Brokentier Blog & Team Articles

Ogawa Gauntlet: 1 1/2 hours of pro Zato-1 footage in Guilty Gear Xrd!

Who doesn't love watching the world's best Zato-1 player wreck face? Ogawa is a legendary figure of the Guilty Gear community, known for his near perfect control over Zato's shadow and maximizing every opportunity possible. Here's a set of three videos that showcase his skill versus fellow GG masters Koichi (I-No / Millia) and Sharon (Elphelt)
January 22, 2015 by Paul Kugler

Under Night In-Birth Simple Character Guide

This introductory guide is here to explain some of the unique features of the game and to give you a basic rundown of the diverse cast. There are a lot of high­-level tricks and mechanics such as Guard Shield, Guard Thrust and Veil Off that won't be mentioned here. However there are several great resources already out there, so be sure to check those out in the important links section if you're interested in learning everything else.
July 26, 2014 by Paul Kugler

Marvel & Gods: A Breakdown by Clockw0rk

Been hearing talk lately about the Marvel gods of UMvC3 - whether they can be consistently defeated, whether we should even be calling them “gods”, etc. It's an extension of the hierarchy we adhered to in MvC2 and a good starting point for discussion. Perhaps others saw it differently, but here’s how I saw it...

April 07, 2014 by Daniel "Clockw0rk" Maniago

Viscant's UMvC3 Team Tier List: 2014 Edition

Marvel 3 is almost 3 years old now. There were a lot of suckers out there who spent Valentine's Day 2011 with significant others. What losers, am I right? For the rest of us (who didn't get early copies), there was Marvel, and it was good. We've come a long way in those three years. So happy early 3 rd birthday Marvel. In honor of this milestone it's time to talk about the 2014 Team Tier List!
January 14, 2014 by Jay "Viscant" Snyder

Proposed UMvC3 Changes by Viscant

Competitive fighting games generally have 5 different phases. Discovery, adaptation, matchups, refinement, perfection. The phases are not linear; sometimes a discovery will come later on in a game and make players re-evaluate large chunks of what they thought they knew like A3 crouch cancels, CvS2 roll cancels or TAC infinites in Ultimate. 

July 22, 2013 by Jay "Viscant" Snyder
Tags: UMVC3 Viscant

Persona 4: Arena Simple Character Guide

I recently asked Turbovec to help put together a guide for Persona 4: Arena that would help me understand some of the unique characters in the game, while showcasing some top level players destroying the competition. Check it out below, and let me know what you think!

August 06, 2012 by Paul Kugler

Viscant's UMvC3 Team Tier List: 2013 Edition

In response to the many MMCafe individual tier lists produced by members of the community, Seth Killian challenged people to do something more practical and tier the game by teams.   After all, Marvel 3 is a team game and the rank of any individual character is both hard to pin down and somewhat meaningless by itself. 

June 01, 2012 by Jay "Viscant" Snyder