Back around 2000 or so, I started playing StarCraft on a PC. I spent many, many hours with that game. I played all the races until I memorized the technology trees. I played through the single player game multiple times. I spent hours in one-on-one battles with first one AI, then two, then three. I spent a lot of time in, er, Team Building Exercises with some of my coworkers. One of the applications I was lead engineer on was named after one of the Zerg units in the game.
I slowly moved away from PC’s, both at work and at home, and as a result I really don’t game much anymore. Although, about a year ago, I threw together a PC from some old parts so that I could fire up StarCraft again.
And now StarCraft II is coming.
And it will release on Mac and PC at the same time.
My productivity is about to take a dive….