While you might be familiar with the original version of StarCraft, it’s worth learning how the game came to be.

StarCraft was originally released in March of 1998 after Blizzard successfully shipped two first parts of WarCraft series. The sci-fi series began its life as a version of fantasy strategy, but the team quickly realized how much more potential it has shown.

Below you will find a video created by Blizzard’s team that goes through early months of StarCraft’s development, including some early builds that were far from what was available for the end-user. Take a look yourself: