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Now that's the typical Lucas Lamer I've come to know.
This. Lol.
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Now that's the typical Lucas Lamer I've come to know.
Destiny said exactly the same thing today as what I wrote. He's only a Grandmaster zerg, so what does he know? Why don't you get on his chat and enlighten him. Share your insight with him. Open his mind. Tell him how stupid he is and how smart you are. Seriously, I want you to do this. It would make my day.
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Same range as a Thor now, how is that bad? You mean now you have to have units to support them instead of just having brofestors?
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Same range as a Thor now, how is that bad? You mean now you have to have units to support them instead of just having brofestors?
Gotta agree with this. Mass mech against Zerg will still be risky since you can NP massive and you can NP colossi, though not as effectively as before. I think the range decrease over removing the ability to NP massive is a better idea imo

@Lucas From what I've heard, Destiny got to GM just by massing infestors every game XD
    
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Adds more micro to the Colossus when you think about it.

The colossus will have to stutter step the 2 range to avoid NP or else they'll only get 1 volley off before getting NP'd and the protoss loses.

It's like Stalker microing the 1 range distance against Marines!

woooooooooo
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Yep, more micro isn't a bad thing, especially when its for both sides.
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I love Zerg macro. Everyone that can't macro should play zerg- supply blocked? 3 overlords followed by 20 roaches a few seconds later! seriously, there's almost no punishment for being supply blocked
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I love Zerg macro. Everyone that can't macro should play zerg- supply blocked? 3 overlords followed by 20 roaches a few seconds later! seriously, there's almost no punishment for being supply blocked
There is actually a huge punishment for being supply blocked, especially if it's right as larvae pops, because your hatcheries aren't making any more larvae while they're sitting on 4+, so you've lost units/workers that you could have made.

Zerg's macro is the hardest of the three races.
Edited by Fortunex - 9/15/11 at 7:04pm
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There is actually a huge punishment for being supply blocked, especially if it's right as larvae pops, because your hatcheries aren't making any more larvae while they're sitting on 4+, so you've lost units/workers that you could have made.

Zerg's macro/base management is the hardest of the three races.
meh, I have to agree with him ^^ Macroing as Zerg is pretty easy. The difficult part is knowing when to make units or to drone but that comes with experience and even then, you can probably make 1/3 units, 2/3 drones to stay on the safe side if you are that worried. That and the ability to remax during the battle using one control groups and not having to worry about queuing is great. As it stands, if you don't macro during a battle as T/P, then once the battle is over, you have no defense in your base if he decides to counter. Painful losing the game that way imo
    
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I find it the most difficult, that's why I chose Zerg as my main race. If you make 1/3 units 2/3 drones then you're going to have a weaker economy and a weaker army than the other guy. And the macroing during fights goes for anybody, you have to keep on top of your macro to win. And about the one control group thing, you can queue up all your production facilities to one hotkey and scroll through them with tab just like units.

Terran's macro is ridiculously easy, just queue up units, drop mules, make more production facilities and keep an SCV building supply depots all game.

Toss's is harder than Terran's because you have to actually look at your base to make gateway units, and keep on top of your chronos, but it's still really easy imo.

Zerg has to manage larvae on top of minerals and gas, and decide between workers and units.

Meh, maybe some people just naturally find Zerg easy, I found them the most difficult. I was gold Protoss after 2 weeks of playing, it took a month and a half to get to gold after I switched to Zerg.
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