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post #1811 of 25315
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
So they are making tanks even weaker now. 35 damage seems low and considering they had 65 to begin with.
35 damage, +15 to armored. So vs armored they are the same. Yeah in beta they had 60 damage ( when I played ) and they were considered bad back then. Amazing how times change. Probably why I'm against all these changes in the first place... lots of these "problems" will be worked out as new strats / counters develop.
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Well it's not going to affect me I just build 3 barracks --> wep. upgrade, stim--->mass marines and marauders --- > crush the enemy. Works 90% of the time
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Im a 900 rating diamond league zerg player, and i really dont think the zvt match up is at all inbalanced. Start off going zerglings (make roaches if you see repears/helions), and then progress to banelings/mutas. This general rule almost works vs every terran game, exceptions include tech builds (quick bc's and banshees) however there are counters for that as well. I started off playing toss, but after seeing the so little amount of zerg players in my 1v1 games i decided to start playing them. Most zergs that lose matches and say there race is imbalanced just dont realize how you have to continually pump drones, and not make a big army until you are going to attack, or if you see your opponent attacking. ANNNDDD there is the awesome, awesome late game by zerg. Its hard for terran to counter some ultas/brood lords.

All in all, i like this match up how it is, and it will be even easier come next patch when zerglings will do that much more work towards tanks.
Edited by justinguitar - 9/20/10 at 6:19pm
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The nuke to prevent the Korean guy from attacking and defending his CC was genius.
    
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Pretty sure that's one of the things tomorrow's patch will nerf.
Not exactly. With the patch, it is simply the damage that is being reduced. So a 35 damage shot will still 1 shot a pack of zerglings that are that close to each other.

The range of the splash, especially the 100% splash, is being unaffected.
post #1816 of 25315
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Im a 900 rating diamond league zerg player, and i really dont think the zvt match up is at all inbalanced. Start off going zerglings (make roaches if you see repears/helions), and then progress to banelings/mutas. This general rule almost works vs every terran game, exceptions include tech builds (quick bc's and banshees) however there are counters for that as well. I started off playing toss, but after seeing the so little amount of zerg players in my 1v1 games i decided to start playing them. Most zergs that lose matches and say there race is imbalanced just dont realize how you have to continually pump drones, and not make a big army until you are going to attack, or if you see your opponent attacking. ANNNDDD there is the awesome, awesome late game by zerg. Its hard for terran to counter some ultas/brood lords.

All in all, i like this match up how it is, and it will be even easier come next patch when zerglings will do that much more work towards tanks.
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Anyone gonna watch the day9? he's gonna show replays of zergs playing without queens, which should be pretty funny and innovative
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No queen play ftl. I like queens.
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No queen play ftl. I like queens.
The no queen plays were pretty fun though.

Next week's funday monday is no expands until you get carriers. I just watched orb pull this off. The funny thing is that the other guy had watched day9 too so he went for the exact same thing, it was a carrier battle until orb used vortex on ALL the interceptors and cleaned up with his void rays.
Edited by thiru - 9/20/10 at 8:59pm
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Blizzard should nerf the tank's damage radius instead of its direct damage
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