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How To: Master basic tactics and micros in StarCraft 2

Starcraft 2 came out today, and it's fantastic. Unfortunately for those of you who are new to the game, it's pretty complex and the barrier to entry can be high especially if you want to play online. This video will help you get started by teaching you how to use basic build orders and micros and some basic tactics. This is a great video for any Starcraft 2 n00b who wants to improve their skills.

How To: Know if seduction & pick-up tactics can work for you

Dan and Jennifer explain how to know if seduction and pick-up tactics will work for you. First, you need to learn to be yourself. Be wary of relying on pick-up and seduction books alone. Don't pretend to be something you're not to trick a girl into going out with you, because she's eventually going to meet the real you. You may get a lot of dates and have a lot of one night stands using pick-up tactics, but you're not going to get and keep the girl who you really want. Dishonesty is a sure wa...

How To: Play chess with concrete tactics

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess in this chess video tutorial, but wait, where's Alexandra? For this chess master class, guest star GM Laurent Fressinet from France will be filling in to show you how to play one of his games from Warsaw (2005), Fressinet vs Postny.

How To: Get gil, XP, and JP quick in Final Fantasy Tactics

Final Fantasy Tactics for the Playstation marked a different type of RPG game in the prestigious Final Fantasy series. Modeled after the War of the Roses, this game incorporated war-like stratagems in combat. Unfortunately, this made the task of leveling up and accruing gii a fifteen to thirty minute endeavor every time. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to get gil (money), XP (experience points), and JP (job points) quickly so you can get the job classes you want.

News: Tactics for Using Stairs in Minecraft

The stair is considered by many people to be one of the, if not the most, versatile blocks in Minecraft. They can completely change the look and feel of a build and increase its quality. In this post, I will highlight just a few of the options you have for using them.

How To: Use the skewer tactic in a chess game

Need some more chess tactics for your arsenal? Well, why not try out this "skewer" tactic from this video lecture. A skewer is an attack on two pieces on the same line. The opponent moves the more valuable piece exposing an attack on the second piece. The skewer is a reverse cousin to the "pin."

How To: Get the achievement The Best Defense from Zero Hour in StarCraft 2

Starcraft 2 is finally upon us after 12 years of waiting, and it is just as majestic as you would hope it would be. If you're new to the series or just haven't played in five years, the barrier to entry for the unskilled can high, especially if you prefer playing online multiplayer. Fortunately for you, we've compiled videos on just about everything you need to know about the game, including strategies and tips for winning with different races in different modes and situations, and even how t...

How To: Rural surveillance

If you are law enforcement or find yourself in an emergency situation you may need to know how to properly conduct surveillance in a rural area. You will have to gather information without being scene and will need different techniques when out in the wilderness.

How To: Clean up geometry in Maya 8.5

If you're a master at Autodesk Maya 8.5, then great, but if you are feeling a bit rusty, maybe this review on cleaning up your geometry will help. This video tutorial will help your animated character come to life in Maya by doing a little geometry cleanup. So, for great 3D modeling tactics, check this Maya video out, reviewing freeze transformation, parenting, binding, smoothing...

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