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Game Info

Game version 1.11b
Installer Works, no problems
Game Works, but has a few minor issues
Patch Works, no problems
Download patch Mirrorlist (blizzard.com)
Mirrorlist (3dgamers.com)
Demo works Yes
Download demo Mirrorlist (blizzard.com)
Mirrorlist (3dgamers.com)
Requires no-cd patch No
Multiplayer works Yes
Works with Cedega version(s) 3.3.2, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 7.3.3 (best)
Tested with Cedega version(s) 3.3.2, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 7.3.3
Supported by TransGaming Yes
URLs Starcraft - Official Website
3D Gamers - General info

Issues

The game

  • Sometimes the game will hang at startup (loading screen). This may be related to GkrellM2 or Gaim running in the background. Kill the wineserver ( Alt + ↹ Tab to Point2Play then press Ctrl + S ), close GkrellM and/or Gaim, then restart StarCraft. You could also try using WineX 3.3.2 where this issue doesn't seem to occur(also not an issue in versions later than 5.02).
  • After exiting the game, the screen might jolt between StarCraft and another program. To stop this, kill the wine server. ( Ctrl + S in Point2Play or killall wine wineserver in Cedega Command Line Interface(CLI)
  • The game may be choppy. To improve performance you can run the game with a different priority. eg nice -n 20 StarCraft.exe or select "Decrease WineServer Priority" in the configuration of the StarCraft shortcut when using Point2Play.
  • As of version 5.0.2(and later) game seems to have no noticeable problems, patching succeeds, internet play is successful.

Battle.net

  • Automatic in-game patching via battle.net does not work, so patch the game manually.
  • In version 7.3.3 menus redraw properly and gives platinum performance.

Campaign Editor

  • The campaign editor works but has a few graphical issues on the user Interface
  • The campaign editor can be launched from the game, but it does not get focus so you will have to start it from outside the game. A mission made with the editor can be played fine.

Description

In the distant future of this real-time strategy game, a small group of human exiles have been doomed to fight for survival on the edge of the galaxy. Through military strength, espionage, and deceit, a unified Terran government has maintained an uneasy peace. But as resources and fuel run short, the Confederate nations find themselves looking towards the rich worlds of their alien neighbors, the enigmatic Protoss. To further complicate matters, it seems that a previously unknown species, the Zerg, has entered Protoss space and is destroying everything in its path. The time for war has come.

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Start of the first Terran level
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