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Actions-Per-Minute in Starcraft 2: Balancing Strategy with Activity

Posted Wed, Apr 21, 2010 by Cyrak

Efficient use of time is the bread and butter of RTS games. Starcraft II is no exception. Here we look at how the action aspects of the RTS collide with strategy and tactics to create the unique challenge that is Starcraft II.
APM: “Actions-per-Minute” – the measurement of the average number of key presses or clicks that are executed by a player every minute over the course of an RTS match.

We examine exactly what the phenomenon of APM is and how it affects you as you prepare to dig into Blizzard's newest RTS. Take a look!

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