When people think of Asian MMOs, South Korean-based Lineage is the game that usually springs to mind, and more or less put NCSoft on the map.
In one of the stranger news of the day, the New York Times is reporting that Kim Jong-Il is running a gold farming outfit, having raised $6M in two years through a hacking group in Northern China. Among the MMOs he's farmer are the popular Korean MMO Lineage.
The original South Korean MMO, Lineage, is being shuttered in North America. The MMO was one of the first Asian MMOs brought to the States by NCSoft.