Starcraft: Brood War

Author: Blizzard
Publisher: Blizzard
Type: Games
Shared by: DylanCO
On: 2018-02-16 11:25:55
Updated by: that-ben
On: 2019-03-22 12:42:03
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  • StarCraft + Brood War CD's + Game running photo 

What is Starcraft: Brood War?

StarCraft: Brood War is the expansion set of the RTS game StarCraft.


Download Starcraft: Brood War for Mac

(556.64 MiB / 583.68 MB)
Starcraft Brood War EXPANSION install CD / Toast image
252 / 2018-02-22 / 2019-03-21 / 4e3b5df9e19a69289222231dee56a5dda36200d6 / /
(9.31 MiB / 9.76 MB)
This allows you to install on OSX. You still need the CD mounted. / DMG image
242 / 2018-02-17 / 2019-03-21 / db67dcc966f69a7c4cafd809bf989ca705400670 / /
(26.48 MiB / 27.77 MB)
StarCraft Brood War v1.1.5 updater for pre-OSX / compressed w/ Stuffit
52 / 2018-02-16 / 2019-03-21 / 51082868be150a7caa76d71ec2b19d4fad40bb4d / /
(25.14 MiB / 26.37 MB)
StarCraft Brood War v1.1.6.1 updater for OSX / Zipped
86 / 2018-02-16 / 2019-03-21 / 52efe7e7c4f9989bbd1b57ad68ad066203d10ccc / /
(114.39 MiB / 119.95 MB)
All Pro Maps used from 1999 to 2016 / compressed w/ Stuffit
39 / 2018-02-17 / 2019-03-21 / e8c681ad06c956c078ce4289585403fa51022fc9 / /
(7.44 MiB / 7.8 MB)
These were the demo version missions that are not included in the main game. / compressed w/ Stuffit
31 / 2018-02-17 / 2019-03-21 / 72ad13469180e106bc5a3d609beea60002c70f4a / /



System Requirements

From Mac OS 7.6 up to Mac OS 10.6

Compatibility notes


Macintosh PowerMac or Compatible
256 color, 640x480 Display or Better
OS: System 7.6 or higher (works in Classic Mode)
Double-Speed CD-ROM
(Quad Speed for Cinematics)
Multiplayer System Requirements:
14.4Kbps Modem or Null Modem Cable
IPX network or (requires low-latency connection with support for 32-bit applications)



If you are running OSX and having trouble getting classic mode working these are the files you need to get it working.


If you use the OSX Installer included on this page it will allow you to install in OSX Natively. This will allow you to use the update files (also included) to update to v1.16.1 which among many bug fixes also allows you to copy the "Starcraft Archive" and "Brood War Archive" files from the discs into the "Starcraft Files" folder which will allow you to play the game without a disc mounted.

OSX_Installer NOTE: When using the OSX installer choosing to install Brood War actually installs both the Base Game and Brood War.

Update NOTE: You do not need both update folders. "StarCraft v1161 OSX" is used just for the BASE GAME. If you installed Brood War then you will only need "Brood War v1161 OSX"

Online Play NOTE: Unfortunately you can not connect to using v1.16.1 Since Blizzard released "Starcraft Anthology" they have patched to v1.18 which can only be installed via the "Starcraft Anthology" Installer which I'm pretty sure will only work with intel based macs.

CD KEY NOTE: You can find one easily on google, and since you can't play online anyway you won't have to worry about someone else using it.

Emulating this? It should run fine under: SheepShaver

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