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Hahahahaha, yeah I almost cried watching that this morning. So awesome it needs this:

    
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Oh man I will admit that video had me laughing. What a match lol.
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I'll check out nicoloco, filtersc and d'apollo. I really really really really really want to improve. I've played over 9k team games as a total scrub with the worst mechanics not knowing anything having never done any research and just playing. I just watched day 9 #252 about a week ago and it is so hard to break my old bad habits and use proper mechanics, however, it has helped me tremendously since watching. I just feel im at a roadblock. Not really sure what I'm doing wrong. I don't know any specific map/matchup build orders and I only know a few build orders for 1v1 in general. I just feel like I need someone else to help me figure out exactly what im doing wrong. I need help with my decision making and many other things. It's been 3 years and clearly I'm doing it wrong. Some people just aren't good at teaching themselves and I am one of those people.

I spend so much time gaming I want to setup a stream and hopefully in a year or two be able to provide myself with at least a small bit of income. TO do this successfully though I believe I need to be AT LEAST masters league level play or noone will want to watch. Also I dream of making it into GM.

If you really want to get good
-know all your hotkeys
-have effective scouting
-keep productive APM high, never idle
-most importantly, study all your matchups, and how different maps affect those matchups. learn solid opening build orders and learn how to adapt to your opponents' responses
-watch professional replays

I'm only platinum but I feel like I could advance a little further if i dedicated more time to studying my matchups/maps and learning some build orders. i know a couple but usually I just wing it. even with decent scouting/larva injects/hotkeys/apm/etc. I don't do as well as I could. Dota 2 is half of the problem, I play about 2 games of Dota 2 every day, which takes up to 2 hours.

I'm almost Rank 1 Plat though, gonna try to get into Diamond for the first time this season biggrin.gif
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When re-playing missions after finishing the campagain, are all units unlocked ?
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When re-playing missions after finishing the campagain, are all units unlocked ?
Nop, only units/abilities up to that mission. You can choose what abilities you want to use though, but only in HoTS not WoL.
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Awwwww yeaaaaa!! After 1.5~ years off it only took me 2-3 weeks of playing to get it back! I am still pretty low masters probably in skill, but hopefully I can be back at midhigh.
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i need some hots build orders, where is a good place to look? i went from top4 in plat (WOL) to Top13 in silver(HOTS), cant seem to find a good build on my own...

i play protoss..
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Nop, only units/abilities up to that mission. You can choose what abilities you want to use though, but only in HoTS not WoL.

In missions like the 1st zerg mission where there are 8 nests to optionally clear, or the last colonists mission where you could save the 5 or so "towns", that makes it really hard for me on hard let alone brutal.
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Any plat/diamond toss up to practice ZvP? SanSan.662
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What do you mean? of course I hotkey my units, and I'm just starting to hotkey my Evo chamber/Spire for upgrades

//facepalm

Im asking how are you using 1-0. Just curious.

@ Doomdash - Grats! I noticed earlier when i was playing you had made masters.
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