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Coming back from a really bad setback is so much easier in 1v1 than team games.

I never really liked 1v1's, but now I seem to be able to get a win much more easily.

Guess watching the GSL a lot helped a bit xDD
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today, I had to teach a zerg player higher league than me that zerg can wall off their ramp...
examples with and without units: [snip]
Why the hell would you wall off your ramp? Just use 2 Queens earlygame...

And if you're playing the game right, you wouldn't need to wall off because you'd have an expansion at around 14-16 food
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My favorite marine death. Its blurry due to me zooming in so much
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Why the hell would you wall off your ramp? Just use 2 Queens earlygame...
I know, just some zerg was convinced there's no way zerg can wall without units...
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HuK wins MLG
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HuK wins MLG
That makes the last 3 major tournaments all won by foreigners, who don't play terran. This obviously means that ghosts and every other terran unit aren't op.
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That makes the last 3 major tournaments all won by foreigners, who don't play terran. This obviously means that ghosts and every other terran unit aren't op.
agreed
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That makes the last 3 major tournaments all won by foreigners, who don't play terran. This obviously means that ghosts and every other terran unit aren't op.
I'm only in Gold league so I'm really in no position to comment about balance, but compare the Ghost to a High Templar. EMP has a blast radius, while Feedback only affects one unit. The Ghost can cloak, the Templar can't. Ghost speed is a bit faster than Templar. Not to mention it can take down Toss shields.

I see where people are coming from in terms of balance, but I just think I'm too inexperienced to comment.
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I'm only in Gold league so I'm really in no position to comment about balance, but compare the Ghost to a High Templar. EMP has a blast radius, while Feedback only affects one unit. The Ghost can cloak, the Templar can't. Ghost speed is a bit faster than Templar. Not to mention it can take down Toss shields.

I see where people are coming from in terms of balance, but I just think I'm too inexperienced to comment.
Unit per unit, terran might seem OP. But thats not how it works, unfortunately
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Terran are VASTLY OP vs Protoss EARLY game. If someone brings a few marauders + rines + 5-10 scvs while the protoss only has a couple zealots/stalkers then its gg no re


However mid to late game they're more balancced, provided the protoss has charged zealots + upgrades + colossos and/or HTs with storms
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