About Wynton Smith

Wynton Smith (or Prog) is a retired commentator in the Smash Brothers scene. He has taken his talents to South Beach...or just writing Smash related articles.
Aug 24, 2015

1009 days.

By |August 24, 2015|Prog Blog|4 Comments

November 18th, 2012.

Based on the actions of that night, the entire scope of Melee, and well, Smash, was changed.  I’ll spare you guys the full historical breakdown, but because of that night, myself, Scar and Cactuar decided that we needed […]

Jun 23, 2015

Prog Blog: On Responsibility

By |June 23, 2015|Uncategorized|13 Comments

We tend to internalize and dwell on the bad, it comes with the territory of this human experience.  I certainly am not immune to this.  EVO 2014, I have a lot of great memories, to say the least.  Going 0-2 […]

Jun 4, 2015

Prog Blog: The Art of Storytelling (Vol. 1)

By |June 4, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

You go to most hip hop shows or gatherings, and you might hear a phrase or see five words emblazoned on someone’s shirt: J Dilla Changed My Life. For those who may not be too much into hip hop, I’ll […]

May 14, 2015

Going Global: The Rise of Latin America

By |May 14, 2015|Uncategorized|8 Comments

Note:  This is a guest article by Carni at Smash en Español.

It was last fall when I first heard of a Captain Falcon that seemed to have appeared out of thin air, suddenly wreaking havoc in a very skilled Ontario […]

May 12, 2015

One Set To Give: Ranking Mango’s Losers Bracket Runs

By |May 12, 2015|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Mango wins tournaments.  We’ve known that for years.  We’ve slept on the kid, time and time again. As time has progressed, the scene has improved by leaps and bounds, the challenges have only gotten harder and harder, and we don’t […]

Apr 30, 2015

MIOM Bounty #1: Return of the Combo Video

By |April 30, 2015|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Super Smash Brothers Melee was released in 2001. 2002 brought some of the earliest match footage, including tournaments.

Long before Melee hit the front page of Twitch (or even before our earliest streams were on Ustream and Justin.tv), before YouTube became […]

Mar 26, 2015

Tournament Preview: NeoNebulous 7

By |March 26, 2015|Community Spotlight|0 Comments

New York City has always been a difficult region to manage. Local enough that New Jersey, Philadelphia and New England (and even Maryland and Virginia) would show up occasionally in past eras, yet great venues are as difficult to find […]

Sep 29, 2014

The MIOM Vision: A United Front

By |September 29, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Hi everyone,

Smash 4 is going to have a huge impact on the Melee community and we at Melee It On Me want to talk about what we will be doing in this time of great change.

The Melee It On Me […]

Aug 28, 2014

Pushing Forward: Part 1

By |August 28, 2014|Default|0 Comments

by MIOM|prog
Often, things in the community that are happening are flashes in the pan.  They need to be highlighted because they are shaping the future in various ways, and often can use some assistance from the community.  Recently, the MIOM […]

May 15, 2014

Glenn “gyt” Cravens and Collecting Smash History

By |May 15, 2014|Default, Prog Blog|2 Comments

Prog here. So, in the course of my time in Smash and other fighters, I’ve seen a lot of people whose work needs to be exalted. Glenn Cravens, known to many as “the stats guy,” has been a long time supporter of competitive gaming and has left his footprint on the Smash scene as well. Glenn, I have the honor of chatting with you and discussing something that I personally can’t wait for.