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Do you have a good resource for protoss/

I watched the apollo revamped tutorials, but i think they are not "basic" enough
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I seem to have stabilized. Won 5 games in a row today after a 2 day Sc2 break.
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Winning several games consecutively is not stabilizing
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Getting out of bronze takes time. I'm a gold player ... stuck in top gold .. smile.gif

Personaly i found bronze to silver took forever, silver gold took long but not as long, gold plat took longer, plat diamond happened far too quickly. (Currently low diamond and don't think i deserve diamond status, still feel like I'm bad but not complaining :-).)

I recommend playing builds that are stable but punish idiots. PvT go two base asap (1 gate FE) into 6 gate push. PvP DT huk style (kills robo-less players and players that are greedy with their teching.) PvZ i can't help you frown.gif. I'm currently trying the immortal zealot templar style, but am having problems macroing it (huge mineral swell into mineral all-time low).
Probably the best advice for PvZ is going immortal sentry all-in.

I traditionally played safe games, like going phoenix +2 gates and a robo in PvP but got so sick by the fact that I couldn't punish my opponents and that greedy/stupid play was accepted that I decided to change my styles into builds that punish opponents as much as possible, but weren't (completely) all-in.

PvP
http://day9.tv/d/Day9/day9-daily-439-huks-pvp-dt-play/

PvT
http://day9.tv/d/Day9/day9-daily-450-partings-pvt-gateway-style/

PvZ
Immortals sentry all-in:
http://day9.tv/d/Day9/day9-daily-522-partings-immortal-sentry-push-newbie-tuesday/
Chargelot immortal templar:
http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=379300
Edited by RlndVt - 12/29/12 at 6:48pm
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I recommend playing builds that are stable but punish idiots. PvT go two base asap (1 gate FE) into 6 gate push. PvP DT huk style (kills robo-less players and players that are greedy with their teching.)

I *routinely* punish greedy protoss FE builds as terran, especially on two player maps. I beat diamond smurfs regularly like this as well so be careful!

check:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XfwmgUQEgI
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Haven't even played much HotS beta yet, not sure how much I will get into HotS.... stupid real life bs tongue.gif.
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Haven't even played much HotS beta yet, not sure how much I will get into HotS.... stupid real life bs tongue.gif.

I hear ya. I just been doing it. Lol just stop everything and do it. If I cAn lol
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Now i have a question of a technical nature! Since today i am facing the following problem: When i start the game everything is fine, but after about 3 minutes in the screen freezes for a moment, goes black and comes back again. The problem is that after the image comes back everything feels laggy, it is just not responsive. Very hard to pull of a 4 gate like this.

Does anyone recognize this problem?

BTW: i hate pvp, decided to 4 gate as much as possible!
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Now i have a question of a technical nature! Since today i am facing the following problem: When i start the game everything is fine, but after about 3 minutes in the screen freezes for a moment, goes black and comes back again. The problem is that after the image comes back everything feels laggy, it is just not responsive. Very hard to pull of a 4 gate like this.
Does anyone recognize this problem?
BTW: i hate pvp, decided to 4 gate as much as possible!

Sounds like a GPU issue, more than anything else. I know at least some of the HD 7000 series cards had a bug and/or power-saving feature where they would run at 2D clocks if there is a flash video open on the desktop. As a result, gaming with Youtube open in the background led to poor performance. However, I believe this was changed with the last several versions of Catalyst so should no longer be a problem. If you don't have the latest drivers, try updating them and then report back.
     
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Now i have a question of a technical nature! Since today i am facing the following problem: When i start the game everything is fine, but after about 3 minutes in the screen freezes for a moment, goes black and comes back again. The problem is that after the image comes back everything feels laggy, it is just not responsive. Very hard to pull of a 4 gate like this.
Does anyone recognize this problem?
BTW: i hate pvp, decided to 4 gate as much as possible!

Try 11 gate 3 gate pressure build here:
http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=273465

It is not as committed as 4 gate, but just as punishing against greedy players. It is also quite safe against cheese due to early first gate. Just make sure you hit the < 5:30 first warp-in timing and you'll get a lot of free wins. I usually follow it up with DT into either expand or 1 base chargelot archon 4 gate, depending on how much damage I've done. Back when I was playing a lot and my main race was protoss I had close to 90% win ratio with this build in PvP.

Also Happy New Year everyone!
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