The lights are on
Back in 2011 Blizzard gave a group of dedicated modders the go-ahead to create a StarCraft MMO. The single-player prologue, Chronicles of Fate, is available now over Battle.net, and offers players a glimpse at the future multiplayer vision.
The mod will eventually feature multiplayer raids similar to those in World of Warcraft, and will support 5 to 10 players. The game may not be massively multiplayer by any stretch of the imagination, but still evokes the feel of instanced dungeons from World of Warcraft. You need to have StarCraft installed to play the mod, then click the Arcade tab and search StarCraft Universe RPG.
The project boasts some impressive video game celebrity talent, especially for a mod. Michael Gough, the voice of Diablo’s Deckard Cain can be heard in the game. The music is done by David Orr, composer of Castle Crashers.
Source: Upheaval Arts [via Kotaku]
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This seems cool. I cant imagine how much time these people will have to invest.
Hate to be that guy, but in the home screen it says Blizzard *game a group of dedicated modders the go-ahead. Other than that, it looks pretty cool.
Sounds pretty neat actually.
Nice... I just ordered SC2 off Amazon's Gold Box today, been waiting for it to drop below $25 since it wasn't a must-have for me.
Stupid GI video player..........
This sound pretty cool. It's nice the Blizzard let the modders work on this.
Have someone else test the waters for a Starcraft MMO for free? Why wouldn't Blizzard go for that. Next for Blizzard...World of Starcraft.
Don't you EVER DO THAT AGIN! You scared the crap outta me!