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Pretty interesting stuff:
http://kotaku.com/5738097/videos-tak...arcraft-makers
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Interesting. Very interesting. I haven't read the whole privacy and rights agreement of the game, but I wonder if there is anything in there about this.
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This shows a lack of understanding in TvP as T. You don't need factory or starport tech unless Colossus are out. I do my builds based upon my opponent, which is what a good player does. If I see evidence of Colossus I go starport asap before ghost... if I see templar tech I go ghosts before starport. If he is making mostly gateway units of course I'm not going to tech as barracks > gateway units. I have seen tons of pros do the exact same thing ( Drewbie, qxc, ect ect ).

And yeah I used timing attacks for a long time in Diamond and I never really got that far that fast with it. The only reason you've beaten them at all so far is because I literally told you what I was going to do. If you have no mystery of course you can easily beat a build, and that's why in the game I didn't tell you what I'd do I won. Anyway I don't do 3 rax builds anymore, and I focus upon economy builds.

It's like any match up, if I tell you I'm NOT going banshees, you have no reasons to be forced into having detectors. From what I've seen of Euro its no different...

You could be right about variety in builds, but then when I watch half these Terrans on the Euro servers their builds are terrible ( IMO ), and guess what Protoss on Euro servers some how struggle with them.

and as far as vdek goes he's played like 140 ladder games.. he isn't very experienced in some situations.

And as the queens the 3 hatch no queen build was an idea I told him about that I said he should try to see how it was.
Pretty much this.

^^Interesting article, hopefully they get the mod back up. Would be interesting to play, wonder the main reason behind the removal
    
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Is it worth going for Ghosts at midgame just from knowing your enemy is Protoss? EMP will basically halve the health of any incoming army (and make Immortals and Archons useless)
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Is it worth going for Ghosts at midgame just from knowing your enemy is Protoss? EMP will basically halve the health of any incoming army (and make Immortals and Archons useless)
Read the post BigFan quoted on how I decide on WHEN to get EMP.
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This shows a lack of understanding in TvP as T. You don't need factory or starport tech unless Colossus are out. I do my builds based upon my opponent, which is what a good player does. If I see evidence of Colossus I go starport asap before ghost... if I see templar tech I go ghosts before starport. If he is making mostly gateway units of course I'm not going to tech as barracks > gateway units. I have seen tons of pros do the exact same thing ( Drewbie, qxc, ect ect ).

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It's like any match up, if I tell you I'm NOT going banshees, you have no reasons to be forced into having detectors. From what I've seen of Euro its no different...

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and as far as vdek goes he's played like 140 ladder games.. he isn't very experienced in some situations.

And as the queens the 3 hatch no queen build was an idea I told him about that I said he should try to see how it was.
It's not that going pure rax for 20 minutes is bad per se, but protoss going pure gateway units for that time allowing it to work is not that good imo. The game was on Xel'naga.

Also SC2 is not the game of surprise. I could tell BigFan exactly what I'm going to do in every game and it probably wouldn't help him in the slightest. I have opponents which I know what they are going to do every game and I still lose. I could tell you the same and I don't think it would really affect the outcome unless my plan for the game was specifically to surprise you with DTs or something similar, which is not a good plan for the game anyway.

Btw I wonder how do you react to DTs with your pure rax play.
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one radar and ur dt's go splat most of the time
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one radar and ur dt's go splat most of the time
More like one radar per DT.
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idk dt's are pretty soft in terms of killability
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idk dt's are pretty soft in terms of killability
Doesn't matter since you send the DTs one at a time.
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