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You don't, unfortunately. The Battle.net desktop application does not have any support for what Blizzard refer to as "legacy games". This means that Diablo 2 and the Lord of Destruction expansion (amongst many others) are not available for installation or management through the Battle.net desktop application and can only be installed by logging ...


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It's a map ban process. This occurs in many games. I'm not aware on the specifics of Starcraft; but if it works like other competitive games, it is part of the map choosing process. In the map choosing process, there is generally a ban phase, followed by a picking phase. First, both sides will choose maps that they do not want to play. Then, after that, ...


9

The term is actually "Ee Han Timing". It is Korean in origin. From liquipedia: Ee han timing stands for a timing in the game where you have to do damage. For example 2 hatch mutalisks. By doing this build you are (usually) behind economic wise. Therefore you have to do damage or else you will be significantly behind. It is an ee han timing moment. ...


8

While I couldn't find any official mentions of it, I found multiple images, eBay listings, and forum threads suggesting the existence of a non-US collector's edition. This forum post has photos of the contents of the aforementioned collector's edition.


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Yes. Most famously, a player played against SlayerS BoxeR in a showmatch in Brood War at the Blizzard World Wide Invitational tourney in January of 2004. Boxer was blindfolded for the first three minutes, after which he played normally. The player's name was Min Seok and he played Zerg. I'm not sure if there are other players. He utilized the game sounds ...


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At a guess, Archons are immune to both abilities as being purely mental beings. They are not mechanical (unlike Reavers and Probes), but they are not biological anymore either. Here's what Blizzard has to say (Starcraft II but should be the same as the original in this aspect): Although their abilities are already impressive, High Templar and Dark ...


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Starcraft 1 (Or legacy Starcraft) does not have a Battle.net registration included to play on local. As Frank said, we are not lawyer, so we won't answer legal questions. However, you can play with the same CD-KEY on two different computers in multiplayer via LAN (TCP-IP). For the installation issue, you just have to download it once, install on both ...


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There is an old reddit post The place for Brood War AI was http://broodwarai.com/ but that site is currently down. The Brood War AI scripts can still be found at: http://www.entropyzero.org/BroodwarAI.html http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/brood-war/46293-bw-ai-project-gosu-update The other possibility is using a BWAPI bot. These bots are a lot ...


6

The AI gets stuck because it can't find a spot to place his spawning pool. IIRC, too many minerals or doodads near the hatchery can cause Zerg AI's building placement algorithm to fail. Unfortunately, I don't remember how I know this.


6

The Downside of Turtling is that while you're building up such pretty defenses the Enemy is being left alone by you so that they can buildup everything they want and go kill the other players. So that means they're asking for top-tech-tier stuff to be shoved down their throat. Terran Strategy: Build 5 Battlecruisers and 3 Science Vessels. Do the reactor ...


6

You can't during the default campaign but there are modded campaigns out there that are built as brood war maps (common one to look for would be the coop mod) in those ones using the all technology cheat should enable brood war units. Alternately you could extract the maps yourself and just load them up as a brood war map (using map settings). Here are two ...


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That limit is in place due to the limitations of the game engine (and the requirement to run acceptably on weaker computers). Therefore it is impossible to remove this limit at all. For further information look here.


5

Blizzard has released Starcraft 1 for free. If you download that version (you'll probably need to login into your blizzard account in order to do so), you'll be allowed to login into battle net without any problems.


4

Strictly judging by the outlined part, the higher grounds have to be on left side, because if it wasn't, you wouldn't be able to see those rocks.


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I am assuming you're on Windows for this. You're looking at a 3-step process, based on what I can find on the official forums: Uninstall the game. Delete the registry key specified below (using regedit) Reinstall the game. If you've deleted the registry key, you should be prompted for the language by the installer. The registry key you should delete is ...


4

I have a project that attempts to improve the default AI by better emulating the current human metagame: https://github.com/jncraton/BWMetaAI This project seeks to create an AI that provides a unique experience in each game while closely mirroring builds and unit compositions used by humans today. This provides a much stronger learning experience for new ...


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It seems that there's a tool called Oblivion that raises the limit to 255 units; should be enough given the supply limits. It also introduces other sensible changes (like automatic mining), but I'm not sure if those can be enabled/disabled individually.


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There seems to be an exception for the Spawn Broodling ability against this type of unit: Spawn Broodling affects all ground units with the exception of: Probes Reavers Archons Dark Archons The page later goes on and states: Broodlings are rarely seen in Zerg vs. Protoss since the most expensive Protoss ground units are immune to the spell (i.e. Reavers, ...


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Unfortunately, it is not possible to assign more than 10 control groups in Starcraft.


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Download http://winner.cspsx.de/Starcraft/Tool/InfectedStarcraft.zip Unpack them into the starcraft directory Edit InfectedStarcraft.exe.injlist to contain those dlls you want to inject (at least wmode.dll) Run InfectedStarcraft.exe instead of the normal Starcraft.exe. While using MPQDraft, click to browse and target InfectedStarcraft.exe. You can't join ...


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For at least the early and mid game you should set a location hotkey to each base. Quickly jump back to base regularly with the hotkey to select all your workers and right click on resources. The workers should rally to a place next to the base, but sadly for zergs you have no choice but to rally at the same place with all your attacking units. In the very ...


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Installed Wine-staging 6.6 and the game is running fine.


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If you have problems after installing NVIDIA driver update, go into the 3D options and turn if the setting called DPS in under the global tab. I found this solution on the battle.net forum. Posted by SmearMerchnt I had this exact problem on my own machine (nvidia-based), where many moons ago the game worked fine and then it had the graphic issue you ...


2

You need a so called MPQ Editor. MPQ it is an archiving format like zip or rar developed by Blizzard. They store all their game data with it. There are different generations of this format. Think of it in generations (Diablo and Starcraft being one generation, Warcraft 3 another one etc...) You need an editor like Stormless MPQ Editor that supports your ...


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You do not need to pay a fee. Battle.Net is currently still free. You need to sign up for an account, apply all the patches (it is done automatically when you try to access battle.net), and that's it.


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For a zergling rush specifically: Resources to consider: Minerals Larva Supply Time Influencing factors: Queen (larva inject) Drones (mineral gathering rate) Overlords (add supply cap) Extractor trick (temporarily 'adds' supply cap and lowers mineral rate) For just a zergling rush, you can limit yourself to considering one of the following choices at ...


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The wide ramps do look a bit unusual at first glance, but you'll grasp the orientation as you play/watch more games. High-ground in BW add two tactical complexities Ground units/buildings on lower elevation do not have vision of the higher elevation. For example, if a ground unit stands on low ground in front of a wide ramp, then everything above the ...


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Those ledges indicate a higher elevation that is non-accessible from ground troops except for the ramp. This is somewhat a good strategy for parking Siege Tanks with the Siege ability upgraded from the Factory Add-on. It also effects the distance used in calculating when any ground unit can stop and fire at the enemy above. The gameplay is not affected ...


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