In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.

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Glynnis Talken ...
Sarah Kerrigan (voice)
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Tassadar (voice)
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Aldaris (voice)
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Bill Roper ...
Fenix / Zasz / Vulture / Goliath (voice)
Glenn Stafford ...
SCV / Wraith / Carrier / Zerg (voice)
Chris Metzen ...
Battlecruiser / Ghost / Marine (voice)
Matthew Samia ...
Cerberus Commander / Scout (voice) (as Matt Samia)
Jason Hayes ...
Science Vessel (voice)
Tiffany Hayes ...
Adjutant (voice)
Tracy W. Bush ...
Arbiter (voice)
Allen Adham ...
Zealot (voice)
Paul W. Sams ...
Magistrate Collins (voice)
Jorge Rivero ...
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Harley D. Huggins II ...
Lester (voice) (as Harley Huggins II)
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In the far future, you play, in turn, three opposing sides of an interplanetary war. First, you play the humans as you are forced to fight your own kind in rebellion even while the evil Zerg are advancing on you. Then you play the Zerg has they make their pitiless conquest across the galaxy. Finally, you play a leader of the Protoss, an advanced race which is determined to defeat the Zerg, but to do so will require civil war with their own kind and an alliance with the human rebels from the human section. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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It is a time of crisis. Three of the most powerful forces in the universe head on a collision course for galactic domination. The only choice is war. See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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1 April 1998 (USA)  »

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The game has many references and similarities to the science fiction film "Aliens", which includes unit styles, confirmation lines and designs: Terran Marine: "How do I get out of this chickenshit outfit", said by private Hudson, in Aliens; Terran Dropship: "We're in the pipe, five by five", "We're in for some chop", said by the corporal Ferro when approaching planet LV-426; also the unit icon and voice style are similar to corporal Ferro in Aliens; Terran SCV similarly styled to the loader used in the ship's docking bay; Zerg structures are similarly styled to the infested LV-426 colony; Zerg hydralisk unit similarly styled to the xenomorph queen; Terran ship interior, seen in movie sequence, similarly styled to the LV-426 colony. See more »

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Marine: Permission to speak freely, sir? I'm not sure you know what you're doing.
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What more would you want in an RTS?
8 November 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Starcraft is a definite winner for one of the best RTS (real time strategy) games. Fantastic graphics and are put to scale; not like other try-hard games like Tiberian Sun (which I might add was released one year after yet it was worse!)

The storyline is fantastic, from the Zerg, to the Protoss and the Terran, it will keep you wanting to find out more as you complete missions. All units have at least three different sounds that are produced and the music is fantastic (eg. a different track for each race).

*THIS IS THE GAME TO BUY! STARCRAFT BY BLIZZARD 100/10*


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