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Old August 24, 2009, 11:47 AM
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Yup, the diablo fans and wow fans are going at it, but im not a fan of either. Starcraft was the only RTS ever worth playing. So, I've reinstalled the original Starcraft + Broodwar... but I'm getting headaches immidately. Low resolution and having the colors go "funky" on me especially during the mission briefs is boiling my bottom. But still, it's SC and I need to remind myself of the Whole storyline again before SC2 comes out. Anyone else scratch this particular itch?
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Old August 24, 2009, 12:29 PM
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I need to remind myself of the Whole storyline again before SC2 comes out.
You might want to wait then, you will forget the story again by the time it is released.

I reinstalled the game on my netbook, will play it during university breaks.
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Old August 24, 2009, 12:32 PM
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I haven't been playing it for so long... I wonder if anyone knows of a graphics refresh/update/mod/conversion to make it a little bit more playable and/or cool?
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Old August 24, 2009, 12:37 PM
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To my knowledge this isn't anything, we spent our free time last year in our lab/classroom/etc the first semester playing SC and did not find anything that at least Bnet wouldn't ban you for. I would be up for playing this but i do not have legit keys and prefer to play with players rather then against them (though it was fun playing fellow classmates)
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Old August 24, 2009, 12:39 PM
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Did a little search, and tried this before. Here is my conclusion

Improving graphics : Nope.
More playable/cool : If you consider new units / buildings like cool, well many mods are here for you.
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Old August 24, 2009, 12:59 PM
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Hmmmm.... I'll see what can do with the game engine then (sometimes you can modify your own .cfg files for custom resolutions in certain games, that's how Matrox's SGU (surround gaming utility) makes custom resolutions for games that didnt originally support them).

As for full mods, I seem to remember one (albeit Very vaguely) where you can have extra tanks/vehicles for each race (eg extra tanks/ships for terrons, an ovemind for the zerg, some kindof xel'naga thing for the Toss... etc etc) Anyone remember what im attempting to talk about?
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Old August 24, 2009, 01:40 PM
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Old August 24, 2009, 01:47 PM
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Want to play online with me and a couple of my friends?
Sure, but I'll get my handed to me probably. playing under the same name as here now (cmetaphor) since i forgot all my old usernames for that game.
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Old August 24, 2009, 01:53 PM
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Sure, but I'll get my handed to me probably. playing under the same name as here now (cmetaphor) since i forgot all my old usernames for that game.
Oh don't worry, we suck too.
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Old August 24, 2009, 01:57 PM
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If you are not korean you are probably horrible playing this game, to the eyes of the majority of those playing online.
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