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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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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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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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Community: The Australian FGC Episode 5 and 6 feat. Aaron “Tulf” Costello and Weng “CoolzInferno” Choe + How I Got Bodied By Weng (again)

http://dustycartridge.com/videos/community-australia-fgc-episode-05-aaron-tulf-costello/ http://dustycartridge.com/videos/community-the-australian-fgc-episode-06-weng-coolzinferno-choe/ Buttonsmash was a blast man. I got to meet up with all the FGC dudes, all the HAMsters from QLD like Hari, Jake, Baxter, Tom, Tyrone, Marc, Colin, Glassy, and the various guys from all over the country … Continue reading

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My goals in tournament

Xavier (Somniac) says I lack the ability to adapt my strategy on the fly versus different opponents and seem to always try the same goals against every opponent. This is true. My goals in-match would go something like this. Goal … Continue reading

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Grindin’ sets: Phil aka Def-P & David aka DnA FT10s Shadowlogic 29 June 2013

More sets! First David hit me up for a fun FT10 set in Marvel vs his Firebrand team. It was a fun set and I think I am not playing the Firebrand matchup properly. Once David gets his Skrull up … Continue reading

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Grindin’ sets: Darkace and Phil aka Def-P Shadowlogic 24th June 2013

More sets! I have been specifically practicing how to focus dash through Chun’s Hazanshu on reaction as the last time I played Darkace I noticed he liked to Hazanshu at point blank range a lot. He would even do them … Continue reading

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SNL Recap 17 December 2012: Last one for the year!

So 2012 has come to a close with the very last SNL of the year. I had been really excited about this SNL because I have been practising a ton of Marvel in the last few weeks. Been getting home … Continue reading

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laborious

la·bo·ri·ous/ləˈbôrēəs/ Adjective: (esp. of a task, process, or journey) Requiring considerable effort and time. (esp. of speech or writing style) Showing obvious signs of effort and lacking in fluency. Synonyms: toilsome – arduous – hard – painful – difficult – … Continue reading

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Shadowloo Showdown 2012 Recap: Saturday

My alarm rings at around six, and we get our bleary-eyed butts down to the venue. We start shuffling things around for an hour until more people show up. Spoony shows up at seven. I think Kevin and Andrew shortly … Continue reading

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Losing the Ryu mirror II

So I lost the Ryu mirror once again in tournament. I think the last time I beat another Ryu was Nick back in BAM 2010. Ever since then, I’ve been on a losing streak against every Ryu I’ve played against. … Continue reading

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Bluehouse Arcade Log 28 June 2011 to 28 July 2011: A month of getting my ass whupped

So I bought a little black notebook for taking notes during Shadowloo Showdown 2k11 so that I could write a detailed recap. Turns out, the event was so hectic, stressful and fun, that I ended up not using it at … Continue reading

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Match breakdown: Muttons vs. Rocky

I very seldom have tournament match footage to look at because I suck and usually go out way before people start recording matches. But thanks to Burnout for recording this match from the last Box Hill ranbat I went to. … Continue reading

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Taking stock

Last Thursday’s Box Hill Ranbat has been my first arcade tournament in a while. Work commitments and some extra responsibilities on the weekend has kind of forced to me to choose between the events I go to. And I will … Continue reading

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