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Not watching the finals, too many things to do lol. I've started using different control groups so that I can switch between my 3 bases and I'm still messing them up given I've only played 7 games with them. My games today were all kinda odd though. I got to use thors and battlecrusiers, almost lost to proxy gates and ran like 30+ marines into 15 banes or so even though all I needed to do was survive that and a move into the Zerg's base. Good thing I had some thors back home lol.
TvsP: repimg-33-248936.jpg
I somehow managed to hold on against my opponent's first major attack. Good thing my micro is decent enough to help me survive. I outexpanded my opponent big time and went battlecruisers. I had to get rid of some units first and that probably wasn't a good idea because I could've lost the game XD

TvsP: repimg-33-248937.jpg
I decided to go for some thors+marines since I never use them and saw Polt doing it on his stream. Well, just my luck since it seems I get 4 gated by my opponent. It was one thor and scvs against 5 zealots+5 stalkers or so and I somehow managed to survive and bring myself back into the game. My thor was in the red range and his hp was down to 5 but I somehow managed to repair him back up lol. I even skipped vikings when he had colossi out and opted for the cannon upgrade because I knew some immortals will be coming.

TvsZ: repimg-33-248938.jpg
My opponent went for a bane bust and almost succeeded in winning early on but I was able to come back and pretty much do what I did in the TvsP battlecrusier game lol.
    
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How are you suppose to get promoted in team games(I play random teams)? To get promoted you need to face and beat favored teams right? Now here is the issue anytime I face a favored team the opponents are higher ranks/leagues than us which I dont mind but this is what tops it off they are also friends. PRetty sure most people know that an AT will stomp a RT anyday considering many factors such as coordination. Please don't tell me to go make a team or find friends thanks!
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I think you answered your own question. In theory as you move up its pairing you with another random 2v2 player of similar skill level . SO you can try to come up with a strategy right at the beginning but other than that .
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Find a team get a build wink.gif
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2v2 is the sucks.
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You have to realize that 2v2 is not 1v1. There are no macro team games. Its all about who rushes first pretty much or who can hide their cheese better. Im pretty sure you can get to plat with a protoss and zerg by solely using ovie vision on the high ground to warp in dts/units. Just have to be cautious with your ovie placement.
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You have to realize that 2v2 is not 1v1. There are no macro team games. Its all about who rushes first pretty much or who can hide their cheese better. Im pretty sure you can get to plat with a protoss and zerg by solely using ovie vision on the high ground to warp in dts/units. Just have to be cautious with your ovie placement.

I tell my wife this all the time. Yet she still misplaces her ovies. Wait... what ovies we talking about?

But seriously. Team games are hard without a good teammates. You have to be the top player of your team in randoms, and be the reason you win most of the time to stay a winner. If you stay a winner you get promoted. I just try to get 2 friends that are good, and play 4v4 randoms. lol

Then I get one friend and do 3v3 randoms, and get a good friend to do 2v2s. Easy as pie.
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Pictures and Video from Milwaukees first barcraft event. I think it turned out pretty well for only 2 days notice, and starting early on a Sunday. 58 news was there, supposed to be on at 10!
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^^ Looks like it was pretty chill. Also like that bar a lot, pretty cool looking.
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It was very chill and fun. We had the whole bar to ourselves.
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