Latest SSB World Player Blogs

Have any Smash news you want to share? Opinions on the current meta? A new tech for your favorite character? Go ahead and create a blog post. Add multiple images, embed YouTube, Twitch clips or Tweets. Read our blog guidelines or create a post now.

Lylat: The Necessary Evil

Quick disclaimer: This is mostly opinion. If you have a differing opinion, that’s perfectly fine, but please don’t bash me or this blog for it. However, if you want to ...

CTQ - May 22, 2017
Numbers and Names (The Fallacy in Data and Name Recognition)

I regularly post these and things like these on my Twitter, as well as other Smash stuff: twitter.com/VermanubisBecause there’s ultimately no concrete way to d...

Vermanubis - May 22, 2017
In Pursuit of Ghosts (Fighting the Player vs. Fighting the Character)

I regularly post these and things similar to them on my Twitter: VermanubisSo, you put in the time to learn a MU. Whether it was because you had someone handy who just happene...

Vermanubis - May 21, 2017
[Clarification Session] Fox vs Mewtwo Shadow Ball Tennis

The Fox Discord lab team are back again with another clarification session! A lot of Foxes and Mewtwo players tend to be misinformed about who can actually win the shadow ball re...

Fox Lab Team - May 21, 2017
The Ball: My opinion on what to prioritize in fighting games.

The following is a quick note on what I believe the most important fighting game fundamental. The main points covered below can apply to most fighting games but I will use examples...

Seibrik - May 20, 2017
US Scene vs. EU Scene

I've been in Europe for about two weeks now, and have absolutely been enjoying my time here. Not only do I get to see family and friends, but I get to meet and interact with the lo...

Cagt - May 20, 2017
On Anger

Anger is a beast. Most of us know the feeling of the throes of anger that follow a tough loss. It's a primal scream that pounds at your chest and demands to be released, social fa...

Trobaire - May 20, 2017
How to face a Bayonetta (Mindset)

In the past, my encounters with Bayonetta have been irritating. Her seemingly unending combos get in your head, and you can't ever find an opening to deal any decent damage. As som...

Kdawn - May 19, 2017
Attributes and Character References

Halogen here. You may have seen my various attribute and character references on Twitter, as well as possibly from a thread on Smashboards. This blogpost is identical that post, bu...

Halogen - May 18, 2017
Personal opinions on the state of the SSB4 meta, and why I'm optimistic about Dr. Mario

If you know who I am, you're probably aware of my analytical drivel about Ganon and Dr. Mario in Smash Bros for Wii-U. My current competitive focus is on Dr. Mario, who I believe i...

A2ZOMG - May 18, 2017
A Player Is Not without Honor Except in His Own Town (The Hometown Effect)

My Twitter, if you feel like getting updates on new blogs and other things: twitter.com/VermanubisJesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, a...

Vermanubis - May 17, 2017
How to Practice Commentating

Anything worth being good at takes much practice to do so. Below I’ll detail just a few ways that you can practice your commentary and improve! As with all of my content, my ...

Halogen - May 17, 2017
A Beginner's Guide to Beating Bayonetta

Bayonetta is widely regarded as either 1st or 2nd best in the game. Her devastating combos, threat of Witch Time, and powerful kill moves yield a quite threatening offense. She doe...

CTQ - May 16, 2017
Using the Sm4sh Calculator and applying results in-game

Link to the calculator: http://rubendal.github.io/Sm4sh-Calculator/ Sometimes math and terms of the game can intimidate players on trying to use the calculator, this post is for y...

Ruben - May 15, 2017
On the Legality of Lylat and a Recommendation for a New Stage List

Lylat, as many people probably know, is one of the stages most commonly brought up when talking about stage list alterations. Many people simply do not like this stage due to its b...

Blank - May 15, 2017
How to Adapt

In my "Getting Good" guide, I briefly went over the concept of adapting, and how it's a crucial part of improving as a player. Well I'm here to go over it in more details. What...

Cagt - May 14, 2017
Getting Good

Yes, you read the title right - I’m here to tell you how to git gud. However, there is something you need to know before you read this guide: There is no one way to be good...

Cagt - May 13, 2017
Getting Sponsored

Hey guys! Let me get to the heart of the subject: joining/getting picked up by a professional team/organization, and getting sponsored in the world of eSports (more specifically S...

Cagt - May 13, 2017
Growing on Twitter

Hey guys! If you don't know me, my name's Cagt, and I'm a Smash 4 Little Mac player. I made this post in the New England Smash 4 Facebook group, and thought I'd share it with you ...

Cagt - May 13, 2017
Memorandum Magi #1 (The Warlock's Memo)

My name is Vermanubis and I'm considered (for some reason) one of the top 3 (worst) Ganons in the cosmos.Truth be told, I've never really been a "student" of Smash. At least, not u...

Vermanubis - May 10, 2017
Community driven database of Smash videos and statistics for players, characters & matchups
Community driven database for competitive Smash