StarCraftWire.net have just released the first in a series of articles that will cover all the changes made to the StarCraft 2 pre-Alpha and Alpha since the announcement in Korea May 2007. Controversial or just a minor change, it's all there.
Ohh, I can't wait to read that. how many articles in the series?
I think 5-6 are planned when all is done.
I'm hoping at least one for each of the races. It'll be interesting to see how some of the units have changed from their original ideas.
Yea, so many units have been axed. By the time Starcraft II launches, many fans will forget what all these units were or that they even existed. This type of articles serve as archive to find out how things were in alpha and post-alpha.
Seems pretty comprehensive. Good article.
Kudos to Troglodyte for keeping up with the changes, I do not think I would be able to do the same.
Majority of SC fans are not really that good at writing. That doesn't mean anything bad, it's just that people have different interests. Some people are just better at other things.
I find it fascinating how much info Blizzard have actually divulged to the fans. Look at D3, which has almost nothing in terms of development info for 6 months...
Agreed, the development of SC2 is more of the exception than the rule. I hope the fans don't start to expect this of more developers with future releases.
Well, they want to make SC2 just as good if not better than SC as an e-sport so they do need (I believe) feedback from the community. Diablo 3 is not in the same situation so I don't think they would follow the same method. However, I agree that there has not been that much info on the game (even if I do not care much about D3). They probably do not have things ready for show yet (either that or they are still suffering from the trauma they suffered when the game was unveiled to us).
Have to agree on that one, SC1's status on e-sport scene has some effect.
What a great, clear and detailed look! Awesome.
It's missing terran and Zerg, I assume they come later =)
All I care about is the Terran. I hope they get rid of that dumb Thors Hammer. It makes no sense.
An interesting read. Will the devs ever agree on the Mothership? :)
It must have changed more times than the Thor! =D
Never liked the Mothership to be honest, I hope they leave it for single player and add something else for online play.
The Mothership is a hard one to crack :P
I look forward to seeing the rest of the series.
It's nice to have all this changes documented. The original Starcraft Alpha was documented by SCLegacy and gladly we get to see how units used to look like those days. The Science Vessel used to have legs for example.
nicely comprehensive listing. hard to keep up with all the new info, and it'll all change again come beta anyway. heh
Well, yeah, but now they have a summary of changes, like with the SCLegacy article from ages back...
Point is that we have even more to read about shortly as well ,as if 3 pages of graphics and changes wasn't enough =)
Well, this was actually worth logging in to comment. Credit where credit is due and all that..
Cool thanks for highlightning these changes!
sounds very interesting i cant wait to play it :D
Thanks alot for giving us updates on all of these, very interesting to read :)
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