Build Orders

This section of the guide will teach you a few effective build orders. Build orders are important to take the most out of your early game by focusing on a specific strategy.

Barracks into Town Center

The goal of this build is to have some Age I Military Units early on to either put some pressure or defend against the opponent's pressure.

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Town Center First

This build will allow you to get ahead of your opponent by securing an economic advantage early on, but is susceptible to early aggression.

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Dock First (Water Maps)

This build is more advanced than the previous two, and should be only on maps with Water available. Use it only once you're comfortable with the previous builds.

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