The MacSplicer Podcast #64 – FGC Commentators and Fighting Game Difficulty

Ranking fighting commentators, both play-by-play and color analysts, as well as talking about difficulty in fighting games, and lastly ending the show with some listener questions.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Top FGC commentators
  • Difficulty in fighting games
  • Dead or Alive 6‘s delay
  • Listener questions

The MacSplicer Podcast #57 -End of 2018 Fighting Game News

I didn’t get to all of the news during The Game Awards and some other fighting game announcements last week, so I decided to recap them on on this weeks’ podcast.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Mortal Kombat 11 announced at The Game Awards 2018
  • Samurai Spirits release window
  • King of Fighters XV announcement
  • Smash Brothers Ultimate and its affect on the FGC
  • Persona 5‘s Joker in Smash Brothers

The MacSplicer Podcast #55 – Responding to FGC Questions

I received a pretty thorough email response to my most recent project—The Resurgence of the 3-D Fighting Game and just wanted to give my response to the points made on the email and why I came to the conclusion that I did.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Responding to FGC email
  • Character difficulty in fighting games

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 #19 – Ranking Tekken 7’s Roster

It’s been about a month since the last podcast so I decided why not take a topic I wanted to about for a little while, and share it on the podcast instead. Timestamps for each character are in the description of the video.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Ranking/overview of each Tekken 7 character


The MacSplicer Podcast #15 – Everything Fighting Games ft. BasedStrawHat

This week I sit down with my old friend and former roommate El Hadji A.K.A. BasedStrawHat and we talk about fighting games, the community, and what the future holds for fighting game realm.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Injustice 2
  • The state of the FGC
  • Thoughts on Street Fighter V


The MacSplicer Podcast #6 – Fuuka, Akame ga Kill!, and Narrative in Games

This week I talk about my experience with Fuuka, the assumed ending of Akame ga Kill! and how storytelling and narrative in video games can be a make it or break it factor.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Fuuka manga thoughts
  • Akame ga Kill! manga Tatsumi event thoughts
  • Narrative “don’ts” in video games
  • Upcoming review and Fighter Spotlight

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