Osiris (Cody) here from OsirisSC2Guide.com (formerly sc2guidereviews.com) and I have a really exciting announcement to make. Over the past 6 months, I have been diligently working on creating an effective Starcraft 2 training program that could take a complete SC2 newbie and quickly (and reliably) catapult them to the top of the 1v1 ladder rankings.
If you do not already know me, I have been running this popular Starcraft 2 strategy website since release and have helped countless players over the years get better at Starcraft 2.
Despite the popularity of my website, there was one thing that bothered me – some of the players that would ask me questions or for help with strategies had very low ladder ranks. It was not just me either – whether I was checking the YouTube comments for a popular shoutcaster, reading the comments boxes of pro gamer streams and tournaments, or browsing one of many Starcraft 2 forums, low-ranked players were everywhere (insert The Sixth Sense meme here)!
While someone has to be at the bottom, many of these players were actively trying to get better at Starcraft 2 – playing games, reading strategies, watching their replays, following pro streams, and asking for help – yet still failed to significantly improve their ranks despite their repeated efforts.
The question then became.. Why do some players get better at Starcraft 2, slowly but steadily increasing their ranks the more they play, while other players languish in ranking purgatory, never actually making significant improvement in ladder ranks no matter how much they play?
Clearly, learning strategy alone is not enough to advance to the top of the Starcraft 2 ranks. There are many low to mid-ranked players who are well versed in SC2 strategy yet do not have a good rank to show for… Read more…