Happy Birthday Starcraft: Brood War

By Spencer . November 30, 2006 . 8:44am

Eight years ago Blizzard released the Brood War expansion pack for Starcraft and people are still logging on to battle.net to play it. The expansion pack added only a few units for each side, but these minor additions led to huge gameplay changes. Invisible units like Lurkers and Dark Templar forced players to beef up their defenses or get trashed by blurs on screen. Some classic strategies from the first game still worked like rushing in with your worker units, but you might want to watch these clips from some excellent Starcraft players to learn some new tricks.

 

 

Past the break is the opening video for Starcraft: Brood War.


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  • ShadowMarth

    Oh, those guys aren’t that great. First: they’re Korean. That means they are automatically insanely good. Second: all those silly tournaments just play money maps rather than the official set which are more… economical.

  • ShadowMarth

    Sorry for the double post, but I also just noticed that’s not the opening video of Brood War. That’s a trailer including most of the cutscenes in the game. This is the opening video.

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=EOEGudEoSW4

  • Mathmagic

    hahaha I don’t know the franshise but I remembert that I was at a friend when I was ten and he had rented this game (I think). We stopped after an hour because we couldn’t stand the gross creature’s that poped out of a living building or something.We were real pussy’s back then :D. Well now I know the name and I’m going to look it up.

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