I’ve Been Too Busy With Starcraft II

It would appear that I haven’t made a post since before Starcraft II came out – I am sorry about that. Whatcha having? … Hamburgers! The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast. What kind? … No, I mean where they from, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Burger King? … Big Kahuna Burger! That’s that Hawaiian burger joint, isn’t it? I hear they’ve got some pretty good burgers, I’ve never tried one myself. Mind if I have a bite? … MMMM, that IS a TASTY burger. I don’t usually have hamburgers because my girlfriend’s a vegetarian and that pretty much makes me a vegetarian… but I do like the taste of a good burger.

Obsolete Upgrades

Today, I bit the bullet and purchased a new video card from Tiger Direct to replace my aging Foxconn GeForce 8800 GTS–the old model with the G80 architecture and 320 MB of video RAM that I bought for way too much money about two weeks before the cheaper and slightly better-performing 8800 GT was released. My disappointment was palpable, like many things are.

However, the GeForce has served me well and I’ve gotten nearly two and a half years of bang out of my buck. Of course, it would go even further if I wasn’t greedy and didn’t want to run Starcraft 2 at 1080P on full settings on a 47 inch LCD… but I digress.

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Starcraft 2 Beta

To begin the story, back in October of 2009, I won a Starcraft 2 beta key through Blizzard’s “biggest Starcraft fan” contest on Twitter and I got into the beta right at its launch in February. My excitement was palpable.

I’ve played this game raw. I’ve bugged the heck out of all of my friends because I wouldn’t quit talking about it. To put it succinctly, I went full retard over Starcraft 2. I’m still not very good at it, but since I feel that if I mention Starcraft 2 to any of my friends one more time, no jury would find them guilty of murder, I turn to you, my blog, to talk about Starcraft 2.

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