Starcraft Broodwar Updater 1.14 review

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Starcraft for Mac OS X should be installed on a hard drive that is formatted as Mac OS Extended.

License: Freeware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 28568K
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Price: $0.00
Updated: 06 Aug 2006
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Starcraft for Mac OS X should be installed on a hard drive that is formatted as Mac OS Extended. To find out how your hard drive is formatted, select your hard drive in the Finder and choose "Show Info" from the File menu

For the best color quality, it is recommended that you run Mac OS X's Display Calibrator Assistant. You can find it by choosing Displays in System Prefs. Select the Color tab and click the Calibrate button. Then follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your display

Networking over IPX, Appletalk, Serial and Direct Modem-Modem is not available in Starcraft for Mac OS X

UDP Networking added. You can now play on your local TCP/IP based local network by choosing "Local Area Network (UDP/IP)" in the Multiplayer options screen. An upcoming release of the Classic Mac and Windows versions will also support this feature, allowing LAN play between these three versions

If the computer goes to sleep while you're in the chat screen, you may get disconnected from If this happens simply disconnect and then reconnect to

If music is turned off in the game, you may notice occasional pauses while the CD-ROM drive spins up. You may want to leave music turned on to avoid this

Please do not lock any of the files in the Starcraft folder. This will prevent you from being able to connect to

Starcraft Broodwar Updater patches the Starcraft Broodwar expansion pack.

What's New:
Feature Changes
European ladder now affiliated with WGTour (
See ( for additional information about the new European ladder.
Ladder games disabled for all other regions.
For Top vs. Bottom games, the default chat filter is now 'Chat To Allies'.
In-game chat messages now show the speaker's name in his/her team color.
Users can now use the mouse wheel to scroll chat and selection boxes in Windows 98 (or later) and Macintosh OS X.
Screen shots now use a time/date stamp; they are no longer limited to 100.
Improved version numbering system.
The high-color application icon from the Macintosh version is now used on PC.
Small corrections to the Lost Temple and Dire Straits maps.

Bug Fixes
Fixed Hatchery cancellation crash bug.
Fixed crash that can occur when SCVs are repairing a unit boarding a Dropship.
Fixed crash when Mac users very quickly cancel connection to
Fixed a scoring bug that gave Zerg unit points for building cancellation.
Users can now take screen shots on Macintosh OS X.
Updated account creation information text.
Logging onto an account closed for a Terms of Service violation will now say the account is closed, rather than 'invalid password'.
Fixed bug preventing Portuguese StarCraft clients from receiving patches from
Portuguese users must still patch to this level manually, but subsequent patches can be obtained automatically from
No longer displays control characters in's map description pane.
Color codes and control codes are no longer allowed in chat messages.
Fixed a crash in StarEdit when attempting to save modified Blizzard maps.
Fixed undesired text wrapping in Spanish and Portuguese screens.
Fixed a rare crash in multiplayer games.

Fixed the Nydus Canal cancellation bug that allowed creating a mobile exit.
Fixed two exploits that allowed players to gain minerals very quickly.
Fixed exploit with Arbiter that allowed Zerg buildings to become cloaked.
Fixed exploit that allowed units to kill themselves instantly.
Fixed exploit that allowed Command Center infestation without a Queen.
Fixed exploit that allowed Command Center infestation from a distance.
Fixed exploit that allowed players to float Zerg Drones over obstacles.
Fixed exploit that allowed worker units to mine at a distance.
Fixed exploit that allowed Terran buildings to lift off while training units.
Fixed exploit that allowed SCVs to repair Protoss buildings.
Fixed exploit that allowed SCVs to detach Larvae from Hatcheries.
Fixed exploit that allowed morphing Terran and Protoss buildings.
Fixed exploit that allowed buildings to be stacked on top of each other.
Playing against illegally named players on no longer results in a disconnect game result.

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