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[Starcraft 2]: My life for BETA (now live!)

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  • mrflippymrflippy Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Nah, I didn't misunderstand, just have a bit of a hair trigger on the subject. :) I think I mostly agree with you about the actual mechanics of things. (Further than gets even more off-topic)

    I'm interested to see how the matchmaking actually turns out. It still might not help me with my friends and skill issues, but we've usually solved that with coop games against the computer, so it's not all terrible.

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  • 4rch3nemy4rch3nemy Registered User
    edited February 2010
    The most fun you can have with friends in SC1 is playing a free for all anyways. Those are always a crapshoot so just have fun. :)

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  • Metal Gear Solid 2 DemoMetal Gear Solid 2 Demo Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Supposedly there's more invites/unlocks going out next week sooo

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  • No Great NameNo Great Name FRAUD DETECTED Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Yes ffa is the best and I wish the beta had ffa matchmaking, but it's only custom games. And you can't really join other people's custom games.

    There's simply a rundown of different maps/set ups and you pick which you want then it sends you into a game lobby that's currently hosting that.

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  • LunysgwenLunysgwen Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    If you are a PA guy and want to play some games with PA people. You should sign on and find me. Lunysgwen.Giraldus - I'm going to be streaming the games for everyone to watch. 2v2 fun!

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  • SkabSkab Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Supposedly there's more invites/unlocks going out next week sooo

    Not saying I don't believe you, but where did you hear this?

    Skab on
  • Metal Gear Solid 2 DemoMetal Gear Solid 2 Demo Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Skab wrote: »
    Supposedly there's more invites/unlocks going out next week sooo

    Not saying I don't believe you, but where did you hear this?

    SA post
    Nobody answered the question so I'll do it.

    When is the next wave of invites being sent?

    The next wave of invites is being sent next week. This may be for journalists only, but by the sounds of it it is not. (I'm supposed to write up an article but didn't get in. After e-mailing my contact, he said next wave is next week.) Good luck everyone!

    Not sure how entirely credible but I'm desperate and will believe anything

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  • SkabSkab Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Good enough for me!

    Skab on
  • 4rch3nemy4rch3nemy Registered User
    edited February 2010
    So fo' real. Start recording some of your matches, SC2 guys. I want high quality video. Streams aren't beautiful enough!

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  • Wicked Uncle ErnieWicked Uncle Ernie Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    BLAAAARG! I get this SUPER sweet email today. Hey, you're pretty cool, wanna beta test our super new game that you and everyone else has waited for for ten years? I'm all, fuck yea! So I head on over to Battle.net to login and start with the downloading......and it asks me for an authentication key? What the hell. I've never used or bought one, and it says you have to add one through the site anyway.

    I havent even looked at the site in like four months, since i quit playing WoW. Is this a sign that I have been keylogged/hacked? seems that way...anyway......BLAAARRG!

    Ahaha, Blizz's 800 support line is swamped, they just told me to call back another time!

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  • No Great NameNo Great Name FRAUD DETECTED Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    here's a replay of a pa 2v2 with luny spectating
    http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LQ30KTFO

    For those of you who can watch it

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  • PeffPeff Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    I really need to invest in a capture card...

    Peff on
  • BlueDestinyBlueDestiny Registered User
    edited February 2010
    Peff wrote: »
    I really need to invest in a capture card...

    For PC recording? All you need is FRAPS and a fairly good processor.

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  • zilozilo Registered User
    edited February 2010
    Skab wrote: »
    Supposedly there's more invites/unlocks going out next week sooo

    Not saying I don't believe you, but where did you hear this?

    SA post
    Nobody answered the question so I'll do it.

    When is the next wave of invites being sent?

    The next wave of invites is being sent next week. This may be for journalists only, but by the sounds of it it is not. (I'm supposed to write up an article but didn't get in. After e-mailing my contact, he said next wave is next week.) Good luck everyone!

    Not sure how entirely credible but I'm desperate and will believe anything

    Hope springs eternal!

    I hope there are lots of bad players in the beta so I have folks to match against. Barring that, I hope there are lots of PA dudes around who like doing comp stomps.

    zilo on
  • PeffPeff Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Peff wrote: »
    I really need to invest in a capture card...

    For PC recording? All you need is FRAPS and a fairly good processor.

    True...I don't know why I thought that, still I could use a capture card, record all my 360 shenanigans.

    Sorry, random thought is random. I think I actually have a copy of FRAPS...

    *tries to think before he posts*

    EDIT: Woo! I do have it still. I'll try a recording later.

    Peff on
  • Brodo FagginsBrodo Faggins Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Skab wrote: »
    Supposedly there's more invites/unlocks going out next week sooo

    Not saying I don't believe you, but where did you hear this?

    SA post
    Nobody answered the question so I'll do it.

    When is the next wave of invites being sent?

    The next wave of invites is being sent next week. This may be for journalists only, but by the sounds of it it is not. (I'm supposed to write up an article but didn't get in. After e-mailing my contact, he said next wave is next week.) Good luck everyone!

    Not sure how entirely credible but I'm desperate and will believe anything

    My friend's boyfriend works at Blizzard, and according to him, my beta invite will be sent out with the next wave, which is, indeed, occurring within a week.

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  • DhalphirDhalphir don't you open that trapdoor you're a fool if you dareRegistered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Tell that boyfriend if his girlfriend doesn't give him enough blowjobs i will literally suck his wang so hard for a key.

    Dhalphir on
  • iowaiowa Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    here's a replay of a pa 2v2 with luny spectating
    http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LQ30KTFO

    For those of you who can watch it
    god dammit toons you are the worst dude.

    anyway they do email you if you get in right? i dont just have to keep checking my bnet account huh

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  • 4rch3nemy4rch3nemy Registered User
    edited February 2010
    2 suckings if he wants it. ;)


    Peff: You are a godsend. Please record some beautiful 720p shit! ;)

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  • TheSuperWootTheSuperWoot Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    iowa wrote: »
    here's a replay of a pa 2v2 with luny spectating
    http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LQ30KTFO

    For those of you who can watch it
    god dammit toons you are the worst dude.

    anyway they do email you if you get in right? i dont just have to keep checking my bnet account huh

    You might see it in your bnet account first. Yesterday I saw it on my bnet account at noon and I didn't get the email till like 8 at night.

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  • SkabSkab Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    holy shit nexus charge can be cast on your allies buildings in team games :o

    Skab on
  • UrQuanLord88UrQuanLord88 Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Did they remove the Protoss obelisk? Or what is the Protoss equivalent this time?

    EDIT: Oh I guess its called nexus charge. wtf does it do?

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  • mrsinistermrsinister Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    I'm looking to play with PA people. aadric.aadric

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  • SkabSkab Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Did they remove the Protoss obelisk? Or what is the Protoss equivalent this time?

    EDIT: Oh I guess its called nexus charge. wtf does it do?

    speeds up building of units from whatever building you cast it on.

    in the stream im watching, they just did a 2v2 where the toss cast it on the terrans reactored barracks

    marines were fucking flying out of that thing, it was nuts

    Skab on
  • Battle JesusBattle Jesus Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    4rch3nemy wrote: »
    2 suckings if he wants it. ;)


    Peff: You are a godsend. Please record some beautiful 720p shit! ;)

    3.

    I might even go all the way, and do anal.

    I am desperate for this beta as a crazy homeless person is for crack.

    edit: holy shit this the the best totp ever.

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  • YranYran Registered User
    edited February 2010
    How have I played 15 matches as random and not gotten Protoss once?

    By the time I get Protoss, I'll be playing someone who can actually fight back...

    Yran on
  • eeSanGeeSanG Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Man, this game alt+tabs in and out so fast.

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  • TheSuperWootTheSuperWoot Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Yran wrote: »
    How have I played 15 matches as random and not gotten Protoss once?

    By the time I get Protoss, I'll be playing someone who can actually fight back...

    Man what?? What ladder are you playing in for curiosity's sake? I'm in gold and it's like 5/10 are toss, 3/10 terran and 2/10 zerg.

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  • YranYran Registered User
    edited February 2010
    Well I've only played about 15 games, which make up the 5 "practice" matches and the 10 "placement" matches. Random every time, have yet to play as Toss. I've only lost 1 or 2 matches, but there have been some close ones.

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  • No Great NameNo Great Name FRAUD DETECTED Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Another thing I'm not digging about faster is abilities doesn't last as long.

    Like infestor's neural parasite. It'd be nice for it to work for as long as it says it does.

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  • No Great NameNo Great Name FRAUD DETECTED Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Is there a number of how many testers are currently playing?

    How many people got keys from blizzcon, how many form mother promotions? How many press,a nd how many random opt-ins?

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  • YranYran Registered User
    edited February 2010
    I'm down for some skirmishes if anyone wants to add me--my name in-game is Manic.

    To answer NGN, my beta invite was a random one, although I want to believe it had something to do with signing up for a Battle.Net account literally hours after they became available, and opting in for the beta moments afterwards.

    My friend, who is guaranteed an invite because he has a 2008 blizzcon key, has yet to get his invite.

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  • ModainModain Registered User
    edited February 2010
    2940 players right now in 1150 Games.

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  • KitsurubamiKitsurubami Winnipeg, MBRegistered User regular
    edited February 2010
    It's hilarious watching Nony just put the boots to Battle.net noobs.

    There's a video on his livestream page of him going clockwise around a FFA map and eradicating players in turn.

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  • TheSuperWootTheSuperWoot Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    What the hell lol? I just got called a dick in a game because I wouldn't tell my opponent whether or not I had expanded yet.

    Hahahaha

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  • MikeManMikeMan Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    It's hilarious watching Nony just put the boots to Battle.net noobs.

    There's a video on his livestream page of him going clockwise around a FFA map and eradicating players in turn.
    why have you said this and not linked it for us

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  • KitsurubamiKitsurubami Winnipeg, MBRegistered User regular
    edited February 2010
    MikeMan wrote: »
    It's hilarious watching Nony just put the boots to Battle.net noobs.

    There's a video on his livestream page of him going clockwise around a FFA map and eradicating players in turn.
    why have you said this and not linked it for us

    Here's the link to the Team Liquid stream,

    http://www.teamliquid.net/video/userstream.php?user=Liquid%60NonY

    He just destroyed his 1v1 opponent with a single DT drop.

    Probably not much of a chance of seeing any competitive games, but it's still fun to watch. The game is very pretty and fluid.

    Carrier's versus zerglings ... who will win?

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  • FatsFats Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    tbloxham wrote: »
    Their love of clickfest gameplay. Seriously though, this does look like a fun game, but Total Annihilation was better than Starcraft 1, and looks like it has more going on than Starcraft 2. Playing a game without tactical zoom after playing supreme commander feels like playing an FPS where you can't strafe, you desperately want to do it, but the engine won't let you.

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who felt that way. Out of the big 3 RTS games that came out around the same time (Age of Empires, TA and Starcraft), I always thought Starcraft was the least interesting. These days, it's possible I've played too many Relic games to be super excited about this.

    I'm still sort of excited, though. If only for the fact that there will be enough people playing that I will be able to find someone as shitty as I am.

    Edit: Oh man, I just remembered Dark Reign, too. Lots of RTS games back then.

    Fats on
  • DangeriskDangerisk Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    It's hilarious watching Nony just put the boots to Battle.net noobs.

    There's a video on his livestream page of him going clockwise around a FFA map and eradicating players in turn.

    Please enjoy this Nony SC1 video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muitsly5t6M

    Also Nony is playing in the TeamLiquid Starleague SC1 tournament this Sunday and there will be live stream and commentary. Semifinals, winner guaranteed $5000. 2pm EST!
    http://pstsl.teamliquid.net/

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  • PeffPeff Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Any PA'ers for a match?

    I'm sad that I never get past like 20 minutes for a game. Its always rush =(

    I can do it...I just wouldn't mind seeing some Brood Lords once in a while.

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