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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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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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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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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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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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Aphro’s Asskicking Anthems – April 2017

What it is, what it is, what it is... shed no tears! Oh, the Dynamek One & Only has been busy, folks, and I got no intention of slowing down just yet. Still got to bring the noise before I leave, though, so this month's Anthem is getting cranked up to 11! (more…)
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