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    Game » consists of 10 releases. Released Jul 27, 2010

    The first chapter in the StarCraft II trilogy focuses on the struggles of the Terran race, as seen through the eyes of Commander Jim Raynor, leader of the rebel group Raynor's Raiders.

    Thursday Night Throwdown 10/28: StarCraft II

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    Edited By Ryan  Staff

    By popular demand, Thursday Night Throwdown returns to the well this week for our second StarCraft II competition! Giant Bomb's own Brad Shoemaker will be joined by the only other person I know who's dedication to StarCraft II rivals young Bradley, Tested.com's own Norman Chan. They've fully absorbed the latest patch notes and they've been watching professional StarCraft II matches on GSL every day, and they're ready to 'Toss up the competition! 

    We'll kick things off with Brad and Norm rotating into the hot seat for some one-on-one play before shifting into a series of two-vee-two matches, and it'll all culminate with an exhibition match between Team Liquid's HuK and Machine from the Evil Geniuses, two players you may recognize from the pro StarCraft II circuit--though if you don't, all you need to know is that both players are very, very good. Big ups to our friend JP from the MLG for helping us coordinate and organize this match! Be sure and check out the man's competition-focused podcast, State of the Game.

    It all kicks off at 4PM Pacific Daylight Time, tonight! If you'd like to participate in tonight's TNT, here's what you'll need to do:

    1. Post your StarCraft II character name and character number (both of which you can find on the "add friend" screen within the game) in the comments section below. 
    2. Have StarCraft II loaded up between 4PM and 6PM Pacific Daylight Time, tonight.
    3. Keep your eyes open for a match invite from character name "RomeoTango." That's me!
    4. ???
    5. Profit!

    PS: I had previously promised that all this StarCraft II action would be paired with a Whiskey Media Executive Civilization V Tournament of Champions on today's Thursday Night Throwdown. Due to certain technical challenges, and perhaps more importantly, my inability to anticipate the fact that our hometown baseball team, the San Francisco Giants, are in town, playing in the World Effin' Series tonight, we'll have to shelve it for the time being. Don't worry, my turn-based compatriots, I will not let this dream die! Until then, be sure and tune in for what is sure to be an action-packed episode of Thursday Night Throwdown!
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    #1  Edited By Ryan  Staff

    By popular demand, Thursday Night Throwdown returns to the well this week for our second StarCraft II competition! Giant Bomb's own Brad Shoemaker will be joined by the only other person I know who's dedication to StarCraft II rivals young Bradley, Tested.com's own Norman Chan. They've fully absorbed the latest patch notes and they've been watching professional StarCraft II matches on GSL every day, and they're ready to 'Toss up the competition! 

    We'll kick things off with Brad and Norm rotating into the hot seat for some one-on-one play before shifting into a series of two-vee-two matches, and it'll all culminate with an exhibition match between Team Liquid's HuK and Machine from the Evil Geniuses, two players you may recognize from the pro StarCraft II circuit--though if you don't, all you need to know is that both players are very, very good. Big ups to our friend JP from the MLG for helping us coordinate and organize this match! Be sure and check out the man's competition-focused podcast, State of the Game.

    It all kicks off at 4PM Pacific Daylight Time, tonight! If you'd like to participate in tonight's TNT, here's what you'll need to do:

    1. Post your StarCraft II character name and character number (both of which you can find on the "add friend" screen within the game) in the comments section below. 
    2. Have StarCraft II loaded up between 4PM and 6PM Pacific Daylight Time, tonight.
    3. Keep your eyes open for a match invite from character name "RomeoTango." That's me!
    4. ???
    5. Profit!

    PS: I had previously promised that all this StarCraft II action would be paired with a Whiskey Media Executive Civilization V Tournament of Champions on today's Thursday Night Throwdown. Due to certain technical challenges, and perhaps more importantly, my inability to anticipate the fact that our hometown baseball team, the San Francisco Giants, are in town, playing in the World Effin' Series tonight, we'll have to shelve it for the time being. Don't worry, my turn-based compatriots, I will not let this dream die! Until then, be sure and tune in for what is sure to be an action-packed episode of Thursday Night Throwdown!
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    #2  Edited By nan0fear

    Im goin to disneyland 

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    #3  Edited By trixnfx

    Woo can't wait

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    #4  Edited By ShowNun

    Vincent 468

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    #5  Edited By ThePickle

    This will be EPIC!

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    #6  Edited By Grissefar

    It was cool that you were on the Screening Room, Ryan.

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    #7  Edited By fRAWRst

    this, this is amazing

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    #8  Edited By Hampe

    Aw, too bad that the Civ 5 thing won't be happening too. But I expect Brad to kick some serious ass!

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    #9  Edited By turboman

    I don't have Starcraft II :( 

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    #10  Edited By Mijati

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    #11  Edited By metal_mills

    PLEASE verse Huk, Brad! I beg of you! It doesn't matter if you lose, it would be awesome.

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    #12  Edited By MisterMouse

    woah that sounds very awesome, some solid major league starcraft play!

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    #13  Edited By ajamafalous

    lolciv

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    #14  Edited By bluestuff

    bluestuff 155 

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    #15  Edited By ThatFrood

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    #16  Edited By mosdl

    Go giants!

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    #18  Edited By fisk0  Moderator

    too bad Battle.net is using region restrictions nowadays, finally a game I have on a platform I have (since Quakeworld) - not that I should be awake to play at that time anyway.

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    #19  Edited By sixghost

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    this is gonna be an awesome tnt

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    #20  Edited By rpratts

    I'm planning to watch... 

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    #21  Edited By MordeaniisChaos

    Man I hope I get back in time for this.

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    #22  Edited By kishan6

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    #23  Edited By numberThirtyOne

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    #24  Edited By Lotus

    hoping for an awesome waiting tune :P

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    #25  Edited By Zabant

    HUK OH SHIT!

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    mauveforest 990 Thanks giantbomb for everything you do, I am really looking forward to this TNT

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    #28  Edited By Munkatten

    D: Stupid timezones, I have to sleep :c. Some day Giantbomb, someday I'll join in on the fun.

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    #34  Edited By Cheapoz

    I'm only Bronze 1v1 so I'd be wasting everyone's time. 
     
    PLEASE be recording that Huk show match though! Shame it's not MLG vs GB though!!

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    #36  Edited By canucks13

    Huk and Machine! Niiiiice! Huk is gonna take this, Psylence 773

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    #37  Edited By junkipenguin

    Havok 300

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    #38  Edited By ShadowMarth

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    Sounds fun

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    #39  Edited By bigscottie

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    #44  Edited By august

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    #45  Edited By harris

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    Looking forward to it!

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    #46  Edited By defenestr8ed

    Brad and Norm better jump in after the exhibition match!  GB vs. TL, some sort of split  Brad/HuK vs. Machine/Norm.  I don't care.  Make is so.  There must be murderation.

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    #47  Edited By AmishTechSupport

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    #48  Edited By RustyScrew

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    #49  Edited By DeeGee

    I was looking forward to seeing you all playing Civ 5, but I guess Starcraft II will do =P

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    #50  Edited By DeeGee

    I was looking forward to seeing you all playing Civ 5, but I guess Starcraft II will do =P

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