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What do they mean with "remaster"? I can make Diablo 2 run on any pc with the opengl tool (less than 2MB download i think it was). It looks way better than the original directX 6. The only thing Diablo 2 needs is an HD texture pack.
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Their current graphics engine for SC2 or D3 isn't all that demanding. A tweak of the engine and and a mesh with the original game will do wonders to those old games.
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If the underlying game engine for Starcraft is intact other than changes made for compatibility to Windows 10 and an updated UI to observe games I'm all for this.

They really have to avoid "fixing" the various bugs that made many of the units work the way they did. I can tolerate the art direction getting worse but not the gameplay itself.

As someone who ended up buying Starcraft twice (consequence of the only version of Broodwar I could find was a bundled battle chest) I'm really looking forward to this.
post #24 of 136
Yeah i miss the days spent on WC2 poly morphing ppl then rain of fire twas a found memory. Then wc3 hit and i lost a month or 3.
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I would expect Blizzard levels of polish and quality on the remastered versions. If they're aiming for Ubisoft's standards, they may as well not bother.

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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post

I would expect Blizzard levels of polish and quality on the remastered versions. If they're aiming for Ubisoft's standards, they may as well not bother.

I believe they will keep to their high standards after announcing the remasters to be released soon-ish...er™

Otherwise, they'd have pleeeeenty of free time on their hands. tongue.gif
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So long as they use a new engine (or non SC2 engine) where everything doesnt look chibi-esc.

The atmosphere of WC3, SC1 and D2 were the biggest reasons for me loving them.
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I would play play Warcraft 3 and Diablo 2 again.
 
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Warcraft 2 please? Anyone?

But seriously, I'll take whatever I can get.
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Yes i loved wc 2 see my op it was first time i got to smush seals into red paste. Then id rain of fire just to be sure. Then i got to do it again in wow lol.
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