Video Blog: Playing Through StarCraft II

#501 Edited by phrosnite (3509 posts) -

Brad when is the review going up? I know what score you'll give it but I'm eager to read it and probably bitch about it.

#502 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6420 posts) -
@Brad: There must be a follow-up video to this. Give whoever came up with this video feature a high five.
#503 Posted by totallyfugazi (14 posts) -

I like the Sander Cohen rabbit poster on the wall. " I want to take the ears off , but I cant !! "

#504 Posted by Stargate174 (175 posts) -

What res is your webcam? because it looks stretched. You need to get a MS LiveCinema HD 720p cam to do blogs.

#505 Posted by Brad (4994 posts) -
It's just a built-in MacBook webcam which I think only does 640x480. The aspect ratio is correct but I did crop it to 16x9, and I also rendered out the final video at a higher res than that, so the compression is probably not great.
We have some Flips and Zi8s in the office, I'll probably use one of those if I do this kind of video again.
#506 Posted by intelix (21 posts) -

Definitely like the video blog idea. Keep it up~!

#507 Posted by drummerboykhari (224 posts) -


#508 Edited by thejamster (270 posts) -
@Xeiphyer said:

" Hey Brad, I need your help! Ive been having a lot of issues defending against Void Ray rushes from the protoss, especially when I am playing Zerg (Which seem pretty underpowered!). Any suggestions for how to deal with them, or how your Void rushes get stopped if you ever try them? I try and scout em out as best I can, but if they have their entrance blocked off, I wont know until its too late. "

I would suggest that if they close the entrance to their base that may be a sign of these void ray rushes and you can plan accordingly otherwise, tech to hydras with  a good mix of other units and expand, making sure your bases are connected with creep to limit harras cause hydras are just so fast on creep 
edit: Also, my favorite way to deal with a strat that i have trouble with is to not deal with it.  and by that I mean say if you have problems with mech pushes when you are playing protoss, maybe you go for early void rays or phoenixes to harras/make mech ineffective "forcing" your opponent to do something different
#509 Posted by Jawshua (284 posts) -

Good luck, Brad.
#510 Posted by UnreliableNarrator (58 posts) -

Brad looks tired.

#511 Posted by Minos (168 posts) -

Lets get a follow up on this...

#512 Posted by Branthog (5717 posts) -

This is the kind of thing that sets GiantBomb apart from every other gaming outlet around. Superb.

#513 Posted by ThePickle (4266 posts) -

I shall put this to good use.
#514 Posted by raidingkvatch (1200 posts) -

Brad looks fucking knackered.

#515 Posted by kratier (234 posts) -

best zerg tips would be watch some high ranking korean players play zerg in sc2 ,

#516 Posted by redjacked (50 posts) -

Add my name to the "please make this a weekly segment!" list.   I'm so godawful at RTS games, I need all the help I can get.

#517 Posted by Caddy (319 posts) -

Loved the ending.

#518 Posted by MonkeyMelon (225 posts) -

What"s the fun in these types of games?

#519 Posted by Baconator (172 posts) -
@mosdl said:
" need more videoblogs on this site! ... " 
I agree. I thoroughly enjoyed this video.
#520 Posted by Spence_5060 (380 posts) -

this video blog idea is actually really cool and definitely want to see more of them with the hot new games.

#521 Posted by redjacked (50 posts) -
@MonkeyMelon said:

" What"s the fun in these types of games? "

  To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women
#522 Posted by Divingsheep (2 posts) -

nice little informal preview

#523 Posted by Zlatko (72 posts) -

This was one of the best things I've watched off this site. You guys def. should look into doing more of these. :)

#524 Posted by Jackel2072 (2509 posts) -

Brad more Starcraft video blog! 

#525 Posted by Zaccheus (1823 posts) -

More of these, please.

#526 Posted by Silock (276 posts) -
Definitely need to see more of these Brad!
#527 Posted by MattDementous (113 posts) -

aww D: you seemed so sad when it crashed :C

#528 Posted by arcadmix (50 posts) -

I want that rapture print

#529 Posted by Meteora (5844 posts) -

Brad totally needs to do more of these video series.

#530 Posted by ConstantineL (114 posts) -

Its been over 2 years since this video came out. I wasn't even aware of the site at the time, but the intro of the video still rings true for me today.

#531 Posted by AthleticShark (1368 posts) -

Why was there no quicklook for this game?

#532 Edited by mellotronrules (1449 posts) -

@hellbound: because the final game hasn't unlocked yet. they could have done the beta, i guess- but blizzard's always messing with stuff in the beta, so what would be the point?

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