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Sylvanas

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Originally posted by: TheVrolok
Originally posted by: zerocool84
Originally posted by: 0roo0roo
i disagree, i think it holds up because its cartoonish 2d.
if it were 3d from back then it would look really crude.
but starcraft has a nice 2d retro look that ages well.
Yea I just played it a couple months ago and it looks just fine. 2D graphics never get old.
I've gotta disagree to some extent. SC absolutely looks dated, 2D or not. Sure, 2D has more lasting ability than 3D does. The killer is the extremely low resolution.
Sure, once you first load it up and start a map in 640x480 you think 'uh should I still be playing this?' then once you start playing and get used to it- its like 1998 all over again its brilliant! At least thats what happened with me, I think its great, it's never too late to play :).
 

I4AT

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Don't bother with the MP unless you're ready to invest some heavy time into it, or just get your ass handed to you. And as for the SP, well it is an RTS, I've never finished a single player RTS campaign before, they're really boring.
 

potato28

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Originally posted by: zerocool84
Originally posted by: 0roo0roo
i disagree, i think it holds up because its cartoonish 2d.
if it were 3d from back then it would look really crude.
but starcraft has a nice 2d retro look that ages well.
Yea I just played it a couple months ago and it looks just fine. 2D graphics never get old.
It'll never get old until SC2 comes out in 2 centuries.
 

pontifex

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Originally posted by: 0roo0roo
yea probably way more than on that stupid overhyped second life.
who is overhyping Second Life, other than stupid news angencies who don't know crap?
 

digiram

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Originally posted by: 0roo0roo
i disagree, i think it holds up because its cartoonish 2d.
if it were 3d from back then it would look really crude.
but starcraft has a nice 2d retro look that ages well.
I agree. SC still looks good today, even in 680X420 res.
 

Maximilian

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Originally posted by: ShotgunSteven
StarCraft has the best UMS maps based on Lord of the Rings. Never did find any for WCIII that I liked as much.
Ya its so much fun giving the ring away to morder in Siege of Gondor then blaming it on someone else, you can get some real drama taking place and sometimes even win the game anyway.
 

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