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They are not cost effective though, especially compared to immortals. I rarely see thors in TvP anyway.

Edit: Just checked in the unit tester and microed Void Rays barely beat or loose to not microed thors. The bigger the army the less effective they are, because of splash. Even carriers work much better. Actually they seem to be cost effective.
Edited by poroboszcz - 10/8/10 at 9:25am
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They have a lot of health. Pretty easy to get charged up. They are pretty cost effective and well rounded IMO.
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Can you guys complete Multitasking Trainer on Hard? I can do it consistently on easy, sometimes on Normal, but Hard just seems impossible. I can't imagine anyone doing in on Insane.
No clue what that it, although, I can postulate from the name

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Yes, but you had 3k minerals because you weren't spending it fast enough (this seems to be a recurrent theme in 2v2..macro suffers a lot I'm not sure why). So getting more expos just for the hatcheries would be good for larvae and give you a start on those expands. Or you can just build inbase hatches.

I've never been stolen from in the metro..

And Doomdash probably has the most posts, all those double posts lol.
I was mixed with my strategy but wanted to eventually go for ultras and brood lords. I was also trying to defend my base from their constant mutalisk harassement and those hydras move slowly off creep. I expanded to the mineral field to the right of my first exp and everything was good, but, didn't want to expand too early. All they would have needed was to attack me at the same time and good bye exp.
I've never been stolen from either, but, it was something that we were warned out
He likely has the most but I'm not far behind

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14+ posts per day, most in this thread.
lol, well, umm, I have close to that

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If you can keep those void rays alive, then it's GG for terran when you move into his base lol
yes, assuming he doesn't start pumping out marines and .

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Ahaha nice
OK gonna go and finish the practice league
I would only play a couple of practice league games, since, the actual league is faster, more intense due to no rocks, more fun and they don't force you to turtle unlike the practice league
    
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A charged up void ray vs thor, sure. one that isn't charged yet.. sounds more like a death sentence for the void :X
Gotta remember a void ray's health though. It's 150 shields, 300 hp, so, total is 450. Not sure how damage is applied to the shields, but, thor does 10 air damage and splash. The thor will only get so many hits before the void ray charges and wipes it out, however, I haven't tested this yet
    
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Gotta remember a void ray's health though. It's 150 shields, 300 hp, so, total is 450. Not sure how damage is applied to the shields, but, thor does 10 air damage and splash. The thor will only get so many hits before the void ray charges and wipes it out, however, I haven't tested this yet
lol void rays have 100/150. You just described carriers. And thors do 6x4 damage + splash to void rays.
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Void rays crush Thor's. Makes me sad. Metal in general just sucks vs Protoss.

1 vr vs 1 thor = void ray left with 106 hp. I think an Immortal ends up losing or living just barely.
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lol void rays have 100/150. You just described carriers. And thors do 6x4 damage + splash to void rays.
oops, my mistake. This is what happens when you play only zerg

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Void rays crush Thor's. Makes me sad. Metal in general just sucks vs Protoss.
hmm, if thiru is correct ^^ and I have no reason to doubt him, then it's thor's that crush void rays and not vice-versa

Edit: Just saw your edit, I see, well, I go back to my original point of void rays winning then
    
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Plus void rays attack ground/air, and they are very mobile. So if you see mass thors you can just go void rays if its not out of your way. Just don't pile them all up on top of each other.
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Are you guys watching IEM? Forcefield soooooo good. Beat way more value of MM with some nice FF.
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Are you guys watching IEM? Forcefield soooooo good. Beat way more value of MM with some nice FF.
My internet is acting like it's been doing the last week, so, unfortunately, I am unable to One thing though that I recall from our matches yesterday, when you were protoss and attacked my base, you laid out some forcefield. Truly my zerglings would have to go in single file, but, it also meant that your zealots were trapped meaning they were easy prey for my roaches, so, I'm not sure if that was the purpose of those 3 ffs As for IEM, well, I'm assuming that ff is used to split up the force at which point, it's much easier to take them down. I would think some storms would eliminate a good # of marines in an MM especially if you stack them(cast more than one at a time, like 3-4 storms in same location ).
    
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