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Practice later today?
Tomorrow after my 580 comes.
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only played coop/against the ai up until now, tried practice quick match and only lost 1/5 games so far hehe

what are the differences between the practice and non-practice matches?
from watching the GSL I think the game speed is the same as coop instead of the slow practice rounds, and not as many blockades, anything else?

looking forward to getting owned as soon as I finish these practice matches...
You mean practice league? you should stop playing those, they encourage turtling because of the rocks, and they're actually much slower than real ladder games.

If you need familiarize yourself with a race just play with a friend, a random guy in custom games, or just against hard to insane AI (play on FASTER speed).
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You mean practice league? you should stop playing those, they encourage turtling because of the rocks, and they're actually much slower than real ladder games.

If you need familiarize yourself with a race just play with a friend, a random guy in custom games, or just against hard to insane AI (play on FASTER speed).
While I agree with everything, I think playing against hard to insane AI is well insane, lol. If he's familiarizing himself with a race, he should probably go against very easy, so, that he can tech up to all the different abilities to give them a try, etc....

Those were some nice FFA and team games. Those 1vs1 were also great especially the one we played thiru. After watching the replay, I realized that your exp's nexus was almost a goner, just a couple more hits were needed. Was an interesting game, because, I macro'd well, kept energy low on my queens, did some creep spreading and did a lot of scouting and harass with mutas. Hopefully, I can play as well as I did against my opponents on the ladder

Anyone who's interested in the replay, I can post it here. Just make sure to disregard what was the said at the start, lol.
    
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I'd rather not, I fail'd so hard at several key moments

I still can't believe all my stalkers were blocked by 2 probes... pathfinding is so bad. But I guess they did that on purpose.
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I don't think I'll ever get over how lame tanks are vs protoss.
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I'd rather not, I fail'd so hard at several key moments

I still can't believe all my stalkers were blocked by 2 probes... pathfinding is so bad. But I guess they did that on purpose.
lol, well I was going to post it to see what these guys think in terms of my macro and general gameplay but if you think it was that bad, I won't do it
As for the probes, well, it depends on what was happening. Even then, my army >>> your army at that point, so, those 2 stalkers wouldn't have made that much of a difference. I mean you were getting hit by mutas from both sides and roaches+slings from the ground, not much you can do unless you have a lot more stalkers or at least storm. I'm pretty confident that with practice, you'll get back to the same level of play you used to be at. It'll make it that much more challenging to play against you, but, I like challenges

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I don't think I'll ever get over how lame tanks are vs protoss.
Well, I would get over that fast, because, I doubt blizzard will buff the tank anytime soon, so, the faster you get over it, the better for you Even then, 50 against armored isn't bad. Would be nice if they increased that maybe to 60 or so but then it might be OP, at least we'll get to test it in the PTR
    
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I will never get over it.
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I will never get over it.
lol, well, your choice. You make it sound like tanks are horrible. They aren't, they just aren't as powerful as you want them to be. I think going thor+MMM is best against P with some tanks for support. Of course, if they go colossi, then vikings go a long way there. Let's not forget ravens for their ppd and seeker missiles to take down enemy workers
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Seeker missiles are a joke. In fact auto turrets are better for drones.

Also you didn't mention ghosts. Ghosts are key esp with templar / immortal / sentries out.
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Seeker missiles are a joke. In fact auto turrets are better for drones.

Also you didn't mention ghosts. Ghosts are key esp with templar / immortal / sentries out.
True, I forget ghosts As for seeker missile, well, if you catch your opponent off guard or if when you engage them, you sneak a raven or two from behind and use it, then the chance of success is pretty high
    
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