Starcraft craze: the funny, the interesting, and the disturbing

July 30, 2010

Andrej Karpathy

You’ve probably caught news of the most recent PC game released by Blizzard only a few days ago: Starcraft 2. Why was it such big news? What’s the big deal? What’s Starcraft and why is it so popular? After a short overview of the situation we will go into other funny and amusing issues surrounding the franchise; most notably the pro players who are famous for pushing the game to its limits and making a career out of playing it. All noobs and pros are welcome