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Going to get mine at midnight and finish it before morning , anyways i just cant wait, its been SC2 in my mind for like 2 months now.
hey zealot we need to get back on some 2v2 matches in a couple days
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Does SC2 have a noobs league for people like me who in obviously suck?
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Does SC2 have a noobs league for people like me who in obviously suck?
They let you play 5 placement matches for each category (1v1, 2v2, 3v3, 4v4) and depending on the outcome of those 5 matches, you're placed in a league with your similar skillset (for example, Platinum/Gold League for the extremely good/very good players, Silver/Bronze for the good/above average players, etc.

That way, you won't have to play with people who outclass you
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I can not wait for this I am going for midnight release at my local Gamestop. I asked the dude how many pre-orders they had he said 55 not including the collector's edition. I just pre-ordered it today because I got the money for it acouple days ago.
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Does SC2 have a noobs league for people like me who in obviously suck?
Like jcde7ago said above, you'll play placement matches to determine your initial ladder placement - Bronze < Silver < Gold < Platinum < Diamond.

I'd definitely recommend resisting the urge to jump right into multiplayer and playing through the solo campaign if you're not familiar with the game. You'll get a decent feel for each race and you'll give the beta players some time to get themselves sorted into gold/plat/diamond. Should be a much easier time starting out that way.

Couple of sites to check out if you're bored:

http://starcraft.wikia.com/wiki/StarCraft_Wiki
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I have been trying to make a pre-download in preparation of the digital release for days without success... come on Blizzard, give me a break
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I have been trying to make a pre-download in preparation of the digital release for days without success... come on Blizzard, give me a break :cry:
I did my pre-download a few days ago

Although, i am gonna hit up a couple Gamestops in my area that are doing midnight releases... of the retail version...so, if I can snag a physical copy and start playing ~10 hours before the digital versions are able to be activated, i am definitely down.
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I wonder how much cheese there is going to be during the initial ladder rush characteristic of these blizzard releases
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I did my pre-download a few days ago

Although, i am gonna hit up a couple Gamestops in my area that are doing midnight releases... of the retail version...so, if I can snag a physical copy and start playing ~10 hours before the digital versions are able to be activated, i am definitely down.
It seems to me that the digital installer is identical to the retail installer... the only difference is that you can't purchase keys online until 10AM.
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Will I be able to run everything max at 1680x1050 and 4xAA at 90FPS+?

also, I want to buy it at gamestop on day it releases (not midnight launch), I dont have it reserved. Will I be able to just walk in and buy it or are they going to be sold out?
Edited by melterx12 - 7/25/10 at 7:04am
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