Starcraft is a strategy game that takes place in the distant future. Their are three basic races that you can play as. First, there is the Terrans who are a highly-advanced human race that use such devastating and expensive units. Second, there is the Protoss who are an even more advanced race. They use there psi-powers and magic spells as weapons. Finally, their are the Zergs, they are an insect race of berserk killer, but their units are inexpensive.