Morning Discussion

As the weekend slowly approaches, prepare yourself for adventure with the brilliant music video for Losers - "Flush". Victorian stylings, cephalopods and monarchs as colossal bio-mechanical tanks. Truly the best of British. I'm told there's also some sort of soundtrack attached but I wouldn't know about that. Gawd save the Queen!

Personally I'm not thinking about the weekend at all, only the week of mega monster media mayhem that will follow--E3. I'll be running on USA time and no doubt barely sleeping but I'm feeling confident about it all. This should be a good E3 for Shacknews.

From The Chatty
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    June 10, 2010 5:06 AM

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      June 10, 2010 5:07 AM

      wait, we can play custom maps against other people?

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      June 10, 2010 5:09 AM

      you can play customs?

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      June 10, 2010 5:13 AM

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      June 10, 2010 6:19 AM

      I'm still fiddling around with the Multitasking trainer, the Unit tester, and the build order tester. No reason not to use this break to up my skills with the basics!

    • Zek legacy 10 years
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      June 10, 2010 6:38 AM

      I'm still bummed that the beta lag made it impossible to play most any custom maps other than stuff like Battlecraft and tower defense. I don't care that much about SC2 itself, I just want to play some sweetass custom maps.

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        June 10, 2010 6:39 AM

        surely the lag was the fault of the custom maps, not the game. because the built in maps worked fine 99% of the time

        • Zek legacy 10 years
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          June 10, 2010 6:51 AM

          No they didn't, even ladder games had horrible input lag - it's like a half second delay on every action you take. That delay is a minor nuisance in an RTS but it totally breaks anything with keyboard controls or otherwise requiring fast reflexes. Maybe the regular games take priority on the server or something and so don't have it as often, I don't know, but it's nothing to do with the maps.

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            June 10, 2010 6:55 AM

            no delay for me, never had a single problem like you describe unless the opponent was lagging out

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            June 10, 2010 6:59 AM

            Yeah I never saw any lag on that in the games I was monitoring.

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