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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I zergling rush in SC1?

I don't know if I am doing it wrong or if my opponent is countering. How do I do a 'ling rush properly? The first thing I build is another worker. IIRC only one egg is available for little, but ...
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Brood war mining worker micro

Background: I played sc:bw when it came out but I was extremely casual just playing the campaign and a couple for-fun LAN games with friends. I now play SC2 and, probably due to the internet ...
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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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Zergling late-game strategies and uses

I am not an advanced Starcraft player. Basically, are there any late-game strategies that use zerglings? My first impression would have been that they are too weak to be useful at all against a mature ...
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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 Installation asks for a mythical Disk 2

I just purchased the Starcraft Battle Chest containing Starcraft and BroodWar. When I try to install Starcraft I get halfway through and I'm prompted to "Insert Disk 2". The box did not contain a ...
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Can I still play Starcraft 1 on Battle.Net?

Can I still play Starcraft 1 multiplayer on Battle.Net?
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How can I put Brood War into a window?

I'm interested in livestreaming Brood War until I get StarCraft II. Kind of a kickoff event. It would be super helpful to get StarCraft into a window. I've tried a few things, but they all seem to not ...
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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 to use the Queen in the StarCraft 1 single player campaign

I am playing the single player campaign of StarCraft (StarCraft 1) on a Windows PC. I am about midway through the Zerg campaign where the game allows you to morph Queens. I don't understand how to use ...
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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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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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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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How do I run StarCraft: Brood War on Windows 7 without problems?

There are plenty of problems with SC 1 Broodwar running on Windows 7 Ultimate x64 like freezing, corrupted colors etc. How to fix this?
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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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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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What is the Eraser Trick in StarCraft?

What is the eraser trick mentioned in this StarCraft video? ...
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Does the AI cheat?

In Starcraft does the Custom Game AI "Cheat"? What I mean is, is the AI limited to the same resources as I am, vision, buildings, etc. I ask because it always seems to know where all my bases are ...
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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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SC1 TvT - defending against tanks

So, I'm playing the SC1 campaign and I'm having a really difficult time on one of the missions (where you destroy the ion cannon.) I can't seem to defend against siege tanks. They come in, demolish ...
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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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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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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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Will learning how to touch type make me a better player?

As of late I have been learning how to touch type for many reasons but the one I speak of now is to become a better player. I'm learning via typingweb and have been forcing myself to touch type. I ...
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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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Where can I find “casts” of BroodWar games? [closed]

I really enjoy watching Starcraft 2 battles, and I'm currently playing Starcraft I. Is there a place where I can find good casts of Starcraft/Broodwar games? Note: This is not about Starcraft 2, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...