It emulates the Battle.net server for the beta client. It's happening because Blizzard chose not to put LAN in the game. This open source server will allow anyone to play single-player and in a LAN with friends. The same thing happened with WoW and SC2.
P.S.: Do not download it, I think it is illegal even though it's open source and completely free.
But how the hell did they get hold of the blizz servers?
09/24/2011 09:32 PMPosted by DazzaleOh so someone managed to hack blizz's servers or someone inside copied it into a USB stick?
Yes, for the people responsible for making it, they'd never sue you for using it.. I'm sure they'd hire expensive lawyers to take on every random person who attempted to use it, what harm is it causing them?
Using someone else property without their permission is illegal
It may very well turn out like Wow private servers a big law suit against that..
I hope Blizzard legal team sort them out...
I think they wrote it from scratch.
09/24/2011 05:33 PMPosted by DazzaleEDIT: No I have not been stupid enough to download it and I won't. Was just asking if it's illegal/bag of virus before I consider it that's all. No need to rage. Neither did I link to it so it ain't against the TOS to make this thread.
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