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Ok so I was thinking about purchasing this game a few hours ago (I know crazy idea right) and I came across this review. Does SCII really have region locking and no chat rooms? I knew people were making a huge deal out of LAN play but I don't really care about that. All I know is that if I'm forced to only play on east coast servers on my game copy that's probably going to break the deal for me.

    
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Not East Coast, NA. (Australia is on the SEA servers)
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Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post
Ok so I was thinking about purchasing this game a few hours ago (I know crazy idea right) and I came across this review. Does SCII really have region locking and no chat rooms? I knew people were making a huge deal out of LAN play but I don't really care about that. All I know is that if I'm forced to only play on east coast servers on my game copy that's probably going to break the deal for me.

As I understand it the region locking is by country, or at least divided into areas at least as large as the continental US, so all US players are in the same system.

No LAN, and no chat rooms, although bliz has hinted that chat rooms may still be in development. You do have a party system, which while vastly inferior to chat rooms, at least facilitates some sort of communication between groups of players.
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Australians will be moved to the US servers if they want in another 50 days.
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Best read there is

http://eu.battle.net/sc2/en/forum/to...9529380?page=1

Oh and for those who play, add me.
I'm Traniz on SCII.
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Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post
Ok so I was thinking about purchasing this game a few hours ago (I know crazy idea right) and I came across this review. Does SCII really have region locking and no chat rooms? I knew people were making a huge deal out of LAN play but I don't really care about that. All I know is that if I'm forced to only play on east coast servers on my game copy that's probably going to break the deal for me.

It's true. No chatrooms and regions are separated into NA and EU. I believe Blizzard did say they will add a chatroom feature in the future. Seems like bnet2 was made for a console or something. Yes bnet2 is far from impressive but it didnt stop me from buying the game. Bnet2 is the only thing that is preventing SC2 from getting consistent perfect reviews imo but gameplay is the most important factor in any game for me.
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
Best read there is

http://eu.battle.net/sc2/en/forum/to...9529380?page=1

Oh and for those who play, add me.
I'm Traniz on SCII.
This is pretty freaking epic and the guy claims that he played sc1
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
Best read there is

http://eu.battle.net/sc2/en/forum/to...9529380?page=1

Oh and for those who play, add me.
I'm Traniz on SCII.


thanks for the laugh mate!
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Here's my character name and code if anyone wants to add me, it's also in my sig. Kenpachi / 212
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