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NP > Thor's.
I'm gonna wanna practice some zvt this week if your available?
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Gotta say love playing as random,
What I have found so far with the 3 races
Terran - Easy to use, forgiving
Protoss - Not as easy to use, good mid-late game (ball-o-doom unit mass)
Zerg - APM intensive and unforgiving, unit combo more reaction linked, most fun of the 3
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Originally Posted by Ruckol1 View Post
This guy was on two bases and had about 8 or 9 thors I'd guess. and 10+ siege tanks =\\ I had mutas but couldn't really dent the tank count cause the thors chewed through my mutas, and my banelings/speedlings (2/2) couldn't do much to the thors.
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NP > Thor's.
Fair enough. Personally, I would've just massed slings and run them in. Even if you lost half going in, the splash damage from the tanks onto each other and the thors once they get a surround is worth it or you could just target the thors with the slings. Then have a second run with more slings and the mutas to finish them off and get rid of the tanks. Given you'll need resources for that but I always have extra minerals lying around so why not?

Had a long crazy PvsZ on meta and ended up winning. My Zerg opponent switched compositions throughout the game but so did I Thought I'll put up the replay because it was really intense at some points especially some of the later battles: http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...is#rd:upgrades
To anyone who watches, enjoy!
Edited by BigFan - 4/26/11 at 11:10pm
    
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Finally got my Thor icon!!!

Bonus 500th win replay of me doing a 6 rax marine all in against a Zerg player ( TLO style minus one rax ). I was really sick of playing at this point, and especially being crushed by Zerg. I thought I lost this game but he didn't add any more banes at home!

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Finally got my Thor icon!!!

Bonus 500th win replay of me doing a 6 rax marine all in against a Zerg player ( TLO style minus one rax ). I was really sick of playing at this point, and especially being crushed by Zerg. I thought I lost this game but he didn't add any more banes at home!

I was having a lot of trouble vs zerg too, losing about 75% of my matches. I spoke to my long time friend xiLost (world rank 209 grandmaster zerg) and he told me that the key is to "feign" pressure while the game goes into macro mode. I threw together a weird strategy where I go 11 gate and chrono out a zealot straight into drones, then research hallucination and purposely let the zerg player see that I have a phoenix sitting around. It's just a matter of winning metagame I think.

Not sure how this relates to terran, but maybe you can integrate this advice with your game.
Edited by Lazorbeam - 4/27/11 at 5:37am
    
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Yeah you don't know what you're talking about. The best Protoss in the world insta-warp Archons when they get EMP'd in GSL. They do that because having Archons instead of worthless HT can be the difference maker in a big battle, and therefore, the game. If you want me to give you about 50 example VODs when I get home from work (assuming you have all of the GSL season passes like I do), then I would be happy to.

edit: ...and I know that Master is faaaaaaar from pro. It was a rhetorical question, because I watch pretty much every high level tournament I can and I see Archons in nearly every single game where Protoss get HT.
I think we're talking about 2 different things, but I would love to see 50 replays where HTs are merged when they can be saved (thinking of getting a GSL pass).
    
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Care to copy the thread here? Work .
    
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it's 10 pages long
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it's 10 pages long
I figured the OP would have something of interest in it.
    
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