Starcraft has ratings and 24 reviews. Joe said: Arcturus Mengsk is a 2nd-tier villain in the world of Starcraft; a series of popular video-games. Men. StarCraft: I, Mengsk (Blizzard Legends) Sixty-thousand light-years from Earth, the corrupt Terran Confederacy holds the Koprulu sector tightly in its tyrannical. On the Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty soundtrack is a track called “I, Mengsk.” Within is a tenor duet that is apparently an homage to the Brood.
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While the structure of the book mengs, the pacing a little awkward, and had me wondering whether it was worth being emotionally invested in any cha The changes in perspective made this a fun book to read, not just in a recreational manner, but to a small extent as an intellectual activity. Maybe the other ones are better. Return to Book Page. He is not a popular character, but in the name of expanding Starcraft ‘s archive of lore, the bosses at Blizzard Entertainment commissioned a novel commemorating Menysk rise to power.
Starcraft: I, Mengsk
Witchywitch rated it ii liked it Jul 09, While the structure of the book made the pacing a little awkward, and had me wondering whether it was worth being emotionally invested in any character at any particular time period in the book, the overall effect was admirable.
Being able to occasionally ask “who is menvsk and having to think back through multiple transitions and narratives shifts provided a sense of pleasure that I did not expect to find in a game-inspired fiction. Surely such a person is a dead man walking? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Arcturus Mengsk feuds with his father, commands zombie-like ‘brain-panned’ soldiers and turns himself into an interstellar prospector.
In regards of characters, everybody in the original games, StarCraft and Brood Warhas some sort of distinctive appeal about them whether they be the enigmatic alien Protoss or their ravenous kindred, the Zerg Swarm or those Terran castaways caught-up meddling in between. I quite enjoyed it. This book is simply too long.
Besides, it was something to help me ease out the long years of waiting for the release date of StarCraft II: Dmitri Yarynych rated it liked it Mar 08, To see what mengssk friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Furthermore, it defined my love for the lore of games. It was also interesting to see the origins of the war between the Confederacy and the Kel-Morian combine and revisit the Terran vs. The book was fairly well written but he isnt one of my favourite characters in the story so it was a little tedious trying to get through this book but was nengsk keen to find out how he got there. I’m a big fan of the StarCraft universe.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Full review can be read over at The Founding Fields: Mar 22, Joe rated it it was ok. The core of the story is good, because this is Starcraft after all, but too much time is spent getting from one point of the story to another.
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Getting menbsk into his mind, as well as his family life, was fascinating, and he was characterized so well and so accurately. Adams rated it liked it. Honestly, I have preservation about computer game novelizations, as far as their literary execution concerned, but this book was a pleasant exception. Also we get background on his fraught relationship with his nebbish son who nevertheless grows into an enlightened and effective leader in the games.
I didn’t find Mengsj whiny; just fiercely independent, ruthless, proud and a bit immature. I, Mengsk by Graham McNeill. Arcturus Mengsk is a 2nd-tier villain in the world of Starcraft ; a series of popular video-games.
This is one that will stay with me. Gamers interested in story of Starcraft. Dec 19, Jingjing Chen rated it it was amazing. Gujulla Rahul rated it really liked it Feb 22, But while no one asked for this story, Graham McNeill crafts competent science-fiction in telling it. The destiny of the Mengsk family has long been tied to that of the Confederacy and the Koprulu sector, but as anew empire rises from the ashes of the past and alien invaders threaten the very existence mdngsk humanity, what will the future hold for the next generation…?
And while some of the individual episodes are entertaining, none of them stray outside the lines established by earlier stories. Besides, it was something to help me ease out the long years of waiting for the release date of StarCraft II: Jul 25, Debbie rated it liked it Recommends it for: Lists with This Book. A monstrous act of bloody violence sows t Sixty-thousand light-years from Earth, the corrupt Terran Confederacy holds mengsl Koprulu sector tightly in its tyrannical grip, controlling every aspect of its citizens’ lives.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 31, Richard rated it it was amazing. Aug 08, Jason Law added it. May 13, Guilherme rated it it was ok.
Before Arcturus grew to manhood, his father, Angus Mengsk, also defied the Confederacy and sought to end its brutal reign. With us being barely three months away from the release date of StarCraft II: Multiple similarities with Darth Vader’s rise to power. Anyway, after trying to like this book, I have to say I kind of lost my interest in reading Mengdk novels.
I would emngsk that this book is important to the Starcraft universe considering the role Arcturus plays.