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Travelling Tips & Tricks

Hey guys, long time no see! Yesterday, I made a tweet saying I would write a blog on how I travel so often (https://twitter.com/Cagt3000/status/984375866997313538), and now that I...

Cagt - April 13, 2018
Villager Retrospective Part 1: The Early Days

Hi everyone,  Colgate here. If you know me it's probably because of my youtube channel or subpar twitter account where I post such uncontroversial opinions as 'Cloud vs Villag...

Colgate - April 12, 2018
Super Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch

This article is going to be a running feed of Super Smash Bros. (Title Pending) for Nintendo Switch news, rumors and updates. The most recent news will be on top. Some static secti...

SSBWorld.com - April 4, 2018
Winning a matchup 60-40, what does it even mean?

"That's definitely a 60-40 matchup man, it's like impossible to do anything" "Nah man, I swear it's no more than 55-45". What does this mean? Do the players have a common underst...

Alfred - March 27, 2018
"My ideology is based around love" - An In Depth interview with Smash’N’Splash 4 Head T.O - Jaaahsh

The Smash 4 community has a message: we won’t take it anymore. Local communities across the world have decided that Cloud is single-handedly ruining the Doubles metagame. Des...

Z2G - March 21, 2018
Becoming Self Aware Part 1: Goals

Intro: Hi everyone! I wanted to put pen to paper on some things I've been thinking about while trying to help myself improve. So to begin... Something I’ve noticed while tal...

Spin - March 21, 2018
Cloudhead Live Rank v5: The Heir To The Smash 4 Throne

With ZeRo retired, the current PGRv5 season was suddenly up in the air. For three years, he had been the most consistent part of the least consistent game on the planet, taking 1st...

Cloudhead - March 1, 2018
Cloudy Skies: Should We Ban Cloud in Doubles?

For months, Cloud in doubles has been a pressing issue. His strong combos and immense killpower make him not just the best character in doubles, but the best by a fair margin. But ...

CTQ - February 28, 2018
Feedback on the MD/VA PR

First and foremost, I am not writing this because I’m salty that I’m not going to make PR this season (I genuinely don’t believe I deserve to this season anyway),...

Dingus Joe - February 20, 2018
White House Smash League Early Ranking 2018

  White House Smash League 2018 Early Ranking Rankings are determined by a survey given to all players.  Each player receives a score that is derived from the average...

Sean Jones - February 17, 2018
Breaking Down Doubles: Basics

Everyone knows doubles is very chaotic. You have to keep your eyes on your opponents, two instead of one, and on top of that you need to know the position of your teammate so you d...

kc - February 14, 2018
Is Twitter the best place to debate “in community” issues?

The trouble with emerging technologies/mediums such as eSports is that there are periods of confusion and periods of growth. Right now, Smash is in both a period of growt...

ShockSmash - February 13, 2018
Analyzing a Terminally Ill Meta

With the recent events of Frostbite 2018 over and ZeRo retiring, it seems what was once thought to be the "Year of Smash 4" (especially with the surprising involvement of Nintendo ...

Wood - February 12, 2018
Genesis 5: From Fan to Competitor to Star…

There was an interesting event at Genesis 5, and it reinforced something I’ve been thinking about for a while. In philosophy, there is a theory called “equality of oppo...

ShockSmash - January 25, 2018
How I Play Smash 4 Upside Down

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N051eqqQjvw&t=1135s Ever since I could remember, I have been a Nintendo enthusiast. Nintendo was the first to grab my heart to have a love for ...

Beewito - January 24, 2018
Cloudhead Live Rank v5: Real-Time Smash 4 Rankings for 2018!

Hey, everybody! Welcome to the Cloudhead Live Rank v5! Click this link to go to the full rankings sheet! The Cloudhead Live Rank is a system designed to give us an ide...

Cloudhead - January 24, 2018
The Case Against Bayonetta and Why It's Urgent

When it comes to the topic of banning characters in competitive games, there are generally three schools of thought, which I'll call the Theorist, Pragmatist, and Purist viewpoints...

Trobaire - January 22, 2018
Mac Nation Power Ranking v4

Each season, many Little Macs accross the world fight to represent our character in bracket and strive to make great plays in tournament. Here, we take the 10 best of those playe...

Cagt - January 17, 2018
A Small List of Tips for General Improvement

I often get asked for tips on how to improve and while there's no one-size-fits-all answer, there are some things one can do that in general result in consistent improvement. For t...

AC - January 15, 2018
Smash 4 BootCamp, Esports, and Las Vegas

There is a huge push by casinos, local companies, Esports teams, and the city, itself, for Las Vegas to become an Esports destination in 2018. Esports arenas are popping up or open...

ShockSmash - January 15, 2018
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