Posts Tagged protoss

Loss vs Bennywoods (P)

Replay: Loss vs Bennywoods (P) – Shakuras Plateau

Random player!  Don’t see many of those!

That was a LOT of colossi!  Fortunately for me, I was emphasizing getting hydras!  I’m starting to think that my opponents must just be scouting and countering what I do.  🙂  Also, I’m just not very good at the game, in the end.  Oh well!

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Loss vs Yuncun (P)

Replay: Loss vs Yuncun (P) – Scrap Station

Lost to a 4-gate.  Lesson learned: don’t rush to mutas without:

  1. A second base.
  2. Units that can defend against a 4-gate in a pinch.

I think I ended up training drones as Yuncun was attacking…  Not the brightest move.  I do need to make sure I have an overlord closer to the entrance of my opponent’s base, instead of  off to the side.  That way, I can see my opponent’s units as early as possible, and respond quickly.

Actually, now that I think about it, I should probably just have a zergling or two out there, instead of overlords.  I already get supply blocked enough without sacrificing overlords…

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Win vs Steve (P)

Replay: Win vs Steve (P) – Xel’Naga Caverns

Held off early aggression and remembered to pump drones.  Fortunately, my opponent went immortals when he saw my roaches, and wasn’t prepared for my switch to mass mutas.  Added bonus — I actually remembered to upgrade to Hive and Greater Spire.

And yet, as I waatch the replay…  My drone level was always below my opponent’s.  I need to get a lot better at pumping drones when I can, even if it means losing games while I get used to it.

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Loss vs Dan (P)

Replay: Loss vs Dan (P) – Lost Temple

Really, I was just outplayed.  Went a two-hatch opening that I really liked, though, so I reckon I’ll give that another shot.  Just have to be able to make a proper army, and be better able to bust through a fortified position.  I guess ultimately, if I had gone for map control instead of a direct confrontation, I could have eventually starved the Protoss out…  Hm!

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Loss vs CptLaxSauce (P)

Replay: Loss vs CptLaxSauce (P) – Xel’Naga Caverns

As much as I’d love to just identify the reason I lost this match as “I played poorly because I’m out of practice”, I’d be doing myself a disservice to not look more closely.

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Loss vs Droider (P)

Replay: Loss vs Droider (P) – Jungle Basin

Big problem with Zerg is when you make a building, it consumes a drone.  Ended up with a decent enough fighting force and no drones collecting resources.  Whoops.  🙂  I did manage to scout Droider’s proxy pylons, which I thought was nice.  Didn’t matter much ultimately, though.

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Win vs gdragon (P)

Replay: Win vs gdragon (P) – Shakuras Plateau

First ladder match after months!  Well, month-and-bit.  🙂

Proxy 2-gate denied by mass roach.  Thank goodness for the new roach range — makes picking off pylons behind gateways much easier.

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