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Beginner's Guide to Guilty Gear Strive

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The Guilty Gear section is now live, and what better way to kick it off than with an exceptionally informative video from the one and only Rooflemonger!

If you're thinking about trying out Strive, please use this thread to post all your beginner questions.
 

Arqwart

Fatal Blowing at the Speed of Liiiiight
Strive will be my first real foray into any fighting game that isn't MK or KI. I'm excited as hell but damn am I intimidated. I've also never seen a fighting game base roster that has me excited to try so many different characters. Ky, Millia, Anji, I-No, Nago, and Axl all look fun as hell. Will likely dabble with Sol and Giovanna as well.
 

Swindle

Philanthropist & Asshole
Strive will be my first real foray into any fighting game that isn't MK or KI. I'm excited as hell but damn am I intimidated. I've also never seen a fighting game base roster that has me excited to try so many different characters. Ky, Millia, Anji, I-No, Nago, and Axl all look fun as hell. Will likely dabble with Sol and Giovanna as well.
Were you able to check out the beta?
 

Swindle

Philanthropist & Asshole
On YouTube, yeah. ;):( Sadly am a PC-only guy currently so no console to access the beta.
Bummer.
I think you will enjoy it. While GG has a high ceiling, it is surprisingly easy and intuitive to get into as a beginner. And the games “personality” for lack of a better term, makes it addictive.
 
As a few has said, GG:Strive will be my first GG game. Enjoyed the little time I got with the Beta, so looking forward to the next one.

Feels like it might be quite a movement hectic game compared to MK!
 

Thingy

Send the Wolf
Also really considering checking out Strive. Never got into anything other than NRS games, so if the Beta is fun I may preorder. I just wanna play Faust. That is seriously the coolest character I have ever witnessed.
 

GLoRToR

Green War Activist
I think the reason I never got into this series is that half the fight is with getting moves to come out
Might be thinking something else
 

Gooberking

Solidly Mediocre
I get everything so I'm sure I'll get in there. I tried the last beta. Kind of wild it was most of the game. Never played a person, but still got to mess around in training and play the CPU quite a bit.

Got a friend a spare PS4 that has been interested. Been trying to get him into fighters, and he hasn't quite caught fire yet but interested enough to give the beta a whirl.
 
It would be good to create a community around the game in these forums! I always drop games because don’t have regular people to play with, especially those who want to level up.
 

Arqwart

Fatal Blowing at the Speed of Liiiiight
It would be good to create a community around the game in these forums! I always drop games because don’t have regular people to play with, especially those who want to level up.
Definitely. Can't speak for the console players, but I'll guaranteed be trying to get things together for any PC players for us to play semi regularly.