Tekken expert Reepal “Rip” Parbhoo shares his FGC history with BornFree

By on October 5, 2018 at 12:00 pm
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Law specialist Reepal “Rip” Parbhoo is one of the Tekken scene’s most recognizable faces. There’s hardly a form of media he hasn’t touched for its scene — he runs Level Up Your Game, he commentates several majors, and… oh yeah, he won Evo, and placed top 3 in Tekken 6 three years in a row.

But it almost didn’t happen. Rip may have grown up playing in arcades, but he didn’t initially want to enter tournaments. Tekken 5 changed that for Rip, and led him down a wild series of tournament victories and legendary moments — which made his decision to go into commentary full time (a decision forced on by injuries) all the more difficult.

Source: BornFree


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