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The Sweet Smell of Death

By nOnAmE

SK.Sweet has taken time off his schedule for an exclusive interview with He has been well-known for quite sometime, most prominently since he was the first person in the world to achieve level 50 status (prior to the "controversial" patch). Among some of his other achievements he has represented Korea at ACON4 and ESWC. He played first in the Korea vs Europe All- star game and took out the dangerous SK.HeMaN, and he is reckoned to be among the top UD players in the world even till today.

nOnAmE: Can you introduce yourself to us?

SK.Sweet: I'm 20 years old, my name is Chun Jung Hee and I go by the ID SK.Sweet.

nOnAmE: How did you come up with a name like Sweet?

SK.Sweet: When I was supposed to make my account name, I was listening to some Korean singer, and I liked the song, the songs name was 'sweet' and so I decided to keep it.

nOnAmE: Can you tell our readers how you got into gaming?

SK.Sweet: I played 1v1 with a friend at a PC bang and I lost, so I bought a War3 and started to play.

nOnAmE: Before ACON4 had started you had said that you wanted to win so that Korea could finally have an international champion. You were on top of your game but you finished third with Wizard finishing first. Tell us what happened.

SK.Sweet: It was my first international tournament and I hadn't studied my opponents enough. Korea hadn't won a single international tournament so I was feeling some pressure.

nOnAmE: You recently played ESWC in France... What was that like, to represent your country?

SK.Sweet: Before, ESWC I competed at Acon4. At Acon4 I went alone, so I felt better at ESWC because I went to with two others. On the other hand, because I had taken third place at Acon4, I really wanted to take first at ESWC.

nOnAmE: You played 4K.FoV in the semi-finals of ESWC. Talk us through that match.

SK.Sweet: All three games were Lich as first hero, fights with Ghouls, battles during the mid game, and only Destroyers in the late game. Nothing really unexpected.

nOnAmE: During ESWC you had injured your leg. What happened? And how did it affect your game play?

SK.Sweet: Well, what actually happened was that I fell in the dark on a big broken glass and I hurt my leg really bad. It scratched my entire leg. I would like to take this chance to thank my countrymen St_Gostop and 4K.FoV, because they helped me move about at ESWC. Those broken pieces made my walking really problematic.

Sweet, HeMaN and FaTC at ESWC

nOnAmE: In the Korean WCG qualifier, you had to forfeit a game versus Lucifer due to prior commitments. Do you feel that you could have won the qualifier? From the looks of it you were heading towards the top. What is you feeling right now?

SK.Sweet: I don't know if I could have won, but I'm pretty confident I could have finished in the top 3.

nOnAmE: So do you feel disappointed?

SK.Sweet: Well, it couldn't be helped; all that's left is to focus 100% on the prime league.

nOnAmE: Can you tell us something about your groupings?

SK.Sweet: Here are my unit groupings; I don't put buildings in groups:
1 - Hero/Ghouls
2 - Statues/Ghouls
3 - Gargoyles

nOnAmE: Is the game balanced? Do you feel it needs more balancing?

SK.Sweet: I think it's almost balanced, a good player wins and a bad player loses.

nOnAmE: Korean players are known to be "art" players, as in they do something different most of the time. What are your thoughts on that? Do you feel that you play art?

SK.Sweet: Rather than strange plays, Korean players practice the standard strategies over and over again to perfection and make it very precise. While I sometimes use special strategies for tournaments I usually use standard strategies.

nOnAmE: Can you tell us a bit about the structure of your clan SK.Asia?

SK.Sweet: We have a division consisting of six players: SK.May, SK.Bestwolf, SK.Select, SK.Angels, SK.WinNers and me SK.Sweet.

nOnAmE: Can you tell me why SK.Zacard/SK.Skelton aren't mentioned there?

SK.Sweet: It's hard to explain, sorry. But SK.Zacard and SK.Skelton are not part of SK.Asia anymore.

nOnAmE: In all your ladder/LAN experience, you must have come across one player whose strategy has really shocked you... Can you tell us who it was (if you remember the name) and what exactly did he do?

SK.Sweet: Hm... There were many players who shocked me, mainly because my opponents did really crazy strats. But I have never lost to any of them, I beat them all, most of which in five minutes.

nOnAmE: Who do you feel is the most feared player in Korea at the moment?

SK.Sweet: SK.Zacard, normally it is very hard for Undead to beat Orc in this patch, plus we know each other well.

nOnAmE: What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you see the race of your opponent as the screen loads?

SK.Sweet: I consider the map and opponent's race, and then I think about a suitable strat to win.

nOnAmE: Who is your favorite player?

SK.Sweet: My favorite player is DayFly.

nOnAmE: You played some 2v2 games with DayFly in the Korea vs China matches. You guys did only mass Grunts and mass Fiends, and you guys beat all that you played. How was that experience?

SK.Sweet: It was the first time I had played 2v2 with him and we paired up for the first time that day.

nOnAmE: Can you tell us a bit about your pro-gaming life in Korea?

SK.Sweet: Hmm, it is not really good. Recently I have lost the prime league semi- final.

nOnAmE: Can you share with us what sort of pressure TFT players face there?

SK.Sweet: The Warcraft scene in Korea is small and weak compared to the Starcraft scene, we don't get paid enough and on the flip side, the Warcraft scene is not going to get bigger than it currently is.

Sweet, GoStop and FoV at ESWC

nOnAmE: What unit mixes do you like against each race and why?

SK.Sweet: I almost always go three heroes, Ghouls and Statues against the different races, but against Night Elf I prefer to go Ghouls and Gargoyles.

nOnAmE: Which is your favorite neutral hero?

SK.Sweet: My favorite neutral hero is undoubtedly the Pandaren Brewmaster.

nOnAmE: Can you tell us when and how do you decide to expand, attack, or creep?

SK.Sweet: such things are hard to explain in words, in my opinion you must go and keep playing and practicing and then you will know.

nOnAmE: Which units do you consider must-have?

SK.Sweet: Of course, I consider the Ghoul to be a must have.

nOnAmE: Do you feel they need any armor buff?

SK.Sweet: At least +1 armor buff would be very nice. Or they could give the Ghoul an HP buff.

nOnAmE: Which units do you consider useless?

SK.Sweet: Frost Wyrms. Why oh why? Why did you come to the Undead?

nOnAmE: Have you ever used Meat Wagons and Necromancers against Night Elf?

SK.Sweet: yes. I used that combo just once. I won and I consider it to be a lucky win.

nOnAmE: Which race do you feel needs most skill to play?

*After thinking about for a while, SK.Sweet finally answers*

SK.Sweet: I think the Human race needs the most micro. Hence I feel that their race needs to the most skill to play.

nOnAmE: Can you tell us if it wasn't for gaming what else you would have been doing?

SK.Sweet: I think I would have been a normal student if I didn't play this game.

nOnAmE: You were the number one player on Kalimdor and the first level 50 player in the world. How did you go about this and how did it feel to rule the hardest ladder?

SK.Sweet: It was really great. I was number one and also the first level 50. Yes, it felt really good. My hard work had finally paid off.

nOnAmE: Do you feel the Warden is imbalanced? And suppose if the enemy Night Elf player spawns next to you. Then how do you handle it?

SK.Sweet: No. I'd like to get mass Ghouls to harass him. So he would get into trouble and then would not be able to tech fast enough.

nOnAmE: What about maps? Do you think certain maps favor certain races?

SK.Sweet: I think most of ladder maps are balanced.

nOnAmE: Finally, any shoutouts?

SK.Sweet: A big shoutout to my fans who continue to keep supporting me, and many thanks to you guys at WCReplays.

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  1. "human race needs the most micro" : didnt expect to hear that from a ud player xD

  2. No replay pack From Sweer? -_-

  3. k4y so many 1 sentence answers

  4. Sweet is a badass At work this new guy was hired, he looked like Sweet... I kept on calling him Sweet... he questioned my sexual preferences

  5. the second picture, it says heMan is in the middle, that doesnt look like heMan..

  6. HeMaNs a pimp....


  8. sk.sweet r0xx0rz my b0xx0rz

  9. yay sweet interview!! oh btw the third picture is not sweet, heman, fatc. its sweet gostop and fov


  11. wow. first time he got paired with dayfly and dey won the whole tourney, i never knew that lol

  12. Decent interview but very standard. I wish Sweet had atleast tried to elaborate more about adapting in games, when to expand. While you can't tell us everything, you can give us more than one line!

  13. This is sweet ... ^^

    Nice interview with an amazing player. Are you sure the names under the 3rd picture are right? Aren't they (left to right) Sweet, Gostop and FoV?

  14. SWEET!@#!@@#@!#!@#!@#!@#!@?#?!@#?!@#

  15. Hmm i remember this article before...

  16. yeah the captions are wrong in the escond pic I don't know who the middle guy is but it's not heman and the one on the right is FOV not fatc

  17. Sk.Gostop UD replay pack over at it's not sk.sweet but oh well. Go sweet go!

  18. he doesn't group his buildings....???

  19. very nice

  20. All the reports of the war3 progaming scene seem pretty negative lately...

  21. noone mentions that zacard left SK ? i think thats the most "shocking" sentence in this interview :)

  22. i was surprised when he said no buildings in control groups... if i was the interviewer i would defeinatley ask why

  23. wtf this guy doesnt group buildings? how does he go about that then? hm...

  24. mind linking me to that gostop pack cause i cant get to it korean website is madd slow

  25. acually no wonder his apm his high such little control groups

  26. SK.Sweet: It's hard to explain, sorry. But SK.Zacard and SK.Skelton are not part of SK.Asia anymore.

  27. sif group ur buildings

  28. awesome

  29. oh, and glad he said human was hardest to play :) I might start playing them now ! :)

  30. I can tell you prepared for this interview by writing down all your questions beforehand. There's nothing wrong with that but it's also very robotic. Sweet talked about important issues concerning WC3 in Korea and some interesting tidbits about how he plays. Instead of going from question to question, you could have had him ellaborate on those subjects. Turn it into a bit of a conversation. Anyways, thanks for the effort. If it wasn't for you, most of us Westerners wouldn't get any exposure to Korean gosus.

  31. thats cool, i would say the hardest race to play in solo would be orc, not b/c they require that much micro but because all their counters are indirect counters which is realy annoying -.-

  32. i belive sweet's decision over urs

  33. good interview, bad interviewer, almost no follow up questions and he brought up the korean prime league twice but noname asked no questions about it..

  34. sorry for double post but i agree 100% with what Noobjitsu said. get a new interviewer plz

  35. nice interview, now let the replay pack come ^^

  36. finally another interview but next time please make the interviewee explain on some of the q's

  37. cool interview :]

  38. Me 3 Sweet. /Agree n0nAmE isnt good interviewer, but it's still interviews. Btw. wtf@Zacard? He left SK? =((( He's my second player =(

  39. nice, i agree hu needs most micro to be played efficiently

  40. WTF?? he Doesnt group buildings, he is so gosu and he doesnt group buildings... lol, i still cant imagine it....

  41. i agree... human takes the most micro ^_^ also sweet has always been a great player and happy face amongst the many war3 players that dont bring joy to this game

  42. well of course UD is next to human in needing the most micro, now stfu UC, not like you're any good anyway you dumbass BM son of a bltch.

  43. spacebar grouping buildings

  44. he was a bit stiff..

  45. These guys are ugly as i am(iam european but nvm...). :)))

  46. how come starcraft can be bigger than warcraft!?

  47. sweet says blah blah blaaah that was so boring. Get some interesting stuff, wanna interview with ome of the best starcraft and warcraft pro-s SK.Insomnia(Mr.X)

  48. Awesome.


  50. Those guys look so cute LOL!

  51. great interview

  52. sweet! :rofl:

  53. omg noname i love u so much for doing interview with Sweet. Hes my one and only favourite player whole wc3 scene.

  54. i agree that hu need the most wire frame micro but when it gets to spell micro all their stuuf is auto cast. and for ud they have the best heroes and hero killers and a hero makes the gsme

  55. Awesome interview with one of my favorite players and a legend of the game, he seems very well mannered and kind. GL in the future!

  56. gogo sweet

  57. so gosu.. he dont group his buildings soooo gosu haha

  58. @ bookend ROFL

  59. come on this was good

  60. Nice work, keep it up *heman pose from pic*

  61. The koreans will start coming to europe... Zacard is the first one to do it.

  62. uc- me neither xd

  63. Some follow-up questions would be nice

  64. SK.Sweet: I think the Human race needs the most micro. Hence I feel that their race needs to the most skill to play.

  65. nice interview

  66. nice interview

  67. This was one standard interview, not bad but also nothing special. And i agree about human race is hardest to play, i just dont know why i choose to play with them :)

  68. What Noobjitsu said is very true. But still Im greatfu÷l for this interview nice to hear some from Sweet :D ty nOnAmE

  69. Replay-pack? 0.o

  70. Nice article indeed, interviewer tried some in-depth questions but not very consistent...

  71. puh... it takes u long time to make new interview but u interviewed good player so i forgive u :P

  72. darkm[a]n bitter coz i owned you sometime prolly ? now stfu and suicide plz thx

  73. Good interview

  74. u dont have to subgroub your buildings.... you ever saw a VoD of such gosu Japanees? They are like even faster with the mouse : )

  75. Not a very good Q&A Interview.. the answers are way too short, and the questions themselves don't feel connected to one another.. Oh well .

  76. hes cool but boring answers

  77. Great interview, good questions ... 2 thumbs up ^_^

  78. human race needs the most micro

    I would agree.

    And zacard was deported thats y hes not part of asia.

  79. sweets the best. i like how he beats HU. nice article.


  81. He thinks HU is hardest to play! ggU!~ He doesn't group his buildings! That's odd.

    lol.. what is with lil b i tches think they are some ghetto super star online.. don't you realize you look like a f***n fool... hahaha what a lil fa g u are going by the name of some white bi tch rapper that just runs his mouth.

  83. wow yes, the pics are correct, that is heman, and thats fov. look at the other pics because those are correct.

  84. What does deported means?

  85. Nuke said Zacard left due to irl problems with May and Skelton is not the manager of anymore but you should hear something from that soon. They're both still in SK though

  86. That is Heman...

  87. nice interview o_O

  88. really suxx that the warcraft community is that much smaller than the sc commu. really no chance for a Wc3 gosu :/ nice job ^^

  89. SK.Sweet: I think the Human race needs the most micro. Hence I feel that their race needs to the most skill to play. Ofc you hear that from a player that doesnt play Hu very much. I play hu and i think UD is hard :D SEE?! No race is more difficult that others!

  90. nanofreak u play ud and u just talk shit to make every1 believe ud needs more micro. Additionally your oppinion is worth nothing

  91. Please remember that it can be very hard to interview someone when you have to go through a translator. It is also very time-consuming, and getting long and elaborate answers can be simply impossible sometimes. : |

  92. very true kida ;) gj noname. btw the warcraft scene in korea is really bad. The ratio of starcraft to wc players is about 100:1. You hardly see anyone play warcraft in cybercafes.

  93. I understand really his control groups. I only use 3,4,5 for militairy groups and 1 for my main building so i can get home and queue units quickly. Some people say this is innefficient, but on the other side they are often using default hotkeys. I have mine setup *all* on the left hand side of the keyboard and with only going up to no.5 in control groups i can access every move / unit queue/ ability i want very quickly. Which is more efficient... ? i guess it can't really be answered.


  95. nice one, good job ;-) yeah, sweet seems to be a man who likes to use less words... :)

  96. ReX.Zacard again so it seems :)

  97. sweet is the player with the best micro/knowledge of the game/vision of the game in the world full respect from me and my favourite player with 4k.grubby : )

  98. Big thx for the great interview.

  99. very nice i-view .. complete & interesting :)

  100. Zacard did not leave SK. He left SK.Asia, he's currently part of the SK.Int roster on the WC3L site, if you haven't taken notice.

  101. nice interview

  102. realy great, nice done

  103. Nice job Noname Sweet is a great undead player, I hope to see more of his replays.

  104. lol darkm[a]n that post about uc- was funny... good interview; pretty good for going through a translator _

  105. i'd think that ne need more micro than humans tho ....humans u u have only autocast casters and a bunch of range. in other words summon a water elemental, storm bolt something, and right click w/your rifles -_-

  106. How about an orc interview for once? Grubby or Zacard plz. Suboshi would also be fine along with xiaot etc

  107. About HeMaN: he's a ***

  108. lol obviosly andwhatnoobelf? has never used human above lvl 6 , if he has then he has a SERIOUS problem

  109. Omg and sweet replays plz. is way too slow

  110. All these interviews suck a$$. Please ask questions people wanna hear like regarding strategy, micro, tips for noobs and not bulldonkey like "what's your name?" keke.

  111. really good interview, nice job Noname.

  112. out of most interviews i belive Sweet is puts more thought into what he says...Im glad for his achivments, and what a cool thing 2 be remembered by first 50 hitter :p, tough work, great player

  113. The pic up top doesn't look like a guy. :-X

  114. frosy wyrmes arent useless...atleast to me.

  115. 3/10 overall, .25/10 offense, but it's pretty bad... : /

  116. hmm funny wc3 is a dying game, never was any good lol. cant even compare to sc. i would like blizzard to give me my money back

  117. nice one, doesn't keybind his buildings! *shock* hehe, could I sound any more like a fanboy? I think not...oh well, whats all this about Zarcard not being in Sk.Asia anymore?:/

  118. nice interview, but the not hotkeying is buildings is not gosu

  119. oh my god that was a bad ass interview thanks for this and gj

  120. I think it's almost balanced, a good player wins and a bad player loses.

  121. great work n0nAmE, keep it up!! Heman is a pimp~

  122. Nice interview, cause Sweet is an honest guy instead of screaming, "IMBA IMBA!!1!" like so many people do. Kinda disappointed that there's no replay pack, but I haven't seen too many Sweet games lately..

  123. Well said Sweet but I must disagree of the balance. Orcs are so easy to beat when you go Human and Human is so easy to beat when you go Undead. That is just so imbalanced. I think blizzard must work on this.

  124. no way

  125. has there been an interview of 4k.grubby before? I'd like to see an interview of him if there is one or have nominate him to be the next person for the wcr interview

  126. sweet is always smiling when hes not playing

  127. Not wanting to start an argument or w/e in the comments section, but it is quite obvious why "Starcraft is bigger then Warcraft".

  128. why doesnt he group buildings? -0-;;

  129. i Was wondering what Nick he uses on Kalimdor Ladder nowadays ?

  130. strategist i guess its different at his level of play ;)

  131. He doesnt cry about any imbalance ^^;; ... maybe coz hes that good... normally people would say Warden is imba or LT is imba for HUman, hu is imba... He says hu requires most micro -.-;;;

  132. he uses nOma on kalimdor.. to my knowlege atleast

  133. SK.Sweet: I think the Human race needs the most micro. Hence I feel that their race needs to the most skill to play. YES!! NOW STFU EVERYONE!

  134. :) Good interview

  135. Dude Sweet is a badass

  136. hmm sweet broke his leg hha

  137. NO I PLAY UNDEAD HIHI YEAH!! Now i hate to play human and i cant accept it that undead is easy. But i wanna decide that the human race is the ebst tht i have ever seen^^. But this race, i mention it, is to hard for me. So I play Undead.. I know bad comment^^^^

  138. Gostop.. scares me... :(


  140. nOnAmE: Which is your favorite neutral hero? SK.Sweet: My favorite neutral hero is undoubtedly the Pandaren Brewmaster. Woot sweet is a pandaren fan as well :) he's my favourite neutral hero too

  141. y is he the only one giving a thumbs down on that one picture? -_-

  142. frost wyrms=useless???are you kidding me???.,....

  143. most micro in order HU - UD - NE - Orc IMHO and yes i guess human needs most micro i aggree with him ^^

  144. um how i change my lil icon thing

  145. It must be hard to build units and revive and research and stuff without buildinig hot keys though.

  146. People should actually read the comments before posting. Thanks for the interview n0nAmE, it sounds difficult to talk through a translator.

  147. nice interview. more of those :)

  148. mass ghouls.

  149. I always thought that Noma was one of the best UD players i had ever seen a replay of. Now i know why.

  150. Great interview !! Some replays would have been great though .. :(

  151. Can you tell us something about your building?

  152. Nice interview.

  153. finally a new interview :D

  154. Good interviews

  155. "mosty maps on bnet r balanced" how bout hum on LT?? :D gotta love it good article

  156. 1) middle pic is HEMAN & 2) SWEET is korean... NONAME obviously isn't... if you want a bad as s interview, go watch a talk show or something cause if you'd been around for a while you would've already known that this is a pretty standard interview. wow.... wc has changed so so much since i left around 1.14.... and still one thing remains the same.... i guess noobage will NEVER EVER die. Glad to see this site is still up. Keep up the good work.

  157. i like hearing where pros got thier name from its always interesting, good interview.

  158. nice interview

  159. sweet owns all!!!!!!!!

  160. Yah, Sweet is the best!

  161. Yes, all of you people who cannot seem to read. SK.Zacard is no longer part of SK.Asia. He's still in SK, but SK.Int.

  162. sweet looks uber sexy. gostop is just .. no . . . not right.

  163. if i was sweet and was that gosu i would masturbate in the mirror,If i was gostop iw ould suicide

  164. sweet and showtime cheat!

  165. sweet will win mbc

  166. hmm... human needs most micro...o_O I dunno about that... friggin priests heal faster than a ghoul can kill so... I dun really know about human using micro...

  167. Fav undead player

  168. crzynss

  169. No building groupings ? And yes agrees to that human is the race that needs most micro to be decent...

  170. GREAT INTERVIEW!!!! FINALLY AN UNDEAD WHO AGREES HUMAN TAKES MOST SKILL!!!! Frost wyrms arent completely useless.. sigh.. think of what FFA players are feeling =(

  171. Way to go sweet!!!!!

  172. Sweet...

  173. nice interview with sweetwerra :)

  174. haha he hates frost wyrms and stopped schooling for warcraft?! sweet is cool same with lucifer go koreans

  175. Nice Interview

  176. wow super uber shoutoputr intervview

  177. 123123123

  178. Nice interview, one of the best undeads ever. Sweet!

  179. MY IDOL :D
    so cool i miss sweet D:

  180. I miss sweet :(

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