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Watch some HuskyStarcraft replays. He does a really nice job of entertaining and webcasting the games. Just go to youtube and search "HuskyStarcraft".

Just play games and you'll get better. Starcraft is very macro intensive. The micro is even macro intensive compared to games like Warcraft 3
    
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I'll check out the stuff on YouTube. Anyone want to chat or whatever about this? It's too late for me tonight to play a game. Or at least, not while I'm trying to get a Newbie Tuesday in.
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All i ever do is spam void rays. Hell if youve got enough of them theyre unstoppable.
    
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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.
100% this!

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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. :/

Terran = protoss in terms of ease. You need twice as much APM for Zerg though, and you are managing another resource, larvae.
I disagree, Z requires about 18 more APM or so due to spreading creep and injecting. As mentioned, they ke is to macro. What you need to do is keep on scouting, making workers, not get supply blocked and then add production facilities and make units whether its marines, slings, zealots, etc.... If you are able to watch a GSL game, do so, it'll make you appreciate the game much more when you can see the kind of things the pros can pull off

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

/thread
Don't work as well as you think. A couple of banes can take out 30 marines easy if you get a surround with the slings. Some FFs and stalkers to pick them off in small groups, etc...

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switch to toss and make skillossi, skillfields, and you`re set.
rofl, don't listen to this. Just because you made colossi and can ff doesn't mean you are guaranteed a victory against either T/Z. There is more to the game than just making one unit and a moving.

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All i ever do is spam void rays. Hell if youve got enough of them theyre unstoppable.
lol, looks like it works now until your opponent goes mass marines with a couple of thors and your VRs are gone like that. VRs are great to add with your army and some general harass early on(if they have no air/AA) but you'll need zealots/stalkers, etc....
    
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100% this!


I disagree, Z requires about 18 more APM or so due to spreading creep and injecting. As mentioned, they ke is to macro. What you need to do is keep on scouting, making workers, not get supply blocked and then add production facilities and make units whether its marines, slings, zealots, etc.... If you are able to watch a GSL game, do so, it'll make you appreciate the game much more when you can see the kind of things the pros can pull off


Don't work as well as you think. A couple of banes can take out 30 marines easy if you get a surround with the slings. Some FFs and stalkers to pick them off in small groups, etc...


rofl, don't listen to this. Just because you made colossi and can ff doesn't mean you are guaranteed a victory against either T/Z. There is more to the game than just making one unit and a moving.



lol, looks like it works now until your opponent goes mass marines with a couple of thors and your VRs are gone like that. VRs are great to add with your army and some general harass early on(if they have no air/AA) but you'll need zealots/stalkers, etc....
nah, listen to me. He is gold, I am diamond. No offense he`s a great guy but he does not have enough higher level experience, in-depth understanding of the game mechanics and the roles of each unit. Up until low diamond you can go skillfield skillossus and win. First, I suggest practice your skillfield skillcro so you can easily kill skillrines and skillrauders. Of course you cannot forget the most important upgrade, the skilllance. Add me in game if you want

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Practice
Practice
Practice
Practice
Practice
Practice
Practice

The #1 thing you can do to improve your skill in games once you get the basics down is to just plain play. A LOT.

And watch some replays and youtube videos (Husky's commentary videos, for example. Just search "Starcraft Husky")
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Hey OP, if your interested maybe me and you can have a game and see which one of us is worse at it.
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Oh and 100% serious check out this "Book"

http://www.sirlin.net/ptw/

Playing to win - Sort of makes you re-think a few things, It does seem to be mainly competitive fighter oriented but it generally applies to all games.
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Macro, macro, macro.
My sig.

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I disagree, Z requires about 18 more APM or so due to spreading creep and injecting.
It doesn't really "require more apm", it more or less is less base management and more clicking your 800 mph units.

If a player plays Z/T/ and P they will just be higher with Zerg even at the same skill level.

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My sig.

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If AoE players were thinkers they'd be playing SCII.
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