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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post

Guess he didn't scan every inch of the map.
Or built a Raven.
post #10312 of 25315
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Guess he didn't scan every inch of the map.
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Originally Posted by vdek View Post
Or built a Raven.
tell me about it XD

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Originally Posted by Lucas Lamer View Post
Buff zerg first. A good start would be bigger maps and making zerg tier3 stronger. Let ultralisk move like colossus. Make broodlords a little faster so they're not so helpless against blink stalkers. I'd also like the overlords to be a bit faster before speed upgrade. It's pretty easy to hide tech from a sloverlord. Only terran nerf I want immediately is having tech labs more expensive and longer to produce. I hate scouting the terran base and seeing factories, rax, and starports with tech labs and still having no clue how to prepare because the hellion and tank come from the same building, as does marine/marauder, as does medivac/banshee. Tech lab is so cheap and fast that Terrans are building it as a decoy. That's not fair. They slap a tech lab on starport, and then no banshees appear. Zerg tech structures are expensive. You can build one as a decoy to fool enemy scouts, but you pay a fair price for doing that.
hmm, I think they should increase Z's option of scouting because atm, I find I'm unable to scout before getting lair tech, OLs are too slow and if your opponent is watching the map as well as building, etc.... he'll notice the OL and take it out before you get any intel. I don't know about the tech lab price increase though. I do agree with the ultra thing though, after all they are supposed to be huge and as for BL, maybe a slight increase in speed, but, nothing crazy
    
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Or built a Raven.
Maybe that's because Raven tech isn't easy to rush to, means 2 less siege tanks. Still, banelings are dumb, and that guy didn't deserve to kill all that IMO. Lurkers are an entirely different story though.
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post #10314 of 25315
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tell me about it XD


hmm, I think they should increase Z's option of scouting because atm, I find I'm unable to scout before getting lair tech,
Yeah, I QQ about not being able to counter the gamut of possible early attacks and people always say "sac an overlord." How hard is it to hide tech from an sloverlord before speed upgrade? Seems laughably easy to me. Put tech in back, have two or three anti-air units patrol the perimeter. It's not brain surgery. On a lot of maps you can even tell beforehand where the overlord will be coming from. If overlord were just a little bit faster initially it would be harder to hide stuff from it. As it is now, it's easy.
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Updated the OP, tell me if you guys have anything to add, especially newbie videos/guides.
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man, i was just watching Daily number 251 and man, Day9 has such a great poker face. Skip the daily to 0h:40min:00 and listen to him comment. Its absolutely hilarious and a new player can really get screwed over if they start listening at the wrong time...
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man, i was just watching Daily number 251 and man, Day9 has such a great poker face. Skip the daily to 0h:40min:00 and listen to him comment. Its absolutely hilarious and a new player can really get screwed over if they start listening at the wrong time...
lol that looks like a really fun episode.

Btw I have been dealt the ultimate BM in a team game: the enemy player left when it was clear we were losing. Didn't even bother to see it to the end!
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Been liking the hydra build in TvZ. I just beat a 2400 diamond with it, 3rd diamond in the past 24 hours. I just don't build the spire until I get the 3rd base and enough money to buy a whole lot of mutas all at once. Till then I just get by with hydra and queen for anti-air. Hydra is also pretty good against marauder. I've concluded that mutas suck unless you have a whole bunch of them, so I don't bother with the spire until late.
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Been liking the hydra build in TvZ. I just beat a 2400 diamond with it, 3rd diamond in the past 24 hours. I just don't build the spire until I get the 3rd base and enough money to buy a whole lot of mutas all at once. Till then I just get by with hydra and queen for anti-air. Hydra is also pretty good against marauder. I've concluded that mutas suck unless you have a whole bunch of them, so I don't bother with the spire until late.
Someone built hydras vs me..... once.
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Been liking the hydra build in TvZ. I just beat a 2400 diamond with it, 3rd diamond in the past 24 hours. I just don't build the spire until I get the 3rd base and enough money to buy a whole lot of mutas all at once. Till then I just get by with hydra and queen for anti-air. Hydra is also pretty good against marauder. I've concluded that mutas suck unless you have a whole bunch of them, so I don't bother with the spire until late.
Hydras are not horrible by any means, they just can't be compared to SC1 hydras
    
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