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Originally Posted by mudman091878 View Post
2 main reasons.

1. Unique races. Not just slightly different, but almost totally unique. No other RTS game comes even close to offering 3 near 100% unique races. Each race has little in common past collecting resources. This is very underrated when it comes to SC2's popularity.

2. Balance. With these unique races comes a great challenge in keeping the game balanced. If the game was unbalanced you'd see one race and only one race played at the highest levels.

At least one of these two things are largely missing from virtually all other RTS games.

Also, outside of the standard competitive multiplayer aspect, you have the immensely popular custom maps made from the map editor. No other game has the custom map making community that starcraft has (other than WC3 of course).
Pretty true, balance isn't too bad for SCII atm and the game will only get better once the exps come out with more units
    
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and the game will only get better once the exps come out with more units
unless they add hats...

ghost with cowboy hat... *shudder*
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Marines and a thor or two will counter any muta play what so ever. Even though mutas can magic box thors, thors act as a tank soaking the damage from the mutas while your marines deal the dps to the mutas. 1 thor and and a handful of marines will stop any in base muta play coupled with turrets.
and magic boxing may be taken out in the next patch
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unless they add hats...

ghost with cowboy hat... *shudder*
They better not

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and magic boxing may be taken out in the next patch
How so?
    
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Can anyone tell me why Starcraft 2 does NOT reconnect to the server after my service cuts out and resumes? When I lose internet, I lose connection to Blizzie servers and the game throws up that box that just has the surrender button.... however, when my connection comes back ,the game never resumes and the only thing I can do is leave the game.

Very frustrating when my (admittedly CPU, until this is resolved) opponent has only 1 building left and once I beat him I get another cheevo.
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unless they add hats...

ghost with cowboy hat... *shudder*
In FO:NV I had to find a cowgirl ghoul, to be a prostitute
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Can anyone tell me why Starcraft 2 does NOT reconnect to the server after my service cuts out and resumes? When I lose internet, I lose connection to Blizzie servers and the game throws up that box that just has the surrender button.... however, when my connection comes back ,the game never resumes and the only thing I can do is leave the game.

Very frustrating when my (admittedly CPU, until this is resolved) opponent has only 1 building left and once I beat him I get another cheevo.
Actually, mine used to do that and then I have to click surrender, but, recently, if it disconnects from battle.net, then it'll connect back and the surrender screen will be gone so that I can continue to play again
    
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Repair is the terran hard counter to muta harass. I've played terrans who are lightning fast to react to any muta threat with SCV's and muta harass is not even close to being cost-effective against those guys. They have no trouble protecting mineral lines or anything else once they get a few thors out. Most Terrans who complain about muta harass are just not taking full advantage of what repair can do. They need to get better minimap awareness and faster reaction times with their SCV's. And they need a few vikings. One of my pet peeves about terran players is that they whine like little girls whenever they're forced to spend gas on something other than their favorite units. Vikings are nobody's favorite unit, but they are helpful sometimes.
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Wow, Anypro just self destructed hardcore.
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