A decade later, Starcraft speaks louder than ever

An essay extolling the narrative virtues of Starcraft. The game may be more relevant today than when it was first released.

"In many ways, Starcraft's story feels utterly contemporary, reflecting the complex and fearful post-9/11 world we live in today, where easy answers are hard to find, and the lines between ally and enemy can quickly shift. Consider the world of Starcraft:"

"Scores of innocent lives are lost waging ideological wars. Citizens are coerced through fear and xenophobia to surrender their civil rights to a supreme leader. Rebels are celebrated as freedom fighters in one land and condemned as terrorists in another..."

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