Do you like RTS gaming? If so you have to get Starcraft 2. In this second installment Blizzard once again pits the Zerg, Terran and Protoss against each other. In Starcraft 2 strategy the key to winning and your first decision is which race to play. Once you have decided upon Protoss, Terran or Zerg then learn their units and buildings and start developing winning tactics.

Log into a multiplayer game with no opposition and learn all of the units and building capabilities of the Protoss, Terran and Zerg. Try unit vs unit battles to determine which one will win against which. Start with the base combat units. Zerglings, Marines and Zealots. Match them up in various combinations to find out their strengths and weaknesses.

Learn each race’s economy structure and learn what buildings are needed for what upgrades. By learning what buildings and additions do you will have an advantage in Starcraft 2 when scouting the enemy camp. If you just start competing against live players you will not get very far.

Don’t try to master each race all at once. Find one that suits your style of play. Whether you choose Zerg, Terran or Protoss stick with the one you choose. Become faster and more confident managing that race’s units, buildings and various strategies.

Do you like to play with insects and reptiles? The critter like Zerg may be for you. This race relies on massive numbers of units that attack in a swarm. But all that spawning comes with a high material demand so you will need to expand early and keep the resources coming.

A great Zerg strategy, the Zerg rush strategy, utilizes their ability to produce units quickly and inexpensively. Start popping out Zerglings as fast as you can and keep sending them over to your enemies base. Many Starcraft 2 games are won quickly using this tactic.

If you find the Terrans all cute and cuddly then cozy up to them. Terrans are a popular first choice for new players because they are more familiar. The Terran race uses technology to get the job done. They have some awesome unit combinations that are hard to beat. Especially when getting into the middle and later parts of the game.

The Protoss are all business. They have the ability to warp their units all over the map giving them great troop mobility. As a Protoss player you can build your entire base with one probe unit. Very nice. The Protoss have the strongest early game combat unit, the Zealot.

So choose your race wisely and get to know them. Once you are confident playing that race then take a closer look at the other two. If you know your enemy You know how to beat them. Keep in mind that a having a Starcraft 2 Strategy Guide on hand does not hurt either.

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