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I bet tester could beat all of us with just probes. That doesn't prove balance if protoss needs brilliant micro against terran's 1a. The game was awesome though.
Again, I'm not just saying Tester is the reason Toss looks so good. In korea it is widely believed toss is the best. Truth.
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http://www.youtube.com/user/followvn.../2/dkTYeOuEDEc

That was amazing, such a close game. Really great play by both players.

-- spoiler below --

I feel sad for Idra though, he almost had the game before these void rays popped out :/
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Nooooo IDRA!

but its good that protoss won. I hate them zerg
    
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Tom's Hardware just posted an article with another round of SC2 benching on a ridiculous-looking custom map: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...orce,2728.html
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Cheers for the tips Nevaziah . When I was watching your ZvT replay I did notice you were very good at spreading your creep. Another thing i need to keep in the back of my mind.

I have been looking at the maps aswell to a certain degree. For example I know that scrap station and desert Oasis both have very long ground distances but short air distances. It can help to get a fast expand up a bit more safely and allow muta harrass.

Its just a case of practice a bit more and remembering to do everything in a smooth...ish fashion. I doubt il get to the stage where I have it down so well that as soon as i have the exact number of minerals i can pop down whatever building or upgrade I was thinking of .

Something I have noticed is, in the Bronze and Silver leagues, people seem to rely more on "tricks" rather than standard sort of macro play. For examplke when i watch HD or usky a lot of the replays they comment on involve the two players going macro and relying on a bigger army up front with the odd "trick". When i play most people try to win with drops, or quick tech to battle cruisers or mass void rays or proxy pylons, rather than using those tactics to supplement their main play.

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Edited by [KOD[Redfox - 9/17/10 at 5:20am
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Tom's Hardware just posted an article with another round of SC2 benching on a ridiculous-looking custom map: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...orce,2728.html

Thanks for that . It murders the cards
 
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Thanks for that . It murders the cards
Well they did state it were unreal ingame conditions. But a nice benchmark nevertheless.

I'm surprised about the 460, it faired so well with the 470 that had a much better overclock on it. If the 460 boasted similar settings, it would pretty much equal a 470 according to these results. Not to mention the fact most 460's are capable of very high clocks. 460 > 470 for SC2?

- Nevermind, turns out it's the CPU bottleneck causing these results. -
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1 more question for Zerg players:
if my Hatchery/ Lair whatever the main base is called gets destroyed, can I still spawn the larvae that remain?

I was playing against a Terran player who blew up my building with Marauders while I was destroying his entire base with Mutalisks.
Just wondering if I would be able to select them individually and morph them into units as long as the other necessary building (Spawning Pool etc) remained or does not having the main structure remove the option to morph them.
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you can, just select the larvae with the cursor.
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