What does micro mean?

Unit micromanagement skill

Micro is a gaming term that is short for "micromanage" or "micromanagement." The term refers to how well and fast a player controls his units in combat.

Micro is related to APM and commonly used in games such as StarCraft and Warcraft 3 (including the DOTA MOBA mod). Micro is contrasted with macro, which is the ability to build an army efficiently.


My macro always slips when I'm focusing on my micro

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Updated June 13, 2017

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