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Pound

You know that feeling of butterflies in your stomach? I used to get that before every tournament I entered. In 2005, I was still 11 years old and could only go to a few tournaments every year, so each one was a big deal. In the last few years, however, I found myself going to […]

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Shots Fired Intermission

I was going to write a post last night after day 1 of Shots Fired 2, but found myself too tired. It is currently the morning of day 2, I’m ready to go, and lloD is in the shower… so this post will be brief. We’re heading back to the venue soon because lloD is […]

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A Reflection on my tournaments this week

It’s spring break! And as we all know, spring break means more smashing. I got back home about an hour before writing this post. I plan on taking it easy today because Shots Fired 2 is tomorrow! But more on that in a second. Last week I went to Unity 3, a Melee regional in […]

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Tourney Etiquette – Handshakes, Hygiene, Coaching, and more

Sick day gave me some extra time to write, so here’s my first substantive bl0g post! This is partially an expression of my opinion, and partially instructive to people who are either new to the tournament scene or unclear on expect etiquette. I’ve always found the changes in expected etiquette at tournaments to be interesting. […]

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Hello!

Welcome to SMASHBl0G! In this blog I’ll be making posts about our favorite game, SUPER SMASH BROS. Specifically, Melee and Smash 4 Wii U. I want to use this blog as a way to help organize my own thoughts about my career as a competitor, but also as a sort of teaching mechanism for people […]

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