Austin "Verity" Karn


Website: http://myinsanity.eu/

Articles from Austin

Community Effort Gaming 2017 Melee Preview

14/06/2017

#Melee #Preview #Smash

Background Started in 2010 off the back of Alex Jebailey, the series has grown into an international event for all sectors of the Fighting Game Community (FGC). While Melee was around for the initial 2010 run, it took a small hiatus...
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Smash ‘N’ Splash 3: Melee and Project M Tournament Preview

31/05/2017

#Melee #Preview #Smash #Super Smash Bros.

Background Starting in 2015, Smash 'N’ Splash has been quite the successful series. Dubbed “The Waterpark Series,” it gave players something a national tournament had never done before. The venue was hosted in an Illinois waterpark resort, giving attendees more options...
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Smash Summit: Spring 2017 Preview

01/03/2017

#Melee #Preview #Smash #Super Smash Bros.

Now the fourth in the series, Smash Summit: Spring 2017 will continue that tradition. With 16 players vying for dominance, Summit is shaping up to be another exciting event. For players and viewers alike. Out of the players, 13 are returning veterans. 10 have attended every Summit since its inception. Each have had a shot at the title. However, this year might have one goal above the others. Armada.
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Genesis 4 – Preview

18/01/2017

#Melee #Preview #Smash #Super Smash Bros.

The series is integral to the history of Melee, has a variety of Smash titles, and has had great reception from players and spectators alike. To many, this tournament series was the introduction to how large Smash truly was. Genesis...
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Old Game/New Twist: The creation and life of the Project M Championship Circuit

25/10/2016

#Melee #Smash #Super Smash Bros.

Project M has always been in the dark corner of Smash competition. A modified version of Super Smash Brothers Brawl, it was the pet project of a team who loved Melee. The original goal was to give one character, Falco,...
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Breathing Life: An Overview of Commentary in Smash

02/09/2016

#ESports #Melee #Smash #Super Smash Bros.

Ever since sports broadcasting has existed, sports commentary has existed. The amount of technical information and sports mentality requires translation to a wider audience. This is provided by commentators. It is unthinkable to watch a boxing or tennis match without...
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A Shout In the Dark: An examination of a crowd moment at Runback 2016

25/08/2016

#Melee #Smash #Super Smash Bros.

As such, a greater emphasis is being put on the interactions between crowds and players. Daniel "Tafokints" Lee wrote an overview of the topic on Redbull's eSports site, which can be found here. There is enough general discussion on the topic....
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