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While I watch pro's stream I notice that when they are in the late game and they have a dark shrine and templar archives they opt to get high templar archons instead of dark templar archons but I can't figure out why...

Cause HTs cost less mins, they generally have charge zealots with their archons




** on entombed I was pissed cause the guy was lagging so bad it was like looking at pictures. The lag was horrible no idea why he didn't drop **

That's just it, in this stage of the game they have banked up so much that they can only do a full warp in of templars, be it high or dark, but no zealots to accompany them. In stead they opt to mass cannons/ expands. Isn't it wiser to push a few extra archons out and drop cannon or two?
PvZ

**You do see that because you hadn't mined gas you got an extra warp in of stalkers out. Seems beneficial to me. Your gas only dropped when you started HT production.**
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That's just it, in this stage of the game they have banked up so much that they can only do a full warp in of templars, be it high or dark, but no zealots to accompany them. In stead they opt to mass cannons/ expands. Isn't it wiser to push a few extra archons out and drop cannon or two?
PvZ
**You do see that because you hadn't mined gas you got an extra warp in of stalkers out. Seems beneficial to me. Your gas only dropped when you started HT production.**

I dont wish to be rude. And dont take this the wrong way. But are you silver league? And your giving advice on late game macro choices? wink.gif or am i missing something?
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I do burn through gas and banking gas early helps when I start colossus and double forge upgrades
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That's just it, in this stage of the game they have banked up so much that they can only do a full warp in of templars, be it high or dark, but no zealots to accompany them. In stead they opt to mass cannons/ expands. Isn't it wiser to push a few extra archons out and drop cannon or two?
PvZ
**You do see that because you hadn't mined gas you got an extra warp in of stalkers out. Seems beneficial to me. Your gas only dropped when you started HT production.**

I dont wish to be rude. And dont take this the wrong way. But are you silver league? And your giving advice on late game macro choices? wink.gif or am i missing something?
Which is clearly why I'm wrong but I don't know why :-(
Trying to learn here :-)
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I do burn through gas and banking gas early helps when I start colossus and double forge upgrades
If you are happy with the way your gas incomes works then it's ok, I just thought that you might want to postpone it slightly.
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Which is clearly why I'm wrong but I don't know why :-(
Trying to learn here :-)


ahh, ok. Instead wasting it all on cannons. You make a few more warp gates to allow for the zealots to be warped in at the same time. It also help you spend you money thus better macro. Plus never missing warp ins will help.

Now, if a pro is spending it on cannons it must mean he is getting expos while at or close to a max army. This is also to provide him with time to respond to counter attacks.
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Lol Zerg macro <3
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We need a KoTH soon. Anyone going on tonight?
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We need a KoTH soon. Anyone going on tonight?

I'm on right now! Well, it's minimized but i'm in the channel. if something happens just PM me through battle.net
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I'm on right now! Well, it's minimized but i'm in the channel. if something happens just PM me through battle.net

Ill be on tonight. Grave yard shift starts sunday night. Gasp!!
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Hey guys, just thought I'd pop in here and say hi. =) A few months after SC2 came out, I was frustrated with the game because I'm used to more complex RTS games (Empire Earth, Rise of Nations, etc.), but DoomDash suggested I stop playing Terran and switch to Zerg instead... and I'm still around, love it and it's pretty much the only game I play these days. Just thought I'd join the OCN group since it's no fun playing alone and most of my real-life friends have moved on to other games.

Edit: Added myself to the OCN division, I play as Andonic, am currently a lowly silver, but think I'm on the verge of a promotion so hopefully that'll change next season.
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