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  • Dombat 24 Oct 2018 13:28:53 1,585 posts
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    @Rivuzu I agree, I haven't even been playing ranked yet but from watching and listening to the experiences of others it sounds like a mistake to allow created characters in ranked. Hopefully they change that as ranked does seem to be a work in progress and I imagine the competitive scene getting more vocal about it.
  • Rivuzu 24 Oct 2018 13:52:53 18,171 posts
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    I doubt Bamco will change anything though. Just because it's tournament legal, doesn't mean they'll remove it from ranked. Look at T7 and the custom items, like the guns that are unblockable and at range - cant use in tournament, but you can in ranked.
  • Dombat 24 Oct 2018 19:50:42 1,585 posts
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    While we're on this topic:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wADBEyVpQqE
  • Deleted user 24 October 2018 19:53:32
    I picked Groh weapons/style for my LoS mode. Quite like the moveset.
  • Rivuzu 25 Oct 2018 10:37:22 18,171 posts
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    Reversal Edge. It's starting to get on my tits a little.

    What do against someone who constantly uses it on wakeup? Any meaty pressure disappears, and all I'm left with if I don't want to return to neutral is to 8wayrun them - which they then react to with WR Horizontals.

    Rock Paper Go Fuck You mechanic.

    Edit: I'm not thinking. If they're doing it on wake up, bait it and sidestep - or meaty break attack, which beats it.

    NEED TO BE SMARTER.

    Edited by Rivuzu at 10:49:25 25-10-2018
  • Dombat 25 Oct 2018 12:11:30 1,585 posts
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    I'm not a fan of RE. I've not bothered to look into RE moves at all and I'm instead focusing on avoiding or punishing it's initiation.
  • Rivuzu 25 Oct 2018 12:25:11 18,171 posts
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    It's almost vital for some characters, like Geralt. He has a lot of meter burning attacks, and RE is one of the ways to build it up quicker. Some for characters who get a lot out of SC.
  • Dombat 25 Oct 2018 13:39:17 1,585 posts
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    Rivuzu wrote:
    It's almost vital for some characters, like Geralt. He has a lot of meter burning attacks, and RE is one of the ways to build it up quicker. Some for characters who get a lot out of SC.
    Interesting, who else would you say falls in that category? I know Nightmare is one but I don't play him.
  • Rivuzu 25 Oct 2018 14:37:37 18,171 posts
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    Groh's strengths are from his stance, and that gets buffed massively in SC. Cervantes too, with teleport bullshit shenannigans. Ivy can use it to escape pressure as well as build up for her instant GI Critical Edge (same applies to Zasalamel and Nightmare, whose CE's also instant GI).

    Really the only purpose of RE is to build meter stupid fast. If you did nothing but that for a round, you'd have two bars.
  • xero521 1 Jan 2019 11:49:23 467 posts
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    Really not fond of this online...feels like Iíve wasted £35 just seems that L1 bullshit online is all that happens! Nothing like the old SC games
  • binky Moderator 15 May 2019 09:01:22 10,958 posts
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    In this week's Xbox sales at £16.
  • Dombat 15 May 2019 09:22:49 1,585 posts
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    £16 is great value if you're mostly interested in fighting games for the single player. Doesn't have MK levels of content but there's enough to keep you busy and the core gameplay is mostly very good.
  • binky Moderator 15 May 2019 09:54:42 10,958 posts
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    Always enjoyed SC, so I'm definitely jumping in at that price point.
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