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I am really intrested in playing SC2 and I have come across a copy of the original starcraft (brood wars included) which is all new to me. What are some of the stratgies that I can do in the original starcraft that can help me when I start SC2?
Also,
What would you all say are the best 2 build stratgies for a beginner to learn?

The differences between the two are too great to compare really. Broodwar requires alot more skill and such. SC2 is alot more beginner friendly, but gets very challenging when competing at high levels.
    
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It takes more skill because the system is stupid to be blunt. It was smart at that time, but a lot of the stuff they changed about SCII are things that only make sense. Loved it back then, played it hardcore, but I couldn't go back even if I prefer most of the units and match ups.
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It takes more skill because the system is stupid to be blunt. It was smart at that time, but a lot of the stuff they changed about SCII are things that only make sense. Loved it back then, played it hardcore, but I couldn't go back even if I prefer most of the units and match ups.

This. Also, strategies in sc2 are you different to the point it would not be too effecient to learn or master them. Sc2 is so much more user friendly its really not worth it to play brood war. I have played them all religiously. I even tried to play some sc1 to reminisce but it just frustrated the piss outta me.. Sc2 has just evolved to much.


But teamliquid.net has a liquipedia still up for sc1. Its rather helpful.
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I had to unistall the game, with school starting back up and my competitiveness, I better stick to single player games right now. Plus when I'd lose and outplayed my opponent I flipped something wicked.
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I had to unistall the game, with school starting back up and my competitiveness, I better stick to single player games right now. Plus when I'd lose and outplayed my opponent I flipped something wicked.

If you lost, then your opponent outplayed you no?
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157What is this yellow lock icon that appears when browsing the forums

If you click on it, then it would tell you this.

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If you lost, then your opponent outplayed you no?
If you click on it, then it would tell you this.
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Thanks it wasn't working earlier
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If you lost, then your opponent outplayed you no?


Not at all sometimes you can completely outplay an opponent and they just get lucky or you make one tiny but as it turns out significant mistake those are the most frustrating games to loose except possibly 6 pools and the old 4 gate.
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Not at all sometimes you can completely outplay an opponent and they just get lucky or you make one tiny but as it turns out significant mistake those are the most frustrating games to loose except possibly 6 pools and the old 4 gate.

You can't lose because of a tiny mistake. If you lost because of it that means it was a big mistake and your opponent used it to his advantage therefore outplaying you to win a game. You can't outplay someone and lose. Also the the severity of mistakes changes as you move higher in ladder ranks, for example getting supply blocked or mismicroing in a silver league is a tiny mistake while in masters it can cost you the game.
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You can't lose because of a tiny mistake. If you lost because of it that means it was a big mistake and your opponent used it to his advantage therefore outplaying you to win a game. You can't outplay someone and lose. Also the the severity of mistakes changes as you move higher in ladder ranks, for example getting supply blocked or mismicroing in a silver league is a tiny mistake while in masters it can cost you the game.

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