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FPS Uncapped in Menus/Hyperion

I’ve recently been diving back into Starcraft 2, I got Wings when it dropped and the same for HotS and LotV. My old pc ran it fine but wasn’t the beast my current rig is so I never noticed my Graphics card fan kicking into overdrive when I was on the main menu and on Hyperion during the campaign. Is there anyway to limit frames in these areas to not let my card burn itself into non-existence if I have to step away between being in missions? I do have Vsync on in the options menu but that seems to only impact in mission.

I remember I had a similar issue with Warhammer Dawn of War 2 but I was able to go into the files and activate Vsync. Thanks in advance for any advice I can get in this issue.

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I’m trying to get good at SC2 – Week 0 (preparation)

Not sure if it’s allowed, cause it’s more like a post for myself and I’m planning to make an update note every week. But any advices are welcomed. If not, mods can remove the post.

I was always a very competitive player, especially in fighting games, but there’s nothing good atm, so I’ve decided to try to get good at SC2. I don’t have much experience with RTS, but I’ve played Warcraft 3 and SC2 for a few days in the past, but don’t remember anything except I suck at both games.

I decided to play Zerg. Reason: they’re cool. My current goal is to get comfortable with the UI, buttons and my make simple decisions during early game.

Current problems:

1. I’m too slow and sit on 1k+ gas.
2. Keep forgetting to spawn Overlord.
3. Keep forgetting to use Queen.
4. Low APM – 84.

Goals for the week:

1. Make a gameplan for at least first 3 minutes.
2. Learn my keybinds, swap between Hatcheries, Queens, overlords and Units using keyboard instead of mouse.
3. Use my units – Queens to lay eggs and move Overlords for vision.
4. Remember my structures, units and upgrades.

I’m unranked for now, so I’ll post my rank and stats at the end of the week. Also, goals I was able to achieve, things I still need to improve and set new goals for the next week.

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Stracraft Remastered installation directory doesn’t contain HD textures?

I’m trying to extract the remastered HD unit sprites and tilesets from Starcraft Remastered, but I can’t find them. I’m using to browse my local installation directory.

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`Casc:unit` contains `.grp` files, when I open these with I can see that those are the original SD sprites.

`Casc:HD2unit` contains a few .dds.grp files. PyGRP can’t open those, but can. However, unpacking them showed it’s not the unit sprites themselves, but the unit wireframe icons that are shown in the in-game bottom panel for the selected unit.

I have bought and installed Starcraft Remastered via the Launcher, and when I launch the game, it uses the remastered graphics, so the assets must be there *somewhere*, right? I’m new to SC1 modding, so any help is appreciated. Also please tell me if there are other modding tools out there I haven’t found, and please provide a link if possible.

For anyone who is curious and wants to try their hands on this, but is new to this topic as I am: I’m running all tools linked above in a VirtualBox VM. Don’t run programs from unverified sources on the same machine that has access to all your passwords, kids!

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World Team League 2022 Summer Regular Season, Round 10 match thread

## Welcome to the World Team League 2022 Summer Regular Season! Today the tournament begins the tenth round of its regular season.

Live updated scoreboards on and I will also do my best to keep up the ones in this post throughout the broadcast, as my other obligations permit.  

# Broadcast time

**Today**

**12:00 UTC -** **- LIVE NOW**

 

# Commentary and updates:

 

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# VODs

VODs will be available in the following places:

 

* **Twitch **

 

All matches are best of 2

 Team score best of 7

Ace match best of 1

# Round 10, Day 1, Match 1 Scoreboard

| |Overall score: 3-4| |
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# Round 10, Day 1, Match 2 Scoreboard

| |Overall score: 0-4| |
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| |0-2| |
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| |0-0| |

If you’ve read this far, do also There’s plenty of Starcraft going on before and after this event!

 

**Enjoy the games!**

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Broadcasters who read here: What is your opinion on the balance between describing the action in detail vs laying back?

I was having a conversation with a broadcaster in a shooter game and the discussion came to the balance between describing things in detail vs laying back and letting things play out. Granted, shooters games are different than RTS, which are different than sports, but the attitudes and progression of broadcasters in their approach are similar.

If you would be so kind, can you share some words about where you stand, where you would like to be, and what your philosophy is about this? Have you had discussions with peers on this subject?

While this post is hoping to get insight from the practitioners, I would be happy to hear some thoughts on how we the fans feel about it too. Which broadcasters stand out for you, particularly during tense fights and end game? Which styles do you prefer?

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2022 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code S, Group Stage 2, Group A, Day 2 match thread

## Welcome to 2022 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code S! The tournament continues today with the final day of the first Group of Group Stage 2.

Live updated scoreboards on and I will also do my best to keep up the ones in this post throughout the broadcast, as my other obligations permit.  

# Broadcast time

**Today**

**09:30 UTC -**

 

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All matches are best of 3

1st place of each group advances to the Semifinals

2nd and 3rd place of each group advance to the round of 6

# Group Stage 2, Group A, Day 1 Scoreboard

|**Match**|**Team**|**Player**|**Score**|**Player**|**Team**|**Aligulac prediction**|
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|2| | |0-2| | | |
|3| )| |2-0| | ||
|4| | )|2-0| | | |
|5| | |0-2| | | |

If you’ve read this far, do also There’s plenty of Starcraft going on before and after this event!

**Enjoy the games!**

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noob help: I keep stalling out and failing to attack

Honestly, I think the campaign bred this bad habit into me. Most campaign maps either have no time limit and encourage you to clear out the whole map at a slow pace, or are defense holdout missions, or can be cheesed by micro-ing Kerrigan/Nova. The mission I found the hardest was Rite of Rak’shir because I had to consistently macro out units, and in the end I just went with massed void rays, so I didn’t even really learn my lesson lol.

Now, I have a hard time past the first 5 minutes. I get through my build order, then I just sorta… sit around. If my opponent harasses me, then I’ll just stay in base until I have 4 digits worth of resources, then panic build 5 starbays and a fusion core to rush BCs. That usually works against the AI but players, when I do vs players, will just build corruptors or whatever and then I’m a big pile of money in the sink, so I surrender

This is stupid. I’m being stupid. Help?

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Co-Op Mutation #325: Doomsday Report

The Moebius Corps fleet has converged upon Veridia Prime. They bombard the surface without regard for friend or foe, and the experimental reality-warping propagators have been unleashed unto the unsuspecting populace. Push back the enemy for long enough to stabilize the planet.
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#Map: Vermillion Problem

**Going Nuclear**
Nukes are launched at random throughout the map.
**Orbital Strike**
Enemy Orbital Strikes are periodically fired throughout the map.
**Propagators**
Reality warping sludges are crawling towards you. Anything they touch is turned into a copy of the sludge.

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#Rating: Brutal +4

#Video Replays on Brutal:

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#Notes:

* Propagators have 450 health, and transform any unit they touch into one of them, effectively killing the unit.
* The first Propagator spawns at 3:30, and a new one spawns every 90 seconds on Brutal.
* Propagators hit ground units, air units, heroic units, and buildings.
* Objects that turn into the propagator have the exact same HP as the propagator that infected it; so a 1-HP Propagator can only make more 1-HP Propagators.
* Spider mines, toxic nests, and banelings can connect with the poopagator before it poopagates them.
* Crooked Sam’s Detonation Charge, Abathur’s Disabling Cloud, and Vorazun’s stuff can all prevent poopagators from poopagating.
* The warning spot for Going Nuclear is the large targeting area. However, you only have 5 Blizzard seconds of warning before the nuke hits.
* Amon has  ]  of Orbital Strikes.

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