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Stuff Yo’ Couch! OHN13, PAX and more…

I’m sorry I haven’t been writing in ages. In fact I haven’t picked up my stick outside of CCH for almost two months. Something weird is happening to me. Am I finally losing my drive for fighting games? This is … Continue reading

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Meaty and safe jump set ups after EX fireball by TaliUSF4

(Quick rise) EX fireball > Immediate empty jump > cmk (meaty) (No quick rise) EX fireball > Immediate empty jump > Cmk (whiff) > immediate empty jump > Normal attack (meaty) (No quick rise) Ex fireball > immediate empty jump … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Broken Tier

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The best thing about NCR?

Getting to watch lots and lots of John Choi off-stream footage. Bonus footage- Choi interview from Spring Fighter: http://www.twitch.tv/nycfurby/v/4019846

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League of Sharpies: Season 1 END

League of Sharpies is over and done with, and I escaped relegation to D league by the skin of my chinny-chin chin. Overall I went 3-4. 2-3 with DQs. Beat: Spoony 7-2, Allen 7-2 (Allen got DQed from the league … Continue reading

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New Ryu stand roundhouse combo: Stand HK stand MP DP

Just doing some Cammy testing in preparation for my League of Sharpies match with Alex, I came across a new Ultra 1.04 Cammy specific combo: Close Stand Hk stand MP DP. Does 318 damage and 460 stun, with a jump in … Continue reading

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Learning Ryu’s standing normal meaty option selects

I first started thinking about this a while back when I was labbing a way to hit both Dhalsim’s backdash and teleport on wakeup. I ended up coming up with some complicated hado motion to db option select that was … Continue reading

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League of Sharpies: Cactus and Tomcat

Cactus I had just gotten back from OHN, fresh off the high of not going 0-2 for once. It was time to fight one of my good buddies in League of Sharpies: Cactus. Dhalsim vs Ryu…hm. I’ve played Cactus a … Continue reading

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My brief OHN12 Recap

I was on the fence about going to OHN this year. Things at home have been really shit, and it’s been hard to find the leave and money- I’ve been to every Australian major this year including EVO! But in … Continue reading

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Tournament Organiser Porn

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League of Sharpies C rank match 1: Spoony

Carnage (Hakan Dorter) aka the Mega Troll or King of Comedy recently proposed the idea of a Topanga-style league that the Melbourne FGC could use to train together and improve as a whole. The league would take place over several … Continue reading

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Life goal #1 achieved:

It’s funny. Because I am a hateful, spiteful human being, months before EVO I would say to everybody in Melbourne that would listen: “Man. I hope Daigo gets his hipster Evil Ryu blown up by a Ryu player at EVO. … Continue reading

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The Educated Video Game enthusiast’s Fighting Game Primer by Patrick Miller

I really enjoyed Patrick’s original Fighting Game Primer that he wrote on Insertcredit.com a few years ago, and it’s a very pleasant surprise to see him developing that piece (which was built around teaching SF concepts using Ryu as an … Continue reading

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The scrub is going to Evo

So. I am going to Evolution 2014. It’s been a longtime dream of mine to go to EVO, my only regret is that I didn’t go earlier in the previous years, perhaps during the fun early days of UMVC3 and … Continue reading

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