I veto'd Backwater, TalDarim, and Abysmal. I practiced against the AI on all of the new maps and I didn't like the ramp on Abysmal and how small the base was.
I can deal with Searing. I've never played a ladder match on TalDarim. For some reason I just don't like that map. I think I'm too chicken **** to play on it seeing how big it is and how terrible I am at scouting. PvZ it would be 2 base vs 8 bases. Sometimes I play against Zerg and all they do is expand, expand, expand.
With that said, I've started S3 1-3, I think. I don't know. I pulled off my first ever successful 4gate though.
Played Antiga Shipyard, it seems pretty good. Can any of the toss in the thread comment on the base of the main ramps? They seemed wider to me but I'm not posisitve, might've just been the tileset throwing me off.
I just got my ass handed to me. I don't know what I could have done, this guy macroed like a beast and had complete scouting info.
In b4, learn to scout, etc, etc. His opening kinda pissed me off cause I knew I was gonna be behind no matter what early on. I figured worst case I can pressure a bit and take a third, but lol rocks no.
But yea, when I say +2 roach hydra on 3 base beats blink, this is what I mean. Very well played by him.
Switching to random has made me very mediocre at this game, lol.
I basically crush plat players when I'm trying but whenever I face anyone thats competent I just can't play. I wall off incorrectly, let them scout, ect. Once they scout my cloak banshee I just leave as I don't feel like wasting time just to have it seen because I had a depot down.