StarCraft 2 Beta Testers Create Amazing Mods, Jealous Tears
As if missing out on the StarCraft 2 beta test wasn’t bad enough, now modders are just bragging. Andrew at Ars Technicha took a look at what some enterprising Beta-ers have been doing with the game‘s content editor, and compiled a list of some of the more spectacular entries. The results are headache-inducingly fantastic.
First up, as you can see above, some genius created an insane map based on Diablo. Having not yet played StarCraft 2, I can’t say how this plays but it definitely looks cool, and that counts for something. What’s even better than volcanoes in space? Racing games with spaceships:
Not satisfied with Mario Kart… But IN SPACE? Benjamin at Gamer Crave found one that seeks, apparently, to recreate Super Off Road:
The content editor promises to be very easy; coding isn’t required, only familiarity with the tools. Predictably, people are going absolutely crazy with it. There’s a First Person Shooter, a Tetris clone, and even a Smash TV parody.
Insult? Meet injury. We’ll put together a list of our favs shortly, but even so, it’s sorrows-drowning time. July 27th can’t come quickly enough.
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