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Oct
4
answered How can you saturate mineral fields effectively?
Oct
1
comment I sometimes read about Marauders splash damage… They do have an AOE affect?
do you have a link to a place where you've read about marauders having splash damage? that could help us explain the confusion.
Oct
1
comment Can custom maps in Starcraft 2 automatically enable certain unit upgrades?
i also find the "hard counter" map very useful for testing units. (sc2mapster.com/maps/hardcounter)
Oct
1
comment Importance of Zerglings to Zerg armies
auto surround is better than nothing, but it can be improved upon, as explained in tzenes' answer.
Sep
30
answered Importance of Zerglings to Zerg armies
Sep
30
comment Importance of Zerglings to Zerg armies
@tzenes not strange at all. choosing between armor and attack should take into account what your opponent is doing. But no matter which one you get, getting upgrades for lings can really swing a battle in your favor. More so than the extra few lings you could have had if you spent the upgrade cost on more lings. (assuming you already have lots of lings).
Sep
30
comment Importance of Zerglings to Zerg armies
sweet answer. i knew this was a tzenes answer before I saw the bottom :) i would add that i feel getting at least +1 attack is hugely important when going mass ling.
Sep
29
answered Zerg late-game strategies
Sep
29
comment What are some good tactics for getting the “outmatched” achievements?
has anyone tried this lately? I don't know if the AI was patched or I just suck, but I cannot get the cannon rush to work, on insane or very hard. even if i do get a cannon up before they notice me, they flood me with marines which overwhelm the cannon.
Sep
22
comment What settings do I need to get the outmatched achievements on Starcraft 2?
Does it say "multiplayer"? that's what i would consider obvious. I don't have SC2 with me right now so i can't actually check.
Sep
20
comment Can non-Zerg races build on friendly creep?
def an issue that has affected me in 2v2 and 3v3.
Sep
20
comment What settings do I need to get the outmatched achievements on Starcraft 2?
this is annoying in that Blizzard doesn't make it at all obvious that this is necessary.
Sep
18
comment What is the best way to get the x Blitz achievements?
6 pooling insane AI is not trivial. I heard they patched it to counter popular cheeses, though i have no source. I just tried to 6 pool and failed to get the blitz.
Sep
17
comment What does creep affect?
While it may seem a trivial distinction, to me the most important part of creep spreading is really the "creep tumor" spreading, as the tumors give you vision.
Sep
17
comment What does creep affect?
The fact that creep prevents non zerg buildings from being constructed makes zerg much harder to cannon rush than other races. just plop down a tumour (just out of range of the cannons), and you have a nice huge safe zone that the cannons will never be able to intrude upon.
Sep
17
comment Does creep or do creep tumors give vision?
one day i hope to play in a ZvZ where our creep highways meet and we start planting tumours on "each others" creep. Of course,ZvZ seems so rare, and when it happens it is always so hectic for me i can barely keep my 2nd base alive, let alone worry about creep highways.
Sep
16
comment How do I beat Terran as Zerg when they do MMM with tanks?
Could you post a replay? While biomech is tough vs Z, it is possible that there is some more general issue that is plaguing you. when you watch your replays where you lose, do you have the same amount or more harvesters as the terran? what happens when you try banelings? how many did you make? what happens when you go infestors?
Sep
15
comment What's improved in Starcraft 2?
@ripper234 that's ok. they are different things. accepted means that's what helped the OP the most. top voted means top voted. Both are easy for a random visitor to the question to see, which is the main point of voting - put the good answers near the top, and the crappy ones out of sight.
Sep
10
comment How can I teach my less-skilled friends the value of scouting and aggression?
@tzenes I just did some testing - all it takes is 5 mutas for every 4 vikings to win pretty easily. I never realized how close it was. in even numbers though, mutas seem to always lose. very good to know. one less thing to have nightmares about.
Sep
10
comment Are there people who cheat around fog of war in Starcraft 2?
While a absolutely unhackable system may not exist, storing secret data on the server rather than the client certainly ups the effort for map hacking by a few orders of magnitude.