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I'm a casual SC2 player. I mainly just play the custom games that people develop. When I do play ladder, its 3v3 or 4v4 for fun. I just like seeing huge armies going at each other. That's why I like Desert Strike so much.

I've always been a fighting game fanatic and love watching high level play. To a new person, they may only see 2 people just mashing buttons until on wins. But when top players watch and break down their footage, its a whole new experience, a whole new level of learning. Because of this, I never thought I'd say this, but just recently, I find myself enjoying watching SC2 pro players. Hearing and seeing the commentators point out all the intricacies is quite interesting.
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+1. Don't even have time for longer post, bye

Hahaha! Good one
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I'm a casual SC2 player. I mainly just play the custom games that people develop. When I do play ladder, its 3v3 or 4v4 for fun. I just like seeing huge armies going at each other. That's why I like Desert Strike so much.
my favorite arcade game smile.gif just so aggravating when someone doesn't get their preferred 'mode' and quits. ugh
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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).

 

wow, by your workplace? I reckon that's smart (healthier workers = more efficient/reliable), motivating (get paid for doing it), and hope one day i'll work in a place like that. I think team EG focuses a lot on their physical health because you can't have as good mental health without it, would love to know more about other starcraft teams and their fitness routines (if any).

 

EG Bench Pressing (Click to show)


Edited by Sainesk - 3/19/13 at 4:21pm
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Back to getting served in Diamond. I would have thought masters would have been much easier to get into again, but I think I may be wrong.
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Back to getting served in Diamond. I would have thought masters would have been much easier to get into again, but I think I may be wrong.
The skill level has improved immensely since SCII was released since HoTS is merely an expansion so just some new units. I got served just the other day in plat lol. Opponent's mech army was sieged outside my base and it caught me off guard since I scanned his base to see nothing then ran into it as I went down my ramp >< lol.
    
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http://www.twitch.tv/simsons2/b/379756966

Recording from when i played yesterday some silver league games as i said haven't played any rts'es in ages. Starts at around ~3mins
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I'm nearly platnium in hots. (Rank 1 gold). I always though you have to be a real freak to achieve this. But all you have to do is play 3-4 games..everyday. When I really have no time I just play one. As terran having a constant scv queue is a must. I love the new terran hots. Can choose to go reaper , banshee or widow mine drops. Or early siege tank and banshee. Very fun game. Wish I had given this game a chance earlier :-D
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Originally Posted by Sainesk View Post

wow, by your workplace? I reckon that's smart (healthier workers = more efficient/reliable), motivating (get paid for doing it), and hope one day i'll work in a place like that. I think team EG focuses a lot on their physical health because you can't have as good mental health without it, would love to know more about other starcraft teams and their fitness routines (if any).
EG Bench Pressing (Click to show)


I'm a federal technician for the military. I have fitness tests I have to pass every year, so I have to stay somewhat in shape. Beer keeps getting in my way.

That's cool that pro teams do that. I think it's important as well.
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This doesn't seem to be mentioned a lot, but anyone else noticed improvements to the AI? It's somewhat useful now for practicing new builds if you don't have a partner.

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