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When is the deadline for the Wanfest tourney?
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That actually hits the nail on the head. Remember, Starcraft 1 benefitted from years and years of balance tweaking, which SC2 most definitely has not had.

I'd agree that some units (especially lurker D: ) should come back, but I don't quite see it for future expansions. That's more of a thing to add NEW, not before seen units, especially when you consider the development time (18 months+?).

If they do bring back EXISTING units into the game (as in, those that exist in the system but not in MP matches, such as swarm guardians, lurkers, goliaths, firebats, etc), I see that happening sometime down the line. Unlikely, but there's more of a chance than "waiting for HoTS" or so.
Agree, although, swarm guardians and firebats aren't coming back anytime soon. Swarm guardians = Broodlords without tech time and
firebats+vulture=hellion, so, they wouldn't want a close duplicate of the unit
    
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That's why I said get rid of the awful hellion. It's boring, and it's no vulture.
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It's not 30,000 for First place.

It's 30,000 in Prizes spread out for all 7 games.
oops, I see, either way, getting through the first round would be nice, although, I'm looking at reaching the top, but, we'll see

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Since it asks for your location, I'm sure it would tell you if you couldn't. Yeah the names thing is kinda odd, but it doesn't bother me. I see yks on it.
Likely, yes, I see yks too, I just think it's odd that they have the names, why not just id?

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and lots of pros. If I get eliminated, I'd love for it to be by one of them.
Who to be precise? I only saw someone called ...drewbie, but, other than that, I didn't see anyone else. Keep in mind I just skipped through the list quickly

Interesting website with some pics to look at: http://sc2gg.com/forum/lofiversion/i...hp/t11125.html

I disagree, hellion is an interesting unit. Infact, hellios+blue fry hydras for no gas cost, no imagine several of them, they do great against zlings, zealots, hydras, pretty much any light unit with blue flame upgrade and are great to take out workers using a drop or just using speed to bypass defense
    
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Also saw QXC and KawaiiRice
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That's why I said get rid of the awful hellion. It's boring, and it's no vulture.
Hellion rush is actually quite nice. Gets rid of quite a few workers if they aren't paying attention or don't have a good army up.
    
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Who to be precise? I only saw someone called ...drewbie, but, other than that, I didn't see anyone else. Keep in mind I just skipped through the list quickly
nEAnS, drewbie, LzGamer, qxc, KawaiiRice, AhhhBoxah (Mihai), AllAboutYou, CaTz, Suggy, HaShe

were all the names I could pick out from my quick glance.

Oh and your favorite player, me.
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I know hellions can be nice, but Vultures were just as good at drone harass, except faster, better against other units ( some how ), and most importantly had a useful ability beyond drone / light killing ( mines ).

I used to do hellion builds all the time vs Z back before Z's figured out to counter it pretty easy. It was sick.. but the Hellion is no where near as good as the Vulture.
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Originally Posted by yks View Post
nEAnS, drewbie, LzGamer, qxc, KawaiiRice, AhhhBoxah (Mihai), AllAboutYou, CaTz, Suggy, HaShe

were all the names I could pick out from my quick glance.

Oh and your favorite player, me.
ah I see, lol, all I've ever heard of was drewbie and qxc, never heard of all those other players. My favourite player, you? lol, I thought it was FD

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I know hellions can be nice, but Vultures were just as good at drone harass, except faster, better against other units ( some how ), and most importantly had a useful ability beyond drone / light killing ( mines ).

I used to do hellion builds all the time vs Z back before Z's figured out to counter it pretty easy. It was sick.. but the Hellion is no where near as good as the Vulture.
Actually, while mines are great, vulture don't do splash like hellions. As to the better unit, can't comment
    
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ah I see, lol, all I've ever heard of was drewbie and qxc, never heard of all those other players. My favourite player, you? lol, I thought it was FD


Actually, while mines are great, vulture don't do splash like hellions. As to the better unit, can't comment
I can comment, and they are better. Splash is fine and dandy but I'd trade it for a more reliable vulture shot. In some situations Hellions will be better ( excluding mines and damage to non-light ), but over all the Vulture was far more versatile. It wasn't a one trick pony after people figured out how to use it.
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