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Although it is never shown that Zerg use Terran technology, nothing speaks against them being able to do it. At least their "leader" types are very intelligent and thus should be able to use Terran technology (at least if there are no genetic locks). So, even though they should be able to use it, they wouldn't do it anyway as they don't need to use Terran ...


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Zerg are capable of using Terran technology, and it was shown to happen on multiple occasions: This is an Apocalisk, which is an Ultralisk with integrated Terran Thor armour, courtesy of Alexei Stukov, an Infested Terran Infested Marines Use their armour and their guns Infested bunkers Not sure how much technology is going on in there, but they work ...


27

Focusing on the gameplay angle rather than the storyline, the abilities of the Protoss somewhat match that of the "psychic warrior" class of Dungeons and Dragons. However, it has been argued that all three races are a ripoff of warhammer 40K stemming from a failed deal between blizzard and the Warhammer franchise. As Kalissar mentions below, Warcraft was ...


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This is addressed in the game's tie-in Field Manual. What you've described as a "beam" in fact contains 'attenuating lasers' (presumably to cauterise wounds) as well as acting as a transport for 'nano-conveyed anesthetics', 'chemical modifiers' and nanobots capable of 'cellular hyper-repair'.


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Having just replayed StarCraft 1 up to this betrayal, it was very apparent why Mengsk did it. In the 3 missions preceding the betrayal Kerrigan she was told to use the psi-emitters to lure the zerg to a smaller confederate outpost. She did it but under heavy protest. Kerrigan - I'm having doubts about this, Arcturus. I just don't think anyone ...


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Questions about the Protoss' eating habits were addressed in a Q&A with the game's makers. Q. What do the protoss eat? (where do they get energy and mass?) A. Protoss gain nutrition from sunlight, or at a pinch, moonlight (which is just reflected sunlight anyway) by absorbing through their skins. They can go for extended periods without ...


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Clarke's Third Law reads: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. What the protoss do may seem as magic to us, but to them it is simply highly advanced technology combined with their innate psionic abilities. From the protoss fact file on Battle.net: For thousands of years, the ancient and mysterious protoss have used ...


13

Sarah Kerrigan, during her time as a Confederate Ghost, assassinated Mengsk's parents and sister. When Korhal declared itself independent from the Confederacy, taking out the Mengsk family was one of their first actions, before they carpet-nuked the place as well. Kerrigan led the team. While Arcturus later retrieved her from an experimental facility (...


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There are 3 main terran factions that appear in the original game. The Terran Confederacy, The Sons of Korhal, and The UED (United Earth Directorate). Only the UED have the Russian Generals that you mentioned. And they make a point in the game to say that UED are the only Terran fleet directly from earth. It might stand to reason that Earth is now a USSR ...


10

I would like to supply a more nuanced answer. First of all, clearly, the Zerg do use terran technology. The infested uses terran technology. Now, onto the question of "Why don't pure Zerg use terran technology?". Anthropic Principle The most important reason is the anthropic principle and that our question kind of invites a tautology. The definition ...


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35: Velen (W) 37: Fenix (S) 41: Imperius (D) 43: Blackhand (W) 44: Grommash Hellscream (W) - http://wow.gamepedia.com/Grommash_Hellscream Grommash is a green orc, however in the alternative time line of WoD, he is red. 46: Mephisto (D) 53: Kel'Thuzad (W) 54: Kil'jaeden (W) 55: Archimonde (W) 58: Maive Shadowsong (W) I'm 95% certain with this one,...


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They use it, check this character, Alexei Stukov. He doesn't only repurpose Terran's buildings, he as well commands originally Zerg units that were upgraded with Terran's technologies, for example, the apocalisk is an ultralisk that has been merged with thor armor.


6

About Zergs: The Zerg have similarities with the Tyranids of Warhammer 40k, these are organic organisms themselves, but can be defined as biotechnological since biotechnology are defined with this: Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living ...


6

Other than being directed by 'Infested' Terrans like Stukov or Kerrigan, the Zerg Swarm doesn't interact (nor really care to interact) with Terran systems, preferring to stick to biological rather than technological evolution. It has actually been considered (and likely tested) by Abathur, more than likely while the Queen of Blades (Infested Kerrigan) was ...


6

The official Starcraft wikia makes extensive reference to people from Tarsonis being known as "Tarsonians"; After living in isolation for sixty years, the Tarsonians developed second-generation subwarp engines which allowed their ships to make contact with Moria and Umoja. Tarsonis was the most technologically advanced and prosperous of the ...


6

Khala is not natural - it has been orchestrated by Xel'naga who manipulated early Protoss race into developing strong mental links and certain loss of individuality. While it brought peace and prosper to the race as a whole, it was also a trap made by Amon - when needed he could use it to mentally control whole race.: Amon and the Xel'naga who followed ...


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There is also a stronger logical plot line that can help explain why Jim Raynor chose not to pursue his goal of killing Kerrigan. Through the Ihan Crystal given to Jim Raynor on the Hyperion, Zeratul warned Jim: James Raynor, I bring tidings of doom. I have pierced the veil of the future, and beheld only oblivion. Yet one spark of hope remains. You will ...


5

45: Baal, D 51: Alexei Stukov, S 52: Dehaka, S 61: Arcturus Mengsk, S 57: I believe it is actually Arcturus' son,Valerian Mengsk, S. Anduin Wrynn's hair and collar are slightly different.


5

She incredibly tired of being a puppet. The point that she is making to Valerian isn't that the Zerg are unpredictable, it's that she is. Yeah, Valerian (and presumably everyone else) wants to know if she will revert back to being the Queen of Blades. A test of Zerg control ... doesn't actually tell them anything about that, beyond that if she does, how ...


4

It's not magic, it's "psionic"... which is essentially a scifi-flavored synonym for Magic. But note that the Protoss are not the only species with psionic abilities in the StarCraft universe. The Zerg hive mind communicates psionically and the Terran Ghosts also have psionic abilities. The Queen of Blades (Human/Zerg hybrid) possesses psionic abilities which ...


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This isn't really covered in-game (in fact, a lot of fans got upset about changes to his character). That said, you can draw some logical plot lines between the two games. The main thing is time. When SC2 starts, it has been a few years since the Queen of Blades backstabbed pretty much every last person that was near her at the time. According to SC2, ...


4

The Terran came from Earth but got lost in space. With their existing knowledge, they formed governments and a military. Then there was a revolution turning the government into a dictatorship. First of all the Terran's didn't evolve from anything from earth. They are from Earth, in a matter of speaking. Their "race" is from Earth. As you see from ...


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I've wondered this too. Upon looking into it, I think the confusion comes from a disconnect in what the Xel'naga plan was, versus what actually happened. My answer is a bit speculative due to how incomplete this lore is, though perhaps we'll get a definitive answer from Starcraft 3? The Plan What happened I have 2 guesses as to why this still worked. ...


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The Starcraft Wiki provides a pretty good description of the government type (absolute monarchy) along with it's oppressive methods of rule. Some history on it's origins is also provided.


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Short answer: no. In the original game manual, pages 26-27, there's a description of Earth history leading up to the launch of the sleeper ships (emphasis mine): By the end of the twenty-first century, mankind had seen bold and unprecedented changes within the world. Radical new technologies were surfacing at incredible rates.... In the wake of the ...


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After some more research I have found out that #63 is The Overmind , S.


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Jim Raynor did kill her... By which i mean it is far more likely that he pledged to kill the rampaging swarm queen responsible for the deaths of billions than the sons-of-Korhal assassin that he fell in love with. He Killed the queen of blades when he activated the artefact when it reached full charge (by which time my left flank had almost totally ...


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The Zerg are biological by nature. They do have the ability to control alien technology by infesting buildings and beings (such as infested Terrans and Alexei Stukov, who controls many different "bio-technological" infestations), resulting in biological machinery, so to speak. The Protoss utilize cybernetic implants to enhance their psionic abilities (and ...


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My understanding is the Khala holds the ancestral memory of the entire Protoss culture, but only when there are people tapped into the Khala keeping it going, like the Preservers. With every single Protoss having now cut their nerve cords the Khala no longer exists. When new generations are born, the Khala will be a blank slate. They will no longer have ...


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They can and they do use Terran and Protoss technology. The Infestor's Neural Parasite is able to take control of other units and use their abilities.


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