The Proust Questionnaire is an interview about somebody’s personality, made famous by French writer Marcel Proust. Vanity Fair does its own version of the questionnaire for celebrities, and we decided it would be fun to do the same with notable esports professionals.
1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A beer with your friends, waking up next to someone you love, having a family
2. What is your greatest fear?
That this one life is all I’ve got
3. What is the trait you most dislike in yourself?
4. What is the trait you most dislike in others?
5. Which living person do you most admire?
6. What is your greatest extravagance?
7. What is your current state of mind?
8. What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Is there such a thing?
9. When do you think it’s OK to lie?
Only white lies
10. What do you most dislike about your appearance?
Nothing that I can’t change
11. Which living person do you most despise?
I’ve got no reason to despise anyone
12. What is the quality you most like in a man?
13. What is the quality you most like in a woman?
14. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
15. When and where were you happiest?
That memory is for me to treasure
16. Which talent would you most like to have?
Good voice for singing
17. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I’d be less lazy
18. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
I’m not there yet
19. If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
I’d prefer not to die
20. What is your most treasured possession?
Right now, a particular drawing
21. What makes you miserable?
Too much time away from home
22. What do you most value in your friends?
The fact that they’re always there for me no matter what
23. Who are your favorite writers?
I’m not really into reading
24. Who is your fictional hero?
25. Which historical figure do you most identify with?
I’m not in a position to compare myself to historical figures, not yet at least
26. Who are your real life heroes?
Ordinary people, who share the little they have with those who have even less
27. What is it that you most dislike?
Violence toward women
28. What is your greatest regret?
I live my life in a way so I don’t have any major regrets
29. What is your motto?
Be happy, that shit drives people crazy
30. What was the first video game you played?
Duke Nukem 3D
31. What would you be doing if you weren’t in esports?
Most likely rotting away in the finance industry
32. What do you consider the most overrated skill in-game?
There isn’t one
33. What is the quality you most like in a teammate?
34. What is the quality you most like in an opponent?
Skill, because it makes me rise up to the challenge
35. What is your favorite film?
36. What is your favorite show/series?
Cover photo by Robert Paul/MLG, illustration by Slingshot