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November 24, 2010 1:02 PM   Subscribe

When Starcraft and Justin Beiber collide.

I'm sorry. I really am.
posted by kaibutsu (18 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
I have never played Starcraft 2 nor seen it played. And I have never heard the original of whatever song this is parodying.

But I still loved this.
posted by 256 at 1:09 PM on November 24, 2010 [1 favorite]


The creators (HuskyStarcraft and KurtHugoSchneider) are giving all the profits (from YT ads and iTunes sales) to charity.

Husky was also previously on the Blue, here and here.
posted by aheckler at 1:12 PM on November 24, 2010 [1 favorite]


Spoiler: They don't actually collide.

To my disappointment.
posted by Astro Zombie at 1:13 PM on November 24, 2010 [1 favorite]


Starcraft 2? People still play that game?
posted by koeselitz at 1:16 PM on November 24, 2010


The Husky dude looks like Adrian Halovaty.
posted by rbs at 1:18 PM on November 24, 2010


Starcraft 2? People still play that game?

Dude, just yesterday I did a 14-pool, 15-hatch fast expand against a terran, that i kept on two bases after he walled off and stopped my roach timing push, then i expanded and took half the map including both gold expo's and I still managed to lose after i thew a 200/200 army at his MMM-ball twice and didn't break him. Terran is imba :(
posted by empath at 1:23 PM on November 24, 2010 [8 favorites]


i mean what?
posted by empath at 1:23 PM on November 24, 2010 [2 favorites]


Dude, just yesterday I did a 14-pool, 15-hatch fast expand against a terran, that i kept on two bases after he walled off and stopped my roach timing push, then i expanded and took half the map including both gold expo's and I still managed to lose after i thew a 200/200 army at his MMM-ball twice and didn't break him. Terran is imba :(

The truly sad thing is that I have never once played Starcraft, only watched some of Husky's videos, and yet I understood that sentence perfectly.
posted by aheckler at 1:27 PM on November 24, 2010 [5 favorites]


Carriers have feelings too.
posted by sparkletone at 2:00 PM on November 24, 2010 [1 favorite]


HuskyStarcraft seems like a genuinely nice guy and following his success has been a gratifying ride. He manages to be positively excited about every game and never says anything mean or disparaging about players, fans or anyone, even when commenting in speed where all filters have to come off.
posted by Free word order! at 2:02 PM on November 24, 2010 [3 favorites]


Empath--

Shoulda gone Banelings Banelings Banelings ;)

(Have you seen the FoxeR marine videos? WOW)
posted by effugas at 2:35 PM on November 24, 2010 [2 favorites]


Yes, i realized when watching the replay that i should have done a baneling drop on his main. while sending some burrowed roaches to his natural. Would have split him up and probably would have been and easy win.
posted by empath at 2:45 PM on November 24, 2010


For people who haven't seen it, Justin Bieber's original, Baby, which I think is currently the most-watched Youtube video of all time.

I'm not a Starcraft fan and, except for a the week of Christmas 2002, never have really given the game much chance, but I am unabashedly in love with this song (even if the rest of the album never quite got stuck in my head). Any time a bunch of genius pop producers decide to write vapid pop music for hyperactive youngsters is a good time in my book. I was sad that this cover doesn't include my favorite element, the quarter-note synth that bounces around during the chorus and makes me imagine some guy with big sunglasses who lives in a beach ball, smiling like mad as he presses key after glorious catchy key. It also didn't have Ludacris, but that's a slightly less surprising omission.
posted by Rory Marinich at 2:48 PM on November 24, 2010


I, too, am neither a Starcraft player or a Beiber fan, but my room-mate (who plays hella starcraft - most nights I come home to find him watching commentaries) played this for me a couple days ago, and it's been stuck in my head pretty much solid...
posted by kaibutsu at 2:59 PM on November 24, 2010 [1 favorite]


is this even possible at the LHC's current energies?
posted by oonh at 10:21 PM on November 24, 2010


Im very confused ... yet its cool i guess
posted by mel001 at 6:50 AM on November 25, 2010


This is the nerdiest thing I have seen today and I love it.
posted by Memo at 7:49 AM on November 25, 2010


In other remakes-of-songs-prominently-featuring-the-word-'baby' news...
posted by empath at 8:23 AM on November 25, 2010


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