China Daily reported on the story of the Chinese player. Jang was previously involved in oil and gas drilling research and engineering, but after retiring in 1996, he focused on his two big hobbies, table tennis and video games.
Four years ago, he also started filming himself playing and sharing the recordings on the Chinese video platform Bilibili. Thanks to his enthusiasm, Jang soon became a beloved figure in the gaming world, and today he has over 280,000 people watching videos of him playing various games.
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Over the years, he completed hundreds of games, and fans could watch him play world-famous titles such as Tomb Raider or Call of Duty. It is not without interest that the 88-year-old Chinese makes notes on game strategies for each game.
According to Jang, he greatly appreciates the favor and interaction with his young fans. But in one breath he adds that it is important in life to balance the virtual world with the real one.
He leads a disciplined life himself, playing table tennis at 8:30 in the morning, usually going shopping two hours later, and starting his three-hour gaming session at three in the afternoon. He goes to bed every day at half past ten in the evening.
He sees being entered in the Guinness Book of Records as a great honor, and as he said, he wants to continue contributing his videos to the gaming community, especially helping the younger generation of players.