Fighting games are hard. They just are, no two ways about it. This leads many of the players who do understand them to try and help others understand, making tutorials and guides to aid newcomers. Universal tutorials, ones that aren’t restricted to any one game, aren’t as common however, though that isn’t to say they are nonexistent.
Fighting game fan and YouTuber novriltataki is known for his Guilty Gear tutorials, but recently he’s been devoting time to making universal guides to help players understand fighting games better. Today’s video covers an unusual topic, terminology, and how it alters our perception of the game. This altered perception could potentially interfere with growing and improving, so be sure to give it a watch and make sure you’re thinking about fighters correctly.
Also, be sure to catch Episode 1, which helps to redefine “Footsies” to give players a better grasp of the games they play.