Apr 21, 2016

Neutral Starts: A Hugs Interview

By |April 21, 2016|Featured|1 Comment

Photo Credit: Matt Demers via Flickr. CC BY 2.0 , modified for cropping


by Dylan “OMD” St. Clair

Wavedash to center-stage, followed by a forward tilt. Lucky is late to put up his shield, pressing one of the top triggers, but releases the button, which drops his […]

Jul 16, 2015

Why Armada Will Win Evo

By |July 16, 2015|Featured, Uncategorized|9 Comments

The Legacy

There was an interesting moment in (or, perhaps more accurately, just outside of) Melee the other day; interesting enough, in my opinion, to stand out from the daily deluge of top player interviews/clips/social media statements that the Platinum Age and […]

Jul 3, 2015

The History Of Philippine Smash Part 5: ESGS And National Expansion

By |July 3, 2015|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Expansion: Iloilo (from my PoV)

The scene here in the Philippines had been rooted in Manila for most of the part. Iloilo, the former Queen City Of The South, was former for a reason. Many doubted that a scene would grow […]

Jun 22, 2015

Tournament Preview: CEO 2015

By |June 22, 2015|Featured|15 Comments

We are finally here with our first major tournament of the summer. It’s been a long year since CEO 2014. To recap some of the narratives from a year ago:

262 entrants
VGBC|aMSa struggled, finishing 33rd, losing to Wenbobular and Porkchops
Florida made […]

Jun 5, 2015

[A]rmada’s Guide to Peach vs Marth

By |June 5, 2015|Featured, Guides|4 Comments

This guide will explain in detail the MU between Peach and Marth and how it currently works at the highest level of play. I focus on the neutral game, defensive play, offensive play, and edgeguarding. Keep in mind throughout this […]

May 11, 2015

The History Of Philippine Smash Parts 1 & 2

By |May 11, 2015|Featured|2 Comments

Have you ever heard the two words “Philippines” and “Smash” come together? Even to the average Filipino gamer, Smash is practically non-existent here with only faint whispers of “Have you seen that new fighting game” or “I wish I had […]

Mar 30, 2015

SSB4: Where We Go From Here

By |March 30, 2015|Featured|4 Comments

Opinions are chaotic. The smash 4 community is caught in a small, cramped room and everyone is yelling in order to achieve their own idea of order. And not only that but every person from the best player in the […]

Feb 20, 2015

The Ultimate Multi-Shine Tutorial Video

By |February 20, 2015|Default, Featured, Guides, Melee it on me|3 Comments

Have you ever seen Westballz or Squid show off their tech skill and wondered how they did it?  Have you ever wonder if 20XX was more than just a meme?  Or maybe you thought multi-shines were impractical and unattainable?  Then you’ve come […]

Feb 3, 2015

PewPewU becomes a Free Agent

By |February 3, 2015|Featured|3 Comments

After this week, Kevin “PewPewU” Toy will be testing out the waters and leaving Melee It On Me. An exciting Marth Main, PewPewU has consistently performed well at nationals in both singles and doubles with his partner Zac “SFAT” Cordoni. […]

Feb 3, 2015

One Unit and the Melee Chant at Apex

By |February 3, 2015|Featured|22 Comments

This post ended up being way longer than I expected, but these ideas mean a lot to me and I wanted to fully explain. Thanks in advance to everyone who takes the time to read it.

If you attended Apex 2015 […]