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NO SPOILERS please, I'm going to watch those when I get home
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DoomDash wins the GSL!!! lol i wish. man epic so far ( boxer nada )
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boxer beats nada!!
Yessssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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dangit, was about to post this ;P
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Edited by DoomDash - 11/2/10 at 6:07am
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Terran needs Marauders to be that powerful because their later tier units are easily counterable comparative to units like Protoss'. I don't think we will see Marauders being touched beyond maybe a slight stim nerf, because they are needed as powerful as they are now. They are good, but even tier 1 units are pretty cost effective vs them ( marines are decent, speedlings are REALLY good w/ surround ). Best that they are cheap for how powerful they are, but they are no where near as well rounded as a stalker, and no where near as easy to replace as a roach ect.

Just remember while at least Protoss players are on these nice amazingly powerful tier 3 units Terran is still kinda stuck on comparatively low HP easy to lose tier 1/1.5. If you mess up the Marauder you screw Terrans over late game even more ( which is their weakest point already ).
Though I agree that Terran currently needs a powerful unit like the rauder to provide firepower, I find that this unit is far too pivotal and degrades the diversity of the game. SC2 has been hugely successful in diversifying zerg and protoss armies, but you almost NEVER see a terran going without marauders.

When facing a terran opponent, I'm 95% sure he'll be massing rauders. Even when I work up a direct counter, I can still end up losing and I think that's lame.

Blizzard needs to tone down rauders and provide terran with alternate strategies. Enough said.
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Nerf Mutas
umm, no. Mutas already cost a lot(100/100) for what they do. I already posted about this a couple of posts back ^^.

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This is an actual photo?

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Where has Thiru been?
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eating cheese and wine lol


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Nice comic strip, guessing Foxer loves using marines. They are much much better than SC1 in groups, so, I do agree that they much more useful, not that SC1 marine weren't

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Though I agree that Terran currently needs a powerful unit like the rauder to provide firepower, I find that this unit is far too pivotal and degrades the diversity of the game. SC2 has been hugely successful in diversifying zerg and protoss armies, but you almost NEVER see a terran going without marauders.

When facing a terran opponent, I'm 95% sure he'll be massing rauders. Even when I work up a direct counter, I can still end up losing and I think that's lame.

Blizzard needs to tone down rauders and provide terran with alternate strategies. Enough said.
While I agree, what are the alternatives to slightly nerfing marauders? I mean what else can the buff? Tanks? Thors? Marines? There only so much that they can buff ATM without drastically changing the game. I don't see much raven use in games, likewise, not many use bc(I know that it's longer to tech to), etc....
    
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While I agree, what are the alternatives to slightly nerfing marauders? I mean what else can the buff? Tanks? Thors? Marines? There only so much that they can buff ATM without drastically changing the game. I don't see much raven use in games, likewise, not many use bc(I know that it's longer to tech to), etc....
Ravens have been used by some pros and they are VERY effective. The issue is that marauder works just fine, why go through the trouble of getting ravens?

The buffs don't have to come to terran. Blizzard can change zerg or protoss units to make the change work. I would propose something weird like reducing marauder range by 1, and zealot charge range by 2 (completely random suggestion btw).
    
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Ravens have been used by some pros and they are VERY effective. The issue is that marauder works just fine, why go through the trouble of getting ravens?

The buffs don't have to come to terran. Blizzard can change zerg or protoss units to make the change work. I would propose something weird like reducing marauder range by 1, and zealot charge range by 2 (completely random suggestion btw).
They are but the average player is rarely going to use a raven. PPD, dropping auto-turrets and HSM are all pretty great and powerful in the hands of a pro and I think I've seen PPD only once used by a T, otherwise, most go for MMM ball or marine/thors and then try to do some harassement using banshees, etc....
    
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Anyways, I think using MMG is much harder for P than Z, since, EMP takes out all shields for P meaning 1/2 the hp is gone in some cases which makes it easier to take down a large P force. Most pros try to take down the ghost first if they are playing P because of EMP.
EMP takes away something like 1/3 effective HP. If I can, I'll retreat after eating a good EMP - the REAL painful part is losing HT/sentry/immortal mana or shields.

From my POV it's very hard taking out ghosts with HT, given that ghosts EMP is AoE and they can encroach using cloak. It's often very tough targeting ghosts in time when they're walking amongst a giant bioball.
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