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”

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The MacSplicer Podcast #63 – Why There Are Less Women in the FGC

A topic that most people in the FGC don’t really speak of much, so I decided to give my two cents on the matter of why female fighting game players are scarce in the FGC.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Competitiveness in the FGC
  • The possible reason for less female players in the FGC

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