What does macro mean?

Economy management skill

A gaming term used in RTS games such as StarCraft; can be shorthand for "macromanagement;" refers to how efficiently a player collects resources and builds buildings and army units; contrasted with a player's ability to micro.


I always lose focus of my macro when microing my units

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Updated July 16, 2014

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