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

Category Archives: Editorials, Columns & Opinions

What’s on the FGC minds of our creative writing talents.

Top Up-And-Comers For the Panda Global Rankings v.4

With this current PGR season coming to a close at the end of the year, I thought it'd be a great time to review how some new talent has been doing so far this season. Now this isn't a list of people you have never heard of who are looking to break into the edge…
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The Malloy List – October 2017

Ahh... the gentle breeze, changing colors, shorter days. Autumn might finally be getting into gear. Changing of the seasons doesn't stop the show, though, brothers & sisters. This month's induction to the Malloy List is a genuine bargain deal!  (more…)
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Experience of a Saiyan Elite: MVCI Review Part 1

Okay, so starting from day -8 we’re looking at one month of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite to soak in. Going over my notes here, I see a crazy amount to cover. Well, that much hasn’t changed with Marvel. So strap in, get your snacks ready and punch in your cheat codes. For what it’s worth…
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The Dynamek Perspective: A House Divided

I tell you, brothers & sisters, it's like there is simply not enough time in the day. Apologies again falling out of sync with the regularly scheduled programming here. As the old saying goes, "Life happens". Still, though, something has caught my eye... (more…)
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Ramblings & Rants: Perception of DLC

Hey guys, it’s ya boy 2Tall back at it again. I’m very excited about the next article I’m going to write, but you’ll see that in about a month or so. Right now, we are here in the present and the present is where we’re spending $90 on fighting games. *sigh* Let’s get into this. (more…)
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Carbon’s Cosplay Corner: Intro to Materials

Hey Guys! Last month, we talked about cosplay culture and how to avoid uncomfortable questions and situations. This month, we're going to slow it down a bit and talk about how to choose materials for a project. (more…)
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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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