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It would make sense how some people get much higher points with fewer games always playing matches with the opponents favored .

Idk tho, I think the match making is almost random at times. For example in 2v2R, I commonly get setup with platinum or gold players (In the top 10 in NA currently). While other times I will get 2400+ partners the whole session. I think it's more to do with how many players of your skill level are available at that particular moment.
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2v2 is probably just like, you can never find players as high as you so it matches you up to whoever they can find for you.
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me i'm still a newb though if that's cool
Sorry about not getting a game going, Sainesk. Was watching doom play his game and since I didn't have you added, didn't get a chance to invite you to get one going afterwards

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2v2 is probably just like, you can never find players as high as you so it matches you up to whoever they can find for you.
Pretty much, if you are near the top, they try to find the best matchup, besides, 1vs1 >> 2vs2 in terms of skills required

Had an interesting TvsT on delta. I won't say much not to spoil it, but, I took the game. Feel sorry for my opponent though, I must've drove him nuts
Replay: http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...delta-quadrant
Enjoy!

Edit: Forgot to mention messing up my macro,
my hellion+banshee micro
, no exp since I had some pressure and didn't want to give him a chance to build up as well as getting no upgrades and teching later then I should
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The longest one base of all time!
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Sorry about not getting a game going, Sainesk. Was watching doom play his game and since I didn't have you added, didn't get a chance to invite you to get one going afterwards
no worries, look forward to trying my barracks spam on someone where I make so many flying barracks I block you from seeing anything on your screen
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The longest one base of all time!
lol, I'm confident there are longer one bases than that. Sometimes and I'm only saying sometimes one basing can work well if you get the upper hand on your opponent with macro, micro and constant harass. Of course, if I was to ever make it higher up the league with T, I won't be one basing then, but, it's fine atm

I decided to have another game, see if I can make it 2-0 for tonight. Was hoping to get P and ended up with a PvsT on Steppes of War. I ended up winning this game as well
Replay: http://www.sc2replayed.com/replays/1...steppes-of-war

This was a long game(43min or so). Had some good macro at start, messed it up then fixed it Was originally planning to go for 2 gate robo and an expansion but the thought of how strong MM+stim is and the short distance made me decide to wait until I have a decent army. There were some interesting battles throughout the match. I also find that as Z, I tend to be passive until I get mutas then it's all out harass time but as P/T, I feel like I need to deliver that first harass if possible of course

I won't spoil the game because I do think it's interesting to watch due to the units used, but would say the ROFL moment was at about 40:30. I will also state that I love warp in, such a great feature for P, hopefully Blizzard doesn't mess around with it in some future patch. Now watch away
    
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no worries, look forward to trying my barracks spam on someone where I make so many flying barracks I block you from seeing anything on your screen
Fat chance that'll happen, my mutas/vikings/VRs will take them down Let's see you try to micro your units if you can't even select them
    
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lol, I'm confident there are longer one bases than that. Sometimes and I'm only saying sometimes one basing can work well if you get the upper hand on your opponent with macro, micro and constant harass. Of course, if I was to ever make it higher up the league with T, I won't be one basing then, but, it's fine atm
I'd say it's the other way around. Stop one basing and you'll go higher automatically. A lot of terrans may disagree though.
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I'd say it's the other way around. Stop one basing and you'll go higher automatically. A lot of terrans may disagree though.
One basing is only worth it if you're planning on a big timing push all-in attack. Otherwise it's almost always better to get an expansion ASAP. Personally I like to get at least 3-4 expansions even as Terran.
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I'd say it's the other way around. Stop one basing and you'll go higher automatically. A lot of terrans may disagree though.
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One basing is only worth it if you're planning on a big timing push all-in attack. Otherwise it's almost always better to get an expansion ASAP. Personally I like to get at least 3-4 expansions even as Terran.
Maybe I misphrased what I meant:
If you watch that game, you'll realize that my opponent's SCVs weren't mining for the rest of the game after my first drop. Even though my macro was bad and I didn't get an exp(was going to get one but he attacked(notice the 2 marauders near the rocks)), I had more than ample resources to finish the match, although, if he was able to take my medivacs out, he might've been even in terms of eco

Well, I try to take as many exps as possible. In maps such as JB, I usually get an exp early due to being able to defend it. On other maps, I get a sizable force before getting an exp. I might be trying that 2 rax exp I've been hearing about againt Z, possibly P players
    
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