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One play that totally countered me was a ravager timing, made my cannons look silly. Guess I need to start using Oracle Chargelot Archon.

Getting tired of the terran gimmicks though, with the bigger bases I keep seeing a random factory getting sneaked into a blind spot. -.- Still have a ways to go to get LotV figured out...but yeah mass Oracles is absolutely devastating.

Spread those pylons out! Also, keep some pylons at key spots for the new photon overcharge!
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Spread those pylons out! Also, keep some pylons at key spots for the new photon overcharge!

Already ahead of you, now I don't run into that issue too much. I'm still trying to make my FFE/cannon rush work vs terran...just because I hate vsing terrans so bloody much. That's probably stigma left over from Protoss being excessively weak to bio in the early game (wol, I still have nightmares about early bio pushes and needing to FF just to keep them out of my main).
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Already ahead of you, now I don't run into that issue too much. I'm still trying to make my FFE/cannon rush work vs terran...just because I hate vsing terrans so bloody much. That's probably stigma left over from Protoss being excessively weak to bio in the early game (wol, I still have nightmares about early bio pushes and needing to FF just to keep them out of my main).

At least Terrans are rare.
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At least Terrans are rare.

And for some strange reason I think that's a good thing. That's just my bias talking though, terrans like you are fine but as others sometimes call them "dem splitz" terrans are just irritating.

You wouldn't believe how often I hear about new ultras being op, only to see a replay where they only made MMM. It's like they're allergic to common sense...I mean would you keep making low damage, high attack period units against a beefy unit that has tons of armor? Probably not...
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And for some strange reason I think that's a good thing. That's just my bias talking though, terrans like you are fine but as others sometimes call them "dem splitz" terrans are just irritating.

You wouldn't believe how often I hear about new ultras being op, only to see a replay where they only made MMM. It's like they're allergic to common sense...I mean would you keep making low damage, high attack period units against a beefy unit that has tons of armor? Probably not...

Bio players have a decent counter to Ultras now, ghosts! As much as you dislike the bio players it does take a lot of skill to win with it all the way in the late game.
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Bio players have a decent counter to Ultras now, ghosts! As much as you dislike the bio players it does take a lot of skill to win with it all the way in the late game.

Skill and excessive amounts of stubborness. The definition of insanity is reapeating the same thing over and over and expecting different results. But yeah, Ghosts do counter ultras. I just meant pure MMM or MMM+tanks and then complaining that ultras won't die fast enough.
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I was referring to Bane drops meaning 1 overlord with 4 banes in it. Send one to main and one to nat and kill min line. smile.gif Even if it is not successful the first couple of times it is like medvac drops from terran. One WILL do damage eventually. It just takes APM.
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@ DIYdeath

I was referring to Bane drops meaning 1 overlord with 4 banes in it. Send one to main and one to nat and kill min line. smile.gif Even if it is not successful the first couple of times it is like medvac drops from terran. One WILL do damage eventually. It just takes APM.

I know what you meant, I was being half sarcastic.

That's one hell of an expensive ovie to lose which is why I'd rather just nydus. If the nydus dies I don't lose a ton of gas, only a little.
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