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A South Korean Presidential Candidate Just Released A StarCraft Map As Part Of His Campaign

by Javy Gwaltney on Apr 20, 2017 at 01:53 PM

Anyone who runs a political campaign will tell you that appealing to the younger generation is important. Sometimes that means dropping references to Top 40 songs to show you're hip. Other times that means releasing a map for a game from 1998...wait what!?

South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in has released two maps for Star Craft: Brood War, which just went free, that he made. Of course the maps are rather simplistic, with the only notable thing being that his name is spelled out across it in mineral deposits, but hey: it's the thought that counts, right? You can watch him build one of the maps in slow motion if that's a thing you want to use 30 seconds of your life on:

Welp. 2017 everybody.