The MacSplicer Podcast #78 – EVO 2019 Complete Recap

Breaking down all of the excitement and madness of the Evolution 2019.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • EVO 2019 tournament results recap
  • EVO 2019 announcement recap
  • Listener questions
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The State of the FGC in 2019

The State of the FGC in 2019
Date Published: 22 May, 2019

The year 2018 in fighting games was perhaps the first time in a long while where the fighting game community’s outlook moved away from the traditional star of the show featuring a bunch of supporting roles, to it’s current outlook which better resembles an ensemble cast with a couple of big names.

However, unlike a changing of the guard, the landscape of the FGC in the year 2019 is one that is seemingly taking on both the new school approach to fighting games, yet still leaving a wide enough window for the old-school fighting game identity to fit into. Continue reading “The State of the FGC in 2019”

The MacSplicer Podcast #69 – Fighting Games and Second Chances

Short solo podcast talking a bit about perhaps giving certain fighting game franchises another opportunity to impress us, and answering some listener FGC questions.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Second chances in fighting games
  • StrongStyle Japan
  • Listener questions

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

The MacSplicer Podcast #61 – Harada’s New Title and Asking FGC Questions

Harada has a new title, I ask the listeners FGC questions, and ramble about some other fighting game stuff. A pretty typical episode of TMP.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Harada’s new esports strategy title
  • FGC project questions
  • The possible comeback of CrossCounter

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

 

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