Compulsion to repeat “Compulsion to repeat.”

Notes on Soul Calibur 3 and Ratchet: Deadlocked.

Tekken 5.

Mashing never did a thing for me when pinned up against a wall, or when floating in the air during one of those long juggling combos that Tekken is famous (infamous?) for.

Sometimes a joystick is just a joystick.

Now I’m busy unlearning everything that I’ve practiced in the last two weeks as I get used to the stick and the completely different button layout.

Random thoughts on Soul Calibur II

Listening to jazz while playing a frenetic tournament fighter like this seems incongruous, but the two complement each other surprisingly well.