October 12, 2010

Indotekken Highlights Reel - feat. Mr Naps

Garlic baru aja interview pemain top.
Kali ini Mr. Naps, pemain dari Amrik yang sangat populer dengan Bryan.

Tanpa basa-basi, ini dia Highlights Reel dengan Mr. Naps.

The Real Deal! Mr. NAPS!

Indotekken Proudly Presents, Highlights Reel!
Featuring Mr. NAPS!
The American Strongest Bryan!

Garlic : Liz, ayo bangun. Pulang...
Lizanias : Laureeennn.... nafas buatan pleeassee..
Garlic : Lauren ga ada! Sini gw panggil Yossa kalo lu mau napas buatan.
Lizanias : Eh, gak usah. Bisa jalan kok.
Garlic : Gile lu, baru DM sama Lexuzz, Onad n Albert aja udah semaput.

Garlic : Eh itu siapa? Anak baru? Kok belom pernah liat?
Lizanias : Wah! Pake Bryan lagi. Kita ajak DM yuk. Gw masih sakit ati kena Taunt Bryan belasan kali.

5 menit kemudian. Jakarta mendung, sesekali terlihat Feng dan Eddy berjatuhan dari angkasa. Tanda mau hujan.

Lizanias : Elu siapa? kok kuat banget....
Mr. Naps : Lho kok, nanya? Bukannya kita janjian disini buat interview?
Garlic : Lho? Mr. Naps ya?

Suara camcorder : Halow, pemirsa setia Indotekken! Selamat datang kembali, pada setiap Minggu Malam dalam ajang, Indotekken Highlights Reel! Starring the best Tekken Players of the World. Hosted by your Coolest Reporters, Garlic and Lizanias!

Garlic : Itu apaan Liz?
Lizanias : Rekaman suara kita. Jaga-jaga buat saat-saat kaya gini, dimana kita bahkan engga kuat buat ngasih pembukaan.
Garlic : Oh, oke deh. Btw, Naps. Kami nanyanya sambil tiduran aja ye.

Lizanias : Pemirsa setia Indotekken. Pada edisi kali kami telah mengundang seorang pemain Tekken Amerika terkenal yang merupakan pemain terkuat di Amerika Utara saat ini.
Garlic : Kami berdua baru saja di JU berkali-kali.
Lizanias : Dia sangat kuat. Bryannya sangat ditakuti, dan merajai kompetisi Nasional.
Garlic : Sebagai Mod Feng di TZ, saya kaget, Feng ternyata bisa salto kebelakang dan mendarat diatas mukanya dengan indahnya, karena kena JU mid-air.
Lizanias : Naps merupakan harapan US, yang bahkan disetarakan dengan Knee, Nin dan Rain.
Garlic : Baiklah, kita langsung masuk ke wawancara. Liz, silakan.
Lizanias : Lah kok gw?
Garlic : Gw masih lemes. Ayo, silakan.

Lizanias : Okay, Naps. Your Full Name?
Mr. Naps : My full name is Jimmy Tran (my middle name is somewhat secret). I am Chinese-American.

Lizanias : How'd you get your nickname Mr. Naps?
Mr. Naps : Long story short, I used to take a lot of naps.
Lizanias : Ah!. Then thats makes Victor as Mr. Pijit, or Yossa as Mr.Im-always-late-and-im-proud-of-it

Lizanias : Btw, how old are you?
Mr. Naps : I am 21 years old.
Garlic : *cough*-*cough* thats almost 10 years younger than me, and 15 than *cough*Liz*cough*

Lizanias : Where do you live, Naps?
Mr. Naps : I live in and represent San Jose, California (NorCal), and have lived here my entire life.

Lizanias : When and how you met Tekken for the first time?
Mr. Naps : I went to WonderPark, an old Namco arcade when I was 6 or 7 years old, and I played Tekken 2. That was my furthest memory back in terms of Tekken. In terms of really getting into competitive level, I started back in Tekken 5.0, because of two reasons. First, no one was playing Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike anymore (my first competitive fighting game, my nickname in that game was "Emphy", I have vids on YouTube if you're curious). Second, I was really drawn to the IC cards, and thought they were very cool.
Lizanias : We got the vids folks. Its right here. Naps was using Urien (Gills younger brother). Pretty good if you asked me.

Lizanias : Right, next question. Where do you usually plays Tekken?
Mr. Naps : I play at Sunnyvale Golfland (SVGL), in Sunnyvale, California, about 20 minutes of a drive from San Jose.

Lizanias : So, what do you do on daily basis, besides playing Tekken?
Mr. Naps : I work at Namco Bandai Games America as a QA tester (I test video games that you have never heard of, or will never hear about).
Lizanias : Whooa? A dream job!
Garlic : For you maybe. My dream always involves blowj#b

Lizanias : Since youre sooo eager to talk. Why dont you asked the next question?
Garlic : Heh. Fine.

Garlic : So, how far, gaming is influence your life now, especially Tekken?
Mr. Naps : I find it to be a big part of my life, because it interests me greatly. I find everything about it extremely fun, from learning how intricate the game can be, to the competition that people enjoy along with me.

Garlic : Which Tekken version that you felt more interesting. T6:BR/T5DR/T4/TTT? And why?
Mr. Naps : I think Tekken 6: BR is the most interesting, because of the amount of depth that it has. Then again, I am biased because I only started from Tekken 5, so I'm not sure if my answer would be different if I was around for, say, the TTT days.
Garlic : Well, im sure TTT2 would interest you.

Garlic : Btw, how do you see Bryan compared to others? Do you think, he's to overpowered?
Mr. Naps : I think Bryan is cutting it close for top 5. I think Bryan is a great character, but it's just that I also think there are even greater characters. My order of top 5 is Lars, Law, Bruce, Steve, and then either Bob or Bryan. I do not think Bryan is overpowered at all, although I do acknowledge the fact that some people seem to think otherwise.
Garlic : Fifth? You ranked him fifth?
Mr. Naps : Yep.

Garlic : Do you have any person that you look up as your role model? And Why?
Mr. Naps : To an extent, Knee provides the inspiration, but if I had to pick a person, it'd be Bronson "insanelee" Tran (no relation). He taught me how to get into high level Tekken play, and I have played him the most. He is one of the only people to make me feel like I was truly being out-thought, rather than most other times I'm playing the game where I just feel like I have to avoid the dumb stuff that my opponent will throw out randomly. For that, I have utmost respect for my teacher, insanelee.

Garlic : Dude, what is your best achievements in tournaments so far?
Mr. Naps : I don't even know anymore; I barely keep track because I've been to so many tournaments now. I'm only interested in becoming stronger at this point.

Garlic : Now, try pick a match that you felt the most memorable of your life.
Mr. Naps : It would probably have to be when I played ChetChetty in Grand Finals for the North American Tekken 6 Championships. That loss might have been the most heartbreaking loss, and I think it's true of everyone that losses are always the most memorable.
Garlic : Ah yes. You've lost that time. I also reckon, that Chet is the better player that time.

Garlic : And, Do you have any rival?
Mr. Naps : It would probably be FightingGM or NYC Fab, because we're all expected to represent our respective coasts (I live on the West, they live on the East).

Garlic : So, Naps, you have toe to toe with Knee, Nin and Rain. Which one is the strongest?
Mr. Naps : I feel that Knee is the strongest overall with the least amount of weaknesses, but I think the most effective would be Nin, because he plays like he doesn't care.

Garlic : Have you ever felt stuck in Tekken?
Mr. Naps : All the time. Probably even right now. I have been on a huge losing streak lately.

Garlic : You've been everywhere. How'd you compare US stage to others?
Mr. Naps : US is not that good at all compared to the obvious Japan and Korea. Japan and Korea think about the game better, they understand the game better, they play AT LEAST 5 times as much as we do (no exaggeration), and probably some more I'm forgetting. The only reason we even stand a chance is because of the game system in Tekken 6: BR.

Garlic: Right. So, thats concludes this weeks interview.
Lizanias : Thank you very much for your time, Naps.
Mr. Naps : No sweat. I am honored that you would even think of interviewing me, and for that, I thank you!

Mr. Naps : Btw, want another round?
Garlic: Ah! Love to. But my pancreas says no. Liz, maybe?
Lizanias: Eh? wa.. im.. so sorry, i got busway to catch.

No comments:

Post a Comment