sorry? rolleyes.gif

Life has contributed more to the E-Sport community in name alone than anyone else I can name.

Got more people into E-Sports in general than anyone here can name.

Without Life's popularity in SC2...Think of the butterfly effect.

Maybe Godfather was a little far but, without Life, SoS etc - The E-Sports community wouldn't be what it is today. Especially Twitch.

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God this guy. How can he claim he is the God father of E-Sport when he is only 19 year sold. He started playing 2011. SC Koren Scene was well in the decline. Dota 2 has nothing to do with him. Also dont associate him with E-Sport. I dont know him and I know almost everyone from Dota 2. Why would Dota 2 fans care about SC2 player.

Dota2 this, Dota2 that...It's quite clear where your focus and ignorance, lie.

LIFE got more people into Twitch and Esports than Dota or Dota2 have...Sorry.

P.S. - Been in DOTA since day 1, minute 1...It's not as big as you think it is.
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Why would Dota 2 fans care about SC2 player.
Same reason a Dota 2 fan would comment on a random internet post about SC2 match fixing in Korea. He doesn't, but he likes to troll.
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Life has contributed more to the E-Sport community in name alone than anyone else I can name.

Got more people into E-Sports in general than anyone here can name.

Without Life's popularity in SC2...Think of the butterfly effect.

Maybe Godfather was a little far but, without Life, SoS etc - The E-Sports community wouldn't be what it is today. Especially Twitch.
Dota2 this, Dota2 that...It's quite clear where your focus and ignorance, lie.

LIFE got more people into Twitch and Esports than Dota or Dota2 have...Sorry.

P.S. - Been in DOTA since day 1, minute 1...It's not as big as you think it is.

I need to ask, are you talking about SC2 E-Sports or did you really mean this guy is the god father of ALL E-Sports?
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Same reason a Dota 2 fan would comment on a random internet post about SC2 match fixing in Korea. He doesn't, but he likes to troll.

I dont go out and read stuff outside OCN. I have played SC and SC2 a lot in the past but never followed Pro Scene. Korea killed SC2 pro scene for most of the west. Nodody tries to get into SC2 because of the grasp SK has had in this game for ages.
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