StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

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StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Laconius » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:04 am

Name: Laconius
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Direction: A campaign set during the events of the Zerg storyline in StarCraft. This project will be produced for StarCraft: Brood War.

"Lend your conscience to me, Kerrigan. I am the Overmind, the hive entity that directs the motions of the Zerg Swarm. You must come to realize that you are the very prodigy of the cosmos. Its.. savior. For it is through your hand that the schemes of our enemies shall be brought to ruin. Our true enemies, whose presence lies veiled, do not take the form of the Terrans or the Protoss. Rather, they are the creators of my very being- the Xel'Naga. Know that the visions I hereby impart unto you shall spare you no agony of the grim future that I have foreseen. But you must endure, human. For the sake of all life, you must bear witness to the whispers of extinction."
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby IskatuMesk » Wed Dec 28, 2011 4:25 am

Is this about how the Overmind is really a nice guy and he was all :3 but Tassadar is just a big dick and doesn't realize that WOOOO RIC FLAIR?
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Taeradun » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:50 am

ZOMG THE PROPHECY

Laconius wrote:Name: Laconius
ohhhh snappppp Lac is joining in :sweat:
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby HelpMe » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:48 am

Ok people you can all go home now, no point in even trying anything.

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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Taeradun » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:31 am

I'm not in it for the prizes anyway 8)
(except for that battlecruiser made of fake Lego; that looks pretty sweet)
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Campaign Creations » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:33 am

Approved, and thanks for your submission.

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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Lavarinth » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:34 am

Taeradun wrote:
Laconius wrote:Name: Laconius
ohhhh snappppp Lac is joining in :sweat:


HelpMe wrote:Ok people you can all go home now, no point in even trying anything.


You guys need to listen to the last podcast. :3
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Taeradun » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:35 am

Laconius we should team up and help each other with both our projects, TOGETHER WE CAN TAKE OVER THE WORLD


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Lavarinth wrote:You guys need to listen to the last podcast. :3
listening to it now, seems Mesk agrees with me about the battlecruiser :lol:
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby HelpMe » Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:18 pm

Taeradun wrote:I'm not in it for the prizes anyway 8)
(except for that battlecruiser made of fake Lego; that looks pretty sweet)


Ha, yeah the battlecruiser really stands out as one of the nicest grabs. Although the Shadow Hunters book doesn't seem too shabby either.

Lavarinth wrote:You guys need to listen to the last podcast. :3


I already have, twice. Listening to Mesk, I can't help but feel that making a quality campaign is such a daunting task! Especially regarding what he says about deployment of the story and the "show, don't tell" principle. And his comments on SCII were spot-on. Great stuff overall.

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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby mark_009_vn » Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:41 am

HelpMe wrote:I already have, twice. Listening to Mesk, I can't help but feel that making a quality campaign is such a daunting task! Especially regarding what he says about deployment of the story and the "show, don't tell" principle. And his comments on SCII were spot-on. Great stuff overall.


The only thing I really got from the podcast is that I started to understood why alot of good game developers tried to make their story as robust and simple as possible (like Brood War), it is simply because a good story sometimes could be way too complex to implement that either the game is screwed in terms of storytelling or that the game it self would be so radically changed that it wouldn't resemble the original plans.
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Laconius » Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:29 am

Taeradun wrote:Laconius we should team up and help each other with both our projects, TOGETHER WE CAN TAKE OVER THE WORLD


YES LET'S
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Thalraxal » Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:41 pm

While I do like me some Overmind, I can't say that I'm a big fan of most of the new canon established in SC2. That said though, if anyone can find a way through the twisted labyrinth of Blizzard's retcons and make it work, it's Laconius. Looking forward to see what you do with this.

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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby Laconius » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:09 pm

Thanks! I look forward to emulating the amazing aspects of StarCraft 2's storyline into my new project. The prophecy aspect of Wings of Liberty simply blew my mind!

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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby IskatuMesk » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:10 pm

Wow! I'm really looking forward to your extension of Starcraft 2's amazing story. I can't wait to see more of its brilliance in motion.
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Re: StarCraft: Whispers of Extinction

Postby wibod » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:19 pm

THE END OF ALL THINGS GIVE ME A MASSIVE ERECTION!


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