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Mian Proof of Concept Combos by Spooty Whiteboy

Forum poster Spooty Whiteboy posted an eye-opener Proof of Concept Mian video, make sure you read his notes below :

Here’s a Mian combo collection I made. Trying to show off some of her less obvious interactions.

1. Jump Over, qcb+B, A divekick, cl.Ax4
I wanted to start off with a standing combo out of her divekick. I figured it was a good place to throw in her mash-A combo because you won’t get to see those animations very often in competitive play. Just so no one is confused, the qcb+B is done towards the opponent.

2. st.D, cr.D
Classic two-hit combo. The st.D can link into cr.D at very specific ranges. In the corner, you can also link st.D with cl.C.

3. C+D, qcf+D, D divekick, dp+D
Here I got to include a whiffed divekick in the middle of a combo. As far as I know, this is Mian’s max meterless damage from a mid-screen blowback.

4. st.C, hcbx2+AC
Max range st.C into a Climax. St.C isn’t really a great combo move, so I wanted to show it some love. I could have cancelled it into Max mode, but there’s plenty of Max mode cancels out there already.

5. f+B, qcf+B, D divekick, qcf+D, C divekick
Midscreen meterless divekick combo. Not sure you’d ever want to do this in a real match, but divekick combos are rad.

6. cl.D, st.A, qcfx2+K
Shows off her cl.D into st.A link (her only heavy link). It’s also an easy hit confirm into super.

7. cl.C, f+B, Max, C+D, dp+BD, dpB+D, qcfhcb+AC
It turns out that the first hit of Mian’s dp+BD is what triggers the inability to repeat that move in the same combo. Using the distance/invulnerability of a character hit by a blowback, you can cause the first hit of dp+BD to whiff. This is how I use the move twice in one combo. Interestingly, whiffing the first hit of dp+BD also allows you to juggle with a sweep (instead of doing the second dp+BD).

8. C+D, Max, qcb+C, qcb+A, qcf+B, B Divekick, qcf+BD, B Divekick, dp+BD, C
This combo shows two things. First, it’s possible to get three wallbounces in a combo from the middle of the stage. Secondly, juggling with an EX divekick after a regular divekick allows you to continue your combo the same as if you had used 2 EX divekicks in your juggle instead (just costs less of your max meter). Also ends with a reset.

9. C, f+B, Max, C, f+B, qcf+AC, dp+B, cr.A
Hitting an airborne opponent with dp+B gives just enough height to juggle into a cr.A reset. This does not work on all characters when using qcf+AC, but it seems to be more consistent if you combo the dp+B after a wallbounce.

10. f+B, Max, qcb+AC, dp+BD, qcfx2+BD
Midscreen combo using qcb+AC. It’s not that great of a combo move, not sure anything other than a cornered wallbounce or f+B even combos into it. The dp+BD follow-up requires strict timing.

11. C+D, Max, cl.C, f+B, qcf+C
Wallbounce re-stand with cl.C. I’ve seen plenty of characters restand with light attacks in the corner, but this is a restand with a heavy attack without a corner.

12. cl.D, f+B, Max, C+D, qcb+C, qcb+A, qcf+B, B divekick, qcf+BD, B Divekick, qcfhcb+AC, hcbx2+AC
This is my attempt for a max damage combo while still showing something new. Some characters are easier to juggle into a super after divekicks, Terry is not one of those.  If you cancel the regular Divekick into an EX Divekick really late, then you can juggle into a super against Terry.

SNK launches official Twitch channel; Nemo to host KOFXIV stream this Friday

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SNK is hosting two KOF XIV streams this month.  The first one is coming up this Friday and will be hosted by Nemo and Famitsu.  The event will start on Friday 9pm (Japan time) and will be streamed on NicoNico:

http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv258609893

 

Toward the end of the month, SNK is holding a KOF XIV event at the e-sports square in Akihabara.  The event will be streamed on the newly launched official SNK twitch channel:

https://www.twitch.tv/snkofficial

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The event will start on 4/25 from 6-9pm (Japan time) and will feature 24 playable characters.  The first 150 and 500 fans who arrive at the event will receive some KOF XIV merchandise.

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Lastly, there will also be a KOF XIV pre-launch tournament at KSB in SNK’s hometown Osaka.  KOF XIV will be one of the three games played on 4/30 (Saturday).

We will post the stream links when they are available.

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Final Round 19 Results

12565430_10153181711166012_332119429613616606_nTaking place in Atlanta, GA for the nineteenth year in a row, Final Round 19 hosted a ton of fighting games over the weekend, including a The King of Fighters XIII side tournament. Here are the results for the Top 3 of the event.

Entrants: 8

1. Malik (Hwa/Shen/Kyo, Duo Lon/Hwa/Kyo, Kyo/Hwa/King)
2. 482 Creole Mustard (Ryo/Takuma/Yuri)
3. HimeCut (Mr. Karate/Clark/Kim)

Videos of the tournament have been posted on SixFortyFive’s YouTube Channel in a playlist provided.

Playable Demo of KOFXIV at Taipei Game Show 2016!

Earlier this morning, SNK Playmore published news concerning the next playable demo location for King of Fighters XIV. The next demonstration location will be at the Taipei Game Show in Taiwan on Friday, January 29th, 2016 to Tuesday, February 2nd.

The Taipei Game Show (TpGS) is the only game show in the country of Taiwan and one of the first gaming show cases of the year. Over 130 companies have signed up to present at this event worldwide. TpGS is hosted at the Taipei World Trade Center: Hall 1.

There is no further information regarding new characters/updates to the game at this time. Stay tuned!

Sources: KOF WorldTaipei Game Show Guide

King Of Fighters XIII: The Highlights of 2015

To close out 2015, we present to you a highlight reel of very crazy, hype, funny, and exciting moments that happened in 2015! Enjoy!

Sources: TheSassageKing, Team Spooky After Hours (by Sabin), nannura naoki, True Challengers, Versus FightingTV, 3HitCombo, Kingsofco, KickPunchBlock, Felipe Misterin, VersusCF, Alan Francois, Dream Match, VIDEOGAMESXDTV, GAMEacho, oWarlock360o, Gato Ray, 小狼解说, desmond_kof, My JoJob

KOF Battle Royale II Results & Videos

(photo credit PachuKOF Rey)

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KOF13 Results:

Last night in Brooklyn, NY, was the second high stakes KOF tournament called the KOF Battle Royal II powered by the Secret Society and Dream Cancel!

1st – Real Game PachuKOF
2nd – AirLancer
3rd – Mario E.
4th – Shadow780
5th – Liston The Prince, Dynicksty
7th – Garou Mike, Mynus
9th – LazieFreddy, A3 Religion, Brosnan, Murderkae
13th – Zemo, PAG Rome_Himself, SMR Dave, SMR FM Sway

http://challonge.com/BattleRoyale2KoF13

Video Archive:

OG KOF98:

1st – Mario E.
2nd – Real Game PachuKOF
3rd – Shadow780
4th – Yuri
5th – Dynicksty, Orochi Donald Trump
7th – Brosnan, Garou Mike

http://challonge.com/BattleRoyale2KoF98

Video Archive:

KOF2002UM:

1st – Hugo
2nd – LazieFreddy
3rd – Shadow780
4th – PAG Rome_Himself
5th – Mario E., Orochi Donald Trump
7th – Brosnan, Dynicksty

http://challonge.com/BattleRoyale2KoF2k2

Video Archive:

KOF98UMFE:

1st – Fireblaster
2nd – Shadow780
3rd – LazieFreddy
4th – Zemo
5th – Hugo, Rome_Himself
7th – Brosnan, KPB MeanestRage

http://challonge.com/BattleRoyale2KoF98UM

Video Archive:

Special thanks to the Secret Society, Wyseguy KPBLive, and NYCFurby

Major Dream Cancel Cup Update – New Date – T-Shirts – Rankings

Winter Showdown 3: The Dream Cancel Cup Finals will be now held February 20-21st in Northgleen, Colorado! We decided collectively to move the event to February to properly prepare & hype up as much as possible!

Check out the Facebook Event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1516278172028799/

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If you missed an opportunity to grab a Dream Cancel Cup logo shirt or hoodie, you can sure buy one to support the Dream Cancel Cup here: http://dreamcancel.spreadshirt.com/

Also, we have a new design for fans of the Dream Cancel Live podcast:

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You can purchase that shirt here: http://dreamcancel.spreadshirt.com/dream-cancel-live-t-shirt-A103511294/customize/color/366

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PlayKOF points and ranks have been updated from the month of October! We have the top 16 players on our standing pages! All players are listed on our full standings page! Check them out to see how many points you have racked up so far!

http://dreamcancel.com/kofxiii-standings/

http://dreamcancel.com/kof2002um-standings/

http://dreamcancel.com/kof98fe-standings/

Full standings: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_SoG8x0dHcDp6yX5IvF4Rs-H-Wl_zdXbY9o9UTD0Dy8/edit?pli=1#gid=262776927

For more information about the Journey To Dream Cancel Cup, visit the main information page here: http://dreamcancel.com/journey-to-dream-cancel-cup/

Contact us at [email protected] if you would like your tournament to be added to the circuit!

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