Lessons Learned in the FGC

Lessons Learned in the FGC
Date Published: 6 December, 2018

What is the FGC? If I were to break it down to its simplest definition, the FGC (Fighting Game Community) would be referred to as a community who is involved in fighting games in some form or fashion. The involvement can be exemplified by playing, spectating, or even just supporting the community in any way.

However, that standard definition doesn’t do the FGC justice, as the question “What is the FGC?” doesn’t leave much room for interpretation, though by changing the question, and asking rather “Who is the FGC?” would result in many different answers depending on the individual.

Therefore, as someone who has been around fighting games for nearly two decades, but only having considered myself a part of the FGC proper for the last six years, the lessons I have learnt may not be extremely dated, but are valuable ones nonetheless.

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The MacSplicer Podcast #33 – Theory Behind Fighting Game Player Caliber

 

What is reasoning behind the Western fighting game community lagging a bit behind the Asian fighting game community when it comes to personal development and general improvement? I have a few ideas, but one theory is the ability to train with high level players on a frequent basis.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Getting better at fighting games; the West compared to Asia

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