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I heard the term "UMS" used to refer to a starcraft II custom map, and after looking it up it seems to refer to "Use Map Settings". What is the origin and history of this term?
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asked Aug 24, 2011 at 7:33
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The source is the original StarCraft, where the game mode for these custom maps was called "Use Map Settings":
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It means the gameplay rules should be derived from the data in the map itself, instead of the regular StarCraft gameplay rules.
answered Aug 24, 2011 at 7:55
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