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I agree, it's a very interesting thread. I always knew that mules were great since they equate around 5-6 SCVs(180 minerals/min) but never thought about going 4-5 OCs during a game. Maybe I should, since, I do see what they mean. Imagine having 4-5OCs, landing one near a gold mineral field and then dropping 20 mules. Can you imagine the kind of income you'll get from that? You could constantly keep on harassing P or Z and bring them to their knees
Problem however is containing say Zerg while you are building up like that. They are extremely strong and Mutalisks will make short work of the CCs regardless of whether you try to hide them or not. Also, there is a lot of lost income potential while you are building the CC.

Edit: Wow, not sure who moderates the threads on Battle.net but they actually removed the whole thread that posted there. So much for discouraging unsportsmanlike play and inappropriate conduct.
Edited by dejanh - 12/8/10 at 12:16pm
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Problem however is containing say Zerg while you are building up like that. They are extremely strong and Mutalisks will make short work of the CCs regardless of whether you try to hide them or not. Also, there is a lot of lost income potential while you are building the CC.
Well, a couple of turrets and some marines will easily deter mutas. The idea of this OC farming is to make an OC whenever you can. The mules will pay for the OC in no time. Of course, make sure to get some bunkers with some MM down as well. Going defenseless usually means GG especially if the Z/P/T pressures you
    
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anyone want to play later tonight? want to practice some strats
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I'll play, whats your username?
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I'm currently engaged in a game that has been going on for more than 3 hours. The player in question, specifically named RainWaters on Battle.net is purposefully and willfully abusing game mechanics to deny me a just and fair win. He has no army left, only a command center that he floated over into a corner. I have asked him politely repeated times to resign in dignity as he has no chance of winning. I have visibility of 100% of the map, and 10 marines, 11 SCV but no command center unfortunately and hence cannot build up to finish him off. As soon as he would move his command center anywhere near a land mass he would be dead. I have also taken care to point him at the SC2 policy that explicitly states abusing game mechanics is against the TOS.

The image at 24 minutes can be seen here -
The image at 3h 21 minutes can be seen here -

I will post a replay too once the gong-show ends. Some players have no sportsman like conduct at all. I will also send a report to Blizzard directly about this and notify other forums to watch out for this player.

absolutely pathetic.

but funny
    
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anyone want to play later tonight? want to practice some strats
I'm up, any specific time in mind?
    
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woot played 3 gold league guys today, lost all of them and got demoted to bronze soon after... ***
i started my day 0-3 ended it 7-5
including this game. you have you watch. i believe they call it ROFLSTOMP?
i noticed in bronze league there is a definite lack of any type of strategy
http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...nt#rd:upgrades
    
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woot played 3 gold league guys today, lost all of them and got demoted to bronze soon after... ***
i started my day 0-3 ended it 7-5
including this game. you have you watch. i believe they call it ROFLSTOMP?
i noticed in bronze league there is a definite lack of any type of strategy
http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...nt#rd:upgrades
lol, but, yes, at least in silver there are strats. In bronze, I think it's mostly cheese. My advice is to take advantage of that and learn how to macro and harass your opponent
    
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I lol'd. I bypassed the practice games. Then the five placement games my computer wasn't stable and crashed in everyone of it. It put me as 0-5 and into bronze. I then proceeded to DT rush my way to plat.

Screw strat, cheeze it man.
    
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I lol'd. I bypassed the practice games. Then the five placement games my computer wasn't stable and crashed in everyone of it. It put me as 0-5 and into bronze. I then proceeded to DT rush my way to plat.

Screw strat, cheeze it man.
Cheeser!
TBH, if I were you, just enjoy the game and play with the different strats. In bronze, you get a lot of cheese such as VR rushes, etc.... Use that to your advantage to get your macro and micro down pat so that when you get promoted up, you'll be pretty good for your league
    
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