Close your eyes and think of what life was like ten years ago. You probably didn’t use Facebook yet, but there was MySpace and a more primitive YouTube. If you were alive, you were technically the Time Person of the Year. If you played Super Smash Bros. Melee in tournament, you could counterpick to Brinstar, […]Read more "Smash History: Melee’s Top Ten in 2006"
2012 was supposed to mark the end of the world. Instead, it was a year that had many steps forward for the Super Smash Bros. Melee community. Despite the scene’s only significant major with all five gods (Apex 2012) happening near the beginning of the year, this tournament was also the first time that top […]Read more "Smash History: Melee’s Top Ten of 2012"
If 2010, the first year of this decade, marked a transition year within Super Smash Bros. Melee’s competitive scene, 2011 was the birth of the modern era, ripe with Fox players beginning to achieve their characters’ potential, different innovations in tech skill and the birth of arguably the greatest (even if shenanigan-filled) combo video in […]Read more "Smash History: Melee’s Top 12 of 2011 and More!"
It’s 2010: the first year of the current decade in smash history. Just after the year of Genesis and Revival of Melee, it was a year of high variance in Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament results and perceived player rankings. Well that, and people still casually said words like “rape” and “gay” in interviews. While […]Read more "Smash History: Melee’s Top 10 of 2010"
After weeks of previewing the AFC, I’ve finally gotten around to starting my preview of perhaps the league’s most historic division in the NFC East. However, as of lately, this division has been one of the NFL’s most unpredictable. While last year’s division champ was Washington, the year before had the Dallas Cowboys taking the […]Read more "NFC East Preview 2016"
At the beginning of 2009, Super Smash Bros. Melee players expected to have one last hurrah at Revival of Melee before moving back to Brawl or whatever non-Melee related activity they’d otherwise do. But rather than a swan song, those smashers got something completely different. Suddenly, the scene blew up. As the old guard of […]Read more "Smash History: 2009’s Top Ten Melee Players"
Last week, I only took a look at one division: the woeful AFC South. But this week, I’ll be previewing what I think will be the most stacked division in football. And it goes beyond the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos. Make no mistake: I could see any team winning this division. Where all […]Read more "AFC West Preview 2016"