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I've seen all this hype about StarCraft 2 ... but what is it exactly? An RPG or what? What's the theme of it and why does everyone see it as being so good?
    
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RTS, just like command and conquer, etc... RTS = Real Time Strategy...
    
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And what makes it so good?
    
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post #194 of 403
It is the sequel to the undisputed greatest rts of all time, and quite possible greatest computer game ever after diablo and halflife
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post #195 of 403
AFTER Diablo and Half-Life? Hell no! Its better than both (but I do love all 3)
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post #196 of 403
Yeah .. So I've heard. But WHY? That's what I'm asking.
    
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post #197 of 403
Go play it, it's like $9.99 now for it and the expansion, since it came out in '98.
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It requires a skill that isn't usually required in other "strategy" games. Speed
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And what makes it so good?
You make and build a fort and army and try to out strategize your opponent to destroy his base. VERY addicting.
    
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post #200 of 403
The main thing I think that makes it so great, is that it's balanced PERFECTLY. All 3 races can beat any of the other 2 if played right. People can't 'pin point' the 'best' race.
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