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Old July 12, 2010, 11:09 PM
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Might as well make this thread now, game's out in 2 weeks. Has anyone else been waiting for this day for years? lol Anyways, been checking out some UMS game videos on youtube and it looks like you can pretty much make anything, any kind of game with the map editor. Here are some cool ones:

YouTube - Extended Starcraft 2 First Person Shooter Demo

YouTube - Starcraft 2 Third Person Shooter Mod WIP 2

YouTube - Starcraft 2 Mix of side scrolling and RPG

YouTube - Starcraft II - AC130K Gunner Map

And My fav...

YouTube - SC2 - Hydra Thriller Dance

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Old July 13, 2010, 12:04 AM
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I'm not so sure about the first person part... But yeah, been waiting for this one for friggin 10 years.

Totally stoked for this thing to be released. This is the first game I've ever pre-ordered.
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Old July 13, 2010, 06:07 AM
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I'll probably get it just for the user made maps. Hell, I still play custom WC3 scenarios over Battle.net. Gogo YouTD and Legion TD; too fun.
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Old July 13, 2010, 07:11 AM
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I'll probably get it just for the user made maps. Hell, I still play custom WC3 scenarios over Battle.net. Gogo YouTD and Legion TD; too fun.
Exactly. The only reason i've been waiting before preordering was i wanted to know how map editing was. I've played most of my time on SC and WC3 playing user made maps. Even making my own on Starcraft was a lot of fun.
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Old July 13, 2010, 02:22 PM
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Started playing the beta. I got the key form a friend. All I can say is...

SC NAO!

I'm noob btw >.>
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Pre ordered mine at amazon today, now that i know the map editor is good.
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I'm mostly going to play the custom made maps, because i know if i go into battle with the pros i will get owned!
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Well, I wouldnt say that I'm buying the game only because of the custom maps, although that is a huge benefit that the Blizzard RTS titles have. I'm quite interested in the Epic campaign story that will unfold, and the multiplayer. UMS maps are for when I'm trying to relax after I'm tired of pwning nubs that only get 1 vespene geyser the whole round lol. But really though the potential for custom maps is huge. We probably won't see some real innovation with it for like a year after release. We'll probably see the usual type of TD games and bunker wars, etc... IIRC can't you change the actual code for some stuff too, and import your own textures and such? That is also why Blizzard has the "Premium Map" plan, which will allow people to create games and charge money for them, with Blizzard taking a cut. I also remember hearing a while back that the custom map size was limited to 20mb before you had to make a Premium Map, and even those were limited to 100mb? Does anyone know if that is true? I guess we will find out in a couple of weeks.

And dustin, the First Person video is just a proof of concept. Wouldn't that be crazy to be playing an FPS while playing Starcraft??!
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The custom maps will be the only reason I get SC2 once it is on the cheap.
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