StarCraft is a real-time strategy from Blizzard Entertainment. Released in 1998, it is widely considered to be a defining game of its genre. It has also achieved success as an e-sport, with professional competitions held regularly in South Korea.

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How do these terrain mountains/ledges affect gameplay?

In brood war, the regular campaign editor is very limited in what it can do. Modern map editors have allowed map makers to create these sophisticated mountains and cliffs that are stacked on top of ...
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What does playing “Ranked” mean?

So I play starcraft, and today someone asked me if I had ever played ranked. what does that mean?
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Starcraft Brood War: How to remove limit of units?

I would like to make a big map for Starcraft Brood War with lots of resources. How can I remove the unit limit 1650? i.e, there will not be "Cannot create more units" message. I tried to change the ...
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Is it possible to rescue initial reinforcements from nuclear strike in broodwar mission 5a?

At the beginning of the level 5a in the Terran campaign, you are assaulted with nuked ghosts. Is it possible to avoid mass destruction of the initial reinforcements by the nuclear strike, without ...
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How to retreive texts and sounds of the briefings in Starcraft 1 and Starcraft BroodWar?

I have tried searching web on "starcraft" "briefings" ".txt" ".pdf" keywords and search engine seems to not understand what I realy mean. Are the briefing texts somehow encoded into the game or they ...
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How can I make my StarCraft legacy saves work in StarCraft v1.16.1?

I have a stash of old StarCraft save files I'd like to finish, but they won't load in the latest version (v1.16.1), so I decided to install each and every patch, load my games, and re-save them. ...
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How to adapt skill as an FPS player over to an RTS? [closed]

While I've been struggling to play Dota 2, I had an epiphany the other day: It's not the game itself, it's the way it controls! I started playing games at a young age with Wolfenstein 3D and Doom, ...
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How do I access my legacy games using the Battle.net desktop app?

The Battle.net desktop PC app seems to only have World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3 and Hearthstone available for launch and updates. But I also have purchased and attached Diablo 2 and D2: Lord ...
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What should I do to play Legacy StarCraft with my brother on my own computers over LAN?

This question is a follow-up question of Do I need two licenses to play StarCraft 2 multiplayer over a LAN?. Constraints My internet connection is unstable for online game so I have to play a LAN ...
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How to unlock BroodWar units in original StarCraft campaign?

Is there any hack known to enable BroodWar units (like medics, valkyries etc.) to be built during the original StarCraft campaigns?
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Brood War Multiplayer Maps

I'm going to have a Brood War LAN party and may end up playing some team games, mostly just teams of 2. Are there any map packs for Brood War with maps similar to Starcraft 2 where team start ...
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How do I open Starcraft using custom .mpq files, in windowed mode?

To play Starcraft in windowed mode I use Chaoslauncher with W-Mode plugin activated. To play Starcraft with mods (opening starcraft using more .mpq files) I use MPQDraft. How do I open Starcraft ...
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Why does Zerg AI get stuck

Why does the Zerg AI player sometimes get stuck at the very beginning of the game and doesn't ever evolve beyond producing drones? This happened to me in StarCraft: Brood War, in a melee game against ...
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Starcraft 1 disc 2 isn't continuing the installation [duplicate]

A couple years ago I bought Starcraft Battle Chest. I got a new computer and I'm trying to install it. The problem is that it gets halfway there, and tells me to insert disc 2. But when I insert Brood ...
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In the map named “The Puzzling,” what is the solution to the room with two blocks containing 9 grass and water square combinations?

This map is for Starcraft and it's expansion Brood War. There used to be a ton of walk-throughs for this map, The Puzzling, and it's sequel, The Puzzling 2. The idea is a team of 3 must solve each ...
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Who is the voice actress for the Terran adjutant from the first Starcraft?

What is her name? Was her voice used in any other video games?
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Where can I listen to Diablo 1, 2 and Starcraft soundtracks? [closed]

Where can I find free (and legal) soundtracks of Blizzard's classics, StarCraft, Diablo and Diablo 2?
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What is a patch terran?

What does it mean when they say "patch terran"? I am looking to understand what the term means.
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Is there a work-around or fix to the Starcraft online chat bug for wine?

I'm currently running Starcraft through wine version 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. Most features of the game work just fine. However, when I play on battle.net, my keyboard seems to lose ...
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Is it possible to run Starcraft in windowed mode? [duplicate]

I don't play any games online, I only play offline for passing the time, and I need to run in windowed mode to see the taskbar and chat and stuff. I know I can just hit Esc it or Alt+Tab it or ...
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How do I deal with Terrans turtling in Starcraft 1

I've started revisiting Starcraft one with some friends just for fun. We've been playing some FFA games mostly with between 3–5 players. I usually play as Protoss. One of the players in our games ...
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How can I change the screen resolution?

I am looking for a file that has the video settings for StarCraft (Original + Brood War). The file should be located in the folder for the game itself. Does anyone know where exactly the file would ...
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Clicking on minimap causes strange behavior

I had to reinstall broodwar on my dad's computer. The game has exhibited some very strange behaviors. First of all, the game randomly minimizes when i click in the lower right corner. Secondly, ...
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Does storm hit under dark swarm?

I just wonder what effects does a storm from Templar has under a spell cast by a dark swarm cast by defiler. Does it deal any damage at all? is the damage reduced. I wanted to test it myself but its ...
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How can I avoid drop hacks and crash hacks on Battle.net?

From time to time I play StarCraft: Brood War on Battle.net since it's still a pretty good game even after all the years. The only problem I have are players that come and mass drop hack everyone, or ...
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Blizzard Download: This download is not authorized

I'm on Windows 7. When I download Starcraft Anthology from the website and try to install it on my computer I get the error "This download is not Authorized" followed by "There was a problem ...
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Option to join Abyss no longer displays

After the recent updates to the ICCup Launcher I no longer see the option to join the abys server option only the regular servers are displayed: west east asia and Europe. Im doing everything the way ...
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What are Jaedong's build orders in ZvP?

Jaedong is considered the best Zerg in the world, but I'm having trouble finding information about it and his replays are difficult to find. What are his preferred build orders against Protoss, ...
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Weird characters in Asian battle.net

I see random characters in the game list and in chat, and it doesn't look like an asian language :) Is there something wrong with my PC?
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What is a Bonjwa?

I heard the term bonjwa used in the context of "Boxer is a Bonjwa". What is a Bonjwa and does it give any privileges to be a Bonjwa? How can I become a Bonjwa?
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How does the Armour of a unit effect the Damage done to it? (Starcraft 1)

In some games, the amount of damage done to your units / you is damage - armour, while in others it can be more complex, such as damage - (damage* armour as a percent) Where does Starcraft 1 stand on ...
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What are the effects of Burrow in Starcraft: Brood War?

I cant find anything in the guide book or in game. Can someone explain what exactly Burrow does?
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At what rate do Zerg units regenerate HP in Brood War?

I remember they regenerate at a uniform rate over time, but what is that rate in HP/s? Do all units regenerate at the same rate? Do units and building regenerate at the same rate?
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JaeDong Mutalisk Micro

The Broodwar progamer JaeDong is famous for his Muta Micro. I was a Broodwar player and now I'm a Starcraft 2 player, and I was fascinated with that micro. Reasearching, I discovered in the custom ...
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How can I increase the max selected units in Starcraft single player?

I've been playing Starcraft again, and have found the most annoying thing about it is that I can only select a max of 12 units at a time. This is most annoying when playing as Zerg, as I often want ...
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Do Bunkers give increased range to units inside in SCII?

When units are inside a bunker, does this bunker give them additional range? I believe in SC and/or SC:BW they gave units an increased range. Is this true in either? Basically: Do bunkers give range ...
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How to change hotkeys

In Starcraft/BroodWar is there a way to change the default hotkeys? I'm almost completely sure that there is no way in-game to change them. But is there a mod or any 3rd party software that can modify ...
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What is the collective name for the evolution chamber, forge, and engineering bay?

Zerg's evolution chamber, Protoss' forge, and Terran's engineering bay have similar roles. All are pre-requisites for anti-air and detection buildings for the respective races. What collective term ...
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Are Jim Raynor and Sarah Kerrigan romantically involved before Wings of Liberty?

I have played through Starcraft, Starcraft Broodwar and Starcraft 2 Wings of Liberty. Yet I do not know if Jim Raynor and Sarah Kerrigan had some kind of real love relationship. Sure there was some ...
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What features did StarCraft introduce to the RTS genre? [closed]

Did StarCraft introduce any new innovative features that had not been in previous RTS games? This question seemed okay as a non-subjective question not asking for a list of features.
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Where can I watch Starcraft/Starcraft 2 matches in South Korea live in person?

I am going to South Korea and would like to go to a taping or studio where they film Starcraft/Starcraft2 matches. Could someone give me some insight in where I could make this happen? I have ...
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Why don't StarCraft's nukes have a larger blast radius?

Why are nuclear bombs are so weak in StarCraft? The scale of the explosion and the amount of damage done seems very limited compared to what is commonly associated with nukes. Should I understand ...
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Which StarCraft units are not present in Wings of Liberty?

Where can I find a list of StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War units (with unit spells/abilities) which are not present in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (counting both campaign and multiplayer)?
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What is the fastest build-order to get Reavers in Starcraft Broodwar?

I love watching Gojilla play Reavers. What is the fastest build-order to get Reaver units in Starcraft Broodwar?
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Is StarCraft still played competitively or has it all but been replaced with StarCraft II?

StarCraft II seems much more spectator-friendly (and modern computer), but are there still any large tournaments that are sticking to the old, balanced to the n-th degree SC1? I can't really make out ...
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How can I troubleshoot high latency issues with StarCraft:BW?

A couple of friends and myself have been trying to play StarCraft: Brood War on Battle.net, but every time we try to join each others' game we always get a 'High Latency Issue' and full red bars next ...
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What does counter attack mean? Casters seem to use it inconsistently

I have always thought that a counter attack meant an attack that Player A does as Player B is doing a big push. In other words, a counter attack by definition can only exist as a response to an ...
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When did Panda Bear Guy die?

The Panda Bear Guy critter is a running gag in Starcraft commentary. He died in a match on Andromeda casted by Tasteless. Which match was it?
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Where can I find Tasteless casts?

Tasteless is a great Starcraft commentator. Where can I find a list of all games that he's commented? I'm looking mainly for Starcraft videos.
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Is there a PlayStation version of Starcraft?

This SMBC Theater video seems to imply that there is a PlayStation version of StarCraft. Is there?