Politically Incorrect – Infiltration and Nightmare’s Cases Can (Maybe) Help the FGC Grow Up

zCW: Lots of talk about domestic violence and sexual interference See if this scenario sounds familiar: you’re surfing social media, and it’s late, probably past 11 PM. At this hour, the only thing you expected to see are big anime boobs, shitposting, and maybe the occasional retweet of some hilarious viral video. But instead, you […]

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Politically Incorrect – Trickle-Down Economics in the FGC and E-Sports

When I started this blog, one of my goals was to talk about why “E-Sports” (Which here means globalized, professional competition using video games) was often incongruous with the style and principles of the greater fighting game community. The money was nice, sure, but it always came with strings attached and a sense of homogeneity […]

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Money for Nothing – Capcom’s “Stars” Initiative Is Here, and It Sucks

So this past week, Capcom announced all the details to their 2018 Pro Tour, the nearly 12 month long tournament series that culminates in a final, 32-man event in December. And considering we’re talking about Capcom here, it’s littered with poor choices and a system dedicated to making it nearly impossible to actually compete in […]

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