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Where can I get a Taiwanese/Korean StarCraft II account?

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I'm on a quest for a Taiwanese or Korean StarCraft II key or account. All the sites I see when Googling seem very sketchy, and none seem to be on Ebay. Can someone point me in the right direction?

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post #2 of 22
The two places I've seen mentioned are SC2SEA and OffGamers:

http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=295959

http://www.sc2sea.com/showthread.php?t=1893

OffGamers has SC2 TW listed for $40, which is pretty tempting.
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Buy American, traitor.
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He probably already has an American one, Koreans are better though so it's good training. Tempted to buy one myself...
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I don't see how a Korean version can be better than an English copy? am I missing something? Just because they are Korean doesn't mean that automatically makes them good?
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post #6 of 22
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Originally Posted by adamkatt View Post

Just because they are Korean doesn't mean that automatically makes them good?

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I don't see how a Korean version can be better than an English copy? am I missing something? Just because they are Korean doesn't mean that automatically makes them good?

Because having a US account doesn't let you play on Korean servers.
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post #8 of 22
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I don't see how a Korean version can be better than an English copy? am I missing something? Just because they are Korean doesn't mean that automatically makes them good?

Koreans and Taiwanese are generally better at SC/SC2 imho.
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Essentially, to play on the Korean ladder you need to have a Korean SC2 key.

The Korean ladders are much more competitive and you'll find much higher quality players there on average.

Doesn't mean aren't good non koreans (tons of them in fact), but the overall quality of the player population is much higher than other regions. Hence why the top non-korean players all have and play on korean server accounts.

Remember, this is the nation that literally has schools and camps devoted to training people to play starcraft from the age of 10, and where pro Starcraft players are given the same celebrity status as pro athletes in the US.
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post #10 of 22
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Koreans and Taiwanese are generally better at SC/SC2 imho.

debatable, especially if we're not talking the best of the best, but at least the meta game is a bit different so a korean account will help you learn some new tricks at the very least.
 
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