Apr 7, 2017

SSBM Glicko Stats March 2017 Edition

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by Caspar “Mobiusman”  van der Sman (Twitter: @moby_osman)

I can hardly believe this is true, but it’s been four months since the last Glicko article was published. While I have been periodically tweeting updates to the stats, I haven’t done any significant […]

Jan 19, 2017

Understanding Smash Sisters Events

By |January 19, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How did these events come to be what they are now? I’m not a founder but I was there at the beginning of the Smash Sisters experiment.

But who am I? My first tournament was in 2004 so I’m old school. […]

Jan 13, 2017

Latin America 2016: End of the Year Report

By |January 13, 2017|Community Spotlight, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Si prefieres leer en español puedes dar click a este enlace.

For the second year in a row and with the invaluable help of TO’s and community leaders from 17 different countries, Smash en Español is proud to present the annual […]

Dec 15, 2016

KirbyKaze joins Melee It On Me!

By |December 15, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Melee It On Me is happy to announce David “KirbyKaze” MacDonald is now a member of the team! KirbyKaze is one of the most seasoned veterans of the game, defeating gods such as PPMD and Hungrybox in years past, and steadily climbing […]

Dec 8, 2016

Interview: Spinda

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Foreword by DarkDragoon:

In an effort to increase community awareness of players or scenes that don’t usually get the limelight, I’ve been seeking folks willing to write up articles about scenes or players that are doing something worth talking about.  In […]

Dec 6, 2016

Research Report: Smash Skills that Predict Tournament Success

By |December 6, 2016|Uncategorized|7 Comments

How do people get good at Smash? What separates the gods from the scrubs?

Anybody who has tried their hand at competitive Smash knows a few specific skills are key to good play. You have to know your character, their good […]

Dec 5, 2016

SSBM Glicko Stats November 2016 Edition

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by Caspar “Mobiusman”  van der Sman (Twitter: @moby_osman)

(Once again the ridiculously short turnaround between majors has worked against me, as this article was supposed to be published before the start of UGC. The results below only cover up to the end […]

Nov 9, 2016

ANALOG STICKS: Understanding, testing and troubleshooting your controller’s most important part

By |November 9, 2016|Guides, Uncategorized|6 Comments

 

Hi everybody, this is Typo. I’m writing this article to show you how to evaluate your own controller’s analog stick, and to clear the air about several other issues regarding controllers used for competitive Melee. Specifically, this article will serve […]

Nov 7, 2016

SSBM Glicko Stats October 2016 Edition

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by Caspar “Mobiusman”  van der Sman (Twitter: @moby_osman)

(I had hoped to get this article published before Smash Summit 3, but unfortunately I wasn’t able to get it finished in the short window after Canada Cup. Please just pretend Summit singles hasn’t […]

Oct 24, 2016

Guest Article: The Curse of the Two-Person Meta; Or, Why Your Friend’s Amazing Yoshi is Causing You to Lose Tournaments

By |October 24, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

by Philip

If you’re relatively new to competitive Melee, you may have encountered difficulty in adjusting from playing with your friend in your living room/bedroom to taking on local regulars at weekly or monthly tournaments. The day of the big showdown […]