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So getting out of bronze is hard as hell with all the trolls, smurfs, diamond players tanking to come practice off-race, and general weird stuff that happens down there. I have been stuck in top 3 bronze forever!!!!
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Getting out of bronze takes time. I'm a gold player ... stuck in top gold .. smile.gif
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You think bronze is hard in WoL dont do it in hots then. I tanked placement cause i was pissed and i had to scrap like a dog to get out. Im now in top gold and facing the next round of smurfs. Plat should be a dream after this. biggrin.gif
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sigh ....

i'm really .. really frustrated ..

i lost 10 out of my last 11 games ....

right now: i'm done with sc2 .. just seems like a giant waste of my time.
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sigh ....
i'm really .. really frustrated ..
i lost 10 out of my last 11 games ....
right now: i'm done with sc2 .. just seems like a giant waste of my time.

You have to learn to walk away. Sometimes meditation on the game is as good as practice. Sometimes its better than bashing yourself for losing. Its a fine balance. You will find the joy in it with a break. Besides. Are they close games? Are you watching the replays and trying to improve based on what you see?
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they are not close, not at all unfortunatly.

I don;t watch replays, will this help me improve? And what do i need to focus on?
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Watch good teachers/streamers like Day9 - being able to play well can only come after one understands what playing well means.

 

Ask yourself while analyzing your own replay things like - did you ever miss a worker when your planned build doesn't intentionally require it thus delaying everything, did you scout, did you continue to scout throughout the game, how did you react to the information gained from the scout(s), how did you react when your scout failed, did you mess up an engagement, why did you lose the engagement (because you were out-macroed/the opponent had counters which you couldn't scout/didn't react properly to etc.), did you spend resources efficiently...

 

I like Day9's approach in one of his videos, find one mistake and focus on correcting it - it doesn't matter if you lose the next 50 games because you focused too hard on that one thing, because losing a bad habit is a victory itself and may win you 50 games and more in the future.

 

If you have a really hard time finding your own mistakes, submit a couple of replays and i'm sure some of the awesome players here will gladly help point out things you can work on.

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I will take a look at that.

The thing is i don't have a real build. I just have a general idea of what i want to do and that's what i do smile.gif
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Watch good teachers/streamers like Day9 - being able to play well can only come after one understands what playing well means.

Ask yourself while analyzing your own replay things like - did you ever miss a worker when your planned build doesn't intentionally require it thus delaying everything, did you scout, did you continue to scout throughout the game, how did you react to the information gained from the scout(s), how did you react when your scout failed, did you mess up an engagement, why did you lose the engagement (because you were out-macroed/the opponent had counters which you couldn't scout/didn't react properly to etc.), did you spend resources efficiently...

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If you have a really hard time finding your own mistakes, submit a couple of replays and i'm sure some of the awesome players here will gladly help point out things you can work on.

This is very true. I did not know what to improve on until i watched mrbitter coaching people playing zerg. Now without him doing it i catch myself being lost but when i get serious i remember the basics and then watch a pro or high high masters league player playing live. It really gives you a reality check as to was is good and what really just isnt.

You will have to devote 5 of those eleven games you played today on research if you wanna break your ceiling. If you think about it, it is only more fun and enjoyment to be had.
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I always watch my replays. Gotta watch the replays. Here is a good resource for terran players - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XfwmgUQEgI

That's just one video of several. I wish he would post a few more TvZ vids. Also, he has a couple epic posts on his blog on teamliquid for strategy and methods of improving. He says to play w/o sound so you are forced to remember to build supply and he also recommends other small little things like drag-selecting units from the top right down so you are closer to the mini-map when you are done selecting.
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