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i just played brawl and its....different. Its not melee. The speed has been reduced in exchange for more aerial combos and character mechanics have been drastically changed. (ex. fox's shine is faster to take out, but the paralyzing effect is weaker. However, it slows your descent to the ground drastically. You can pretty much float all the way down by doing continuous shines.)

Better than melee? I dunno. Personally, I think its an entirely different game in terms of mechanics. Whether the change in mechanics is good or bad will be up to people to decide on their own. Just thought I would share what I thought of the game after playing it.

Anyone else played the game?
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i just played brawl and its....different. Its not melee. The speed has been reduced in exchange for more aerial combos and character mechanics have been drastically changed. (ex. fox's shine is faster to take out, but the paralyzing effect is weaker. However, it slows your descent to the ground drastically. You can pretty much float all the way down by doing continuous shines.)

Better than melee? I dunno. Personally, I think its an entirely different game in terms of mechanics. Whether the change in mechanics is good or bad will be up to people to decide on their own. Just thought I would share what I thought of the game after playing it.

Anyone else played the game?


Nope but Iv'e seen a lot of matches played by pros. Your right, Brawl is a totally different game from Melee. Theres lots of people saying that they are practicing for Brawl by playing Melee.... The thing is, you can't. I find the change good. The game would get boring fast if it was the same. Change is good, we just have to get used to it. My freinds say it's not as fun so far because of the gameplay speed becoming slower in Brawl (lack of wavedashing, wavelanding, and l cancelling) and that combos are practically self done in the game. The long stringed out combos that could get a person to die from 0 percent or at least do heavy damages are not possible anymore. Small simple combos are still possible. Everyone is really floaty in the game and edgeguarding isn't as effective as it was in melee. This whole set up seems to make the game more freindly to the gaming crowd, where not everyone can play at pro level.
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mac15444 wrote:

i just played brawl and its....different. Its not melee. The speed has been reduced in exchange for more aerial combos and character mechanics have been drastically changed. (ex. fox's shine is faster to take out, but the paralyzing effect is weaker. However, it slows your descent to the ground drastically. You can pretty much float all the way down by doing continuous shines.)

Better than melee? I dunno. Personally, I think its an entirely different game in terms of mechanics. Whether the change in mechanics is good or bad will be up to people to decide on their own. Just thought I would share what I thought of the game after playing it.

Anyone else played the game?


Nope but Iv'e seen a lot of matches played by pros. Your right, Brawl is a totally different game from Melee. Theres lots of people saying that they are practicing for Brawl by playing Melee.... The thing is, you can't. I find the change good. The game would get boring fast if it was the same. Change is good, we just have to get used to it. My freinds say it's not as fun so far because of the gameplay speed becoming slower in Brawl (lack of wavedashing, wavelanding, and l cancelling) and that combos are practically self done in the game. The long stringed out combos that could get a person to die from 0 percent or at least do heavy damages are not possible anymore. Small simple combos are still possible. Everyone is really floaty in the game and edgeguarding isn't as effective as it was in melee. This whole set up seems to make the game more freindly to the gaming crowd, where not everyone can play at pro level.


I actually played in the tournament in San Francisco today. The game is pretty fun at a tournament level. I was surprised but some people still complained that it wasn't melee. Honestly, I say give it 6-12 months so people can discover all the hidden tricks to Brawl to make the game much more competitive. Melee was not big until wavedashing was discovered so i say just give it some time. Its different, yes, but its is still fun. (which in my opinion is the whole point of video games)
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A friend of mine imported Brawl when it was released in Japan so I've been playing it a lot. Most annoying thing I noticed was the random falling over of characters, which seems to happen to me a lot more than anyone else. Wish I could figure out what makes characters trip over -_-
Personally I think you can practice for Brawl on Melee. It's just you have to play the game as though wavedashing, wavelanding, and l cancelling aren't in it. Just stick to rolling, dodging and teching.
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I haven't played it but I have watched a lot of gameplay vids I was thinking about how the gameplay was different after watching all those videos they looked like it had a different feel to it and I was thinking if it was that different than melee. I'm one of those people practicing for brawl on melee and honestly I never use wavedashing and the other advanced techniques I prefer brawl without them . I prefer the game changing cause yeah it would be pretty boring with exactly the same stuff again. The one thing I don't like about it is that there are moves that can KO you at 0%...
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Spartan1841 The one thing I don't like about it is that there are moves that can KO you at 0%...


Are there?
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Xan wrote:

A friend of mine imported Brawl when it was released in Japan so I've been playing it a lot. Most annoying thing I noticed was the random falling over of characters, which seems to happen to me a lot more than anyone else. Wish I could figure out what makes characters trip over -_-
Personally I think you can practice for Brawl on Melee. It's just you have to play the game as though wavedashing, wavelanding, and l cancelling aren't in it. Just stick to rolling, dodging and teching.


The reason you can't practice for Brawl by playing melee is because of the feeling and physics of the game have changed. You can still, however, be better in Brawl if you get the general idea of how to combo and play the game competetively in melee. Just the idea of getting better at Falcon by practicing him in melee is a bad idea seeing how much Falcon has changed, you can still use similar combos but just don't count on the same timings needed to pull it off in Brawl. You'll just end up practicing the characters over again. So I guess you can say you can practice to an extent in the same way you would be playing the old Street fighter games before trying out the newest one. As for combo ability in the game, it still looks good as far as I'm concerned.


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I haven't played it but I have watched a lot of gameplay vids I was thinking about how the gameplay was different after watching all those videos they looked like it had a different feel to it and I was thinking if it was that different than melee. I'm one of those people practicing for brawl on melee and honestly I never use wavedashing and the other advanced techniques I prefer brawl without them . I prefer the game changing cause yeah it would be pretty boring with exactly the same stuff again. The one thing I don't like about it is that there are moves that can KO you at 0%...


There are moves than can KO in one hit at 0% in Melee lol. Anyways those moves almost never hit, are smashes that need to be fully charged to KO, are final smashes, or are some sort of spike. I had the same Idea of practicing but in the end if you are already good at melee then your set for Brawl, any "extra practice" like spending time perfecting combos is not necessary unless your bored lol.
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Xan wrote:

A friend of mine imported Brawl when it was released in Japan so I've been playing it a lot. Most annoying thing I noticed was the random falling over of characters, which seems to happen to me a lot more than anyone else. Wish I could figure out what makes characters trip over -_-
Personally I think you can practice for Brawl on Melee. It's just you have to play the game as though wavedashing, wavelanding, and l cancelling aren't in it. Just stick to rolling, dodging and teching.


The reason you can't practice for Brawl by playing melee is because of the feeling and physics of the game have changed. You can still, however, be better in Brawl if you get the general idea of how to combo and play the game competetively in melee. Just the idea of getting better at Falcon by practicing him in melee is a bad idea seeing how much Falcon has changed, you can still use similar combos but just don't count on the same timings needed to pull it off in Brawl. You'll just end up practicing the characters over again. So I guess you can say you can practice to an extent in the same way you would be playing the old Street fighter games before trying out the newest one. As for combo ability in the game, it still looks good as far as I'm concerned.


Spartan1841 wrote:

I haven't played it but I have watched a lot of gameplay vids I was thinking about how the gameplay was different after watching all those videos they looked like it had a different feel to it and I was thinking if it was that different than melee. I'm one of those people practicing for brawl on melee and honestly I never use wavedashing and the other advanced techniques I prefer brawl without them . I prefer the game changing cause yeah it would be pretty boring with exactly the same stuff again. The one thing I don't like about it is that there are moves that can KO you at 0%...


There are moves than can KO in one hit at 0% in Melee lol. Anyways those moves almost never hit, are smashes that need to be fully charged to KO, are final smashes, or are some sort of spike. I had the same Idea of practicing but in the end if you are already good at melee then your set for Brawl, any "extra practice" like spending time perfecting combos is not necessary unless your bored lol.


PERFECT!!! Your review of the game is excellent! I dont really need to clarify because thats pretty much how it is.

The only thing I would say is this: if you did NOT like Melee's speed and game mechanics/physics, you might like Brawl more due to the massive overhaul in game mechanics. BUT, if you loved Melee's physics, you might be disappointed. Its different than Melee. Whether thats good or bad is up to you. Some people I talk to hate it while others like it. I hear talk of Melee tournaments continuing even after Brawl's release here in California. (my university has their own crew battles with other universities so its huge here)
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nope, but i want to soon
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i haven't played yet but i really really want to play it.
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i playd the game 1 month b4 i got it!!!! nd it wuz the best game evr!!!!!
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i played it and i found out a funny trick to use kirby,but it's stupid and i told my friend that and he did it and a few days later when i played with him now he said that it was HIS idea,idiot, here is the trick= go to the edge of the arena then suck someone up run of the edge and watch them die with you....its suicide....and i don't do it because you don't get points for doing that most of the time....soooooo just warning you that......
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