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Old July 26, 2010, 06:24 AM
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I think I'll skip the midnight launch thing and wait till the sun rises. But I am going to swing by Wallymart tonight, they had HL2 out on the shelves before it's release, maybe they'll do the same with SC2.
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Old July 26, 2010, 05:01 PM
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Doing a little SC1 marathon to remember the story. Should finish before i get sc2
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Old July 26, 2010, 07:30 PM
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One hour before midnight launches down here. I think I'm going to pass and try and get through SC1 single player in the next few days.
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Old July 26, 2010, 07:38 PM
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One hour before midnight launches down here. I think I'm going to pass and try and get through SC1 single player in the next few days.
Heh.... I'm pretty sure that's not how it works, otherwise everybody would be setting their PC clocks to NST.

I'm afraid you're gonna have to wait until midnight CST (or something like that........) ;)

edit: Although I wish they'd hurry the H E Double Hockeysticks up so that they can clear off that desk in order to get some real work done...... ;)
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I don't know if i should get this, i really like RTS games, but i have always been particularly bad at multiplayer with them, i just can't do the whole 400 actions per minute.
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Old July 26, 2010, 08:04 PM
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I don't know if i should get this, i really like RTS games, but i have always been particularly bad at multiplayer with them, i just can't do the whole 400 actions per minute.
I love starcraft/warcraft and never play "normal" games online. Single player is fun and online, user made maps are fun as hell and doesn't always require to have korean skills.
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Old July 26, 2010, 08:23 PM
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Heh.... I'm pretty sure that's not how it works, otherwise everybody would be setting their PC clocks to NST.

I'm afraid you're gonna have to wait until midnight CST (or something like that........) ;)

edit: Although I wish they'd hurry the H E Double Hockeysticks up so that they can clear off that desk in order to get some real work done...... ;)
Yeah but I like the feel of midnight releases. Even if I can't play it right away. What time does battle net actually unlock?
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Heh.... I'm pretty sure that's not how it works, otherwise everybody would be setting their PC clocks to NST.

I'm afraid you're gonna have to wait until midnight CST (or something like that........) ;)

edit: Although I wish they'd hurry the H E Double Hockeysticks up so that they can clear off that desk in order to get some real work done...... ;)
Real work? pfff... Starcraft > Diablo. Ya I said it. The actual time of launch of the digital copy is tomorrow at 10am PDT, but FS is opening stores at midnight across the country to sell the game. What I don't get is that you have to activate the game online, so I'm wondering if those copies will be able to be activated before tomorrow at 10pm PDT. I'm assuming they are since that specific time is only for the purchase of digital copies.

And Brian, you don't need to be all crazy good like the matches you watch on youtube and whatnot, those are pro's. I'm assuming the new bnet has a decent matchmaking system so you should get matched against similarly skilled players. You've also got UMS maps to play and - oh, the 60 HOUR SINGLE PLAYER CAMPAIGN with the best story ever told in an RTS.
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By the way, Amazon rocks. They shipped SC2 July 26 at 4:30pm. Getting the game tomorrow morning.
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I don't know if i should get this, i really like RTS games, but i have always been particularly bad at multiplayer with them, i just can't do the whole 400 actions per minute.
I'm freaking bad too. still, it is a lot of fun. I usually manage to be about 50-55-60% win, that's enough for me. Get it! the solo campaign is cool, (think I need to re-install SC1+Broodwar -.-) and you probably can set it easy.and there are a lot of custom made map online, so you can play very different type of games, which is awesome.
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