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Originally Posted by |\\/|0D3R|\\|♠\\/\\/4R|=4R3♠2 View Post
All people on the forum crying how zerg is underpowered, this is giong to last for the next 2 years until the Heart of the Swarm comes out, Blizz is notorious for taking forever to fix balance, just look how OP'ed have pallies in WoW been for the past 2 years.

And then if a lot of people cry they release a tiny nerf that doesn't do anything, like saying "oh ok now it takes you 5 seconds longer to create reaper", lol like 5 seconds going to make that huge of a difference.
Only early game honestly, they become the most powerful race late game.

I also know they usually take forever but sc2 is a whole different game than WoW, they dont have to make changes to fix a game that has both PVP and PVE. So lets hope its a bit quicker, War3 was slow but nothing like WoW.
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err waht?

terran seem op. zerg and tos seem normal.
zerp is p. up
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Originally Posted by Dom_sufc View Post
Oh right, I never noticed that detail. Have a rep
That info's also really useful for deciding what to use to counter what.

For instance, Siege tanks are now really good vs things like roaches and marauders, because they do extra damage vs armored units.

If you mouse over a selected unit's attack icon, it'll tell you how much damage it does, and if it does any extra vs a certain type of unit.
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Only early game honestly, they become the most powerful race late game.

I also know they usually take forever but sc2 is a whole different game than WoW, they dont have to make changes to fix a game that has both PVP and PVE. So lets hope its a bit quicker, War3 was slow but nothing like WoW.
most powerful late game? how so?
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most powerful late game? how so?
Have you not been paying attention? broodwings + corrupters pretty much rape everything so long as you micro semi decently.
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Have you not been paying attention? broodwings + corrupters pretty much rape everything so long as you micro semi decently.
Broodlods are so slow you can snipe them easily from afar with vikings, amongst other things. Corruptors admittedly take somewhat more to kill, but they're far from being the invincible juggernauts described here.
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Only early game honestly, they become the most powerful race late game.

I also know they usually take forever but sc2 is a whole different game than WoW, they dont have to make changes to fix a game that has both PVP and PVE. So lets hope its a bit quicker, War3 was slow but nothing like WoW.
actually stalkers/colossi ball will own zerg 8/10 in late game
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Corruptors will easy kill colossus with some proper micro and add a couple brood lords and stalkers will not have it easy. Add the range advantage (with upgrades) of hydra and you have a fairly potent combination.

Point is Zerg has a lot to work with late game and not much early game.
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Agreed on the early game comment. Late game can be good yes, but most games rarely last long enough for you to even get to that point (what with broodlords taking 10,000 years to tech to~ )
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Read my previous statement~ the guy had an overwhelming force of carriers (as in, pretty much only 2 bases or so worth of drones, then carriers). With that many, they tore about 30-40 corruptors to shreds

Individually or in more normal numbers yes, they're easily counterable, but with that many, they eat things alive
Well if you let people get that many carriers I think :

A) you have not scouted well enough

B) you let him build too long with out hitting.

I mean, there really is no good excuse for letting a guy mass carrriers, as they are super expensive and hard to make a ton.
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