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Originally Posted by mothergoose729 View Post

Really? I loved the HOTS campaign. Sara Carrigan was so brokenly overpowered tongue.gif.

I have played the first couple mission and the campaign feels pretty solid. It's a lot of the same in terms of missions, but really, how much can you expect from an RTS? My biggest complaint so far is that I just don't find the protoss that interesting. It is probably just me, but the characters feel really flat and the narrative has no sharp edges. Feels very dull :/ . Maybe it will get better.

The story took a turn for the cheesy. WoL was better than HotS in this regard.
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i finished some of the story last night, looking forward to playing the epilogue
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Judging by what I have read about Fallout 4, LOTV would have been the better choice.

Nah, not for this point in my life anyway. Fallout 4 is great.
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Just completed the campaign and it was the best out of the 3 story wise although each had parts that I enjoyed. WOL i just enjoyed playing around with all the dood dads and arcade game on the hyperion, HoTS I enjoyed all the little boss battles they had, and LoTV story and gameplay was really good.

On a side note i know it's not a huge issue since the game runs more then fine on extreme settings but the latest nvidia patch said they finally have sli for sc2 but i can't get it to work. I change it in the nvidia control panel hit apply then it just defaults back to 1gpu. Anyone got this working?
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Finished!

Spoiler Do not read if you want to avoid spoilers from the LotV story. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Really good campaign overall. Level design and gameplay was pretty good! As expected.

Difficulty on brutal was hard but enjoyable. Very well I would say.
Alot better than Hots anyways because Hots was so easy.
Blizzard learned from a few mistakes as it seems. The Infestor was so insanely op in Hots and in LotV the dark archon has the same abillity but cannot control big units like ultras and hybrids. Very well done because the Winfestor was the unit to rule them all. No exceptions.
The strongest unit in LotV is the Void Ray. As soon as I got it the missions became alot easier. The last mission was pretty hard through.

There are a few weak points:

- Prologue is crap
- Epilogue is cool BUT WHY is it not connected with the main campaign? All the decisions, units and abillities are not avaliable in this 3 missions. So yeah all units are set and you are not able to play the units YOU enjoyed in previous campaigns.
It feels so dumb.
Also I expected one last battle with all three races in my control. Instead the last and final battle is with zerg.
- The invasion for aiur was rushed. It felt just too fast. There was alot of hype about retaking the protoss homeworld and it didn't live up for the hype. Also not enough drama besides from the zeratul death.
- Charakters are flat. Only Alarak was very interesting in a way. What happned to Artanis btw?
- The End was rushed and even bad. Somehow like the whole story. It was not on Sc:BW Level. Im disapointed. I don't know how to describe it yet..
- The last cinematic is a joke

Edit: I have to correct something. The main campaign and story is not bad. Even better than hots and only epilog was a real disapointment for me.

Edited by Pandora51 - 11/12/15 at 6:03am
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I just finished the main story. It was pretty good. The ending did feel rushed to me. I blinked twice and suddenly it was over.

Great line in the last cinematic though:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
"Without the Kala what would we be?"

Artanis - "Free"

THE FEELS tongue.gif
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How is the campaign in terms of length, is it as long as the two previous campaigns, is it longer, shorter?
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How is the campaign in terms of length, is it as long as the two previous campaigns, is it longer, shorter?


Including prologue/epilogue there's 25 missions, so a little less but there is a new game mode separate from the campaign, coop missions (aka Allied Commanders), which has an additional 5 different maps/missions. The coop missions is an entire game mode where 2 players team up to complete objectives and gain experience after completing/failing the mission to level up your hero/army for unlocks which in turn will let you play the missions at a higher difficulty/with different playstyles.

 

Also, the campaign is protoss nostalgia delight - as you go through it you get to play with pretty much every SC1 protoss unit (if you choose to use them).

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Including prologue/epilogue there's 25 missions, so a little less but there is a new game mode separate from the campaign, coop missions (aka Allied Commanders), which has an additional 5 different maps/missions. The coop missions is an entire game mode where 2 players team up to complete objectives and gain experience after completing/failing the mission to level up your hero/army for unlocks which in turn will let you play the missions at a higher difficulty/with different playstyles.

Also, the campaign is protoss nostalgia delight - as you go through it you get to play with pretty much every SC1 protoss unit (if you choose to use them).

I see. A lot of people are praising the ending, I am glad that this time around Blizzard was able to deliver in terms of story telling and conclusion. Wont spoil it for myself until I buy and play the game.
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hm. I would say pretty much like Hots. WoL might be the longest with its 29 missions.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
btw I have to correct my previous post about the main story. The main campaign and story is not bad. Actually its good and better than Hots etc
What bothers me the most is the epilog and that made me mad for many reasons.
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