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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post
Bump.
Iirc I covered the whole base with cannons and used mainly air and some colossi with phoenixes lifting all the hybrids. Plus all the upgrades you can get obviously.
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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post
Bump.
Huh? Did you skip my response? I answered it a couple of posts back with the dt trick, immortals for hybrids, etc....

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I believe the recommendation was to get dts and put on hold in the entrances effectively forming a line that the Z units can't penetrate. Make lots of immortals for the hybrids as well as likely dts for that line idea for the second entrance. You can try feedback with hts. Finally, I think making cannons all over your base is a good idea because you'll have a ton of minerals collecting interest, not to mention all those worms popping up in your base

Edited by BigFan - 1/7/11 at 6:56pm
    
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Huh? Did you skip my response? I answered it a couple of posts back with the dt trick, immortals for hybrids, etc....

Edit: and I quote:
Must have missed it. I will try it out. Thanks.
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That mission was quite fun. In the end all I had left were a bunch of carriers trying to scrape the last hundred kills
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That's something Doom and I have talked about a few times on AIM. We were talking about mechanics and mid/end game macro.

The Protoss Warp-Gate mechanics are sooo hard to master (since you can't que when things are @ ~90%). If you miss it by a few seconds every time, its almost suicidal.

I think this is why Nony said his mechanics in BW was sooo much better than in SC2, even though SC2 has MBS (Multiple Building Selection)

I did some math and if you're consistently missing a warp-gate cycle by even 10 seconds, the food skews hard. Assuming you have 6gates, missing it @ 10s, you're down 12 food every 3 cycles (1.5 minutes) which is 48food in 6minutes. 100food army vs 148 food army is no-bueno. (10seconds is being lenient)

After I saw Nony being straight ruthless and criticize the **** out of HuK's macro and other fellow Toss' on the TL Featured Stream. I went to my replay packs of pros and just watched the WG-Cycles. I realized how much smoother stuff could be cause they be missing it by a lot too.
It might be a good idea to always add a robo/stargate to a build then since it would allow you to compensate for missing WG cycles. Personally when I play as toss I'm always pressing 'w' to check the status of my warpgates, I try to never miss it by more than 2-3 seconds. It's hard though to always be on time throughout a 15-30minute game.
Edited by vdek - 1/7/11 at 7:20pm
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I still say that the best way to beat Z as any race is by "sharking" and keeping the zerg on the edge and denying him control of the xel naga towers. Even if you have nothing just kill a few lings, move forwards a little bit more, then run back so he doesn't drone all day. zerg is the most defense oriented race IMO so you have to be aggressive if you don't want them to have the advantage.
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I still say that the best way to beat Z as any race is by "sharking" and keeping the zerg on the edge and denying him control of the xel naga towers. Even if you have nothing just kill a few lings, move forwards a little bit more, then run back so he doesn't drone all day. zerg is the most defense oriented race IMO so you have to be aggressive if you don't want them to have the advantage.
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Must have missed it. I will try it out. Thanks.
np, GL with that
    
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Sovern, the one that's been training you lol.
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How goes the mission Doom?
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