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I usually go 1 marine, tech lab, 2nd rax tech lab, then double pump rauders with shells and send 4 scvs and start building bunkers right at their expansion. I've had pretty good success with it.
nice thanks, so in general it's better to go rauders then trying to mass marines to push before they have 4 gate/robo up?
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I don't know if its better, but once you get those bunkers up at his nexus with rauders you are almost impossible to break.
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I don't know if its better, but once you get those bunkers up at his nexus with rauders you are almost impossible to break.
hmm, wouldn't it be a better idea to just pressure, take out his pylon(s) then add more units as you harass and eventually take the game?

Edit: Just had some fun but long games with CalmStorm, TvsZ and PvsZ games FTW!
First game, PvsZ on ST:

Fun game, not as long as the second one though. First time trying a 3WG expand

Second game, TvsZ on meta:

This game took forever to finish and I don't mean that in a good way XD
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I don't know if its better, but once you get those bunkers up at his nexus with rauders you are almost impossible to break.
I've been doing this too. So good! What do you do against one base collosus?
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I've been doing this too. So good! What do you do against one base collosus?

Rarely play against this anymore. I wouldn't alter my 2 rax FE for it, besides maybe getting vikings faster.
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Rarely play against this anymore. I wouldn't alter my 2 rax FE for it, besides maybe getting vikings faster.
I recall reading that constantly pressuring the P player with marines and trading armies then sniping the first colossi if it even comes out works well. Experience?^^
    
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I recall reading that constantly pressuring the P player with marines and trading armies then sniping the first colossi if it even comes out works well. Experience?^^
Nah, I don't think so. I mean exchanging isn't terrible vs Protoss because you can keep sentry counts low, but Terran units are also good in big balls. I prefer a stim timing push.
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Super Tournament starts tonight. Are you ready?
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Nah, I don't think so. I mean exchanging isn't terrible vs Protoss because you can keep sentry counts low, but Terran units are also good in big balls. I prefer a stim timing push.
kk, I see. I know there was a thread on TL talking about how the constant exchange makes it difficult for the P to even get colossi which hard counter marines and having the P get sentries/stalkers becomes harder due to needing gas compared to T

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Super Tournament starts tonight. Are you ready?
I'm ready! =DDD
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