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

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The 10 Most Important Mechanics to Know about Smash 4

Hey guys, I'm Co-op, and today we will be talking about what I think are the 10 most important mechanics for you to learn when you are trying to get into Smash 4 competitively. (If you aren't super familiar with the game lingo/want to watch a video instead of reading, check out my video covering…
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Sitting Centerstage: Is There Any Place For Joke Characters?

There I was, sitting in the upper decks, watching the reveal of Abigail and like everyone else in the arena, I was flabbergasted. I couldn’t process what I was seeing. My initial reaction was just one of bewilderment and it wasn’t positive. After digesting what I saw and how outlandish he was, I realize this…
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Runback/Retort with… 2Tall: Troubled Fighting Game Identities

What’s up, everyone? After a short hiatus, I’m back with another article. July was a hectic month for many of us at Kick-Punch-Block. The one and only Aphro Dynamek flew out to Vegas to do commentary for King of Fighters XIV (and did an outstanding job, if I do say so myself) and I was…
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The Malloy List – August 2017

Wow! It feels like ages since the last time we etched a name onto the Malloy List. To be fair, though, things have been busy as of late. This month's inductee is a real serious dose... (more…)
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Carbon’s Cosplay Corner: How to say No

Welcome back! We've covered all the basics about Drafting, and I think this is a good time to talk about something important about the culture of Cosplaying: the ability to say "no". (more…)
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Aphro’s Asskicking Anthems – August 2017

What it is, what it is, what it is... shed no tears! The Dynamek One & Only has returned with more of those crazy sounds that bring life to your beatdowns. This month's Anthem takes it all back to the roots...  (more…)
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Sitting Centerstage: Saturation of Fighters

Fighting Game Community, 2017… It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. Tensions & passions are running high in the ushered FGC era of E-Sports. Call it a schism, growing pains, sell outs vs. stubborn old fools or whatever you please… it’s not the smoothest of transitions. While all this is…
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