HOUSTON TEXAS!!

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  1. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    Where the htown players at? Looking for new players for mk9 in the Houston area! Post here! So we can organize some meets and casuals. Adds xbox live as well gt: cat713
    Lets go :)
  2. thrash242

    thrash242 New Member

    I'm in the southeast area of Houston.

    I've been trying to find some kind of scene or at least meet some people around here that play fighting games.

    I play MK9, BB:CS, SSF4, MvC3.

    PSN: thrash242
  3. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    Oh cool. I dont have psn just xbox live. Did you go to the south shall rise again 2 tourney at monsters arcade last weekend?
  4. thrash242

    thrash242 New Member

    Nah, it's really far away, so I've never been.
  5. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    I see. Well have you gone too smileys on Wednesday's for casuals? A lot of ppl go there. If your trying to get competitive at it just hit me up. We try to have meets and stuff.
  6. thrash242

    thrash242 New Member

    I haven't yet, but I might check it out.

    I'm definitely planning on checking out Planet Zero soon. They don't have, but they do have BB:CS2 and SSF4 Japanese arcade cabinets.

    I'll be done with school for a while soon, so I'll be playing a lot more then. I'm not any good because I have no one to play with locally, so yeah, I'd like go to some meetups or whatever.
  7. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    cool.. actually planet zero has a mk9 cabinet there right now... but i really dont like going there i preffer monsters arcade much cooller
  8. thrash242

    thrash242 New Member

    Yeah, I just read that they have MK9 now. :D I'm not sure it's a cabinet, though--does MK9 even have an arcade version? I was under the impression that it didn't.

    I've never been to either, but I grew up in the hey-day of arcades, so a place calling itself an "arcade" that just has consoles seems kinda lame to me. I mean, I'm sure it's a cool place, but when I found out it was just consoles, I was kinda "meh".

    Plus it's closer and it has the new versions of SSF4 and BB that are only available on Japanese arcade machines right now. I've been itching to play BB:CS2 for months.
  9. Four Wude

    Four Wude New Member

    I'm trying to get a scene going for the game. I demoed the game yesterday with others at Smiley's Sports Bar and had a pretty positive reception. Hopefully people will start picking it up. :china:

    As of right now, these are your options to play the game with other people:

    Tuesday: Monster's Arcade Scrub Tuesdays (7PM-whenever)

    Wednesday: Smiley's Sports Bar (7PM-1AM)

    Thursday: Planet Zero Anime Center (SSF4 weeklies, but most of the regular FG players show up on this day, so you have a chance to play one of us in MK, you can play any day except Monday at your leisure).

    PZ's setup uses a dual-panel Vewlix cabinet which works like an arcade machine but has a console inside with the game. Works well enough. Only uses the Vewlix stick and buttons though, no pad.

    I play online quite a bit lately so you can hit me up on my gamertag (Four Wude), and if someone wants to organize a session we'll see what we can do.
  10. lumpia

    lumpia New Member

    nice! ive been looking for some houston people to play with! Imma prob start goin out to smiley's and monster's after vacation is done mid-may

    hmm my xbl is: pinoywitricehat
    add me so we can get some games in
    and a houston KOTH lobby would be awesome :p
  11. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    cool i send you a friend request lumpia..
  12. thrash242

    thrash242 New Member

    I'm definitely going to PZ as soon as school is over. They have all the fighting games I like up there now. :D

    In fact, I'll probably be up there next Thursday because finals will be over by then. Maybe I'll see some of you there.

    I may try to check out Smiley's also.

    Anyway, it's good to see there's some kind of fighting game scene in Houston.
  13. Nori Batousai

    Nori Batousai The Original Dictator TYM|Premium Supporter

  14. l337v1n337

    l337v1n337 New Member

    No Nori No!!1!!1!!!

    Whattup guys.. I'm a scrub =*(
  15. Emancipadorable

    Emancipadorable New Member

    Total-Scrub here but excited about getting into the local scene.

    So, I'm pretty new to fighting games in general but I know a fellow who plays semi-competitively in San Antonio where the scene is more prominent if I understand correctly. I'm really psyked to find out that there are things going on locally that I can participate in as I claw my way up from noobdom.

    My xbox live ID is: Emancipadorable
    - I play MVC3 with the standard xbox controller T_T

    I've been looking into getting an SSFIV SE fight stick from Mad Catz and modding it Sanwa parts from LizardLick.com

    Obviously, sufficient gear will help but won't make transform a scrub into a hero.

    Which events/locales would be best for someone starting out from ground zero in terms of skill and experience. I look forward to learning and advancing and I am quite aware that I will likely begin this journey losing terribly - I'm cool with that.

    I'd just like to know which gatherings here in Houston would be best for me because I don't want to waste very experienced players time if they expect decent competition.

    Thanks in advance, looking forward to meeting and playing with many of you in the future!
  16. Lady Death

    Lady Death New Member

    Playing the experienced is actually a great way to learn! However, it IS always good to be able to play amongst people at your level too (and I mean noob, not, pro, etc.). :)
  17. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    Hi there! Well we all start out like noobs. And for meeting. Every Tuesday ppl go to monsters arcade for scrub Tuesday's. On Wednesday's it at smileys. Ppl take set ups and have casuals or sometimes tourneys. Sundays. It's weeklies at monsters. For ssf4 and other games like mvc3.make sure to check out the Houston thread over at Shoryuken.com in the southwest forum.
  18. wompa164

    wompa164 HUHHEEHEE

    I live in the Galleria area, looking for local training partner(s) as this is the first FG I've taken seriously since Tekken 5. Starting to get the hang of things but my progress is not coming along as fast as I would like, feel free to send me a PM or friend request on XBL (same name) if you want to throw down!
  19. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    Cool expect a friend request from me. See we can get some matches in. Btw I live like 5 min from the galleria.
  20. TX Fats

    TX Fats New Member

    Hey, I just discovered this thread (because I just signed up for TYM).

    I live in Sugar Land and like 30 seconds from Smileys and I was blown away that they had MK. I was hoping someone could give me more information on it (systems and what not. my main concern is that I play on stick but only on a 360 stick) because I would love to start attending their sessions.

    I'll also see if I can start going to Planet Zero (went there a few time in January to play Street Fighter, then got busy with school...ugh). I liked the place and I know it'll be able to level up my game.

    Also, if anyone wants to play on the 360, hit me up anytime I'd be more than happy to play you. My GT is TX Fats
  21. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    Tx fats I sent you a request on xbox live don't think you accepted yet. Looking forward to playing you. Planning on attending comicpalooza mk9 tourney this weekend?
  22. TX Fats

    TX Fats New Member

    I wasn't even aware there was a tournament. I was thinking about going to comicpalooza, so if I do I'll most likely enter the tournaments. Hopefully I can get some practice before then.
  23. brutality-19

    brutality-19 New Member

    Hi Everyone I live in goodrich but im in the houston area alot i would love to start going to casuals and stuff. Look foward to playing and meeting yall in the future
    oh and fell free to send me a friend request on psn
  24. alamogaming

    alamogaming New Member

    Hey guys. The Southwest Championship will be this Saturday and Sunday. Saturday will be Super Street Fighter 4 AE (Guaranteed $500 pot), Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Guaranteed $500 pot) and Mortal Kombat. Sunday will be Halo Reach 4 vs 4 and Super Smash Bros Brawl. Registration opens at 10 am. The venue is closing at 6pm, so we must start at 12:30pm sharp. If you are late, you risk entering the losers bracket, if there is room. For all of you out of town folks, please plan accordingly - http://testyourmight.com/forum/show...AE-500-MvC3-MK-Halo-Reach-SSBB-San-Antonio-TX Hope to see you guys there.
  25. Cat

    Cat This guy looks kind of tuff...

    Most likely I'm going to san antonio thursday for their mk9 tourney at gameworx Anyone from the h want to ride with me and represent?

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