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TOO LONG? TOO LONG?

I want a game campaign to last a WEEK, not less than 5 hours

I hate modern games.
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This is what pisses me off about not having the entire game released...Like Sc1 was. The multi-player feels unfinished. There does not seem to be as much diversity for what works and as the pro's show u there is only a couple things they do for success. Im gonna wait till Heart of Swarm to possibly get back into SC2 hardcore. Its just the same strategy over n over.
I could not disagree more with this post. How exactly is SC2 just 'the same strategy over n over'? Please elaborate.
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Hopefully this'll lower the price of the expansion, then, since their only real justification for $60 was "it's got 30 missions!"

Likely? Haha. Yeah right.

I'll buy it anyway
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As long as multiplayer delivers, I could care less if the campaign takes 6 hours or 60 hours.

SC2's campaign was awesome, but even I admit that I was unable to get through it a 2nd time... it was very long.
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When is this supposed to be released? I am really looking forward to the new protoss units? Also, does this mean that the esports will now have two different sections of starcraft 2, one for wings and one for swarm since they will both contain different available units and obviously different ways of playing?

On topic, I found the original story to be a little long, but I did try to get a lot of the achievments as well. I am ok with them shortening it. I haven't played starcraft 2 multiplayer in a while, but the new units may very well get me to play it for fun occasionally. I am not into laddering on it that much. Might just start doing the ladder for fun and stop worrying about the stupid rank.
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Whatever was cut out to shorten it will be sold to you in later DLC no worries
 
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Wait there is a campaign in Starcraft 2?

Multiplayer is where it's at! All I care about is the balancing of the new units, and the new campaign is just extra on top.
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When is this supposed to be released? I am really looking forward to the new protoss units? Also, does this mean that the esports will now have two different sections of starcraft 2, one for wings and one for swarm since they will both contain different available units and obviously different ways of playing?
Doubtful, if anything some units may no longer be playable in HotS MP (carrier, mothership, Thor, etc) and other units may take their place in certain aspects etc. HotS MP will overtake WoL MP. eSports will just have hots units take over for SC2.
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I hope the missions they cut will be made available for download. I prefer FPS or RPG multiplayer - I'm not pro at RTS but can consistently go 2:1 or better against FPS veterans and 50:1 or better against noobs. For me, games like Starcraft are all about the single player missions.

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How exactly is SC2 just 'the same strategy over n over'? Please elaborate.
It's kinda like chess in that there are a few textbook opening moves.
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It's kinda like chess in that there are a few textbook opening moves.
No, it isn't like chess. The game isn't played on the same map over and over. You also have to build certiain buildings in the beginning just to be able to progress through the tech tree so there will always be similarities to how people build in the first 5 minutes. This isn't any different than any other RTS.
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