The MacSplicer Podcast #73 – The EVO 2019 Line up Aftermath

I have returned to catch up on some FGC news and topics after a month or so away.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • EVO 2019 line-up breakdown and reaction
  • Super Smash Brothers Melee community reaction
  • Breaking down the Toxicity in the FGC project
  • Listener questions
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Toxicity in the FGC

Toxicity in the FGC
Date Published: 12 March, 2019

Fighting games as a genre in gaming is structured around virtual violence, something seen in many, if not the majority of other video game genres. However, as ironic as it may seem, the FGC (Fighting Game Community) is not known for an aggressive or malevolent nature, but rather the opposite.

However, similar to any other community or association of sorts, outliers do exist, and the FGC is no different. There are a few areas where toxicity is often exemplified in the FGC, and despite its perhaps seldom occurrence compared to the community’s overall positive body of work, acknowledgement of these issues is still necessary. Continue reading “Toxicity in the FGC”

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

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