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could you guys have a look at these vids? i'd like some c&c

http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...istering-sands
http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...steppes-of-war

im still in novice league and i know im not that great. i never played SC or BW so i need some tips lol. i've pretty much learned everything on my own
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thanks

btw those arent my worst games or anything, i just chose the two most recent

TBH, with the way i play, those are probably two of my better games
    
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could you guys have a look at these vids? i'd like some c&c

http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...istering-sands
http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...steppes-of-war

im still in novice league and i know im not that great. i never played SC or BW so i need some tips lol. i've pretty much learned everything on my own
You should make an OC at 15 so that you get a nice boost on your economy early on. When you dropped off your MM's and took out his SCV's you should of pulled out of there as soon as you saw his force coming at you instead of facing him head on which cost you a few MM's. You should try to have full control of the xel naga towers throughout the game, for about half the game nobody was on any of the xel naga's. You could of easily of wiped out his third expo when you occupied the xel naga with your whole army. You also should of expoed a little earlier. Just my 2 cents.

You played pretty damn good though, nice worker production for the most part. Are you looking for someone to play practice games with?
Edited by Mwarren - 11/15/10 at 4:38pm
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BigFan you should put a baneling in your avatar because every time we argue you could just use it to win every time.
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thanks

btw those arent my worst games or anything, i just chose the two most recent

TBH, with the way i play, those are probably two of my better games
np, you mentioned novice league as in practice league or do you mean the bronze league?

Some general tips I can give you for T are:
- Try not to get supply blocked
- Getting 3 rax, 2 with tech lab, one with reactor is a solid start
- Scout a lot, using scv at start of game followed by possibly scans.
- Make sure to keep making SCVs
- Make sure to get concussive shell and stim.
- Get marine shields or whatever its called if you plan to use them a lot.

There are many more but these ones are what I can think of ATM
    
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BigFan you should put a baneling in your avatar because every time we argue you could just use it to win every time.

Seriously though, banes can be stopped, you either need to have amazing micro like foxer or for those who don't which is >99% of people playing SC2 as T, space your units out a bit, put thors, marauders, etc.... at front to absorb damage, kite them a bit, etc.... I'll be up for trying this, as in I play T and you play Z and test my points
    
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You should make an OC at 15 so that you get a nice boost on your economy early on. When you dropped off your MM's and took out his SCV's you should of pulled out of there as soon as you saw his force coming at you instead of facing him head on which cost you a few MM's. You should try to have full control of the xel naga towers throughout the game, for about half the game nobody was on any of the xel naga's. You could of easily of wiped out his third expo when you occupied the xel naga with your whole army. You also should of expoed a little earlier. Just my 2 cents.

You played pretty damn good though, nice worker production for the most part. Are you looking for someone to play practice games with?

Having someone to practice with would be cool

and @ bigfan, yea novice league, its hard to scout when everyone has rock to block their base

thanks for the tips
if anyones on, im on now. banded. 526 is the code
Edited by banded1 - 11/15/10 at 5:16pm
    
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Seriously though, banes can be stopped, you either need to have amazing micro like foxer or for those who don't which is >99% of people playing SC2 as T, space your units out a bit, put thors, marauders, etc.... at front to absorb damage, kite them a bit, etc.... I'll be up for trying this, as in I play T and you play Z and test my points
I do space my units out, I do try to kite, I do put my Marauders in front, and banes are still retarded. It doesn't matter. Of course they are beatable, they are just much easier to use and that's always been my point.

I'm not really worried about it, I can just out play my fellow Zergs instead.
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Hey, BigFan, how come you never used Banes against me when we played yesterday?

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Hey, BigFan, how come you never used Banes against me when we played yesterday?

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He feels guilty.... plus you play Protoss.
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