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Trying to get into it. I can beat the campaign no problem, but 1v1 against a medium AI, I just can't survive. Help, a tutor, or something, would be nice. I want to be able to get into online matches and at least win some of the time. I'm currently at no wins in the practice league. frown.gif

So yeah, help? redface.gif
post #2 of 40
What race? Join our overclock.net SCII thread in this very section. Plenty of people would be willing to coach you, even over Skype.

Also hang out in overclock.net the channel on battle.net.
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try heading over to the official SC2 thread, there are about 1300 posts in it last i checked with lots of videos and lots of debate on how to play certain races against others. It should help smile.gif
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Currently just playing as Terran. If I can't master terran, there's no way I'll be able to even remotely figure out the others.
post #5 of 40
Macro, macro, macro.

All the AI above medium do a decent build up + push at the beginning of the game. If you can survive that, that means you are at least building stuff on time.

I used to have a problem where I just never made any units. In 2v2, somehow my friend was defending both of us and still had more supply. :/
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Currently just playing as Terran. If I can't master terran, there's no way I'll be able to even remotely figure out the others.

Terran = protoss in terms of ease. You need twice as much APM for Zerg though, and you are managing another resource, larvae.
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So, stop playing it.

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Never stop making workers, make three barracks, and mass marines. Marine cheese, you win.

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Just look at some videos and hop on over to the SC2 official thread. Also, make sure you know the ins and outs of the race your playing.
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Youtube is your friend.
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Vs AI it's mainly about surviving the initial push, after that they'll attack every so often, but rarely with a large army. Sometimes though you just have to play real people, I found the AI mainly useful for learning how to defend a rush. I made sure to win vs very hard before starting laddering, but honestly as long as you can do hard you're in pretty good shape to at least begin laddering.

I found watching commentated pro games helpful (I enjoy watching husky even though it's more for fun than learning) as well as watching day9 (particularly the noobie tuesdays) in determining where I was going wrong. I started doing better when I started pushing with a large force of marines and marauders pretty early, but later I realized I was going all in when I did this, and if I was held off it was a guaranteed loss. Nowadays I macro better, but I still suck because I'm terrible at multi tasking but I'm a lot better than I was. Practice practice practice, study your replays too, and if for some reason they have a bigger army than you remember it's probably because they have more workers/expansions.

PM if you want to play with me, I never mind playing with nubs because I still am haha.
     
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