Evening Reading

Have you met my friend, StarCraft II?

Tomorrow we'll probably do a discussion thread for the game, but keep spoilers tagged, please. For anyone picking up the Collector's Edition, be warned that the art book supposedly contains story spoilers.

Gaming News o'the Day

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From The Chatty
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    July 26, 2010 5:00 PM

    SC2

    In a few hours it's finally available for us Americans to play. Feels damn good to say that. Word on the street is that Midnight Eastern is when servers open for us. There's pre-releases held across the country which will allow you to walk in at midnight and pick up a copy to play. More info here: http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/events/starcraft2-midnight-openings.html

    For those lucky few who received a copy in the mail already or the crazed fanatics going to the midnight opening, be sure to post your impressions if you end up playing in the wee hours.

    Full Multiplayer Map List/Pictures (including new maps) here: http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=138744

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      July 26, 2010 5:01 PM

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      July 26, 2010 5:02 PM

      day9's launch party is running

      http://www.teamliquid.net/video/userstream.php?user=Da9]

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        July 26, 2010 5:03 PM

        link broken
        hope this work!

        http://www.teamliquid.net/video/userstream.php?user=Da9]

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          July 26, 2010 5:10 PM

          ahh yea that link worked. hope to god HD gets off soon tho :( day9 we need you!

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        July 26, 2010 5:09 PM

        let me know when HDStarcraft gets the f off. I hope Husky isn't part of this thing :(

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          July 26, 2010 5:09 PM

          Im not sure wtf hes doing there either. I just tuned in

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            July 26, 2010 5:12 PM

            He's being HDStarcraft. Him and Husky are such scrubs. They are making so much money off of Youtube too.

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              July 26, 2010 5:14 PM

              I hope day9 is getting a cut from razer for the king of the beta tourney

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                July 26, 2010 5:20 PM

                Probably not. He doesn't seem like he knows how to generate income from what he is doing. It's a real shame because he is one of the only commentators who actually know wtf. I hate seeing how successful HD and Husky are.

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                  July 26, 2010 5:23 PM

                  Hate them or not, they put a lot of work into it and in the end it's good for the scene and eSports.

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                    July 26, 2010 5:25 PM

                    Yea this seems like a silly attitude to have.

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                    July 26, 2010 5:27 PM

                    Yeah I am pretty sure they both have turned it into a full time job. They are consistent and are constantly updating content. I am not faulting them for that, I just wish Day9 was more successful for what he does. I think he missed the YouTube boat and doesn't realize the money he can make from it :(

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                      July 26, 2010 5:29 PM

                      Day9 is currently in school and is also a player.

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                      July 26, 2010 5:30 PM

                      plus HD & Husky appeal more to the younger crowd, or more casual for the matter. Their analysis does not go as far as Day9, which may be a good thing for more of the casual watchers.

                      Day9 for life though. Hope he makes it.

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                    July 26, 2010 5:28 PM

                    as much as i have grown tired of their incompitence, they did start my itch for SC2 multiplayer with there HD casts.

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                    July 26, 2010 6:32 PM

                    I don't get the hate. Sometimes they talk a lot and it's kind of bullshit, but whatever, the replays speak for themselves.

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              July 26, 2010 5:14 PM

              Urgh, don't tell me that :( day9's stream is at 13k viewers now, wonder if it's going down or up when day9 jumps on. I'd be a sad panda of it goes down.

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              July 26, 2010 5:15 PM

              I'm really interested to hear how much they make on the rev share.

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                July 26, 2010 5:23 PM

                They just got in on another deal with The Game Station channel. YouTube partnerships can make good money if you spit out content like crazy (which they do). They get 100k+ views on almost all of their videos they upload within hours. It's insane how popular they are. I have to give them credit though, they do upload a lot of stuff.

                Husky just doesn't know when to cut a video off. He loves hearing himself talk and will make sure to upload a 10 minute video on Blizzard updating a website.

                I'll stop hating now

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          July 26, 2010 5:24 PM

          alright what the fuck is this? i wonder if day9 is having problems @ the live location

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        July 26, 2010 5:56 PM

        woah.

        Tossgirl is there?!

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        July 26, 2010 6:11 PM

        day9 is sweatin like a beast

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          July 26, 2010 6:12 PM

          14,200 people watching, and he has a live audience. Pretty cool :D

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          July 26, 2010 6:17 PM

          whos the dude casting with him? I havent heard his name yet

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            July 26, 2010 6:25 PM

            JP from MLG. Don't ask me more then that :P

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              July 26, 2010 6:33 PM

              loving that we're getting commentary from the players

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                July 26, 2010 6:37 PM

                Yeah this is pretty cool. I probably won't gain much from it (as a n00b) but it's fun to hear

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        July 26, 2010 6:42 PM

        lmao- idra harry potter at hogwart's diss

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        July 26, 2010 6:45 PM

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          July 26, 2010 6:48 PM

          indeed- the live crowd must be like wtf?

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        July 26, 2010 6:59 PM

        This is hard to watch.

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          July 26, 2010 7:03 PM

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          July 26, 2010 7:04 PM

          TheGunRun's voice drives me nuts. I was hoping for some Day9 commentary :(

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            July 26, 2010 7:06 PM

            indeed. I thought Group Play Day 6 - July 23th 7PM PST was the schedule?

            Group A: Qxc vs IntoTheRainbow
            Group B: Idra vs TheLittleOne

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              July 26, 2010 7:06 PM

              haha wrong copy and paste. but yes, I want day9 :(

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            July 26, 2010 7:07 PM

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            July 26, 2010 7:12 PM

            they are supposed to finish the king of the beta games tonight, but I dont think its until 8 or 9 pst :(

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              July 26, 2010 7:19 PM

              As soon as 11pm EST rolls around, I am switching to Giantbombs livestream. I expect hilarity.

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                July 26, 2010 7:24 PM

                this foreign dude needs to stop talking

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                  July 26, 2010 7:28 PM

                  I liked that segment though

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                    July 26, 2010 7:32 PM

                    yea same, that was pretty good.

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                      July 26, 2010 7:34 PM

                      Also lol at this interview

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                        July 26, 2010 7:52 PM

                        It was good for the multiple versions of "This is Jimmy" haha

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                          July 26, 2010 8:00 PM

                          yea that and the ending was pretty damn awesome!

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        July 26, 2010 7:01 PM

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        July 26, 2010 8:14 PM

        Give me ideas for a shacknews sc2 themed sign!

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        July 26, 2010 8:15 PM

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        July 26, 2010 9:56 PM

        great game happening right now.

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      July 26, 2010 5:05 PM

      So far the campaign reminds me a lot of Firefly (specifically the music) mixed in with some Fallout (the areas). Damn fine attention to detail.

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        July 26, 2010 5:07 PM

        good to hear- how far have you gotten? I plan on jumping into the campaign for an hour or allnight two

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          July 26, 2010 5:08 PM

          I played the first two missions and then I jumped into some single player vs cpu. It's 2am here and I have to work in the morning :(

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            July 26, 2010 5:10 PM

            yea I plan on doing the same, good to hear even the first few missions were enjoyable.

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        July 26, 2010 5:19 PM

        I always thought the western sci-fi style of firefly was inspired by StarCraft.

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      July 26, 2010 5:06 PM

      Also you can download the game and pay Blizzard direct, but the unlock time are slightly later. See below:

      US - http://beta-us.battle.net/en/info/digital-purchase
      Ready to play on 07/27/2010 10:00 AM PDT

      I plan on hitting up a pre-release in nyc. already paid and Best Buy said ready for pickup. hoping that means midnight I can just waltz right in and not have to run for a copy (lol).

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      July 26, 2010 5:20 PM

      my impression: it's fucking awesome

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        July 26, 2010 5:27 PM

        How are you people playing it already? I thought you had to activate it online to even get access to the single player.

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          July 26, 2010 5:28 PM

          it's July 27th in some parts of the world, my friend :)

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            July 26, 2010 5:35 PM

            activation doesn't happen until midnight for me(cali)... but my impression is the same: it's still fucking awesome

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      July 26, 2010 5:24 PM

      I've already got the game installed :D EU battle.net went up 2.5 hours ago at midnight CET. I'm waiting for 10 am to buy the digital version though, I've only watched the intro cinematic so far, can't do anything else yet.

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      July 26, 2010 5:25 PM

      Why the duck isn't digital at midnight?

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      July 26, 2010 5:28 PM

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      July 26, 2010 5:28 PM

      oh shit! my CE is shipping soon!

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      July 26, 2010 5:29 PM

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        July 26, 2010 5:34 PM

        Thanks for the heads-up. Could always make a new account.

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          July 26, 2010 5:44 PM

          And then what, sell that account? People that play war craft wouldnt want that account if they couldn't play their old characters. :/

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            July 26, 2010 5:51 PM

            Thought you could move your wow account to a new account.. I see that's only characters.

            Guess only way would be to just sell retail cdkey for the game (which some people may want to play right away and added bonus of CE WoW benefits)

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      July 26, 2010 5:30 PM

      Is there a host I can ping to measure my latency to SEA battle.net servers?

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      July 26, 2010 5:36 PM

      I'm probably diving into SP at first and not coming up for air until it's done. Then I hope we can get some MP games in, L2b!

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        July 26, 2010 5:56 PM

        likewise and yes look forward to playing again. Did you get to play much more in beta? I didn't play much the last phase, but saving that up for now :)

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          July 26, 2010 5:58 PM

          I think I played 3 games in the second phase. It ran really poorly for some reason and I just wasn't fired up. Of course now that I can't have it I want it real bad. :D

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      July 26, 2010 5:39 PM

      That wasn't the full list btw. There's 52 MP maps shipping with the game. See below:

      2 - Agria Valley
      2 - Blistering Sands
      2 - Burial Grounds
      2 - Crossfire
      2 - Desert Oasis
      2 - Incineration Zone
      2 - Jungle Basin
      2 - Junk Yard
      2 - Scrap Station
      2 - Steppes of War
      2 - Worldship
      2 - Xel'Naga Caverns
      3 - Elysium
      4 - Arid Wastes
      4 - Debris Field
      4 - Delta Quadrant
      4 - Discord IV
      4 - High Orbit
      4 - Kulas Ravine
      4 - Lost Temple
      4 - Metalopolis
      4 - Monlyth Ridge
      4 - New Antioch
      4 - Nightmare
      4 - Red Stone Gulch
      4 - Scorched Haven
      4 - Shakuras Plateau
      4 - Tarsonic Assault
      4 - Terminus
      4 - Twilight Fortress
      4 - War Zone
      6 - Arakan Citadel
      6 - Colony 426
      6 - Dig Site
      6 - Dirt Side
      6 - Frontier
      6 - Monsoon
      6 - Quicksand
      6 - Tectonic Rift
      6 - The Bio Lab
      6 - Typhon
      6 - Ulaan Deeps
      6 - Abyss
      8 - Extinction
      8 - Forbidden Planet
      8 - High Ground
      8 - Lava Flow
      8 - Megaton
      8 - Outpost
      8 - Sand Canyon
      8 - Tempest
      8 - Toxic Slums

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        July 26, 2010 5:41 PM

        holy awesome

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        July 26, 2010 5:43 PM

        Man some of the mods and maps that will come out are going to be insane. I've already seen a rough FPS mod posted on Youtube, and the game isn't even out yet! I can't wait.

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          July 26, 2010 6:01 PM

          The reason people who don't like Starcraft should want this game anyway is because it will probably be one of the best development platforms and added values you can get from a game since Half-Life, and I imagine it will be even better than that. The tools are really awesome, the install base will be huge, and the distribution is built in.

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        July 26, 2010 7:55 PM

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      July 26, 2010 5:39 PM

      Man work is going to suck soooooo bad tomorrow.

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        July 26, 2010 5:42 PM

        No shit, and I work 13 hours tomorrow. Argh! !!!!!

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        July 26, 2010 5:55 PM

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          July 26, 2010 5:56 PM

          nice.. I tried to take off a few days but got denied :( too many others taking off. fuuu

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        July 26, 2010 6:31 PM

        Tommorow? What about today? I'm in the office now and I've had three friends tell me they just bought their copies :(

        Sure, they won't be able to play them for a while, but at least they have it in hand. I'm at work for another twelve and a half hours. :(

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      July 26, 2010 5:59 PM

      Your Amazon.com order has shipped via UPS (estimated delivery date: July 27, 2010)

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      July 26, 2010 5:59 PM

      Will there be a SC2 chatty? Lots of threads here....

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      July 26, 2010 6:12 PM

      So day1 patch doesn't seem to contain any balance changes. Hope they make some Zerg changes.

      Wishlist:
      -Roaches two for three supply. Kind of like how two lings pop out for one supply. IMO two supply is too much while one is too little.
      -Please reduce overlord speed upgrade back to 50/50
      -Make Infestor smaller in size. Neutral Parasite duration increased to 20 seconds or make it free. Or remove and give Overseer an ability to stun units (like it does with buildings).
      -Give Ultras moar HP :D

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        July 26, 2010 6:14 PM

        they changed roach supply half way through phase 1 of the beta, its not changing.

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          July 26, 2010 6:15 PM

          Yea I also doubt they'd change it.. but man it's crazy how many overlords you have to make. What do you think of it/did you play zerg much?

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        July 26, 2010 6:35 PM

        That roach nerf just absolutely ruined zerg for me. I haven't had fun playing them since. It's stupid, I know.

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          July 26, 2010 7:05 PM

          good to hear others feel the same. It's just a lot of work for something that can be hard countered so easily. Granted the end game was pretty nutty and people were building too many Roaches.. but I also loved them much more :(

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      July 26, 2010 6:24 PM

      my digital copy won't unlock until 11pm tomorrow, such a tease! it installed, got me to the main menu and everything :'D

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      July 26, 2010 6:27 PM

      So.... after all the hype and years of screenshots and stuff.... is SC2 really the Great Hope? How much are you liking it?

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        July 26, 2010 6:37 PM

        depends what you mean by "Great Hope". For mainstreaming the series, yes I believe so. SC2's new features really makes the game much easier to manage. I think Bnet and ladder features will attract new players and keep them playing against people their skill level.

        As for pro gaming. I'm not convinced yet. IMO it's fun to watch, but can be pretty boring even at high level play. Especially start of game. but hey, I'm probably wrong. Lots of people will play this game and they're advertising a ton.

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          July 26, 2010 6:44 PM

          I ask because we used to play it A LOT on Lan, specially the wife and me... and no other game on the genre has satisfied us the way Starcraft did. We are looking forward to replay the experience on our Macs (we dont have PC boxes anymore) but I want to see the reaction. I guess it has to rock after all this development time...

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            July 26, 2010 6:48 PM

            holy shit- wife loves sc? total win there. in that case I think it'll really be reliving that experience but even better. If you didn't play the Beta you'll absolutely love it.

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              July 26, 2010 6:52 PM

              Absolutely. And Age of Empires, too. We played on 4-LAN for years and years :) But no FPS :(

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              July 26, 2010 6:53 PM

              And weird - she never played with Terrans or Protoss. Just Zergs... women!

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        July 26, 2010 6:45 PM

        If SC2 can't get USA e sports to the mainstream level, I doubt there will be another game this decade that can.

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          July 26, 2010 6:50 PM

          I honestly think shooters have more of a chance, but you're right, if SC2 can't it'll be tough goings.

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            July 26, 2010 6:53 PM

            I would think that shooters have more chance, but in practice they aren't as much fun to watch as Starcraft. Maybe it is the wide third person view, maybe it is the depth of gameplay, but it has a lot more in common with watching sports than other games genres do.

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            July 26, 2010 6:59 PM

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            July 26, 2010 7:23 PM

            I think the modern shooters are moving towards becoming much more spectator friendly, so I agree.

            However, strategy games I think are the way to go as far as mainstream spectator sports. They are quick to explain, and if you have someone half as good as Tasteless doing commentary, much of what is happening can be explained quickly and in an entertaining way.

            It's like how I really like American Football, but I hate the NFL. They have turned football into something that I don't want to sit down and watch, and that is sad. =(

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          July 26, 2010 7:33 PM

          I think quake and CS peaked the e sports scene in the US. the death of the CPL was a pretty big loss to USA e sports

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            July 26, 2010 8:07 PM

            I loved the CPL. Volunteered for many many events. Got to know all of the organizers and worked with vendors and sponsors and generally had the best time of my life whenever an event was thrown.

            However, outside of maybe two or three spots on ESPN over the years, their mainstream exposure was nonexistent.

            I've been waiting for years for someone to fill the void. MLG is trying, but they aren't filling venues and they aren't getting enough of a following outside the community. I go to Quakecon every year, and the bigger it gets the more convinced I am that we are close to critical mass.

            We've needed a solid, fun to watch, prolific game and I really hope SC2 is the one.

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              July 26, 2010 8:09 PM

              I always heard angel munoz was a giant jerk. confirm/deny?

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                July 26, 2010 8:11 PM

                I also dont think the US is a prime market for e sports. I would love to see SC2 blow up, but if anything is able to take this country its going to be a shooter, and likely a console game.

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                July 26, 2010 8:16 PM

                there was a documentary out that basically said he was a phony and didn't pay out, and people couldn't complain about CPL in any way or they would never get it

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                  July 26, 2010 8:24 PM

                  He was extremely protective of the brand. He was convinced that it was solid gold and he was going to be the next fucking Don King or something.

                  The story I heard was that some foreign investor dumped an insane amount of money into the project and then some personal disagreement caused the entire operation to fall apart. One month I was getting ready for the next event, next thing I know the CPL is dead, and that's the last I heard of a lot of really awesome people.

                  We tried in 2008 with ROGcon here in Dallas. ASUS is a wonderful sponsor, but I think the event was largely a bust because there was no major pull. It was thrown together last minute, and I don't think another one is going to happen anytime soon.

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                  July 26, 2010 9:00 PM

                  For what it's worth, my Counterstrike team never had any problems with prize money. I do remember some controversy with Angel years ago, but I have nothing but positive memories of competing in the CPL. It's a shame it's gone (though I wouldn't be participating anymore either way - having a life is nice too!).

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                July 26, 2010 8:17 PM

                I think anyone who did business with him would agree. There were longstanding complaints from clans and people that were involved with the competitions and such. I never got involved in anything relating to business or money, and I think that's why my view of him is generally positive.

                When I stopped playing competitively ~2001-2002 I took a back seat to all that and focused on security and general operations.

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      July 26, 2010 6:36 PM

      Can't believe I took on a favor job tomorrow. I'M A GENIUS

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      July 26, 2010 6:38 PM

      In case someone here missed it, best game of the beta: http://day9tv.blip.tv/file/3917155/

      TLO vs Tester, ridiculous game

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        July 26, 2010 6:42 PM

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          July 26, 2010 6:47 PM

          Yes, the first game sucked. I was expecting more of the same in game two but it just kept escalating and escalating. So good.

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        July 26, 2010 6:44 PM

        hey cool, missed this earlier, watching now

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        July 26, 2010 9:01 PM

        Haha wow I just watched that whole thing. Never seen a narrated game before, was really cool. thanks for the link!

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        July 27, 2010 1:42 AM

        will watch at home.

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        July 27, 2010 5:08 AM

        Really awesome game. Thank you!

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      July 26, 2010 6:44 PM

      We're running a live stream on Giant Bomb starting around 8-9 PST if you're more into tomfoolery than strategy (but hopefully I will deliver a W or two in the process).

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      July 26, 2010 6:53 PM

      Hey, so where can I buy this online that it "unlocks" @ midnight? I have it downloaded already through the battle.net thing.

      Should I get it there?

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      July 26, 2010 7:16 PM

      Looks like Entropy and Tinfoilhatter are at the Day9 Harvey Mudd cast

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        July 26, 2010 7:18 PM

        Day9 must have a ginormous brain if he went to Harvey Mudd

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      July 26, 2010 7:27 PM

      So do you think by the time all 3 parts are released they' ll have the story wrapped up?Or will we have to wait 10 years or so for SC3?

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        July 26, 2010 7:32 PM

        Hope it ends with Zerg overrunning everything. I mean they already announced Zerg as the last installment, right?

        But for a serious response I think they can only do Starcraft so many times and this will be it. They've certainly paced it enough with the expansions. Plus I'm sure they've built a system they could upgrade quite a bit with expansions... so I hope this is it, but if it does well enough you never know.

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          July 26, 2010 7:43 PM

          Last installment is Protoss. I think it'll be a happy ending, unlike Brood War where the last campaign was Zerg and the story ends with them decimating the Protoss and Terrans.

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      July 26, 2010 7:34 PM

      I got my Collector's Edition this morning. Sitting here at work unable to play, yeah .. not fun.

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        July 26, 2010 7:53 PM

        hey no complaining. I'm about to jump into a subway to get the game :P

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      July 26, 2010 7:59 PM

      Finally, I get to show off my vintage Starcraft:
      http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f175/pretaanluxis/starcraft.jpg

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      July 26, 2010 8:16 PM

      rudds is installing SC2 right now!!

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      July 26, 2010 8:17 PM

      GO GO GO INSTALL!!

      Starcraft 2 install is LIVE!!

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      July 26, 2010 8:18 PM

      Oh god I an completely out geeked at this gamestop launch.

      At least at the WoW events there were normal people.

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        July 26, 2010 8:59 PM

        Normal people? Yeah, right. Closet WoW nerds are hardly "normal." :P

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      July 26, 2010 8:19 PM

      Ok who is the fuckhead sharing the mic with Da9]...I thought DJWheat was going to be there in person >:[

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        July 26, 2010 8:20 PM

        DJwheat isnt there in person. the other guy is some dude from MLG. hes kind of annoying

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        July 26, 2010 8:30 PM

        and all these commentaries are making me appreciate HD/Husky even more...half of being a good caster if having a steady radio voice

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      July 26, 2010 8:21 PM

      Holy shit!
      Minigame! "The Lost Viking". Tyrian-style top down arcade scroller

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        July 26, 2010 9:47 PM

        Guys is the Goliath skin corrupt for anyone else?

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      July 26, 2010 8:34 PM

      Man this game will sell crazy and I'm happy for Blizzard.

      I pre-ordered in March, I was 460th pre-order in this single store. The only reason I pre-ordered was to get the Collector's Edition. When I went this morning to pick up my game, most of the people weren't even the pre-order guys just people who rocked up on the day.

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      July 26, 2010 8:54 PM

      The guy commentating on the day9 stream is a fucking joke. haha

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      July 26, 2010 9:29 PM

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      July 26, 2010 9:31 PM

      I got a collectors edition! wooooooooo

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        July 26, 2010 10:11 PM

        where did you get it and did you preorder it?

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      July 26, 2010 9:38 PM

      So sad the digital download isn't until 10am pst :(

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        July 26, 2010 9:46 PM

        you can download, just not unlock, it made me go to the store :(

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          July 26, 2010 9:48 PM

          Oh I know, I'm already installed. That makes it worse imho. All I can do is stare at the log in screen :(

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            July 26, 2010 10:06 PM

            Just started my download now, I figure it'll finish up a little before the unlock time anyway. Here's to being unemployed!

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      July 26, 2010 10:09 PM

      any link to patch notes for the release version?

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      July 26, 2010 10:13 PM

      lol, I'm watching Giant Bomb play protoss in SC2 and thinking "Build a twilight council for victory!" Oh Shack, how you have corrupted me :D

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      July 26, 2010 10:17 PM

      Fuck yes. Installation commencing.

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      July 26, 2010 10:20 PM

      Really happy that they included the notepad! I used the one I got with SC for the longest time.

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        July 26, 2010 10:22 PM

        Where is it? Regular edition only?

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          July 26, 2010 10:25 PM

          I just got the regular edition - it's a Wanted poster for Jim Raynor, not Blizz's logo like the old ones though

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      July 26, 2010 10:21 PM

      Coming up soon, are you kids addicted to stim packs?

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      July 26, 2010 10:23 PM

      That sucked. Bestbuy Midtown NYC never opened. They had some angry dudes outside. Glad I arrived five minutes before unlike others who waited two hours.

      Went to Gamestop Union Square. They were quite awesome there. Apparently a few Best Buys are having this problem.

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      July 26, 2010 10:29 PM

      I installed it!....now the long wait for 10am pst...

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      July 26, 2010 10:34 PM

      FUUUUU The WoW Thor pet isn't a separate key so you can't sell it.

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        July 26, 2010 10:41 PM

        Exactly 1 person in the world is surprised by this (that person is you)

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        July 27, 2010 4:09 AM

        What? That sucks. I was going to give that away to a random Shacker. Blizzard like the idea of Thors being wasteful, I guess?

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        July 27, 2010 4:36 AM

        Called it...

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      July 26, 2010 10:43 PM

      The following problems have occurred:

      •The authentication key you entered cannot be claimed. Please try again. Alternatively, click here then browse to a game dashboard and click “Enter CD Key” to try this key for a different region, or try this process again for a different Battle.net account.



      That is what I am getting even removed authenticator and still same thing.

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        July 26, 2010 10:50 PM

        wrong letter?

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        July 27, 2010 12:34 AM

        I had trouble with the first letter since the "g" in "Wings" above the code made an H look like an A.

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          July 27, 2010 12:37 AM

          I had an 8 and a B next to each other, that took a while to notice.

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      July 26, 2010 10:43 PM

      LIvestreaming installer: http://justin.tv/loiosh

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      July 26, 2010 10:48 PM

      oh god why can I install but not purchase a digital cd-key until tomorrow morning?

      FFFFUUUUUUUUUU

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      July 27, 2010 12:31 AM

      Damn the Single player is addictive. I don't want to go to bed.

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      July 27, 2010 1:02 AM

      Damn you Europe, you can order SC2 online now :(

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        July 27, 2010 1:04 AM

        I'm waiting to buy a US copy :[

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        July 27, 2010 1:58 AM

        for 20 bucks more than in the shops, fuck that

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      July 27, 2010 1:50 AM

      Its pretty fun hearing the crowd response during the tournament, hopefully they do more live broadcasts like this.

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      July 27, 2010 2:15 AM

      Intotherainbow vs Tester is the best series. I'm so annoyed that they are playing fucking Idra for #1

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      July 27, 2010 2:16 AM

      Did a quick count of the maps.

      12 1v1, 1 1v1, 18 2v2, 11 3v3, and 10 4v4

      Holy crap that's a lot of maps, hahah

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        July 27, 2010 2:17 AM

        Wow. That is amazing. I can't wait to get my hands on my copy already!

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        July 27, 2010 2:28 AM

        whoops, should say 1 1v1v1

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      July 27, 2010 4:37 AM

      I installed the game previously, now bought the game and it shows up in my account about the game client says there is no StarCraft 2 account associated with my account !!! rage whats' going on?

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