Korean Crisis "Is Not Starcraft"Brian Ashcraft11/29/10 3:00amFiled to: PoliticsSouth KoreaStarCraftNewsOriginalPCBlizzardNorth Korea377EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Last week, North Korea shelled a South Korean island, sending the peninsula in to "crisis status." The South fired several test shots in response but, according to the New York Times, the country denied that any hit the North.AdvertisementSouth Korean defense minister Kim Tae-young was questioned by one politician why the South's retaliation was delayed 13 minutes and not forceful enough, to which Kim replied, "This isn't StarCraft."Kim certainly wasn't making light of the situation. If anything, he was using StarCraft, a national obsession in South Korea, to illustrate a point: the confrontation with the North is very serious and cannot be taken lightly.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.