Starcraft: Brood War Patch 1.15.2 Released

Unexpectedly, Blizzard released Starcraft Patch 1.15.2 …. which allows players to play Starcraft and Brood War expansion without a CD loaded on their CD-ROM Drive.

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Feature Changes

StarCraft and StarCraft: BroodWar no longer require the CD while playing the
  game.  To play without the CD, please follow the following instructions:

Windows Users

  • Make sure you have “Hide extensions for known types” unchecked under Explorer Folder Options.
  • If you own only StarCraft, copy “INSTALL.EXE” from the StarCraft CD to your StarCraft folder and rename it to “StarCraft.mpq”.
  • If you own StarCraft: Brood War, copy “INSTALL.EXE” from the StarCraft: Brood War CD to your StarCraft folder and rename it to “BroodWar.mpq”.

Mac users

  • If you own only StarCraft, copy “StarCraft Archive” from the StarCraft CD to your StarCraft folder.
  • If you own StarCraft: Brood War, copy “Brood War Archive” from the StarCraft: Brood War CD to your StarCraft folder.

INSTALLATION GUIDE

By Medievaldragon

Tomas Hernandez is owner of Blizzplanet.com since 2003 posting news about World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Next-Gen MMO, Blizzard Careers, and the Warcraft film. Blizzplanet is a leading fansite covering news about upcoming Blizzard Entertainment licensed products. I also post previews and reviews. I have interviewed book writers and Blizzard game developers. I was previously an employee of the OGaming Network (2003), and IncGamers (2008-2010). I was a guest newsposter for GosuGamers (World of Warcraft) a few years ago and for Diablofans.com (formerly Diablo3.com)