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Remnants of Snow: The Song That Inspired Nagoriyuki (名残雪)

Some quick thoughts on Nagoriyuki, the awesome new character from Guilty Gear Strive! This was originally a Twitter thread written right after the character was revealed on August 3, 2020. All impressions here were …

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What's In A Punch? Sakura's Fierce Punch in SF4 vs SF5

I was asked ( very nicely! ) to explain why Sakura seems to look and feel much more dynamic in Street Fighter 4 over Street Fighter V. Here's a quick infographic. Basically the SF4 one looks stronger because she's …

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How Shiina Ringo (椎名林檎) Influenced Guilty Gear

It has occured to me that Shiina Ringo may have inspired not one, but at least TWO different Guilty Gear characters! If you're not familiar, Shiina Ringo (椎名 林檎) is one hell of a musician and a superstar in her home …

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Happy New Year 2017! - George Kamitani Presents The Amano-Iwato

The following is an expanded transcription of a Twitter thread from 2017. You can see the original Twitter thread here: twitter.com/Richmond_Lee/status/819580003734077440 Alright! Who's up for a history lesson! Tonight …

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The Color Theory of "Red Thirst"

"Red Thirst" from Vampire Savior is one of my favorite stages ever. The blood red glow of the moon contrasts so beautifully with the clear green sky that seems to stretch into infinity. Very good use of complimentary …

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The Historical Inspirations Behind Sekiro - Pt 1

Alright! Tonight we're gonna attempt a deep dive into the real life culture and history behind Sekiro (隻狼)! This will be a shot by shot breakdown of the launch trailer. There's A LOT to unpack here, so let's get to it! …

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