StarCraft Timeline and Chronology

StarCraft has long captured the attention of gamers world-wide for over two decades. It has shown more lasting power than almost any other game. And there are also many books, comics, and other media tie-ins that make it perfect for this site. This is the StarCraft timeline.

What’s on the StarCraft Timeline?

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This StarCraft timeline includes all of the canon media for the StarCraft series of video games. We arrange this media, by default, in chronological order. However, if you prefer release order, you can sort by the “Release” column in the table below.

StarCraft is a space-opera story told through strategy computer games. You can also find a lot of novels and comics to supplement the story. Blizzard Entertainment developed it as a science fiction alternative to Warcraft, which also has a timeline here. Additionally, if there’s something we missed, let us know on our contact page. We love to hear from you.

Where to Start?

While not the chronological beginning, the best place to start is with the games. However, the real question is knowing which game to start with. StarCraft II is far more substantial and relevant to our current technology, but the original StarCraft is still a classic.

The recent remastered version also makes the original StarCraft a good place to start. So we’ll let you decide which game you would rather start with. Thank you for visiting, and we hope you enjoy this StarCraft timeline.

entries

ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

4

Starcraft

Novel

Micky Neilson

2007-11-13

39

Starcraft

Novel

Christie Golden

2009-06-30

48

Starcraft

Short Story

Micky Neilson

2010-10-13

13

Starcraft

Game

Chris Metzen

1998-11-30

12

Starcraft

Game

Fulvio Ciano

1998-07-31

21

Starcraft

Game

Chris Metzen

1998-11-30

27

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

Simon Furman

2011-05-17

63

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

Jody Houser

TBD

62

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

Andrew R. Robinson
Jody Houser

2019-01-23

61

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

Jody Houser

2019-02-19

49

Starcraft

Game

Andrew Chambers
Brian Kindregan
Chris Metzen

2010-07-27

55

Starcraft

Anthology

Alex Irvine
Antony Johnston
Cameron Dayton
Danny McAleese
David Gerrold
Gavin Jurgens-Fyhrie
Hugh Todd
James Waugh
Kal-El Bogdanove
Matt Burns
Matt Forbeck
Matthew Maxwell
Michael Kogge
Michael O’Reilly
Robert Brooks

2014-07-21

59

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Andrew Robinson
Matt Burns
Valerie Watrous

2017-07-19

60

Starcraft

Game

Valerie Watrous

2016-11-22

56

Starcraft

Game

Chris Metzen
James Waugh

2015-11-10

53

Starcraft

Game

Brian Kindregan
Chris Metzen

2013-03-12

7

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Simon Furman

2010-07-01

9

Starcraft

Game

Chris Metzen
James Phinney

1998-03-31

11

Starcraft

Novel

Tracy Hickman

2007-11-13

15

Starcraft

Novel

Gabriel Mesta

2007-11-13

38

Starcraft

Novel

Christie Golden

2007-11-27

8

Starcraft

Short Story

Chris Metzen
Samuel Moore

1999-03-01

14

Starcraft

Novel

Aaron Rosenberg

2006-06-01

6

Starcraft

Short Story

James Waugh

2015-10-06

57

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Micky Neilson

2016-12-14

34

Starcraft

Novel

Keith R. A. DeCandido

2006-11-28

17

Starcraft

Short Story

Brian T. Kindregan

2010-01-15

10

Starcraft

Novel

Jeff Grubb

2007-11-13

52

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Cameron Dayton

2013-03-06

25

Starcraft

Novel

Graham McNeill

2008-12-30

1

Starcraft

Short Story

Micky Neilson

2000-03-01

3

Starcraft

Short Story

2010-12-07

2

Starcraft

Novel

William C. Dietz

2010-04-06

40

Starcraft

Novel

Nate Kenyon

2011-09-27

24

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

David Gerrold

2011-03-01

23

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

David Gerrold

2010-08-10

22

Starcraft

Graphic Novel

Keith R. A. DeCandido

2008-08-12

41

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Josh Elder

2009-09-29

20

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Dave Shramek
Paul Benjamin

2009-09-29

47

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Chris Metzen

2009-09-29

44

Starcraft

Comic Issue

David Gerrold

2009-09-29

19

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Dave Shramek
Paul Benjamin

2009-07-14

16

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Ren Zatopek

2009-07-14

45

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Grace Randolph

2009-07-14

36

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Joshua Elder

2009-07-14

26

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Grace Randolph

2008-12-30

30

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Simon Furman

2008-12-30

29

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Kieron Gillen

2008-12-30

28

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Josh Elder

2008-08-12

18

Starcraft

Comic Issue

Dave Shramek
Paul Benjamin

2008-08-12

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