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Originally Posted by dakpyro525 View Post
MMMBall is one of the easiest things to counter for protoss.



MMMball stands for Marine/Marauder/Medic
Uhh no its actually not. If the terran attacks early, storm won't be out yet. And storms are not that difficult the avoid using stim. If you get colosi, you can always just stim your mauraurders in to snipe the colosi and run back. Don't know how many terran you've played against, but they're doing MMM wrong... MMM does require some micro.... That said, its not impossible to counter, but its definitely not easy if done right.


Also, he was talking about zerg, not toss; and as zerg, its a very hard combo to deal with.
    
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Uhh no its actually not. If the terran attacks early, storm won't be out yet. And storms are not that difficult the avoid using stim. If you get colosi, you can always just stim your mauraurders in to snipe the colosi and run back. Don't know how many terran you've played against, but they're doing MMM wrong... MMM does require some micro.... That said, its not impossible to counter, but its definitely not easy if done right.


Also, he was talking about zerg, not toss; and as zerg, its a very hard combo to deal with.
it's much easier to deal with as zerg (mutalisk/baneling/zergling can destroy it pretty easily). Protoss has trouble because marauders pretty much own all the gateway units.
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It's really funny to see what people do when they rage quit. I've had numerous people swear at me. Had one guy say "it sucks to lose to a player as ****ty as you". Unfortunately, he left before I could respond.
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It's really funny to see what people do when they rage quit. I've had numerous people swear at me. Had one guy say "it sucks to lose to a player as ****ty as you". Unfortunately, he left before I could respond.
Give it a few months. Most people like that quit once the novelty runs out. SCII isn't a game like MW2 where even the worst of players can get lucky and go on "pro" killing streaks so most of those immature brats should quit by the time they actually need to work to get good.



I hate the medivac AI. They always end up running ahead and getting slaughtered, a lot like the medics in SCI, except now its even worse since medivacs can fly and move faster.

    
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I hate the medivac AI. They always end up running ahead and getting slaughtered, a lot like the medics in SCI, except now its even worse since medivacs can fly and move faster.

You're doing it wrong. Hot key your group of attacking units to whatever hot keys you'd like. Tell all of your medivacs to follow using the "A" key on a marauder for example ( higher HP the better, since if he dies they might no longer follow ).

Funny because during beta I even caught a Blue poster not knowing they could do this.

Also there is no such thing as a good Terran using just MMM or MM in TvP. MMG + M baby.
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You're doing it wrong. Hot key your group of attacking units to whatever hot keys you'd like. Tell all of your medivacs to follow using the "A" key on a marauder for example ( higher HP the better, since if he dies they might no longer follow ).

Funny because during beta I even caught a Blue poster not knowing they could do this.

Also there is no such thing as a good Terran using just MMM or MM in TvP. MMG + M baby.
Yes, ghosts are a must in TvP
    
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You're doing it wrong. Hot key your group of attacking units to whatever hot keys you'd like. Tell all of your medivacs to follow using the "A" key on a marauder for example ( higher HP the better, since if he dies they might no longer follow ).

Funny because during beta I even caught a Blue poster not knowing they could do this.

Also there is no such thing as a good Terran using just MMM or MM in TvP. MMG + M baby.
But its so annoying having to redo that everytime the unit you told them to follow dies.

    
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I don't know, when that unit dies, assuming you're moving forward, they automatically follow the group because they are still in the process of healing. That is why I said to do the units with more HP..

but personally I rarely have a problem with my medivacs being behind or in front.
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Oh right... I've been playing normal. Not sure I'd be able to cope with Faster
After a day on Faster, everything else seems ridiculously slow. You get used to it really quickly.
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I think I'd kill myself of boredom on Normal... ***!?!?
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