Clash of Clans vs. Clash of Plans

The game “Clash of Clans” has swept Korea, becoming one of the preferred games for kids and for that matter commuters on the subway in Seoul. This poster from the Seoul Metro represents well the rather comic battles between the Nordic clans that was released in 2012 by the video game company Supercell located in Finland.

 

The poster reads “they are swarming forward”

clash of clans koreans

Gaming has become so completely a part of the lives of young Koreans these days that they tend to compare their own lives to that of the characters in the games that they play everyday. That analogy is implied, but this Advertisement from Kyonggi University makes the analogy quite explicit. The poster is titled “2015 recruiting campaign for new students” and it lists its most practical and applied majors:

Hotel Management
Tourism management
restaurant managment
Hotel restauranting

 

 

At the bottom there is a take off on “Clash of Clans”

“the real skills faction is  swarming forward”

The implication being that just like in a video game, having real skills before graduate will put you on the winning side.

 

 

Kyonggi University "Class of Plans" sign

Kyonggi University “Class of Plans” sign

 

2 responses to “Clash of Clans vs. Clash of Plans

  1. eifikiii January 27, 2015 at 9:37 am

    I would say that the android itself with the clash of clans and with the games that are free could manage to do it better than everyone and no one wants to do it because they couldn’t managed to create something better and something as good as it. Even the SJ and http://www.clashofclansgratis.com/ said the same thing.
    Cheers.

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