Day9

  • Day[9] Daily #177 – Simple Winning Techniques

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    Day[9] teaches the viewer two basic concepts with today's replays. First, if the viewer attempts a strategy, one of the best counters is to not over-think the game; the player should simply go kill his opponent. Second, the viewer should ...
  • 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 #175 – Adel’s No-Gas PvP

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    Day[9] looks at the benefits of not falling into the assumption that the player needs early double gas in Protoss play, and more importantly, how the player can reap the benefits of winning as a result of early game decisions ...
  • 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 #173 – Two (very diferent) ZvP games

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    Day[9] looks at two unorthodox ZvP's. In the first, Check and HongUn demonstrate the importance of understanding how to play to the map rather than using the same strategy regardless of the map. Day[9] then uses his extra time to ...
  • 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 #166 – Geist vs NightEnd PvP

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    Day[9] examines a PvP game that does not involve a 4gate at all. Instead, both players go for a Robotic Facility. One player upgrades to Phoenix with Probe harass and then transitions to a Voidray Colossus ball, which eventually wins ...
  • Day[9] Daily #165 – Zergling/Baneling Opening in ZvZ

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    Day[9] focuses on variations in openings involving Zerglings and Banelings from one or both of the players. He also analyzes transitions from the early game Zergling-Baneling opening.
  • Day[9] Daily #164 – LowLevelReps – In-Game Decision Making

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    Day[9] takes a step back and looks at SC2 decision making from a new player perspective. He lists the basics on which a new player should focus in order to be successful in SC2.
  • 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 #161 – White-Ra vs MadFrog ZvP on Scrap Station

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    Day[9] looks at a ZvP game where the Zerg takes a ninja base and then puts lots of pressure on the Protoss, killing multiple bases and lots of Probes while transitioning to Mutalisk play. The game eventually evolves into an ...
  • Day[9] Daily #160 – Party Post Mortem

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    Day[9] tells stories about the ups and downs of the Starcraft 2 Countdown Launch Party. He also shows pictures and videos! Part 1
  • Day[9] Daily #159 – OgreEli vs XLord ZvP on Xel Naga Caverns

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    Day[9] analyzes a game on a new map to the ladder pool, exploring how to expand and how to both defend those expansions, as well as attack the enemy expansions.
  • 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 ...