http://i.imgur.com/lfV1yCQ.jpg
At Blizzcon, a question was posed asking if Blizzard would consider making these games work for modern PCs, and as it turns out, they're already on it!

"So, we actually have a guy on our team — actually several guys on our team — who are actually working on a side project to do something like that in some form or fashion. We're fans of Warcraft 1, Warcraft 2, Warcraft 3, and we'd love to replay those games for sure."

Good news for fans of Blizzard's older games. I personally also hope they're working on Diablo, Diablo 2, and Starcraft. All I need is a widescreen resolution, Blizz.

More: http://www.polygon.com/2013/11/10/5087768/blizzard-warcraft-and-warcraft-2-working-on-modern-pcs

jdodson   Admin wrote on 11/11/2013 at 04:47am

HOLY SHIT THIS IS AMAZING! I loved all those games and i'd love a port for the new Battle.net. Plus, I own them all so... Well I guess I never owned the original DOS game. But id rebuy War 1 & War 2 for sure.

Have modern ports of all classic Blizzard games NEEDS to happen!

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/11/2013 at 05:55pm

That's so rad! I'd love to get an old school LAN party going of 1 or 2!

jdodson   Admin wrote on 11/12/2013 at 12:53am

Hmmmmm. If memory serves the original game only supported modem or direct connect over a null modem cable.

War 2 supports the old battle net and LAN play though. Have to rustle that one up, see if it works.

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/12/2013 at 01:30am

Wouldn't you think they'd make them work over LAN now?

jdodson   Admin wrote on 11/12/2013 at 02:20am

The new versions are not out quite yet so if we played it have to be on the old versions. And of Warcraft 1 & 2 only 2 is LAN worthy(to my knowledge).

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/12/2013 at 03:37am

If we could get 2 up and running, that would be cool, but I meant specifically after they re-release them :)

jdodson   Admin wrote on 11/12/2013 at 05:56am

I see, that would work. I bet two might be playable in some form at like a 25x13 resolution.

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