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StarCraft II – Ghosts of the Past Trailer

In Gaming, RTS on July 22, 2010 at 5:20 pm

Another first-rate trailer from Blizzard.

Freakin’ awesome! This comes out a day after my B’day. Presents ideas anyone? ;D

Starcraft 2 Tauren Marine Confirmed!

In Gaming, RTS on July 11, 2010 at 8:40 pm

Recalling Blizzard’s April Fool’s joke, many were saddened that the Tauren Marine would be a no-show. Howerver, most of us were quite happy with the decision because the thought of a Tauren Marine in Starcraft 2 is just plain ridiculous.

But all is not lost, for I have a reliable insider source who has confirmed that Starcraft 2 will in fact feature the Tauren Marine!

Tauren Marine Confirmed

Starcraft 2 will feature the Tauren Marine unit!

Yup, you heard right! But there’s one tiny caveat …

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WoW Anti Troll measure: Real ID on forums

In Funny, Gaming, MMO, RPG on July 9, 2010 at 6:19 pm

Hello folks. It’s been a while since I made a blog post, but this came up and it seemed like as good a reason as any to start procrastinating on my applied maths research through blogging.

Some of you may have heard of Blizzard’s plan with the battle.net update merger to implement a Real ID system for both in-game identification (across main characters and alts) as well as the forum.

Dimitiri aka Comrade Leon-Stalin Junior has a few strong opinions about that Blizzard move…

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Starcraft II Gameplay Footage, Unlimited Unit Grouping and a Fourth Race!

In Gaming, RTS on July 29, 2009 at 4:47 am

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Wings of Liberty

As many of you avid strategy gamers may already know Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, the first installment of the series, is just around the corner. Blizzard has given strong indication of a late 2009 release date. The original game, Starcraft, was released in 1998 and quickly became hugely popular with a huge player base. The game is also one of the most popular eSports and many fans are expecting the future of Starcraft 2 to be no different.

Starcraft II - The Zerg Faction

Starcraft II - The Zerg Faction

Unlimited Unit Grouping

Several members of the community have voiced concerns over the size of armies and unit grouping in the upcoming sequel to what is probably Blizzard’s most successful single strategy game. The original Starcraft had a 200 population limit but rather limited unit selection grouping. Blizzard has promised Starcraft 2 will continue to build on the model of massive armies with large number sof units battling it out in multiplayer games. Furthermore, it seems there will be no limitations in unit grouping either.

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