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okay, what are the better gameplay aspects? what makes sc2 more competitive?

no, most brood war progamers wont switch. the progamers that WILL switch are either the b-team noobs that want to win (mvp, iron, zergbong, all of those guys) and the washed up stars that want to be at the top again (boxer, nada, july.)

more tournaments dont mean ****. yeah, you can win some money, but not everyone wins, and if you dont, youve got nothing. the teamleagues in brood war are far more advanced and players wont abandon a relatively secure life in exchange for sc2, especially with the way it is now (elimination of alot of competitive aspects)

to date, there hasnt been any top brood war players that have left and gone to sc2. the biggest brood war exit was Effort last year, who left to study, but recently rejoined hite entus and is back in training.
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Trollers gonna Troll.

and look @ the year that bw game year. 2011. meaning it took 12 years to get at that level. sc2 is sub-1 year, things take time to develop.
thats true, but the development of sc1 has essentially been a piggy back in the development of sc2. players like nada and july have been at it for years, sc2 wont change much in another 12 years mate
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Come back to me in 6 months and we can watch Flash and Jaedong play SCII together .
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You seem to think the future of e-sports is in Korea... this is where you are going wrong ( which is apparent if you look where all the money is forming now ).

You can't live in the past forever.
korea is not the only place where e-sports can blossom. but korea is the only place where e-sports has been proven to thrive and grow and sustain itself. i wont wager any money on it being successful anywhere else unless the perceptions of progamers changes
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Come back to me in 6 months and we can watch Flash and Jaedong play SCII together .
no way, diablo 3 will be out by then and that will be the new future of e-sports
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Also I played at a competitive level in X17, and I played with a lot of pros in my SC1 days. I was even friends with Agent911 ( old school pro ) playing CS with him on his old CS server. I am currently ranked 750~ in North America for SCII, I can tell you from my own experience at both games at pretty high level ( not the highest obviously ) that SCII just as hard with out all the tedious as everyone is saying. I've showed you battle reports from me.. it's pretty obvious I took the game seriously >.<.

You need to get over all these BS reasons you hate SCII for. It's amazing... play it at high level and you'll know.

I love Diablo ( as I said in previous posts ), but SCII will be bigger for e-sports.. sorry.
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no, you need to generate some reasons for why sc2 could even possibly be on the same level as brood war.

ive seen sc2 at high levels (obviously i have not played) and all i realised was that sc2 makes zergbong seem like less of a noob. im sorry, brood war players just do so much more than sc2 players, i cant downgrade my viewing experience like that :C

if diablo 3 can be marketed as an e-sport for even more money than sc2, then that is what going to happen. blizzard will not care about the competitiveness or the gameplay of sc2 if diablo 3 will make more money.
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But it won't happen, quote me on it. I'll be there playing it day 1 like you... but it won't be bigger than SCII for money / e-sports. Maybe users though.

OK well maybe we can find a game where you have to click a puzzle 45 times to build an SCV, obviously way more going on in that game. I'm going to sell you the worst designed games of all time and you're going to tell me how good it is.
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I dont see the esport scene in Diablo. What are players going to do besides out leveling each other? Duels are only for fun. Im not sure if D3 leveling system will work differently from D2.

How are people going to "compete" against each other?
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no i wont be getting d3 lol. like many others, ive made a promise to myself to never purchase anything blizzard puts out again. this has nothing to do with my perceived quality of sc2 btw.

and ill find a game that eliminates the need for any semblance of skill or multitasking and any foothold for players of better skill to win games and you can buy that. obviously we are going in the right direction with a user-friendly, easy-to-peak noob game that has no future whatsoever
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