A simple question, is Starcraft 2 the most skill-based game out as of right now?
Strategy and skill based maybe Bayonetta or Virtua Fighter 5 are the most skill based game I have ever played
What skill though? Title doesn't even make sense?
the most skill based games are still Pacman and Tetris
Skill based game for tournament play.
yoostar2 takes more skill to be an awesome actor. I don't know of anyone who has perfected it yet.
SC2 is a just a spamfest. But a fun spam fest.
Must be Bronze level, then.
Platinum in 2v2. Gold in 1v1.
Not trying to sound elitest or anything, but don't talk about things like that until you hit diamond level, which is actually much easier than it sounds. At gold level, people are still piling resources in the thousands late-game or only using one hit or miss strategy in every matchup. Actually, strategy doesn't matter at all at that level. It's the mechanics, especially macro, that does. You can easily 4 Gate your way into Diamond, as long as your macro stays perfect.
Some may say killzone 2 is more skill based since many people raged quit because it was to hard or some may say Gears takes skill because of the massive amount of bullets it takes to kill someone or COD because you die super fast. I do believe that starcraft 2 takes skill but a different type of skill.
CounterStrike, TeamFortress and Quake took skill as far as shooters go. Can probably throw in Wolfenstien and Tribes as well. Starcraft has a fair balance of strategy and quick-hands. It is debatable if it is the most skill based game, but it probably is up there.
No question that of the current most played multiplayer games this takes the most skill. It envelops both input skill, strategy and thinking on your feet. Building units in the middle of a large battle? Shit you have to deal with in pretty much every SC2 game.
Well like i said below you mostly described quite a few fighting games too .
But when comparing it to fighting games, Starcraft games be anywhere from 5 minutes to an hour. So the amount of transitioning and progressive thinking you have to do is large when compared to the bite sized rounds of fighters.
Skill based? Skill implies learning through experience and practice. Is there more of that in SC II than in any other game?
Fighting games overall are usually easily dismissed and forgotten in the mix . But most good fighting games are like chess on steroid . You need great execution skills , good reading skills , proper knowledge of your character and matchups , and a solid strategy .
"Is Starcraft 2 the Most Skill-Based Game?" Every game is the most skill based game. The better you are, the better the results.
Thanks 4 sharing a brain xD
I was comparing it to other games that are played in tournament play, Halo, CoD, fighting games, etc.
ok so what in your opinion makes you win other games besides SC? Luck? I mean come on... I guess i can see what you are trying to get at... RTS' are very competitive and can get insanely intense. I used to play Wc3 so trust me i know.
well take halo reach for instance, you have to have teamwork and skill, but like i said in the article you have to depend and rely on other players on the team, so thats why i think SC2 takes the most skill out of all the other games that are out there. Fighting games are also up there because it is a 1v1 game. It was an opinion based article.
I'd say RTS games in general are the most skill based genre, with some fighting games being up there as well. I've seen some footage from some old street fighter tournaments which were pretty insane. Skate is also pretty good in terms of skill required to play. Once you get the tricks down it becomes pretty easy, but I remember it took me ages to perfect tre-flips in both stances. It gives you that same sort of feeling as you get when actually learning to skateboard, countless bails with the odd success, but with practice you can land it near every time.
Skate definitely does require you to practice a lot in order to master the tricks, and deserves at least some kind of recognition for that. At the very least it certainly beats any Tony Hawk game in existence in terms of skill (and gameplay), haha. Definitely one of my favorite franchises. I still need to pick up 3.
Although Minesweeper can require a good bit of thinking, it's not really a skill-based game. It requires someone to either be great with numbers, or just for them to have a good amount of patience; though those people won't ever get a good time. There is also luck involved as well, since there are times where you can do nothing but make an educated guess. As far as which game is the most skill-based, no single game requires more skill than all the others. It all depends on what sort of skill you're talking about. I'm not sure about most genre's, but for FPS games it would probably have to be Quake II for it's extremely fast-paced multiplayer gameplay that requires very fast reflexes, pin-point accuracy, and great strafe jumping abilities, among other things.
Counter strike 1.6!!
SC2's skil comes in knowing how to counter units. When your opponent throws a certain type of unit at you, if you dont know/have the means to counter it, it's ''GG'' and quit. So much learning involved. You learn something new every game, it's never, ever the same each time you play.
terran is a bit imba.... although i do think warcraft 3 might be one of the most skill-based games out right now, only because of the intense micro it requires compared to sc2
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