FIST-ory: The Young Man and The FGC – Part 3

The FGC is changing. I see it in the controllers. I feel it in the netcode. I smell it at the locals. Much that once was still is, for many now play who remember it. It began with the forging of the Great Tournaments. “CEO” was given to the Floridians, unwavering, unstable and grabbing everyContinue reading “FIST-ory: The Young Man and The FGC – Part 3”

FIST-ory: Mortal Kombat Deception

I recently covered my personal experiences with Deception in a previous post, detailing the love I had for the game and how many hours I spent across all the game modes, particularly Konquest. While reminiscing and writing about the game and altogether reveling in the nostalgic memories of my youth, I developed an itch toContinue reading “FIST-ory: Mortal Kombat Deception”

Is that Optimal?: Mortal Kombat (2021)

24 years after Mortal Kombat: Annihilation disgraced Mortal Kombat, video games, film and humanity itself another go was given at bringing the hyper violent fighter to the big screen. Friday, April 23, Mortal Kombat was released in theaters and on streaming service HBO Max in the United States. As a huge fan of the franchiseContinue reading “Is that Optimal?: Mortal Kombat (2021)”

Oki Poke-y: Speaking The Language Of Fighters

There are a bevy of reasons, or excuses as I like to call them, that I’ve heard people use to defend why they “just can’t get into fighting games”. Among these, many are entirely perception, or “feel” based and not very strong arguments. One that I’ve heard frequently and completely understand is learning the sheerContinue reading “Oki Poke-y: Speaking The Language Of Fighters”