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You better grab your flamesuit this is a blizzard and valve fanboy central, any turd that gets crapped out by these 2 companies is automatically considered the best game ever made, and you may get banned if you try to apply fair critisism.

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I think most SC players secretly wanted SC2 to be SC with updated graphics and a couple of new features anyway.
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As a huge SC1 fan since 1998 I must say SCII exceeded all my expectations, but I'm a hardcore SC fan. I don't want them to change too much crap to appeal to all these casual gaming fans. SC is still for the hardcore, and in the end that's all that matters. SCII weeds out people who can't hang, I love that. Strong community because of it.
Hardcore? lol

Can't hang with what? Zerg rush? That's about all anyone ever did in that game online. I met a few people on the original Starcraft that would actually set ground rules and time limits before attack to make a decent game out of it, the rest just rushed for quick victory. Fun game

I played the single player on Starcraft, finished the game and loved it. SC2 - got bored real quick and deleted the game.

To each their own, there are plenty of games I like but others think suck. It's always been that way.

The problem is that developers are lazy (Bioware, Blizzard, EA, Crytek, etc) and just want to throw something together and make money on it, rather than any real innovation. You don't have to change the whole game to innovate, just keep it fresh and new.

I didn't see anything fresh and new in SC2, just a rehash with shiny graphics. If I wanted a rehash I would just go back and play the original again, since it was better and save $60.
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They should have added some e-new stuff for $50
I think all the added was a bunch of cutscenes? dunno I bought it played 2 missions, tried is once online and then put it away,

IMO the best RTS is still C & C Generals or the Total War series
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I think this game shoudlnt be stupid. Thats all. Why make everything anti ground?? Why do protoss have colossus and immortals both anti ground?? How is that smart for the most advanced race??




I didnt pay a dime for this game, and I never will
You don't have the right to complain of you never paid for it.

Haters gonna hate.

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I like playing SC2 but I do have a few complaints about it. I understand the "stick with a winning formula" mentality and I believe this is something a lot of SC1 players wanted. My major gripes are:

1) Matchmaking

Why am I a #1 plat being paired with a 20ish silver in a 4v4 game? This needs to be revamped. Possibly make it so Bronze/silver group together, Gold/Plat and Diamond +. Make it so a diamond does not get grouped with a gold etc.

2) Resourse sharing

This needs to go. It sucks when you have a real close battle, one guy has been hoarding minerals the whole game, leaves and now all of a sudden the other team gains all of the minerals. Granted I won this way before, being able to macro up about 40 voids and stomping the other team because they did not expand too well and I was able to hit their dwindled down army.

3) Improve useless units or replace them.

Reapers are barely used, BC's are still slow and suck, Carriers are the same as BC's. Ultras cannot get out of their own way. Motherships are barely used. When a unit like reapers were good, they nerfed them. The only thing they are good for is mineral harass for the first 5 min of a game. Just a few examples.
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Well, I've never really played SC1, but you don't have to click the queen all the time, just set it as control group#1.
    
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Exactly, the game was made with e-sports in mind, and it's completely succeeding, adding a fourth race would have been so hard to balance (wc3, they had to patch every week for balance/bug issues...). Colossus not being able to shoot air is for balance issues, they're already strong enough killing an entire zerg army with a deathball...

Again, just by looking at the leagues that popped out in america, with prize pools as big as 75k $ (NASL, IPL) and let's not forget about other huge tournaments (TSL, GSL). I don't think there's an eSport that ever got that huge, and it's only going up ATM...

Lots of people hate blizzard for not adding lan support, but imo, b.net 2.0 is awesome, there's so many good things about thing (except the fact that progamers can get spammed by so many bronzeleagues without having an offline mode or anything) SC BW was broken, only koreans were good at it, with sc2, it's a global game, koreans are no longer the gosu, there's so many streams on justin.tv (justin.tv decided to support gaming more than any other department) If you're looking for some help for 1v1s, go on www.teamliquid.net, it's a forum as big as overclock.net (yea really!) COMPLETELY dedicated to starcraft 2, and that does not even include asian countries... I think alot of people misunderstand how big this eSport is getting and how big it already is. There's lot of people whining about the game, but try to look at it from another point of view, it was not intended to be a new game...
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