Warcraft vs Starcraft is a free modification to Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft III originally created by the team ZanMgt, and is now continued by the community! In this game modification, we’ve integrated StarCraft's mechanics and art by hand so the world can see what happens when Blizzard's greatest franchises duke it out! We're all very proud of Warcraft vs Starcraft and hope you’ll enjoy our hard work!

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In this week’s update we have the first footage of the mod in action!

Posted by [ZanMgt]Aaron on Nov 7th, 2010

First footageFIRST VIDEO!
In the video, Aaron goes over the Zerg’s mineral mining system and demonstrates how the both the Zerg and the Warcraft races will see each others resources. Enjoy!




MineralDEVELOPMENT TIDBIT
In order to get the Zerg’s mining to work within a standard Warcraft 3 map, we planned out the entire system on paper (and all over the floor) before even beginning the code.

Halting trigger development to go through this process was initially frustrating, but accounting for bugs and locking down the system before the coding actually began really paid off with peace of mind!


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Kingbdogz
Kingbdogz Nov 8 2010, 3:18am says:

Amazing!

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Saint_Stan
Saint_Stan Nov 8 2010, 5:34am says:

Incredible!

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Kingbdogz
Kingbdogz Nov 8 2010, 7:51am says:

I would be extremely grateful to get in contact with you guys, you've done an incredible job at coding all of this. I have a mod of my own and I would love it if you could give me a few tips as to how you manipulated the game so finely (the game runs SO smooth!)

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[ZanMgt]Aaron Author
[ZanMgt]Aaron Nov 8 2010, 7:40pm replied:

To modify Warcraft 3, most of the information is already available at websites such as World-editor-tutorials.thehelper.net, Hiveworkshop.com and www.thehelper.net's forums.

After that it just takes hard work and dedication!

If you have any specific questions, go ahead and send us a private message and we'll see what we can do!

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Tyrranus
Tyrranus Nov 8 2010, 10:37pm says:

kick *** :D

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