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New units, changed units, retired units: a ton of changes are coming for StarCraft II with the next expansion. Just revealed today at the opening ceremony for Blizzcon in Anaheim, CA, we have the full official list of changes. Read on to see what’s happening to your favorite race!

http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/10/21/official-list-of-unit-changes-in-starcraft-iis-heart-of-the-swarm-expansion/

Sorry if a repost.

Thoughts on the changes? I think they sound exciting, almost sounds like an entire new game to learn. I cannot wait to dig into it!
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Sorry closer inspection of that thread shows the source is a forum I'll allow this one
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The Protoss' ability to block mineral fields temporarily might be huge...

I also like the Terran area-attack weapon. I imagine that in front of a line of siege tanks and warhounds will be a pretty devastating defensive position. Wonder how big the range is on the Shredder?
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Description: Replicants have one ability: to transform itself into any non-massive unit. They’re expensive, so cloning a Zergling would not be very cost effective, but transforming into a specialized unit like a Raven, Infestor, or Siege Tank could open up interesting strategic options for the protoss.

I, for one, welcome our new Protoss overlords.
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Looking at a complete new meta game. I love the new zerg ability to damage buildings over time and turn that damage into resources. The game is taking what looks like a very different focus. Gutted the lurker hasn't returned frown.gif But something similar has arrived.

I also imagine we will see a lot of complaining about an "OP" Protoss.
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Those are new units, but did they confirm that they are new Multiplayer units?
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I also imagine we will see a lot of complaining about an "OP" Zerg.

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I just started playing SC2 even though I have had it since launch but the only class I'm decent with is Zerg tongue.gif I'm still new but Protoss always seem a bit OP to me.
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