Day9

  • Day[9] Daily #181 – HuK Winning Some PvT

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    Day[9] discusses a tactic used by HuK involving a fast observer so that the player can see what his opponent is doing and adjust his game play. HuK opens with a 2 gate and a Robotics Facility which allows him ...
  • Day[9] Daily #180 – Still Learning TvZ

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    Day[9] continues to learn TvZ, this time studying DIMAGA's replays. Part 1 -We haven"t seen any Hyrdas in the zvts weve watched in the past 2 days... do you think that Mutas are better than Hydras for this matchup.. Is ...
  • Day[9] Daily #179 – Watch me Learn TvZ

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    After a long losing streak, Day[9] decides to learn TvZ by watching the replays of FruitSellers (aka cool). He focuses on early game harassment as well as Mid-game strategies. Additionally, he explains how to cope with losing streaks.
  • Day[9] Daily #178 – Socke vs BratOK PvT

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    Day[9] examines an interesting PvT game in which Protoss goes Stargate using Void Rays and Phoenixes to pick off Unit structures and SCVs. The game transitions into Templar but still remains interesting as there is a heavy focus on air ...
  • Day[9] Daily #176 – TvT: Learning from One-Sided Games

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    Day[9] looks at a one-sided TvT to show the viewer how to stay safe while in the lead, and what risks to try to take when behind. Part 1 -More often than not, I find myself unsure if I should ...
  • Day[9] Daily #174 – Check vs Maka TvZ

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    Day[9] looks at a TvZ game with an aggressive Terran opening by Maka, then examines how Check uses Zerg's mobility to take advantage and turn Maka into a turtley Terran. Check proceeds to further use that mobility to slowly break ...
  • Day[9] Daily #172 – Bubba vs Stalife – Basic decision making

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    Day[9] focuses on the interesting decisions by both Stalife with his Reaper opening and Bubba's 14 hatch. Later, Day[9] discusses the importance of aggressive play to cover expansions.
  • Day[9] Daily #171 – Gretorp vs Fenix

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    Day[9] opens with a riddle and compares the thought process to Gretorp's unique TvT opening and his subsequent transitions into late game struggles against Fenix's tank placement/map control. He also discusses the effects of ditching assumptions in one's play.
  • Day[9] Daily #170 – Tuning TvT Builds

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    Day[9] goes through the process of refining a straightforward mech build by playing against the computer and noting bumps in his play. Day[9] reattempts his simple mech build, making adjustments based on his noted errors.
  • Day[9] Daily #169 – Protoss: 4 Warp Gate Styles

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    Day[9] demonstrates variations on the typical 4 Warp Gateway build. Part 1
  • Day[9] Daily #168 – PvT: Protoss Macro Style

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    After forgetting to pay rent again, Day[9] explores 1 gas Protoss Warpgate play based upon the playstyle of Adel (now AdelScott). By using our friend Notepad and comparing 2 different build orders, Day[9] shows the strength of macro.
  • Day[9] Daily #167 – MorroW vs IdrA TvZ

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    Day[9] highlights "Brood War logic" such as creating the opportunity to expand. In this case, MorroW uses constant aggression against IdrA to set up his 2nd, 3rd, and 4th expansion on Blistering Sands.
  • Day[9] Daily #163 – Gold Level – Fixing the Little Things

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    Day[9] invites the viewers to take a very close look at their play and encourages them to fix their timings. He suggests viewers work on playing smoothly, rather than quickly. He explores using probe/SCV production as a benchmark for when ...
  • Day[9] Daily #162 – Brat_OK vs TheLittleOne TvZ on Delta Quadrant

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    For this daily, Day[9] takes a close look at an epic TvZ struggle between BratOK and TheLittleOne. We'll take a look at some of the decisions the players make, and we'll even talk about timing pushes, and the capabilities of ...
  • Day[9] Daily #158 – HuK vs Silver (PvT)

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    Day[9] looks at a game which displays a good early aggressive strategy from the Terran, involving building a bunker in the enemy’s main base, thereby limiting him to only one. He also looks at a very slow tank push that ...
  • Day[9] Daily #157 – A Long, Insane, TvZ

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    Day[9] highlights the first draw (a ZvT game) in the professional scene. Day[9] focuses on engagements, positioning, strategic decisions, and transitions.
  • Day[9] Daily #156 – Dimaga vs PainUser – Mech TvZ

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    Day[9] focuses on going mech against Zerg, the hitches that come with this style and certain things that Zerg can do to react to this kind of play. He describes and analyzes certain decisions made by both players while theorizing ...
  • Day[9] Daily #155 – MorroW vs Predy: TvT Thoughts

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    Day[9] goes in-depth on map control in TvT battles that are tank-based with some bio mixed in. He examines what signs to look for and what timings to expect when an opponent is doing basically the same thing as the ...
  • Day[9] Daily #153 – Socke vs MorroW: Counters Are Not Real

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    Day[9] focuses the reasons for obtaining add-ons, and discourages the viewer from getting them simply because he can. He also discusses avoiding the common Protoss approach of getting one of each tech building. In addition, Day[9] talks about the different ...
  • Day[9] Daily #152 – Jinro vs LaLuSh: Epic TvZ

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    Day[9] reviews Jinro's early Starport/Viking play with a transition into mech. In addition, Day[9] talks about the importance of creep and Zerg mobility, especially when the Terran player transitions into mech.