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Ive been playing a lot of 1v1 on my new account now.
Why did you buy a new account? btw sign up with it too in the OCN sc2ranks list
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I will once I get where I want to be not revealing the account yet
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No need to even block off with sentry for a 2 gate zealot push. As long as I have 1 stalker for 3 zealots, I can win the battle. Use stalkers to buy time then as soon as warp gates finish, finish off the zealots and counter immediately. Throw up expo during process. Your opponent's warp gate will be delayed because he went for the early 2 gate instead of 1gate/cyber.
BTW building placement is very important for something like this. On metalopolis, I like to build a wall covering my nexus and minerals to force the zealots to walk all the way around to get in. Hide the stalker behind building and he will be able to get at least 5 free shots before the zealots get anywhere close to it.
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I will once I get where I want to be not revealing the account yet
Become a Terran player.. not enough on here . Plus I need a good Terran practice partner as out of 40 people on my buddy list no one plays T.
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The thing is that past 2 workers per mineral patch their efficiency starts to decrease, so when you have 3 workers they're not as efficient as 2, and adding a forth brings almost no benefit per cost.

In other words 2 workers per mineral patch will mine 200% faster than one, 3 will mine 280% than one and 4 will mine 300% faster then 1. 5 will mine at the same speed as 4 and adding even more can actually slow down mining due to queuing (this are ballpark figures, you can look up tl.net for the exact data).

So having 2 bases with 16 workers gives higher income than having one with 24 and one with 8, which is still better than having one with 32.

Thus ideally you want to start transferring workers after you have 16 on one base and then start saturating them once you have 16 on both of them.
hmm, I see, so, technically speaking, do 3 still mine at the same time or do they wait until another drone is done to mine, ?

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lol, mules on blings, it's an interesting idea, but, I'm much rather NOT waste what is essentially 3-4 SCV mining for me. You know, I'm wondering, can you use mules to mine(?) gas, because, that would be crazy if you coud, can you imagine the gas income especially if you have 2 SCV also getting gas(mules takes place of one in terms of max of 3) As for tanks, well, they aren't bad against T, just not as effective due to the higher hp

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Yeah Zealots don't scare me, I'd just use my marauder with conc shel.... erm.. stalkers to kite them all day.
I see what you did there....
    
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We can do that. Are you pretty flexible with different zerg builds? Im pretty flexible with protoss. I have a bunch of openings and builds if you need help against a specific type of protoss play.

Ive been playing a lot of 1v1 on my new account now.
Yeah, I'm pretty comfortable doing a variety of builds. It's not going to be anything FruitDealer-esque, but I can make it to the mid/late game with whatever build you want to work on.
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Become a Terran player.. not enough on here . Plus I need a good Terran practice partner as out of 40 people on my buddy list no one plays T.
Well, I wouldn't mind challenging you as a T, although, it'll take me time to get to your level, but, I'm sure I'll get there soon than later, just need to find the time
    
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lol, mules on blings, it's an interesting idea, but, I'm much rather NOT waste what is essentially 3-4 SCV mining for me.
I'll lose 3-4 SCV's to save as many as 10 marines lives. SCV's are useless when you army disappears every time you go out . Honestly considering this just to see how it works. I haven't seen anybody try it.

Can you imagine high level games of people doing that? If you see a scan spread out your banes! lol!
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Yeah, I'm pretty comfortable doing a variety of builds. It's not going to be anything FruitDealer-esque, but I can make it to the mid/late game with whatever build you want to work on.
Cool. Add me, I'll do the same. Probably wont have time tonight as I have to finish my paper for tomorrow.
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nvm my mule strat is fail.
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