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And in the army battles they are hitting each unit back and forth will attacking the appropriate unit, right? On top of that hitting E, C, G, etc. for special attacks? I'm just trying to get a sense of what to work on technically.

It's hard to keep track of all the key strokes, but it looks like micro is mostly mouse pointing to maneuvar away, while macro battles are more keystroke oriented.
Often when one side has a range advantage they will try to take advantage of it by staying one step beyond the opponent's range.

There aren't really macro or micro battles... you just try to multitask as best as you can.
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How hard is beating an insane terran AI?
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Not sure...AFAIK I got roflstomped several times when I played it and I had no internet.
I wouldn't try beating any insane AI. I wouldn't say its impossible, but, they get more resources per SCV and fast building times. Also, I've heard the only way people won agains them was to cheese such as 6 pool, cannon contain, etc....

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Sometimes I see players in LANs spamming their keyboard really fast. What are they doing? It seems to happen at the beginning of play.
Well, spamming at the bedinning of play raises your APM. Supposdly, it's to help you move as fast when you need it during the game but I'm not sure how much I buy that
    
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I notice a big difference spamming. You just feel like your playing at a faster level... maybe it's just in my head but I really believe it helps.
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You're not the only one. When I'm spamming I generally feel a lot sharper and focused. I stay on top of things and multitask much better too.
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Then maybe I'm the only one that doesn't see a difference XD
    
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You're not the only one. When I'm spamming I generally feel a lot sharper and focused. I stay on top of things and multitask much better too.
How goes Protoss?






traitor.
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As time passes, looks like you'll be the only one playing T apart from some of us who are random
    
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I guess I have the least self-respect.
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I guess I have the least self-respect.
Apologize for playing that race!
    
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IMO warming up your hands or spamming APM is a load of crap, I tried it a few times and kept messing up because I was slow on building drones because I had to move my hands to hit the key.

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Yeap...cold hands = bad hand | eye coordination, I'm getting a USB hand warmer at DealExtreme for around $5US with free shipping so i can start moving up to Gold League...been playing a lot of co-op recently to get my timings down and practicing vs Very Hard AI...will see if I'm ready for Insane AI
You're joking right? I never warm up, never spam APM, play in a very cold room at about 18c and I'm high diamond, almost masters, in 1v1 I'm rank #16,252 worldwide, rank #5,530 in North America.

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