Who are we?

We're Kick-Punch-Block, otherwise known as KPB!

Helping to expand the Fighting Game community locally in the heart of NYC, nationally, and eventually worldwide.


Carbon’s Cosplay Corner: Time Management Pt. 3 – Foam Drafting

Welcome back! For the past two months, we've talked about time management and fabric drafting. This month, we're going to talk about drafting props out of foam. I say foam because I think it's one of the best materials to work with for cosplay, but everything I cover in this article can be applied to just…
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Parappa takes the Mic: Marvel Vs. DBZ – New Age of Functions

*Picks up mic* Damn, it’s still hot. Man, oh man, what a June. It’s been an eventful month especially for me. What with staying busy & gearing up for the summer in general. For the gaming world, however, we’re digesting what E3 left for us. For the FGC-hold that thought *HERE COMES A NEW CHALLENGER!*…
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Ramblings & Rants: Identity in Fighting Games

Hey y’all. 2Tall back again, coming at you live & direct from the 914. Today, I’m going to talk about identity in fighting games. This is an incredibly relevant topic for any medium. It's what makes a fighting game stand out. That’s especially important nowadays because there are a ton of options to choose from…
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The Dynamek Perspective: Song & Dance

I don't ask for a lot, brothers & sisters. At least, I don't think I do. So when the time comes for me to gear up for another Dynamek Perspective, only to have my intended plans derailed because of something so utterly ridiculous... it is a bit frustrating. (more…)
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A Bane in their Behind! Introduction to Bane

Being a heavy hitter is one of Bane’s qualifying features, along with being a command grab prodigy in the Injustice world. The toolkit provided for him makes him a tough opponent to deal with if used properly. (more…)
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Character Rehab: Street Fighter V – Juri

One, two, check it out… lemme, lemme break it down. So we’re doing something a little different this time around. This is a piggyback off of my last piece about how there’s a right way to build an in-game character concept while making them standout in the cast. I present a character rehabilitation program administered…
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Aphro’s Asskicking Anthems – June 2017

What it is, what it is, what it is... shed no tears! Okay, I immediately regret looking forward to the coming of summer. Oppressive weather notwithstanding, the Dynamek One & Only has a job to do. Pinkies out, brothers & sisters, because this month's Anthem brings a little class to our usual proceedings.  (more…)
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Character Battle: Riptor VS Alex

Mmmm-mm-mmm... summer is almost here! Don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to a little (consistently) warm weather. All the amazing events lined up don't hurt, either. Anyways, we got some craziness to get into before all that. (more…)
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The Dynamek Perspective: “On a Clear Day”

Good afternoon, brothers & sisters. I hope the holiday treated you well. In case you were wondering, I gave everyone the week off in lieu of Combo Breaker. No sense in trying to maintain deadlines when your mind is elsewhere. This month's Perspective is about just that: elsewhere...  (more…)
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