N00B Guide



Production

You need to keep the amount of unit producing structures you have constructed to an amount you can actually consistently produce from. Often time's players will lay down a large number of barracks or gateways as part of their strategy which allow them to produce a large army in spurts, but many of the structures lay dormant while awaiting more minerals to be harvested.

Conversely, the more common mistake that players make in StarCraft 2 is not having enough production structures.

When you expand and get a second base up and running you need to increase your production structures two-fold. The rule of thumb is 4 production buildings per active mineral patch.

Just because a building has 5 queue slots for units doesn't mean it's a good idea to keep them full. The average payoff for building a new structure and producing those units twice as fast is realized on the 2nd unit (4th total, or x*2+2) you produce from that new structure.

Ok, I think we're ready to start training marines...


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