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I thought the ending was so cliche. After doing the zeratul missions I could smell the cheese coming. So much cheese in fact I'm not going to buy the expansions but i'll still play it.
    
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I liked the ending.
    
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OH WHAT THE BALLS. LAST MISSION IS STUPIDDDDD



So like if you're heading an assault on Char, shouldn't you be assaulting it?

Nooo, all 3 char missions are some sort of defense mission, except for perhaps the 2nd one where you knock out nydus worms / air. The protoss relic thing felt like a cheap gimmick Blizzard used to tie up plot holes since they wanted to end the game early or something, or ran out of ideas on how the puny terrans would kill the queen of blades.

I expected something along the lines or an epic invasion into Zerg territory, and you'd deliver the relic to a defeated Kerrigan to complete the mission. Instead, the relic is this hugely overpowered weapon.



Ah well, it was kind of fun, although boring. All I did was mass siege tanks and missile turrets for the last mission and won easily. Mission finished in less than 30 minutes, shorter than all of the last 10 missions I had played. ANTICLIMATIC.





Char invasion should've been longer IMO, but the rest of the campaign was really satisfying. Gonna go replay the thing on brutal.



Oh and lol at the credits. The part with the special thanks was literally a wall of text, names separated by no more than a comma and a space.


Edited by xHassassin - 8/2/10 at 2:42am
    
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OH WHAT THE BALLS. LAST MISSION IS STUPIDDDDD



So like if you're heading an assault on Char, shouldn't you be assaulting it?

Nooo, all 3 char missions are some sort of defense mission, except for perhaps the 2nd one where you knock out nydus worms / air. The protoss relic thing felt like a cheap gimmick Blizzard used to tie up plot holes since they wanted to end the game early or something, or ran out of ideas on how the puny terrans would kill the queen of blades.

I expected something along the lines or an epic invasion into Zerg territory, and you'd deliver the relic to a defeated Kerrigan to complete the mission. Instead, the relic is this hugely overpowered weapon.



Ah well, it was kind of fun, although boring. All I did was mass siege tanks and missile turrets for the last mission and won easily. Mission finished in less than 30 minutes, shorter than all of the last 10 missions I had played. ANTICLIMATIC.





Char invasion should've been longer IMO, but the rest of the campaign was really satisfying. Gonna go replay the thing on brutal.



Oh and lol at the credits. The part with the special thanks was literally a wall of text, names separated by no more than a comma and a space.


My god, I hated the last mission. I barely finished. I was like spaming the artifact special attack... BARELY made it... I had a wall of damn tanks and turrets... they just kept getting owned
    
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My god, I hated the last mission. I barely finished. I was like spaming the artifact special attack... BARELY made it... I had a wall of damn tanks and turrets... they just kept getting owned
What difficulty did you play it on? Also, did you kill the worms or the air? I chose air and didn't have much trouble. Turrets were only there to stop the overlords but once I realized that they never dropped anything I stopped making them. Plus I kept like 10 scvs in my tank lines to autorepair, and I bought the auto healing upgrades for both vehicles and buildings.
    
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What difficulty did you play it on? Also, did you kill the worms or the air? I chose air and didn't have much trouble. Turrets were only there to stop the overlords but once I realized that they never dropped anything I stopped making them. Plus I kept like 10 scvs in my tank lines to autorepair, and I bought the auto healing upgrades for both vehicles and buildings.
I stopped the nydus worms... maybe thats what went wrong. The broodlords just destroyed the turrets... was playing on hard.
    
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Just installed the Catalyst 10.7a hotfix drivers for AA and took some screenshots. Graphic settings are maxed out with 24X Edge-Detect AA. In-game screen resolution was 2560x1440 downsampled to 1920x1080 in real-time (tutorial for those interested courtesy of 3DCenter).

The only downside to the AA hotfix is that using Edge-Detect AA causes some black spots to pop up during cutscenes. Hopefully, ATI fixes this, but it's probably not going to happen. IQ is amazing otherwise though. Jaggies have almost been completely eliminated.



More screenshots below.




Edited by decyx - 8/2/10 at 3:27am
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Anyone here with a 5970 who have low FPS?
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In the Zeratul-Kerrigan cutscene I was hitting 1100 FPS!!!!!! HOLLY MOLLY!!!!!
 
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Just installed the Catalyst 10.7a hotfix drivers for AA and took some screenshots. Graphic settings are maxed out with 24X Edge-Detect AA. In-game screen resolution was 2560x1440 downsampled to 1920x1080 in real-time (tutorial for those interested courtesy of 3DCenter).

The only downside to the AA hotfix is that using Edge-Detect AA causes some black spots to pop up during cutscenes. Hopefully, ATI fixes this, but it's probably not going to happen. IQ is amazing otherwise though. Jaggies have almost been completely eliminated.
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Is the game playable at those settings on a 4890?

I started out with max in game settings but as the missions got larger I had to turn everything down a notch because the game would dip below 30 fps.
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