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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glynnis Talken Glynnis Talken ... Sarah Kerrigan (voice)
Michael Gough ... Tassadar (voice)
Paul Eiding ... Aldaris (voice)
Lani Minella ... Dropship Pilot / Zerg Queen (voice)
Bill Roper Bill Roper ... Fenix / Zasz / Vulture / Goliath (voice)
Glenn Stafford Glenn Stafford ... SCV / Wraith / Carrier / Zerg (voice)
Chris Metzen Chris Metzen ... Battlecruiser / Ghost / Marine (voice)
Matthew Samia Matthew Samia ... Cerberus Commander / Scout (voice) (as Matt Samia)
Jason Hayes Jason Hayes ... Firebat / Arbiter / Probe / Overlord (voice)
Tiffany Hayes Tiffany Hayes ... Adjutant (voice)
Tracy W. Bush Tracy W. Bush ... Arbiter (voice)
Allen Adham Allen Adham ... Zealot (voice)
Paul W. Sams Paul W. Sams ... Magistrate Collins (voice)
Jorge Rivero Jorge Rivero ... (voice)
Harley D. Huggins II Harley D. Huggins II ... Lester (voice) (as Harley Huggins II)
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

StarCraft See more »

Company Credits

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Blizzard Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The Zerg facial structure is derived from dental x-ray scans of human skulls. See more »

Quotes

Aldaris: [the Protoss Executor has chosen old and wise Tassadar over an old fanatical Conclave] Executor, by following Tassadar and attempting to rescue the Dark Templar, you have openly defied the will of the Conclave. Abandon this mad scheme now, and the Conclave may show you mercy.
Tassadar: Don't let him control you, Executor. The Judicator have long since steered the actions of the Templar to their own ends. It's time we acted of our own accord
Aldaris: Ah, Tassadar, have you fallen so far? To think that you were our ...
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References Star Trek: Voyager (1995) See more »

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Great game, hours of fun, awesome sound.
10 July 2005 | by erslincolnSee all my reviews

I love playing this game, and have for years. What I especially like about it, aside from its seamless gameplay, is the sound. All of the sound effects are very cool, very original, and the soundtrack is awesome. I'd love to get a CD cut that just had the soundtrack on it. I highly suggest this game to anyone who like strategy games, and particularly to those who have never tried one, but would like to. A CD version can be had very inexpensively now that the game is some years old. It has very cool characters which are informative enough without being intrusive. The gameplay is good or great in every aspect, and I expect I'll continue to play it for years to come.


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