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Purity and Industry LE

[e][h]Purity and Industry LE
Map Information
Creator:
Tileset:
(Void) Cybros (Purifier)
Size:
144x144
Spawn Positions:
2 at 3, 12
Rush distance:
38 s

Official Map Description[edit]

Inhibitor Zone Generators (IZG) received a negative impression from players. This is mainly because getting slowed feels bad in all games. I thought about how IZGs could be used while reducing the frustrating sensation of players. This is why i choosed to use IZGs exclusively in areas where only air units can be affected. To fully use air only IZGs, i decided to use a map layout where both players start very close by air like back in the days on lost temple. I compensate the short air travel time by filling the air gap with IZG. I kept a small space that isn’t slowed on the edge of the map. This route allows for a safer attack and retreat path for air drop and harass. The power of air play toward the main base is reduced because the attacker’s units will get hit a few more times by the defender if they go straight through the IZG. The ground rush distance is quite long to bait players to still go for air units even if they are weaker in this map.

The starting locations are very close by air but there are three rows of Inhibitor Zone Generators in the air space between the bases.

Submitted to Teamliquid Map Contest
Created by: superouman

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Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%TerranZergProtoss
Purity and Industry LE   491812666.7%1912763.2%63350.0%321

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