QUICK REFERENCE VERSION CHECKLIST
Starcraft 2 beta: Patch 11.
StarCrack ALLin1: Patch 11 compatible.
Cache: Patch 11.
StarCrack AI: NOT YET Patch 11 compatible.
StarCrack ALLin1 MANUAL
The following are step by step instructions, written in plain English, to help you play test Starcraft 2 beta.
StarCrack ALLin1 - this is the software that you run to play test Starcraft 2 beta. It is also known as the "launcher" of Starcraft 2 beta and is programmed and maintained by lead engineer vernam7.
Patches - these are updates to Starcraft 2 beta by the developer Blizzard. The patches download and install automatically when running Starcraft 2 beta. At the time of writing there are 11 patches which are about 613MB in size. Patch 9 contained the map editor and that was about 429MB.
Cache - this is a set of downloaded files that enable you to watch replays. The location of the cache varies somewhat depending on your operating system.
1. Download Starcraft 2 beta.
2. Install Starcraft 2 beta.
3. Run Starcraft 2 beta to automatically install the patches (this can take over an hour).
4. Download the latest copy of StarCrack ALLin1.
5. Turn off your anti-virus software when installing StarCrack ALLin1.
6. Install StarCrack ALLin1 as "administrator".
7. Cache - see the section "Cache Download and Installation" below.
Updating StarCrack ALLin1
Delete the folder, eg C:\Program Files (x86)\StarCraft II Beta\SC2ALLin1, and then install the new version.
Cache Download and Installation
On Windows 7 and Vista the cache folder is located at:
C:\Users\your usename\AppData\Local\Blizzard Entertainment\Battle.net\Cache
On Windows XP the cache folder is located at:
C:\Documents and Settings\your username\Local Settings\Application Data\Blizzard Entertainment\Battle.net\Cache
Download the latest cache from the following url:
Place the cache files in the cache folder as stated above.
When updating the cache from a previous version, delete the old cache first.
Starcraft 2 beta maps
Maps only work if correctly created. We do not assist with map editing or map problems. Download maps from here:
Official Patch 10 maps
StarCrack ALLin1 is simply a tool created to help you see what an excellent game Starcraft 2 beta is. In effect giving you a demo of what to expect in Starcraft 2 retail.