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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.

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Sitting Centerstage: Blame the Character or the Game?

There’s no hotter hot button topic in the FGC than tiers. Who’s low, high or on top? Who’s ass, who’s God, who’s secret, who’s overrated or underrated? Who’s one patch away from a breakout or a collapse? Who requires the right hands to make them shine even though the tools where there the entire time & no…
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Carbon’s Cosplay Corner: Time Management Pt. I – Drafting

"Con crunch", a term that's nearly synonymous with cosplay, but that doesn't mean you have to be up all night finishing a costume before you leave for a convention. Avoiding con crunch can be a difficult & daunting task, but with early planning, drafting and some scheduling, you can greatly reduce panic crafting. (more…)
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Aphro’s Asskicking Anthems – May 2017

I hope everyone had a Happy Mother's Day. For any who might be curious, Momma Dynamek wanted to enjoy a quiet, restful day and, glad to report, she got her wish. As for yours truly, there's work to be done. This month's Anthem is about a special lady...  (more…)
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Rants & Ravings: Content, Not Controls

Hey there everyone! After a hiatus due to school and whatnot, I’m back again with a writeup on something that has always been the center of much controversy in the FGC. In fact, ever since the days of Street Fighter Alpha, people have railed against how “dumbed down” the new fighting games were getting. Yes,…
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Get In The Ring!!! – Ryuji Yamazaki Guide for All Comers

Hello all! EXWildWolf here again with another article for KOF XIV! This time, we’re going to go a bit more in-depth and focus on the character people believe to be the strongest DLC fighter of the bunch… Ryuji Yamazaki! Whether you're a newcomer, intermediate or advanced player, this guide will surely help you out. Let's begin! (more…)
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The Dynamek Perspective: Bought & Sold

I will straight up be the first person to admit that I'm getting older. Sure, wisdom (usually) comes with age, but wisdom -- more to the point, experience -- is a double-edged sword. When you know what's come before, you tend to have a good idea of what's going to come next... but, as this…
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Your Life, My Plaything…

For those who play or played Killer Instinct at any time of the 2013 remake knows of a particular vampire character known as Mira that bit into the scene of the third season of the game. (more…)
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The Malloy List – April 2017

"No rest for the weary", they say... guess that applies to me now, huh? While it is very true that I have been extraordinarily busy as of late (with no signs of slowing down on the horizon), there's still work to be done... (more…)
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Sitting Centerstage: Do Rivalries Stunt Community Growth?

So… are you team K-Brad or Wolfkrone? Maybe you don’t have a horse in this race but you JUST GOTTA stay tuned. Alright, on the off chance you don’t care about the rivalry… you have to understand the fascination of it all & how vital it is. These two are the current faces of FGC…
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