The MacSplicer Podcast
The MacSplicer Podcast #75 - Fighting Games and Esports League Format

The MacSplicer Podcast #75 - Fighting Games and Esports League Format

May 23, 2019

Returning for a short hiatus only to go on another one. I discuss my latest FGC project—The State of the FGC in 2019, as well as the games omitted from the project, and some fighting game esports related topics.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • The games not mentioned in latest FGC project
  • Do fighting games need pro circuits to remain relevant?
  • Professional leagues vs open invite for fighting esports
The MacSplicer Podcast #74 - Samurai Shodown and Tag Fighting Games

The MacSplicer Podcast #74 - Samurai Shodown and Tag Fighting Games

March 31, 2019

Going away for a little while with it being a bit more difficult to stay on top of FGC topics with my new schedule. Hopefully I can come back towards the middle of the year and continue working on some FGC projects.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • Stepping away for a little while
  • Samurai Shodown gameplay reaction
  • Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid thoughts
  • Listener questions
The MacSplicer Podcast #73 - The EVO 2019 Line up Aftermath

The MacSplicer Podcast #73 - The EVO 2019 Line up Aftermath

March 22, 2019

I have returned to catch up on some FGC news and topics after a month or so away.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • EVO 2019 line-up breakdown and reaction
  • Super Smash Brothers Melee community reaction
  • Breaking down the Toxicity in the FGC project
  • Listener questions
The MacSplicer Podcast #72 - Listener Topics Special

The MacSplicer Podcast #72 - Listener Topics Special

February 26, 2019

Due to a long term work assignment, I'll be taking a leave from content creating for about a month, so I dedicate this latest podcast to only listener questions and topics!

Topics on this week's show include:

  • FGC podcasts and content
  • Listener questions
The MacSplicer Podcast #71 - So Many Fighting Games

The MacSplicer Podcast #71 - So Many Fighting Games

February 24, 2019

Probably wasn't the greatest idea to record a podcast considering my hangover but regardless, the listener questions were pretty good this week.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • The amount of fighting games in the FGC
  • Listener questions
The MacSplicer Podcast #70 - EVO Japan 2019 Recap

The MacSplicer Podcast #70 - EVO Japan 2019 Recap

February 17, 2019

Some takeaways from EVO Japan 2019 that include Guilty Gear being an awesome game, Tekken's diversity, as well as understanding what are the FGC's "Core Values".

Topics on this week's show include:

  • EVO Japan 2019 top 8's
  • Narratives from EVO Japan 2019
  • Listener questions
The MacSplicer Podcast #69 - Fighting Games and Second Chances

The MacSplicer Podcast #69 - Fighting Games and Second Chances

February 11, 2019

Short solo podcast talking a bit about perhaps giving certain fighting game franchises another opportunity to impress us, and answering some listener FGC questions.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • Second chances in fighting games
  • StrongStyle Japan
  • Listener questions
The MacSplicer Podcast #68 - Everything FGC ft. Majin Obama

The MacSplicer Podcast #68 - Everything FGC ft. Majin Obama

February 7, 2019

Perhaps the longest podcast I have recorded to date, but it was certainly a fun one to be a part of! I am joined by one of my favorite FGC commentators—Majin Obama, as we talk about everything and anything fighting game related.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • FGC and Esports
  • Modern Fighting Games
  • Fighting game development
  • Japanese arcade culture
  • Western fighting game scene
  • Mainstream elements in fighting games
  • Women in fighting games
  • General FGC discussion
The MacSplicer Podcast #67 - FGC Grassroots vs Esports

The MacSplicer Podcast #67 - FGC Grassroots vs Esports

February 4, 2019

A much shorter podcast than last week's, I ramble a bit on why I have left the mainstream gaming trend, and read Tom Cannon's breakdown on the relationship between the FGC and Esports.

Topics on this week's show include:

  • FGC grassroots and Esports
  • Mainstream gaming
  • Genesis 6 Hungry Box hate
The MacSplicer Podcast #66 - DBFZ World Tour Finals Recap and Fighting Game G.O.A.T

The MacSplicer Podcast #66 - DBFZ World Tour Finals Recap and Fighting Game G.O.A.T

January 28, 2019

By far the longest solo podcast I recorded, mostly because of rambling about fighting game stuff and ranting. 

Topics on this week's show include:

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Final Recap
  • Fighting game G.O.A.T
  • Content piracy in the FGC
  • Listener topics