Money for Nothing – Injustice Pro Series: Exactly What Not to Do
Fuudo for Thought – The Power of Forums
I had a big post planned this week about the forums of Shoryuken.com, probably the single longest standing competitive fighting game forum, shutting down for good at the end of January. I had a lot of great memories of those hollowed halls, just as full of shitposting and NSFW photos as it could be valuable,…
Loose Screws – Why Are We So Afraid of New Blood?
So the other day, as usual when I’m thinking of ideas for this blog, I began cruising general FGC Twitter accounts in the hopes of stumbling upon something that would be enough to rocket me into a writing frenzy. I was not disappointed! David “UltraDavid” Graham, one of the rare non-active competitors who acts as…
When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong – “You’re Biting the Hand That Feeds”
As a youngster, I was all over TestYourMight.com. The FGC is full of characters, and forums were the ultimate haven for loud personalities to shine, thanks to the anonymity of the internet. But this kind of digital autobahn isn’t for everyone, and tempers can flare even under the most innocuous of circumstances. Some of the…