It’s Not Me, It’s You:
How To (Politely) Make It Clear Who The Noob Is By Tobias Amadon Bengelsdorf
I AM A GOD OF MICRO WHILE HE ROCKS AN APM
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of about a dozen; I macro like a boss while it’s an accomplishment for him to pump out four whole units at once; I strive for the perfect unit compositions, the perfect counters, while he tries to have a just a few more void rays. Not according to him though. In his eyes, it’s all my fault. He loves to look at the army value graph and point out how low mine was. “I was playing bio-mine,” I want to say, “and you made nothing but voids and a mothership (not a Core, mind you, the real thing). Of course your army cost more than
mine.” But I can’t really complain. We’ve been friends for over 15 years and used to play Brood War together -- not even Brood War, just plain old StarCraft with no medics and no lurkers. We’ve been having a lot of fun playing, but we would both have more fun if we won more often. It’s hard to find someone who wants to play a lot and has a schedule that fits with mine, especially now that we are old timers (by eSports standards) and have work and family obligations. And we enjoy chatting and catching up while we wait for games, so I would hate for him to
ABOVE: BLIZZARD ENTERTAINEMENT
My old friend and I are playing 2v2 in the league that shan’t be named. We’d be in a shinier, fancier league, of course, if it wasn’t for my teammate.