StarCraft/Patch 1.14

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Patch 1.14
“Game & Expansion”
Release dateAugust 1, 2006;
17 years ago
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StarCraft patch 1.14 is the fourth major patch since release.

Feature Changes

  • European ladder now affiliated with WGTour (
  • Ladder games disabled for all other regions.
  • For Top vs. Bottom games, the default chat filter is now 'Chat To Allies'.
  • In-game chat messages now show the speaker's name in his/her team color.
  • Users can now use the mouse wheel to scroll chat and selection boxes in Windows 98 (or later) and Macintosh OS X.
  • Screen shots now use a time/date stamp; they are no longer limited to 100.
  • Improved version numbering system.
  • The high-color application icon from the Macintosh version is now used on PC.
  • Small corrections to the Lost Temple and Dire Straits maps.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Hatchery cancellation crash bug.
  • Fixed crash that can occur when SCVs are repairing a unit boarding a Dropship.
  • Fixed crash when Mac users very quickly cancel connection to
  • Fixed a scoring bug that gave Zerg unit points for building cancellation.
  • Users can now take screen shots on Macintosh OS X.
  • Updated account creation information text.
  • Logging onto an account closed for a Terms of Service violation will now say the account is closed, rather than 'invalid password'.
  • Fixed bug preventing Portuguese StarCraft clients from receiving patches from
  • Portuguese users must still patch to this level manually, but subsequent patches can be obtained automatically from
  • No longer displays control characters in's map description pane.
  • Color codes and control codes are no longer allowed in chat messages.
  • Fixed a crash in StarEdit when attempting to save modified Blizzard maps.
  • Fixed undesired text wrapping in Spanish and Portuguese screens.
  • Fixed a rare crash in multiplayer games.


  • Fixed the Nydus Canal cancellation bug that allowed creating a mobile exit.
  • Fixed two exploits that allowed players to gain minerals very quickly.
  • Fixed exploit with Arbiter that allowed Zerg buildings to become cloaked.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed units to kill themselves instantly.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed Command Center infestation without a Queen.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed Command Center infestation from a distance.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed players to float Zerg Drones over obstacles.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed worker units to mine at a distance.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed Terran buildings to lift off while training units.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed SCVs to repair Protoss buildings.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed SCVs to detach Larvae from Hatcheries.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed morphing Terran and Protoss buildings.
  • Fixed exploit that allowed buildings to be stacked on top of each other.
  • Playing against illegally named players on no longer results in a disconnect game result.