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Zergling rush before factory is even finished
1/1/1 and wall off...
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i.e. spending more time in BW than SCII now. I like the extra mechanics that you have to work with, makes winning that much more pleasurable imo
Oh god. Really? Give me a break you should stop wasting time in a game that is 10x harder than a game you are still bad at.
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Oh god. Really? Give me a break you should stop wasting time in a game that is 10x harder than a game you are still bad at.
meh, says the guy who quit SCII SCII has started to get stale to me now. I've already played enough Z/T games imo and not too interested to play as P so I decided to play an old time favourite and classic. BW is like a breath of fresh air
    
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SCII BW. SC:BW was the love of my life but it's old and crappy now. The saying goes "Less clicky, more strategy". You know I always bring up my love for BW but I could never go back and play that game after playing SCII.
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SCII BW. SC:BW was the love of my life but it's old and crappy now. The saying goes "Less clicky, more strategy". You know I always bring up my love for BW but I could never go back and play that game after playing SCII.
I know this sounds bizzare, but, the interface isn't actually that bad to deal with. I wasn't someone who actually played BW competitively, mostly played with friends/others against AI, so, I used to click everything, never once used a hotkey I don't think.
BW isn't too crazy different from SCII. You still have control groups, function keys, etc... The major difference is obviously the units(stats, some not in SCII, etc....), the fact that you can only select 8 units at a time, only 1 structure per group and can't select 20 hts to storm 20 times which I personally like because I don't think it helps the game for someone to just spam a key and click 20 times, less strat in that

BTW, SCIIBW is horrible. Played it several more times after you showed me the channel and such but I just can't wrap my mind around how everything has changed, etc.... That and I didn't think it stands well to the original. The old days of creating your own custom maps and playing them, used to do it all the time

Watch the first vod:
http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/view...opic_id=190074
This is what I like about BW
    
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Already seen that video. Yes BW was awesome. SCII improved so much over BW. I do miss lots about BW but I am hoping they fix that in HOTS. I would think SCII is stale too if I was gold. It's only fun at master level or higher ^^.
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Already seen that video. Yes BW was awesome. SCII improved so much over BW. I do miss lots about BW but I am hoping they fix that in HOTS. I would think SCII is stale too if I was gold. It's only fun at master level or higher ^^.
Did u see the 2007 Boxer vs. Flash vod?
Awesome game, was really surprised by the result. I'm hoping they fix it up in HoTS, lurker+reaver back, colossus out please!!!! At least, vikings won't have to be forced almost every TvsP like it is now. As for why it started to get stale, not really sure tbh. I can't say I wasn't having fun but TvsP and TvsT are starting to get a bit annoying with the same strat used over and over. TvsZ isn't bad but I don't get it as much although I do notice a lot more Zerg in Plat than when I was playing gold players. Does this mean I'm stopping SCII for good? nope but I definitely won't be putting in as much time as I was last week: http://www.teamliquid.net/blogs/viewblog.php?id=256614

As for the league, I don't doubt it's fun at the higher levels. I've enjoyed playing SCII since release and still do, but, I just need a nice long break I'll jump back on if not before the exps are out for sure though As for BW, well, I don't have to worry as much about ranking and such since I'm starting out and can take my time to move up iCCup ranks, etc.... That and mech style with vultures+tanks is really intriguing

Edit: I did want to say that I had to rofl because Flash had mass turrets in his base against Jaedong in his one his games
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1/1/1 and wall off...
I'll take the time to be epic n00b and ask: what is 1/1/1? Google didn't help
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I'll take the time to be epic n00b and ask: what is 1/1/1? Google didn't help
1Rax, 1Fact, 1Port Probably the most common Terran BO. Not more than one rax just straight to fact, this means early gas.

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BW battlereport: http://www.teamliquid.net/blogs/viewblog.php?id=257251
    
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