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Originally Posted by Sainesk View Post

This really is one of those games where you learn more by losing usually. The other day I played close to perfectly vs my bro  (me random Z vs him P). I was up a base, denied an early zealots push with crawlers and queens and worker micro (losing none) then warpgate timing push losing no workers queens, maybe a ling or two. Did some beautiful fungals on a warp prism and a bunch of zealots trying to get into my main again losing nothing, then he got a bunch of dts and target fired my queens (I had spores and spines) but I was silly and didn't save/run away my queens and the lack of inject/larva allowed him to get an army size advantadge and take the game. 

Had I won I probably would have just thought how awesome I played rather than wow, I need spare safety queens or dont let the ones I have die even if I think i've already won.

Reminded me of one saying we use here:

Smart people learn from their mistakes
But even smarter people learn from other people mistakes tongue.gif
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I'm in the same situation. I am so bad now I'm not sure I want to play ladder. That's why I quit playing in the first place, I don't think I'll ever be amazing. I couldn't get out of platinum after sc2 was released. I'd be lucky to be gold now probably.

As a totally average player (plat solo), I can attest that it is still fun. I've been playing Blizzard RTS since I started messing around with Warcraft 1 as a kid (had no idea what I was doing until I was older and played Warcraft 2/C&C). I should be WAY better than I am. I simply don't invest enough time into studying the metagame and build orders, I just play casually.

As much as I'd love to, I've realized a long time ago that I'll never be a pro gamer. video games are meant to be fun, and if you're doing that you're still "winning" even against a grumpy, snobby masters player who cries and rages every time he loses.
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Feel free to add me - EU - JellySmelleh
Did my promo matches and now in Silver (lol i don't remember what half of buildings even do) i'm bronze scum tho 2l 3w during placement matches one was terribly easy one other one where it was ZvZ and i won was pretty hard match and my micro sux biggrin.gif
Edited by jellybeans69 - 3/18/13 at 2:26pm
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Originally Posted by MKUL7R4 View Post

As a totally average player (plat solo), I can attest that it is still fun. I've been playing Blizzard RTS since I started messing around with Warcraft 1 as a kid (had no idea what I was doing until I was older and played Warcraft 2/C&C). I should be WAY better than I am. I simply don't invest enough time into studying the metagame and build orders, I just play casually.

As much as I'd love to, I've realized a long time ago that I'll never be a pro gamer. video games are meant to be fun, and if you're doing that you're still "winning" even against a grumpy, snobby masters player who cries and rages every time he loses.

This. Waaaaaayyyyy this. I guezs it comes with age. Lol
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Being old and responsible sucks tongue.gif.
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Being old and responsible sucks tongue.gif.

yea. no kidding.. lol
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Being old and responsible sucks tongue.gif.

yeah, tell me about it. just got my first full time job (Kohl's Corporate in Menomonee Falls). all my free time has disappeared.
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yeah, tell me about it. just got my first full time job (Kohl's Corporate in Menomonee Falls). all my free time has disappeared.

+1. Don't even have time for longer post, bye
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Lol, i know the feel. Have only 2-3h to play on weekdays and little bit more on weekends myself tongue.gif




Korea GM doesn't look like zergs are doin too bad biggrin.gif
Edited by jellybeans69 - 3/19/13 at 3:46am
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Well I may try ladder again, this game is just amazingly fun. I've watched 14 Day[9] newbie Tuesdays so far. Plan on watching more the rest of the day until I have to go to the gym. (I get paid to workout during the week, so better take advantage of it).
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