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Just watched oGs.Chita(P) vs. oGs.Mystic(Z) and wow what an epic fight. The use of nydus worms was unprecedented. I was amazed that at one point, chita had something like 24 high templars and he was spamming so much storms that he almost took out something like 30 roaches. Mystic would then burrow them and move them away while they regenerate. It got to the point where tier 3 was reached and he was using something like 8 ultras along with brood lords. Definitely an interesting match to watch for those who play zerg One other thing that surprised me is how he was constantly pulling his units out of the battle. I understand that its a good idea to move them away to avoid storm however there were cases where it seemed that it would have been wiser to just stay in and fight
    
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So you go like 10 depot, 15 rax, 21 two engineering bays in one game and then 7 rax, 9 rafinery, 10 command center in another? Interesting. I'd swear I saw some kind of returning patterns in your games though.
Have you been playing on US? Blinker 868 on US 95X Diamond? See you posting on scarena .
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Need help from any of the Zerg players here:
How do you deal with another Zerg going 6 Pool and rushing you on a small map?
By the time my drone scouts this its basically GG.
Should I be sending a drone to scout right away against another Z player on a small map?

I swear 75% of the Bronze players just build 1 base and rush attacks.
I guess I just need to get better at defending an early rush. Or stick to 1 base Muta builds. Any time I go for a fast expand it just gets wrecked by a bunch of Marines and Maruaders.
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If you are that worried you can send a fast drone. If you see a fast pool just throw down your pool then, and by the time he gets there you should be fine. Against something like a 6 pool it won't hurt to send a fast drone to scout as you'll still be up a few drones on him by the time you get to his base to scout.
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Every mineral counts for Zerg in the early game, so it's tough to recommend scouting with one of your original drones. Any time you get 6-pooled it's going to require some pretty good micro with your drones until you can get your own pool down, but if you can successfully hold him off you'll win 90% of the time since his economy will be terrible. Make sure you're sending your first overlord along the main attack path so at the very least your "oh ****" moment is when he's 10-15 seconds out and not when he's right at your ramp. Grab a friend and practice holding off a 6-pool 5 or 10 times until you feel comfortable.

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Any time I go for a fast expand it just gets wrecked by a bunch of Marines and Maruaders.
Any time you're doing a fast expo you need to prioritize scouting and map control. If you're blindly throwing down a hatch and building drones you'll run into those situations where you just spent all of your larva on economy and don't have anything for the attack that just showed up at your base. Make sure you're grabbing the Xel'Naga towers and poking at the front of his base to try to get an idea of what he's building. If you see him powering ground units toss down a Baneling Nest so that you can play defensively until you get your mutas up.
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I gota check that out. I'm still stuck on artosis tv batch 3 and daily 9 dailys for the last few days.
    
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Wow... fruit dealer is my hero.
    
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lol. liquidtlo did the same thing in the FFA husky posted.
    
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Have you been playing on US? Blinker 868 on US 95X Diamond? See you posting on scarena .
That's an impostor! Weirdly enough he has the same ID number Oo

I was thinking though, when the expansion comes out, and I buy US copy, will I be able to play on both EU and US? I'd assume so.
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