Discussion in 'Nightwolf' started by L0rdoftheFLY, May 12, 2012.
@L0rdoftheFLY how dyou get 49% in the corner?
Jip B22 axe b2 axe f312 122 shoulder
Or for 51%
Jip b22 axe f2 axe f312 122 shoulder
oh so the B22 starter and with JIP. Gotcha... thanks
Clearly not. Remember you learned everything you know about NW from me? That one day ....
Big D calling out LOTF?!
Shit just got real
LOL *Troll Face*
Haha I like to pop out here and there. I really miss the MK scene man wish I could've kept up and attended Evo again. I had to retire MK9 but you bet I'll be back for MK10. They keep me mostly busy over here in Korea but I've been good man. After having read through and seeing how dead it is I feel I can throw in my 2 cents and a little back story while I'm at it since there's nothing to do at work right now. For some worthless entertainment:
Most people don't even know who I am, but when MK9 came out I began playing professionally and competed every week in WNF in Southern California which was usually streamed. I would usually jump around with characters and up to this day I never had an official main. However, I managed to make top 16 at Evo 2011 with Nightwolf and had studied the character well for over a month before unleashing him at Evo. Sadly, none of my better matches were recorded or streamed. He was sort of my "secret weapon." The way I saw it, at the time of Evo no one had really explored this character. I wanted to put him on the map. I did some research and found out that most people saw nightwolf as this sort of rushdown in your face character. After some practice, I realized that once you figure out his strings, he's not much of a threat up close. To me he felt more of a punishing character. That's why if you have watched any of my matches, at first I would abuse his shoulder and stick to F3,1,2 or F3,B4 strings for as long as they worked. I didn't want his strings and pressure to be figured out too soon. He had all the tools needed to just stay back and wait for a mistake, and that's what I based my whole strategy around. I think this is the main reason I made it as far as I did. People expected me to hunt them down but when I stayed back and waited they did not know what to do. Once their patience was broken I would do my thing. It only worked for so long though. Once an opponent knows his strings, he's mostly fucked. What I do like though is the challenge behind using him and that it takes a lot of patience and very fast reactions to really be able to keep up with your opponents. The way the game has evolved though, it has really left nightwolf far behind. The main problem I see with him today, is that everyone has figured him out. Add to that the fact that all the characters that give him the most trouble are some of the most used characters in the game. Kabal, Johnny cage, and KITANA were always my worst enemies. People just have really lost interest in this character that was never too popular in the first place. My only regret is not having used the Evo placing and experience to have helped Lord spread the word about nightwolf a little more but I was forced to retire after. I'm still very proud of everything he's done for the character and having watched Big D play him really shows nightwolf still has potential, but the nightwolf community will always remain small.
It brings a tear to my eye. The night Wolf community has a special bond. there are so few of us that the ones that stick around get along very well.
I love u guys
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