After a nice holiday vacation, we returned to find the StarCraft community talking up a
storm swarm on a number of topics. There’s a new year underway, and in between sessions of creative writing for the many threads in Joeyray’s Bar, we figure you might be interested in joining one or more of the following discussions.
- Grubby will be staying with team FX Open’s South Korean branch to train for GSL. Reddit StarCraft
- Parting leaves Startale in search of a new team. TeamLiquid.net Forums | Reddit StarCraft
- Major leaves ROOT Gaming to join KeSPA Team 8. TeamLiquid.net Forums | Reddit StarCraft
- SidianTheBard made an appeal for refreshed tournament map pools in 2013. TeamLiquid.net Forums
- EG.Stephano will make his GSL Code S debut in Season 1 of 2013. TeamLiquid.net Forums | Reddit StarCraft
- Team Liquid's annual StarCraft II Awards reviewed 2012 in eSports. TeamLiquid.net Forums | Reddit StarCraft
- Existor posted a massive Heart of the Swarm multiplayer tip compilation at TeamLiquid.net.
- Skolops has “A Detailed Analysis of Tiered Racial Balance” in the Heart of the Swarm Beta Discussion Forum.
- PotatoLiSK, Zappy, Fonzy, Doncroft, and Ponera have a new Mechanics of StarCraft video, and they’re talking about it here.
- You can sign up for the Bacon Community’s annual StarCraft II Forum Open. This is a two day, single-elimination 1v1 tournament with signups open to any StarCraft II forum member. Matches begin Saturday, January 5 at 10:00 a.m. PST.
- Get to know your fellow StarCraft II forum goers better by playing against them in a friendly best of three showmatch.
- Signups are now open for Round 2 of TeamLiquid.net’s StarCraft II Fantasy ProLeague. Registration closes at 6:50 p.m. PST on January 4, 2013. Register | How to play | Share your team
We’re always on the lookout for things to talk about! If you know of a particularly active and interesting StarCraft discussion online, consider dropping a link to it in the comments below.