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Complete nonsense
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Complete nonsense

I agree, I'm totally new to RTS and have been playing WoL for the last month online, and offline a couple weeks before this. I love it, and there are all sorts of levels for you to have a good time with. The Starcraft community is huge, and there are millions of players. Lots of players started recently, just like I did, and I've made a bunch of online friends playing WoL.

roberts91, maybe you don't realise just how much skill is involved in starcraft? Maybe you expected to do well without putting in any effort, and got yourself reaped a new one a few times? I'd suggest going to watch these channels and spending some time learning:

http://www.youtube.com/user/filtersc
http://www.youtube.com/user/njsexy
http://www.youtube.com/user/dignitasApollo

Do some studying, lots of practice, and you'll make progress. I am making huge progress, although I'm still very unskilled. What's more, these guys have given me such an appreciation for the high level players that I love watching replays from the likes of HuskyStarcraft. Awesome entertainment.
    
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And to add to the post above:

Just play ladder bronze league games. You will learn as you go.
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That's like me fussing cause I'm no good at bf3 because everyone else got a two year head start and liked the game more than I.
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I get my ass kicked in bf3 though tongue.gif
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It's obvious to me that there are loads of people who are similarly new to the game as me. I'm currently at 4 or 5 in my bronze league, and watching loads of the others play, I see them doing the same stuff I did, and following a similar progression in learning.

I think Starcraft is awesome, it's revitalised my love of gaming in a way that other stuff hasn't done in years. I could kick myself for not starting it when it first came out. Way to take a depressing winter and make it happy times.
    
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It's obvious to me that there are loads of people who are similarly new to the game as me. I'm currently at 4 or 5 in my bronze league, and watching loads of the others play, I see them doing the same stuff I did, and following a similar progression in learning.

I think Starcraft is awesome, it's revitalised my love of gaming in a way that other stuff hasn't done in years. I could kick myself for not starting it when it first came out. Way to take a depressing winter and make it happy times.

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I have to confess that I've been playing some LoL recently and it's much more accessible then SC2.
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They've changed a lot to the accessibility in HOTS.

I don't really see people buying WOL just to get HOTS though :/
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I don't really see people buying WOL just to get HOTS though :/

To Blizzard's credit, they usually lower the price of the older content so that the "cost of entry" isn't so ridiculous. I think I heard somewhere that WoL+HotS will be bundled for $60. They do the same thing with WoW - looking at the Blizzard store, you can buy everything but the newest expansion (including a month of game time) for 50 bucks total.

I kinda doubt that the player base is suddenly going to explode, but there have been a bunch of $30 pre-order deals floating around so hopefully it'll be a pretty successful launch.
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