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i think its like a medivac for protoss a flying shield battery
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Anybody else thought the protoss units look so lame and lazily done compared to the Zerg and Terran?
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Originally Posted by sausageson View Post
Anybody else thought the protoss units look so lame and lazily done compared to the Zerg and Terran?
Zerg are heavily mutated biological creatures, and Terran is heavy machinery.

Protoss on the other hand, are refined technological psionic beings, I think they can contain their power in tighter spaces than what Zerg and Terran can do, physically.

But design-wise, I can see where you're going with this.
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Could be a special ability unit with very low DPS.
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Anybody else thought the protoss units look so lame and lazily done compared to the Zerg and Terran?
Uh... no? zerg are getting a lurker remake, and terran are getting a hellion on two legs, basically a firebat but not as cool. This unit is the most interesting to me.

I think this could possibly be that cheap early harass/fast unit that toss basically needs. Could it be a ground unit that hovers and built out of gateway? That's my guess... gives toss early map control vs zerg before ling speed is out. basically a toss hellion with out the splash damage very fast attack and bonus to light units.

My second guess would be some kind of transport, built from stargate tech.

My third guess would be a sentry replacement, gateway caster.
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yet another mirrored single axis b spline with spiky bits, how innovative
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yet another mirrored single axis b spline with spiky bits, how innovative
looking at that I couldnt help but think that the protoss have adopted the quake logo into their arsenal
Edited by sausageson - 10/18/11 at 6:17pm
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post #28 of 40
Why would this be another phoenix, so they can **** zerg over more?


My guess its more of a caster unit, only has spells like an infestor.
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post #29 of 40
Hoping that it's a shield regeneration unit

EDIT: didn't play brood war. didn't know shield batteries did that. never mind
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post #30 of 40
Are we supposed to feel impressed by these tease pictures?

This looks like a phoenix with some spikes. Mind=blown.
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