Watching and playing Starcraft is both awesome!
And when a group of people come together in a small room to watch and play Starcraft BW, the awesome-ness level goes above the roof!! I can't imagine what it must be like to watch BW live in a stadium/venue together with a group of friends!
That is what I felt like last Friday and Saturday. Me and 7 friends all congregate at one of my friends house to watch the OSL Semifinals between Jangbi and soO!!
The previous week, we watched the OSL semi's between Fantasy and Hydra, but not together, just chatting tru MSN while watching. Sadly I didnt took photo that Friday night of us watching OSL and cheering like those football fans. Despite being 1-sided, Jangbi won and that was all that matters. We'll get an amazing OSL finals, possibly a Protoss user winning after all this while though I'm supporting Fantasy actually .
After the the match, we all head out, get some steamboat then head out to the bar to drink with some other friends in celebration of Jangbi's victory and a toast for my beloved brother Since I was drunk and cant drive home, I stayed at my friend house and played BW with them while being drunk...damn, that feeling is so awesome...yea, I won all games(fucking bragger). My friend told me the next day, I kept shouting "I'm fucking/freakin Jack Sparrow" when I was drunk at the bar and at his house....
Next day, the 3 of my friends organised a LAN party and well, they started it without me first as I was busy a little at that time. I felt like, wow, so awesome, they finally got their own intiative for making a LAN party(normally I organise it)! Well, 1 of my friends skill level is around mid-high D, 2 other dudes were low D and D- respectively skillwise. 2 Protoss, 1 Zerg, me Terran player....
Once I got to their place at like 6.30pm, them 3 were full concentrating on practice/playing O_O. So I took some photos.
(See that sexy Filco Majestouch 2 and Razer abyssus there)
Sorry for low quality photos, my phone camera sucks
After I arrived, we carried in the dining room table into my friends room, set up my gear and played till it's very late and discuss strategies and stuff like that. We even played a MSL group style matches and some 2v2 at the end XD
MSL Group(if not mistaken, that's what we did that day)
Player1 vs Player2
Player3 vs Player4
Winner vs Winner
Loser vs Loser
Winner vs Loser (final)
While this isn't the first LAN we held(though it's the longest and most fun I had), It felt like we were progamers practicing together back in the early days of BW where practice room isnt exactly top notch.
Yesterday Sunday, they held another BW LAN as well, but I'm tied up with assignment due on Monday. WTF, assignment due during a study break.....at least now I'm done.
This Saturday, we all gonna watch Fantasy vs Jangbi finals(by now, results of semi's should be known) at my friends place again. Cant wait!!!