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I used to play SC and Diablo all the time on my K62 350 mhz back in the day, and I liked Diablo 2


But for some reason Diablo 3 i'm not impressed with. If I get it at all it'll be a year or 2 when the price is down to $20
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Does anyone else feel as though at its core SC2 really isn't a strategy game? I feel like this game requires much, much, more mechanical ability than it does strategy. Plus I hardly ever see any amazing strategy or stuff that would require a lot of thought being done in pro level games. It just seems like SC2 really at its core is a mechanical game where if a player has good enough mechanics he can beat any player going just marines. I find it kind of lame that most high level games or games in general are decided by who has better mechanics and not strategy.

Basically the way that I feel about SC2 is that its to strategy games what counter strike is to combat simulators such as ARMA.
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i finally left bronze, im rank 1 in silver now facing top golds and mid plats.... i smell promotion soon..

http://sc2ranks.com/div/278715/
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Does anyone else feel as though at its core SC2 really isn't a strategy game? I feel like this game requires much, much, more mechanical ability than it does strategy. Plus I hardly ever see any amazing strategy or stuff that would require a lot of thought being done in pro level games. It just seems like SC2 really at its core is a mechanical game where if a player has good enough mechanics he can beat any player going just marines. I find it kind of lame that most high level games or games in general are decided by who has better mechanics and not strategy.
Basically the way that I feel about SC2 is that its to strategy games what counter strike is to combat simulators such as ARMA.

I feel like mechanics help a ton, but over all it requires a ton of skills like strategy, remembering, ect. I certainly don't think these pro players are JUST mechanically gifted, they are really smart.
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I don't think that it comes down to being gifted at all, just hard work. Those guys are good because they play over 12 hours a day and focus on repetitious activity's such as doing the same build over and over again and working on their micro.
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I don't think that it comes down to being gifted at all, just hard work. Those guys are good because they play over 12 hours a day and focus on repetitious activity's such as doing the same build over and over again and working on their micro.

Most all of them played BW also. So, they've been doing this for 10+ years.
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I don't think that it comes down to being gifted at all, just hard work. Those guys are good because they play over 12 hours a day and focus on repetitious activity's such as doing the same build over and over again and working on their micro.

Most all of them played BW also. So, they've been doing this for 10+ years.

Yeah, a lot of BW players have nice mechanics, macro etc but just fail to do well.
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i think only the non-real time strat games are true strat games because you are allow to think forever and your plan is really the only thing that matters.

when time is a highly limiting factor, the focus of the game shifts dramatically

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i finally left bronze, im rank 1 in silver now facing top golds and mid plats.... i smell promotion soon..
http://sc2ranks.com/div/278715/

congrats!!

were you the protoss guy that played me about a month ago?

meh, not a surprise tongue.gif
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I'm still looking forward to playing / playing with you redface.gif
man i aint even gonna try the beta
What's the point?
Im gonna buy it anyway, might as well leave all the surprises to release day, or even the week later(no time to get online and play, server down due to traffic, etc etc, who knows?), if there should be any surprises at all rolleyes.gif
though after watching countless youtube videos of and about the game, I can't really say I'm all that excited about the game at this stage.

Ya I did the year of wow subscription, so I already have D3 preloaded.

I'm playing the beta so I can get a better handle on which class I want to play.
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Ya I did the year of wow subscription, so I already have D3 preloaded.
I'm playing the beta so I can get a better handle on which class I want to play.

seems like a lot of people are doing this

but i already decided long ago that Imma be a female demon hunter

yeeeeeeeeeeah booooooi tongue.gif


god dang, the whole weekend has past and my spare time finally starts, on sunday at midnight

how lame
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