Build Order is a term commonly used in strategy and real-time-strategy games. A build order describes in which order buildings and units are ordered to be constructed or trained. Use this tag only for StarCraft 2 build order.

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What is a viable Hydra/Swarm Host/Viper build order?

My favorites units in hots is the swarm host, hydra, and viper together. I have a pretty decent overall strategy, but I don't have a good build order. I tend to do a 13 pool and a early gas when ...
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How long will this strategy work? (TZ 2v2 marauder+cs/speedling push against PP, TP shared base)

My 2v2 partner and I are Terran/Zerg and in high bronze, working on our fundamentals to get into silver/gold. When playing a walled off (shared base) Protoss and Protoss or Protoss and Terran we've ...
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Early game protoss scouting interpretation

I'm Zerg (platinum, near diamond) and I want to know how to interpret my early game scouting against Protoss. I imagine that I need to know the different timings of build orders, how many ...
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Is double gas steal a viable strategy in PvP?

It seems to me that if you send out an early probe (say, before your first pylon) you could steal both of your opponent's gas geysers before they would usually get one. You would have to delay your ...
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Terran vs Zerg builds

What's an aggressive Terran strategy that's effective against Zerg players? I'm really curious about attacking Zerg early. Since I'm fairly new to SC2 the only "real" build/strategy I know is 1-1-1 ...
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How do I combat mass Void Rays as Protoss?

I play PvP games with a friend of mine. Neither of us is very good, but he usually wins because he has played more than me. Thing is though that he rarely does anything other than build a bunch of ...
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Are there build orders for 2v2 that benefit trading minerals/gas on a specific time in Starcraft 2?

I play 2v2 games on ladder. I am Terran and my friend is Zerg. Currently we use generic 1v1 build orders, but from my time as Warcraft 3 2v2 player I know there were certain tactics that benefited the ...
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How to discover PsyStarcraft's build orders?

I am looking for PsyStarcraft's favorite/most common build order(s). I'm a bronze-level and I find it hard to obtain just from YouTube replays (even when he says what's going on :). I'm especially ...
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Depending on how many vespene geysers I spot at minutes 2 - 5 - 7, which units/upgrades can I exclude?

I was wondering, assuming proper scouting is possible and I can spot how many geysers (from 0 to 4) a player has taken and is mining from, which upgrades and units I can exclude for each race at ...
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Mech build order for Squadron TD (Starcraft 2 mod)? [closed]

Does anyone know a good build order for the mech race in the Squadron TD mod for Starcraft 2? I've read through their forums. There's one thread for Mech and the BOs listed in there don't work.
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Where to find replays with specific builds in them? [closed]

I'm struggling to find replays with specific builds. Right now I'm searching for blink stalkers into dark templars, but my question is generic.
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Build orders: What is the timeline & how much can each base support?

This is probably more relevant for Protoss and Terran players, and a similar Zerg question can be found here. Obviously each build order is different, but you never see build orders which take you ...
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How fast can I get mutalisks as Zerg and what's the build order to get there?

What's the earliest time (as in exact timing of how long it takes) a Zerg player can have mutas, and the build order to pull this stunt? Any help appreciated!
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Where can you get additional build orders for Starcraft 2's YABOT map and how can I load them in the multiplayer version?

I tried YABOT on the battle net map list with a friend, but the terran build order list seemed quite lackluster. I tried finding more build orders around the web but had no such luck. I couldn't even ...
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Is 11th drone better than 9th drone overlord? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to spawn your first overlord at 9 or 10 supply? As Zerg, I can make an overlord after my 9th drone or after my 10th. If I make it after the 10th, I can ...
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Are there any websites that list common build orders?

I'm trying to compile a list of common (or at least good) build orders across all three races. Does anyone know of some websites where I can collect this data from? Thanks.
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Is it better to spawn your first overlord at 9 or 10 supply? [duplicate]

Assuming you're not doing some early cheese build, I'd think this would be something you could just do some math on to figure out which is better. Has this problem been solved? Which is better, and ...
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Why do I see orbital commands in most reaper rush builds?

It's not a prerequisite, right? Or is the orbital command itself part of many Terran builds? Example link
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How do I counter early marauders in PvT (Protoss versus Terran)?

In the early game, if the Terran player goes for marauders (with upgrade), what can a Protoss player do to effectively counter this? Zealots seem to be ineffective, and while stalkers are a little ...
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How long does it take for zerglings to spawn during 6-pool and 7-pool in StarCraft 2?

I'm interested in the time from start to when the first 6 zerglings spawn for the 6 and 7 pool rush. Is the 6-pool significantly faster?
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Terran Reaper Build Order

Just wanted to know. How do you go about rushing reapers? I've been experimenting on 9 and 10 but almost always ends up with an enemy protoss having stalkers or terran marauders.
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Starcraft build order terminology?

Most guides I've seen to builds in SCII I see a list of items next to non-sequential numbers. Example. What do the numbers represent?
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How does build-order naming work for Zerg?

For example, does "13-pool" mean "spawn 13 drones, and turn the 13th into a pool" (so that now you are at 12 supply)? Or does it mean "spawn 13 drones, then turn the 14th into a pool" (so that now you ...
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What are the popular openings / builds for Terran in StarCraft 2?

I don't have too much interest in playing Terran, but I'd like this information mostly to better understand what I'm up against.
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What are the popular build orders for Protoss in StarCraft 2?

I've played a lot of Protoss in the original StarCraft, but I thought I might try to play it in StarCraft 2 also. What build orders are being used competitively?