The MacSplicer Podcast #66 – DBFZ World Tour Finals Recap and Fighting Game G.O.A.T

By far the longest solo podcast I recorded, mostly because of rambling about fighting game stuff and ranting. 

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Final Recap
  • Fighting game G.O.A.T
  • Content piracy in the FGC
  • Listener topics
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The MacSplicer Podcast #60 – DBFZ’s Tournament Situation and EVO 2019’s Line-up

Dragon Ball FighterZ tournament future is uncertain due to licensing issues, the growing  fighting game pool is going to make the EVO 2019 selection difficult, and why UNIST is both a traditional 2-D and anime fighting game combined.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ and Toei Animation
  • EVO 2019’s difficult game selection
  • Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[st] thoughts

The MacSplicer Podcast #48 – Everything FGC ft. e4io and Roscoe G

The first ever two guests on The MacSplicer Podcast, as I’m joined by good fighting game friends and fellow FGC members, e4io and Roscoe G as we talked about the fighting game landscape as a whole, some specific likes and dislikes about various fighting games, and wrapping it up with some listener questions.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • The fighting game landscape in 2018
  • Modern fighting game design and direction
  • Fighting games and esports partnership
  • Listener questions

The MacSplicer Podcast #44 – A Potentially Dangerous Time for the FGC

This week’s podcast has a bit of a different tone as I express my concern for where the fighting game community is possibly heading if the games that comprise it continue to go down the path of sacrificing depth for accommodating newer players.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Sacrificing depth in fighting games and its potential consequences

 

The MacSplicer Podcast #32 – Early DBFZ Thoughts and FGC in 2018

Three short little topics this week, nothing big to really talk about, but you know me, I’ll talk about stuff anyway.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Early hands on impression of Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • How 2018 is shaping up for the FGC
  • Upcoming events in the FGC

The MacSplicer Podcast #31 – Dragon Ball FighterZ and EVO 2018’s Lineup

Coming off a slow content creating stretch, I figured I should at least address a little bit of the FGC news that happened last week.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Tekken 7‘s StrongStyle 6 Tournament
  • EVO 2018’s fighting game lineup
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ‘s impact on the FGC

What Does It Mean to Be a Fighting Game Player?

What Does It Mean to Be a Fighting Game Player?
Date Published: 22 January, 2018

Fighting games are a home to a very specific type of video game player, and while that same home may get various visitors from time to time, it’s the players that decide to become residents that make it special.

Unlike other competitive video game landscapes, the community that makes up fighting games is somewhat wired differently when compared to communities that make up first-person shooters like Counter-Strike, MOBAs like League of Legends, or even card games like Hearthstone. Continue reading “What Does It Mean to Be a Fighting Game Player?”

The MacSplicer Podcast #29 – YouTube’s New Partner Program, and SNK Heroines

I do some ranting on YouTube’s new policy change with regards to its creator program, as well as the current state of DLC models within the video game industry. However, I do manage to talk some fighting games somewhere in the middle.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • YouTube rant
  • SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ compared to previous DBZ games
  • DLC rant

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