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DAT SONG........ROFL......
seriously though.....if that song is even REMOTELY accurate, no MM terran would be struggling...... rolleyes.gif
Don't even start the "we aren't good enough to talk about balance," mass-rax-stim timing attack is a sub-diamond strategy we all know that. They are talking about the lower-tier play field this time. While the song is pretty funny, it's just either 1.5 years late, or not close to the truth at the moment.
and if they REALLY make a similar zerg ability like the blinding cloud, I'm switching race no matter what
I mean it
I don't get why the MM ball get so much hate after the nerf they got, it's true that its effective, but what about speedlings, and banelings (tier 1.5?) huh? At which point of the game exactly does a zerg player stop producing them? Right, never?
I honestly think a song devoted to baneling would be even more funny. The only 1 unit that can deal with it (except air) is marauder with concussive shells anyway. Even a whole siege tank line could be wiped out in 3 seconds as long as zerg has ~20 lings as cover


Harrislam now steps off his soap box to join the normal population**

Lol!!! I didnt think that song was based on truth. I just think they are running outta stuff to sing about. Next it will be about the thug life of a probe or hellion. Lol
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If they keep the thor they need to get rid of the energy handicap on the thor and BC. Both of those units shouldn't have energy, you dont see HT's feedbacking Ultras or Broodlords do you? Mech would be much more viable if they gave siege tanks a damage upgrade against biological units on the fusion core and got rid of the energy on Thor/BCs. Right now siege tanks are garbage vs zealots and mech isn't as strong as it should be due to maxing out on tanks being supply unefficient considering their 3 supply cost vs their 2 supply cost in BW.
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Harrislam now steps off his soap box to join the normal population**
Lol!!! I didnt think that song was based on truth. I just think they are running outta stuff to sing about. Next it will be about the thug life of a probe or hellion. Lol

did they have a song before that?


sing about them blue-flame drivebys could be fun redface.gif
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did they have a song before that?
sing about them blue-flame drivebys could be fun redface.gif

Have a song where the hellion is a very sensitive guy with a lisp complaining about why they call him a hellion. I see the video having rainbows in it lol

Ok I am starting to love HTs, but I really don't know when to make them. It seems like if I have 3 gate robo I need to cut army production just to get HTs out on one base. Any insight on this?
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If you have problems with zealots with mech, then you're meching wrong. Mech is the strongest Terran strategy IMO. Against a protoss death ball you should take advantage of their lack of mobility and lack to warp in at home due to being maxed out. Dropping can be deadly. Marauder are also very good to mix in with tanks against a gateway/HT/colosi comp. Also having BCs and/or Thors can be great. Nukes/EMPs can be used to force the toss to not engage etc. There is a lot you can do. You cant just have tanks, you need a buffer zone too. And spread your tanks right.
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If you have problems with zealots with mech, then you're meching wrong. Mech is the strongest Terran strategy IMO. Against a protoss death ball you should take advantage of their lack of mobility and lack to warp in at home due to being maxed out. Dropping can be deadly. Marauder are also very good to mix in with tanks against a gateway/HT/colosi comp. Also having BCs and/or Thors can be great. Nukes/EMPs can be used to force the toss to not engage etc. There is a lot you can do. You cant just have tanks, you need a buffer zone too. And spread your tanks right.

charge zealots make a brutal mess of tanks even with a nice spread. you have to be very very careful they are like Cracklings but more so, its all about supporting your tanks if he can get his zealots into your tank line then you are more or less done, Mech also suffers from low mobility and slow reinforce both of which are pretty killer vs a lategame toss especially the reinforce.

Not saying mech cant be effective just saying its not all that easy and if your good enough to mech im pretty certain you will normally get better results with Bio If your finding it a strong strat its most likely due to the Toss your fighting being unfamiliar with it rather than it being fundamentally stronger.

That said I only ever play random and T is my weakest race so it could be im just doing it wrong.
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If you have problems with zealots with mech, then you're meching wrong. Mech is the strongest Terran strategy IMO. Against a protoss death ball you should take advantage of their lack of mobility and lack to warp in at home due to being maxed out. Dropping can be deadly. Marauder are also very good to mix in with tanks against a gateway/HT/colosi comp. Also having BCs and/or Thors can be great. Nukes/EMPs can be used to force the toss to not engage etc. There is a lot you can do. You cant just have tanks, you need a buffer zone too. And spread your tanks right.

tend to agree.

However I suck so much balls with it.

Hellions are non-existent in my build, tanks I'm pretty bad at, Thors I get pretty often, but lack the knowledge to use them wisely

I always wanted to get better with tanks but never really have noticeable improvements

God do I really need to go back to 1v1....I hate it more and more as time goes by....
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Have a song where the hellion is a very sensitive guy with a lisp complaining about why they call him a hellion. I see the video having rainbows in it lol
Ok I am starting to love HTs, but I really don't know when to make them. It seems like if I have 3 gate robo I need to cut army production just to get HTs out on one base. Any insight on this?

Its a double rainbow!!!


@harrislam. Yea they have one about fourgate. One about voidrays. One about banelings. So on.
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Mech is best in TvT, followed by TvZ, followed by TvP. TvP mech sucks, Protoss has to really not know how to deal with it to lose IMO. Beating mech in PvT is wayyyy too easy.



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How does P beat Mech/BCs ?
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