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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post
Man, as much as I think banelings are a little too good right now, TvZ is probably the most brilliant match up in the game to me. I think that I do like banelings being in SCII after all, but I just think they need a slight radius, damage, or other reduction.

Still, I really like how Terran has to fall back to his siege lines with stim ect. It's pretty cool. I feel like eventually if banelings are not adjusted Z's will figure out how to properly include infestors to FG any retreating units, and the match up will be completely broken. I know some try it, but not nearly enough.

My upgrading recently is so improved! I really like my TvZ build now, and I have a pretty good FE vs Protoss ( so far ) on some maps.
Seems like someone is having a change of heart Having said that, I always assumed that you tried luring the banes into the tanks line of fire instead of direct engagement because you'll need foxer micro for that. I think the best thing I've seen against banes was when in GSL 3, I forgot who it is but a Z player tried to move banes to hit the workers, so, the T split up his workers so that you'll need two banes for each worker without others suffering any damage. At that point, Z player moved out of his base because he could take down his SCVs without losing most if not all his banes, very well done spreading and pretty smart

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Originally Posted by poroboszcz View Post
I thought you may be interested in a game I saw today. I was watching Antimage's stream and he played against terran on xelnaga. Protoss went for standard 2 gate robo after seeing what looked like banshees opening, while terran got a bunch of marines and some tanks before expanding. Once on two bases he got couple of ghosts and then went pure mech. He literally didn't make any bio units after early mid game and his late game composition was consisted mainly of thors, some tanks and a lot of hellions.

He made it work by constantly harassing with hellions, using a lot of scans to follow protoss army and moving into his mineral line with like 10 hellions as soon as there were no units around. At some point he killed pretty much all probes at 3 expansions and soon after won the game.
Interesting use of unit combinations

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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post
Looks like I win my newegg matches by forfeit .
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Originally Posted by burwij View Post
Same here lulz.

Hopefully yks can beat his Bronze opponent to complete the trifecta, fingers crossed

Edit: I think their website just exploded with everyone reporting forfeits at the same time, lol.
darn my luck, had I entered, I would've probably gotten a forfeit as well(JK), but, either way, I would've had to forfeit since I had work :/
    
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I remember observing you playing against some zerg in a best of 5 a few months ago in a tourney
Last 2 tournaments I played won one, and then had to forfeit one in the finals b/c I had to leave in the other. (Not to say that I'm good , they were small tourneys ) What part of Cali do you live in? I'm moving near San Diego in the Spring.
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Im in sunny SD . What do you have planned for out here? School?
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Same here, although I am in group C. I hope my opponent shows up tomorrow night.

@Doomdash: I'm sure you would've won against that guy anyways .

This is the first tourney I'm playing in a very long time.
I know .




Man I can't wait till Master League. I will just ****ing grind ladder.



Next Newegg opponent is an 1800+ Diamond Z. Hopefully I'll squash the dirty Z player.
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Interesting use of unit combinations
The thing is that presumably metal is not viable against protoss but it worked really well this game.
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You're in the newegg tourny too? Maybe well meet up in the upper brackets. My first opponent was a 1100 Zerg, lol. I beat him going random
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You're in the newegg tourny too? Maybe well meet up in the upper brackets. My first opponent was a 1100 Zerg, lol. I beat him going random
Yeah I actually saw you in B since I'm in there too. Would be funny if we fought.
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Just passed the last exam this term. Time to play!
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Wow Protoss is strong as hell. I just played a game where I punished the guy for an early expo ( destroyed it ), and when I regrouped and came back ( after having my expo mining while his was dead ), he managed to hold off my force pretty good.

Heavy Zealots Blinker style... but damn I couldn't believe it. For a second I thought I was in trouble.
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