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Anonymous
May 8, 2005 1:32:37 PM

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still accounts for 1/4-1/3 of all bnet traffic.

With that sort of following, it's sort of crazy they never did SC2.

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Anonymous
May 9, 2005 8:36:20 PM

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<kgringioni@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> still accounts for 1/4-1/3 of all bnet traffic.
>
> With that sort of following, it's sort of crazy they never did SC2.
>

They WILL do an SC2 - they have just said that the technology for what they
have in mind doesn't yet exist.

Sounds to me like they want some kind of interplanetary warfare thingie

Part of the incredible success of SC is it's high playablity along with its
low resource requirements. While they may have been pushing the hardware
limits at the time, they certainly aren't anymore ;) 

SC lacks true redundancy. It has excellent balance, between ally units and
the different races. Every unit has a purpose and every strategy has a
counter.

It can be played with heavy micro, or it can be played with mindless
massing.

So you see, it really shouldn't surprise you that this game is very
enduring.

WAR III has a very steep learning curve. Diablo 1 quickly becomes extremely
repeditive. War 2 was not diverse enough to endure (it was fun at the time,
but compedition, including compedition from SC even, pushed it out of the
forefront)

-LTP

:) 
Anonymous
May 10, 2005 5:37:56 AM

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Luc The Perverse wrote:
>
> SC lacks true redundancy. It has excellent balance, between ally
units and
> the different races. Every unit has a purpose and every strategy has
a
> counter.



Agree with that. That's why it lasted so long.

Still can't believe it's still as popular as it is. The marketplace
doesn't lie.


K. Gringioni.
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Anonymous
May 13, 2005 12:40:33 PM

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<kgringioni@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>> SC lacks true redundancy. It has excellent balance, between ally
> units and
>> the different races. Every unit has a purpose and every strategy has
> a
>> counter.
> Agree with that. That's why it lasted so long.
> Still can't believe it's still as popular as it is. The marketplace
> doesn't lie.

You cut out the rest of my post. It might be less popular if certain people
could afford to upgrade their systems and move on to 3D games

-LTP

:) 
Anonymous
May 15, 2005 5:34:25 PM

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Luc The Perverse wrote:

>
> You cut out the rest of my post. It might be less popular if certain
people
> could afford to upgrade their systems and move on to 3D games



I think most people have decent setups. Hardly anyone uses 56k anymore.
The lag problems are a fraction of what they used to be - usually it's
because someone forgot to turn Kazaa off.

thanks,

K. Gringioni.
Anonymous
May 16, 2005 2:41:21 PM

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<kgringioni@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>
> Luc The Perverse wrote:
>
>>
>> You cut out the rest of my post. It might be less popular if certain
> people
>> could afford to upgrade their systems and move on to 3D games
>
> I think most people have decent setups. Hardly anyone uses 56k anymore.

Well, at least you got the "one" part right ;) 

> The lag problems are a fraction of what they used to be - usually it's
> because someone forgot to turn Kazaa off.

On a 56K?
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Anonymous
May 17, 2005 4:00:24 AM

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Steven Ung wrote:

>
> > The lag problems are a fraction of what they used to be - usually
it's
> > because someone forgot to turn Kazaa off.
>
> On a 56K?



Naw, it's someone who has a fast connection and has Kazaa hogging all
the bandwidth.
Anonymous
May 23, 2005 3:34:07 AM

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IN TEH PALECE KNOWEN AS alt.games.starcraft, TEH FAGGORTER "Luc The
Perverse" <sll_NOSPAM_zm@remove.cc.usu.edu> DUMPED HIS GHEYE SHIET ON
MY COMPUTAR SCREEN!!!!:
>
>You cut out the rest of my post. It might be less popular if certain people
>could afford to upgrade their systems and move on to 3D games

Feh. I actually have a decent setup nowdays. It's just that no games
have managed to grab my interest that much these days =P

(...I still havn't finished HL2, even).

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Anonymous
May 23, 2005 3:34:08 AM

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"MuuMiMan" <ihatespamandyoumustremovethisinordertoreplymuumi@mbnet.fi> wrote
in message news:f4r1915svqem043mjgm2da46u7ssjthr1i@4ax.com...
> IN TEH PALECE KNOWEN AS alt.games.starcraft, TEH FAGGORTER "Luc The
> Perverse" <sll_NOSPAM_zm@remove.cc.usu.edu> DUMPED HIS GHEYE SHIET ON
> MY COMPUTAR SCREEN!!!!:
>>
>>You cut out the rest of my post. It might be less popular if certain
>>people
>>could afford to upgrade their systems and move on to 3D games
>
> Feh. I actually have a decent setup nowdays. It's just that no games
> have managed to grab my interest that much these days =P
>
> (...I still havn't finished HL2, even).


We're just getting old

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Anonymous
June 1, 2005 9:00:04 PM

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IN TEH PALECE KNOWEN AS alt.games.starcraft, TEH FAGGORTER "Luc The
Perverse" <sll_NOSPAM_zm@remove.cc.usu.edu> DUMPED HIS GHEYE SHIET ON
MY COMPUTAR SCREEN!!!!:
>
>
>We're just getting old
....So what is that Old people do?

Someone educate me.

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Anonymous
June 1, 2005 9:00:05 PM

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"MuuMiMan" <ihatespamandyoumustremovethisinordertoreplymuumi@mbnet.fi> wrote
in message news:p qfr91loleh4r7mia82a20mhchcmmvpac1@4ax.com...
> IN TEH PALECE KNOWEN AS alt.games.starcraft, TEH FAGGORTER "Luc The
> Perverse" <sll_NOSPAM_zm@remove.cc.usu.edu> DUMPED HIS GHEYE SHIET ON
> MY COMPUTAR SCREEN!!!!:
>>
>>
>>We're just getting old
> ...So what is that Old people do?
>
> Someone educate me.


I would, but you are too old to learn.

--
-LTP

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Anonymous
June 2, 2005 12:08:37 PM

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"MuuMiMan" <ihatespamandyoumustremovethisinordertoreplymuumi@mbnet.fi> wrote
in message news:p qfr91loleh4r7mia82a20mhchcmmvpac1@4ax.com...
> IN TEH PALECE KNOWEN AS alt.games.starcraft, TEH FAGGORTER "Luc The
> Perverse" <sll_NOSPAM_zm@remove.cc.usu.edu> DUMPED HIS GHEYE SHIET ON
> MY COMPUTAR SCREEN!!!!:
>>
>>
>>We're just getting old
> ...So what is that Old people do?

Drink more booze, have more parties and claim that they're the ones that are
having more stress at work.

> Someone educate me.

You don't need someone to educate you to do those things. It comes
naturally.
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The Ignorant Asian
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