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mid-high diamond here, how da f do u counter infestors in tvz since patch 1.30. marine tank doesn't work anymore...
I guess ghosts be infestors are really fast + burrow so they are a real *****. I think you just need to keep your marines closer to your tanks. More bull**** preparation Terran needs to do than ever. As if it wasn't already enough.

Buff Z for ZvP, **** over Terran more.
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Their entire balance scheme is screwed up atm in my say so.

Man.. I suck at macro, and I've been playing macro style protoss since gold.
    
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Is there something I can do to increase my APM? I know it sounds ridiculous, and I know that APM isn't a measure of skill, but I feel like I've gotten to the point where I know what I need to be doing, I just don't have the time in between managing units.

For example, when I do an early 3 hellion drop against protoss, I almost always kill a lot of probes by directing my hellions into good spots for the 20 seconds or so I'm doing damage, but when I go back to my base I always have a surplus of money, units not being made etc etc. I just don't have time to get a maximum amount of kills while managing my base. Should I let off the hellion management? Should I queue units and depots just prior to dropping? Neither sound optimal, so I'd like to practice being able to do both actions at once. What is spamming, and does it actually help? I know there are custom maps, can anyone point me in the right direction?

In other news, my 2v2 partner and I got fed up with losing. So he now goes 4-gate, and I go 5rax marine and push into their base at 6:30. Feels good man.
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I'm @ home, so my rig is at school. But I do have some parts at home, I'm wondering if it could run SC2 half decently at least.

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epic PVZ hasuobs vs morrow atm
    
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Man I got into Masters right before my summer job started two weeks ago so I didn't have much time to play since. Finally did some laddering last night and lost 9 in a row
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I'm @ home, so my rig is at school. But I do have some parts at home, I'm wondering if it could run SC2 half decently at least.

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Probably on low-medium settings and a low resolution
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Only SlayerS_Boxer

lol, nice idea?

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Is there something I can do to increase my APM? I know it sounds ridiculous, and I know that APM isn't a measure of skill, but I feel like I've gotten to the point where I know what I need to be doing, I just don't have the time in between managing units.

For example, when I do an early 3 hellion drop against protoss, I almost always kill a lot of probes by directing my hellions into good spots for the 20 seconds or so I'm doing damage, but when I go back to my base I always have a surplus of money, units not being made etc etc. I just don't have time to get a maximum amount of kills while managing my base. Should I let off the hellion management? Should I queue units and depots just prior to dropping? Neither sound optimal, so I'd like to practice being able to do both actions at once. What is spamming, and does it actually help? I know there are custom maps, can anyone point me in the right direction?

In other news, my 2v2 partner and I got fed up with losing. So he now goes 4-gate, and I go 5rax marine and push into their base at 6:30. Feels good man.
There was a custom where you can practice increasing your APM I believe, but, don't know the name. With the hellion harass, as you are about to do the drop to harass, get some SCVs, make depots then make the drop and use control keys to keep making units. As long as the drop takes out a lot of workers, it's worth it

@Ruckol1 You should be able to run it, low on everything

Edit: http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...delta-quadrant
ZvsZ I played 2 nights back, it was all I needed to be convinced that hydras are good, not that I thought they were horrible or anything

Edit2: Idra streaming for anyone interested: http://www.teamliquid.net/video/streams/IdrA
Started a ZvsP about 2-3 min ago now

Edit3: Guy tried a cannon block/rush, he just quit XD
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The monitor is 1440x900 I believe.

I'm pretty sure that gpu uses shared memory.. I think? If so maybe I should just grab a GT 240 or something.
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