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Had an interesting game today with FXOFrequency and nGenMafia (my username is Kierkegaard on SEA)

Mafia is rank 3 in SEA!!

FXOfrequency was Masters but Mafia just decimated the other team. He went 5 rax expand MMM. I went roach/hydra.....

What makes me sad is that my APM is the same as his, and clearly i am a much worse player.
Makes me sad too when I see things like that...

I just had an interesting TvT (the only games I'm capable of winning) (and I won), I dug in the mid of XelNagaCaverns with mass stimmed marine and tanks. I love it when I part a few tanks right under the cliff of his base and use the OrbitalCommand scan to unleash hell on his building while his army is busy protecting the exp
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I never use rauders vs Zerg unless its late game vs ultra.
most zerg dont go mass roach v T :-p
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most zerg dont go mass roach v T :-p
Why? (noobs do) (which means I'm more of a noob cuz I can't counter them ) Still, why?
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Why? (noobs do) (which means I'm more of a noob cuz I can't counter them ) Still, why?
Coz there's so many more efficient way to kill off basic terran units. Tanks rape roaches so usually when you're up against MMMT, Muta bane is very promising. Mutas are good for locking marines into areas and gives you map control.

Also, remember to keep some slings in your bane mix up to attract the tank fire. You don't want your banes dying to tank shots. usually you can use your mutas to pull the marines into the banes and then clean up with the mutas. Another technique popularized by Dongregu a korean player is sandwiching the enemy units between your blings and mutas so they have no where to go.

But this is all only against MMMT.
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Why? (noobs do) (which means I'm more of a noob cuz I can't counter them ) Still, why?
against terran its such an inefficient unit, sure its cheap and you can max out quickly on them but the dps they have is horrid. And they cost so much in terms of food, Tanks and marauders eat them alive. You only wanna build them if you see the mass hellion play.

Banelings are about the most cost efficient thing Zerg can use V bio.And with how slow terran mech can be mutas can keep the terran in their base. Now there are some roach/ling all in timings that can work if they catch you off guard but one bunker with marauders and a few scv repairing it you can defend it.
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Cos marauders easily beat them...and can kite them with concussive shells.
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the dps they have is horrid.
But my decent marine/medivac force today was annihilated in 3 sec by roaches
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But my decent marine/medivac force today was annihilated in 3 sec by roaches
It's because you didn't have concussive shell/ enough marauders. Roaches in enough quantities can kill anything. But the key word here is efficient. Banes completely decimate marines and marauders. And once you have the terran in a lock, he is forced to pump more of the same units to counter your mutas. Its quite vicious when you see it working properly.
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But my decent marine/medivac force today was annihilated in 3 sec by roaches

How many roaches V how many marines? how many barracks did you have, how many base was the zerg on?
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Hellions get owned by roaches (they're only good vs light unarmored units ie lings)
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