Creating a Build Order

Introduction Step One: How to Begin Step Two: Basic Implementation Step Three: Study How to Lose Step Four: Practice! Conclusion Introduction We all want to become Zest: a player with perfect timings, decision making, and really tight builds. We often hear as a solution to our problems on the ladder, "Just copy a pro build! … Continue reading Creating a Build Order

PvP Stats’ Safe Double Gate Opener

Introduction The Build Explanation Links Introduction Ever since the Photon Overcharge energy increase from 25 energy to 50 energy, the PvP meta has strayed away from Nexus firsts into a variety of double gate openers. These are very reactive openers, and there are many different ways you can approach it. Stats takes a more defensive … Continue reading PvP Stats’ Safe Double Gate Opener

PvT CJ Hero’s Double Warp Prism Adept

Introduction The Build Explanation Links Introduction I've always loved double Warp Prism builds and felt that it was under-utilized. I've experimented a lot with it in PvZ but haven't seen it done much in PvT. Back in the older days when Liquid HerO was dominating, he would do a lot of fancy micro and multi-task … Continue reading PvT CJ Hero’s Double Warp Prism Adept

The Macro Cycle

Introduction What the Macro Cycle Is How Do I Practice the Macro Cycle? Warpgates and Pylons Resource Balancing So, When Can I Micro? Bonus Tip 1 Bonus Tip 2 TL;DR Introduction Starcraft, since it's inception, has been heralded as one of, if not the, most difficult and multi-task intensive games out there. From the time … Continue reading The Macro Cycle

PvT Stork’s Disruptor Drop

Introduction The Build Explanation Links Introduction I won't normally focus on a single match up, but I've really been struggling in PvT so that's where I've paid the most attention. Along with Zest's excellent DT drop, we have another, safer variety of drop play that also transitions into a solid macro game. This was taken … Continue reading PvT Stork’s Disruptor Drop

PvT: Zest’s DT Drop

Introduction The Build Explanation Links Introduction: This is a great build that was shown by Zest in his series vs Maru in their GSL Code A Bo5 match. It was the first in the series, and a great way to open on Dusk Towers. This build is very greedy (you only have one Adept until … Continue reading PvT: Zest’s DT Drop