Starcraft: Mass Recall

Starcraft: Mass Recall

Starcraft & Brood War Campaign Remake

 

The Legacy (of the Void) Edition of the Starcraft and Brood War campaigns remake. Mass Recall contains 68 maps, 59 from the original Brood War game, 3 that were hidden or deleted on various Starcraft supports, and 6 from the 1998 demo campaign.

 

This mod can be used with any Starcraft 2 version, including the free Starter edition.

Do not hesitate to leave feedback or suggestions in the comments below.




Also check out:

our project thread at TeamLiquid
a commentated playthrough by Jayborino (hard difficulty)
a playthrough by professional Starcraft 2 player Crank (HotS version, hard difficulty)


 

November 24th 2016

SCMR version 6.2.1 - a small bug-fix update to SCMRmod - is out.

 

With that, SCMR is done for the foreseeable future. To anyone wondering why our team hasn't done X or has left in a bug - ultimately it comes down to a simple truth: time is limited. We're a small team with varying levels of involvement and none of us are actively involved in this project all the time. Right now we're at a point where we need to step away from it and regroup.

 

It's likely we'll come back later at some point and maybe do some more playtesting, watch some playthroughs, gather all the feedback and go over all the remaining issues and things we feel should be improved more thoroughly. No promises though.

 

A big thank you to everyone who contributed to the project in some way (it's a long list which I'm not going to write here, just read the credits) and thanks to all the players for the massive amounts of feedback and continued interest in this project. That's what's been keeping us going for years.

- Jones, on behalf of the SCMR crew

November 19th 2016

SCMR version 6.2 now available! Change log on the download pages.

Updated files: SCMRmod, SCMR Map Pack 1/2 & 2/2, SCMRlocal, Retro addon. You will need the updated SCMRlocal for version 6.2, currently only available in English. Updates for other languages coming soon.

 

To update from 6.0 or newer: simply replace files. Your campaign data and options will not be affected. Mission saves created with previous versions will not work.

NOTE that if you have the cinematics addon already installed and you wish to use it, DO NOT replace "SCMRcinematics" with the file included in Map Pack 1/2. This is a placeholder file required only if cinematics addon is not used.

 

As of version 6.2, the "SCMR Cinematic Player" file in your Starcraft Mass Recall root directory is no longer in use and can be deleted.

 

Downloads - version 6.2.1

English

  • SCMRlocal (English) (REQUIRED) Note: contains localized text and subtitles for chinese, french, german, korean, russian and spanish languages. Corresponding language should be selected in your Starcraft II client.
  • Cinema Addon (English) v6.2.1 (optional)

Chinese

French

German

Korean

Russian

Spanish

 

For the torrent downloads, you will need a bittorrent client - if you don't have one, µTorrent is a decent one and quick to install (google "utorrent").

 

I would like to ask you good people to seed the files after your download is complete, for at least a little while, if at all possible. Thanks.

 

Jones

 

If you've played previous versions of Mass Recall, for a clean install it is recommended you delete any previous Mass Recall-related folders or zip archives from your Starcraft 2 root install directory, and delete or rename the SCMR.SC2Bank file in (Documents)/Starcraft II/Banks

 

For older versions of the mod, see the "Files" section.

 

How to Play

 

Auto install using the SCMR installer

  • place the installer and all downloaded zip archives to your Starcraft 2 install directory (the same folder where your Starcraft 2.exe is located)
  • run the installer
  • use the Mass Recall shortcut created on your desktop to start the game

    Auto install video guide by DeltronLive

If you wish to play while logged on to battle.net, you will need to take the following steps:

  • Launch Starcraft II using the battle.net launcher
  • Alt-tab to desktop
  • Launch Starcraft Mass Recall using the created shortcut

If this method does not work for you on Mac, you will still need to manually install the mod (see "manual install" below)

 

Manual install

Don't let the number of steps put you off, the installation part is actually very simple and should only take about 2 minutes.

 
  • extract the map packs (SCMRmaps)to the "Maps" folder in your Starcraft 2 install directory (create the "Maps" folder if it doesn't exist)
  • extract the mod files (SCMRmod and SCMRlocal) to the "Mods" folder in your Starcraft 2 install directory

    Manual install video guide by Jayborino

    • illustration of the correct file paths (click to enlarge):

file paths

 

note that you can't have both the standard SCMRmod and the retro version in the Mods folder at the same time, one will always overwrite the other

  • launch the Starcraft 2 editor
  • open the setup map named SCMRsetup in your Maps folder and click the "test document" button on the top right (or press ctrl+F9)
  • when you're at the setup screen, save the game
  • go back to the save menu, highlight the save you just created and click the "show in folder" button.
    this will minimize Starcraft 2 and open the folder containing the save file
  • move or copy the save file to the saves folder under your account
    (your documents folder)/Starcraft II/Accounts/.../.../Saves/Multiplayer (or any other subfolder)
    if you can't find this folder, login to your account, go to campaign -> load, click on a save and click the "show in folder"-button. It will take you to the folder you need to move the save file into.
  • open Starcraft 2 again and exit the setup map
  • login to your account and load the save via the campaign load menu
  • once loaded, click the "install" button
  • when you're at the title screen, save the game again. You can now use this save to launch SCMR, the setup save is not needed.
 

Note that you can still save and load any SCMR map, as long as you're logged in.

During any mission, typing "quit" as a chat message will take you back to the menu.

 

Troubleshooting

 

Make sure to check out the auto install and manual install video guides also linked above. The end result in these videos is the same, regardless of install method.

Also make sure you're using an up-to-date version of Starcraft 2.

 

Common issues:

  • Param/values/whatever: if lots of texts are like that, you may have a problem with your Mods: delete SCMRmod and SCMRlocal, and re-download them from the links below. If it is only one or two lines (say, a mission objective), report it in the comments section (in that case, please specify which language you are playing in).
  • Dependency cannot be loaded: The mods are not at the proper place. Check that you have put your mods (SCMRmod AND SCMRlocal) in the Mods folder, as on the picture below.
  • Unable to load map: Your maps are not at the proper place. Check that you have put the episode files such as "1. Rebel Yell" in a folder "Starcraft Mass Recall", itself to be placed in Maps, as on the picture above.
 

Other manual installation guides:

 

 

Credits

 

Click here to view full credits

 

map design and scripting


Jones
Telenil
Jimm
Gradius
Ultraling
Kostyarik
Re1deR
herdal8
christdaugherty



SCMRmod


based on the Starcraft 2: Brood War mod by

MavercK


additional development by

Jones
Jimm
Telenil
Gradius
Superfield
christdaugherty



custom 3D models & textures by

 

GhostNova units: Dropship, Marine (Retro), Siege Tank (Retro), Stukov (co-author SoulFilcher)
portraits: Fenix, Duran, Stukov (co-author SoulFilcher), Goliath
Thrikodias units: Tassadar, Observatory, Arbiter Tribunal, Warp Gate, Bengalaas, Kakaru, Psi Emitter, Stasis Cell
portraits: Mengsk (Retro)
GnaReffotsirk Carrier, Shuttle, Queen, Creep Colony, Guardian (Retro)
Cacho56 units: UED marine
portraits: Duke, DuGalle
SoulFilcher units: Ion Cannon, SCV (Retro), Stukov (co-author GhostNova)
portraits: Stukov (co-author GhostNova)
icons: Kerrigan, Tassadar, Devourer, Queen
Gradius units: Cerebrate
portraits: Overmind (Retro), Daggoth (Retro), Zasz (Retro)
XibadivS Control Tower, Machine Shop
Snowflake Entertainment / Project Revolution Valkyrie
buhhy Dragoon
TaylorMouse Raynor (Vulture)
Hammer107 ComSat Station
Kailniris2 Shield Battery, Psi Disrupter textures
Delphinium1987 Psi Disrupter mesh
MSeverns Duran, Raszagal units
Skulluse Sarah Kerrigan portrait
Kanitala Terran beacons
ZeShmoutt retextured Hunter Killer, Devouring One
SyCoAttack Dark Protoss (Shakuras) doodad retextures
TooMuchTuch decals: Alpha, Delta, Nova, Omega Squadron, UED, Kel-Morian Combine
Frankiealaplaaja decals: Mar Sara militia, Sons of Korhal
Kostyarik animations: briefing Start button, score screen
Re1deR briefing transitions, portrait highlight texture
Jones town sign textures



additional artwork

 

luhkoala SCMR loading screen, remastered victory screen backgrounds,
additional loading screen artwork
Existor SCMR logo & banner



localization

 

qimingnan Chinese version
Khyinn French version
FirefoxGhost German version
storycraft Korean version
Re1deR Russian version
Cacho56 Spanish version




PLEASE NOTE that this is a completely unofficial, non-profit, fan-made remake and in no way affiliated with Activision Blizzard.

 

Other custom campaigns from various authors can be found at the Custom Campaign Initiative. For Brood War-like multiplayer, you can have a look at Starbow.

 

Old time Brood War players may enjoy the Carbot Animations Brood War series.


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