I have been a big fan and an on-an-off, very casual single-campaign player for the past 15 years. Recently I have discovered the last season of the ASL, following the SC:R hype train and that developed a motivation and ambition in me for competitive StarCraft.
So in the past month or so I've watched a lot of cast games, new and old, FPVODs, read some, listened some, made some notes and learned a lot, definitely. Also interfaced a bit with the community, but I haven't played a lot online because of my flaky WiFi connection (but that's being taken care of 😉).
I'm posting here because through Tasteosis I've learned that the whole meta is always changing, and in particular is quite different today then it was back when they were doing SC1. In short, old build orders have been overcome, phased out and are not working anymore against the contemporary ones.
Newer or older - I have never learned any build orders at all. But my favorite race has always been the mighty Zerg and I'd love to educate myself on the contemporary Zerg strategies, build orders and counters. As I'm practicing these days preparing for the upcoming ladder and I have no idea what I'm doing, except for mimicking some things I see Korean pros do.
I've learned TL is the English-language authority when it comes to things like this, so, here I am