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Most creaters of Sci-Fi games/movies/books that we enjoy today have been directly influenced by JRR Tolkien and his many writings (including but no limited to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit). Issac Asimov is also a big influence. None of these idea are BRAND new. Get over it...

Starcraft 2 will be a great game, and it will be played for over a decade like Starcraft and all the other Blizzard games that have been released.
More likely it's going to be like CS1.6 vs CS:S, AoE2 vs AoE3, SOCOM I vs II vs III, etc. I'm sure plenty of people will stay on Starcraft, and there will be dozens of threads comparing the two, with a lot of heated discussion. It has been foretold.
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i wonder if same ranged unit, like a marine can take one of these out from afar...

Most uber powerful units in RTS's have some sort of way obvious weakness. Wonder what this one is...
Low hp and armor.
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They do move fast though, and you'll be attacking with masses of these since they're evolved from zerglings.
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nice! really looking forward to this game!
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God, I can't wait until this game comes out.
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I'm surpresed nobody comented this... at first I thought it as a joke refering to the recent ban waves that blizz have been doing in WoW lol

But now to the unit it seems cool, I'll have to learn to counter them as a Protoss =P

Can't wait to put my hands on SC2!!
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I'm surpresed nobody comented this... at first I thought it as a joke refering to the recent ban waves that blizz have been doing in WoW lol

But now to the unit it seems cool, I'll have to learn to counter them as a Protoss =P

Can't wait to put my hands on SC2!!
Recent ban waves? I quit wow a long time ago. Right about the time that I realized that it was just repetition, nothing was "new". If I need an MMO fix I go play on a private server for 5 or 10 minutes.

About the influences. Tons of the quests in WoW are in reference to something. Anything from books (Dune) to video games (Zelda, Super Mario etc.). When I came across these, I felt ripped off that Blizzard couldn't come up with something on their own. There are too many similarities to be just passed off as influences.


Edit: I for one will probably never play SC2. When Starcraft was first released, I remember playing it every day on Battlenet for years. But now I am sick of the half assed cartoon graphics and elaborate advertising campaigns of games that do not deliver.
Edited by Tekon - 5/26/08 at 9:44am
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But now I am sick of the half assed cartoon graphics and elaborate advertising campaigns of games that do not deliver.
The screenshots don't look half a**ed to me. You do realize how long ago the original starcraft came out right?
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when this game comes out, they will need to pry me away from the computer screaming.

or i may never be heard from again...
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Tabula Rasa anyone?
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