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It depends. For the layman like us, generally lategame Zerg will kill us. At the top level, though, Terrans could mass up 10-15 ghosts and have so many snipes they could down the entire zerg army in seconds, which wasn't balanced. I still think an increase of energy for snipe or a 8-10dmg reduction would've been better, but whatever.
Now we just have to be more careful, spread out our vikings, make more of them and try to use ghosts for emp. (Which I never really do anyway, in TvZ)
if they go corrupter broodlord muta tho..LOLGG

ill take a energy increase over a dmg reduction anyday

I mean, zerg is one thing

but 45 dmg is also a magic number
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the nerf was to specifically target the effectiveness of ghosts against broodlords and ultralisks. Blizzard said it themselves.
which led me to ask "do terran really win more than they lose against zerg IN LATE GAME where there are already broodlords and ultralisks?"
seriously?
I don't know man, I'm pretty noob myself, maybe idra is the only good zerg player around that can deal with terran in late game and I just happen to watch too much of his play?
Now that ghost snipes are pretty worthless, I guess multiple drops would be the next best solution of this?
but if you think about it it's not really a solution, it just basically forces the zerg player to do something else instead of rolling in and killing you

QXC's solution that he posted on TL sounds perfect for what Blizzard wants to do and I dont understand why they wouldnt reduce snipe damage to massive units only. Considering the only massive units they can snipe are Ultras and BLs.
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Updated with 1.4.3

No Zerg changes, cept Terran players should be slightly easier to beat now thumb.gif

also, do you guys reckon I should make a separate thread for Blizzard DOTA? it could get a little confusing in here if it turns out to be popular and half the people post about SC, and the other half about Bliz' custom DOTA game.
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Yea, i think i it will be a hit. So, yea. We dont need more clutter. haha
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Where are people getting these league badges as their forum avatars? I would love to put my league and ranking as my avatar.
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For those that game on multi-monitor setups: I plan on playing sc2 on one screen while doing other things on other screens (like managing music, seeing if e-mails come in, etc.). Do any of you that do this play with/without mouse contain? Any thoughts?
    
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Where are people getting these league badges as their forum avatars? I would love to put my league and ranking as my avatar.

Here: http://galeria.starcraft2.hu/thumbnails.php?album=141

Thanks to RlndVt for the link...

click on the one you want and right click save as on the transparent background image.
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Here: http://galeria.starcraft2.hu/thumbnails.php?album=141
Thanks to RlndVt for the link...
click on the one you want and right click save as on the transparent background image.

Sweet, thanks!

Rockin' my new Platinum avatar now tongue.gif
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Updated with 1.4.3
No Zerg changes, cept Terran players should be slightly easier to beat now thumb.gif
also, do you guys reckon I should make a separate thread for Blizzard DOTA? it could get a little confusing in here if it turns out to be popular and half the people post about SC, and the other half about Bliz' custom DOTA game.

I don't know. I guess a lot of sc2 people will be playing it at least casually, so maybe it's not necessary to make a separate thread. Also this thread is not nearly as active as it used to be.

Since we didn't have any balance discussion in a while, what are your thoughts on new maps and patch?

From protoss perspective I think Clound Kingdom is great. In PvZ it's easy to FFE and wall-off with 3 buildings plus the high ground from the main makes it really easy to hold early all-ins. In PvT it seems to be 1/1/1 proof with long main to main distance and it's easy to defend your main + 3rd from drops with the way they are laid out.

Korhal Compound seems ok for PvT, but I find it really hard against zerg. I think I lost all but one PvZ's I played on this map so far.

Don't have an opinion about the patch tbh, since I don't feel it really affects my play. My only hope is that phoenix buff will make mutas less popular in PvZ.
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Unfortunately Wow doesn't work in Afghanistan... so I hopped back on SC2. I beta tested, and played in season 1 and 2, I was diamond or plat 1v1 in season 1, but never felt I was really that good. Got a couple questions.

-Any tips for scouting? Like what units to use. It's easy in the beginning of the game with a worker but later I'm always unsure how far to take units, and how much to risk doing so.
-Any good guides on counters? If I do get the scouting correct and find the units their going for, I obviously need to know how to counter well.
-Hotkeys. I saw on Team Liquid there was a custom file you could download to give you more hotkeys than just the numbers. Can you do this without a download?

SC2 is a lot of fun, I probably quit playing for two reasons. 1-Addicted to wow, 2-I wasnt nearly as good as my 2v2 partner.

Thanks for any tips. (BTW a lot of the beginner guides on here are blocked from the network here)
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