Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene’s Favorite Game Controller

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In the 16 years since Super Smash Brothers: Melee came out, it has gotten harder and harder for Smash tournaments and pro players to keep using the controller for which it was originally made. GameCube controllers are getting old. The best ones are are hard to find and expensive to

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i wrote a history of the GameCube controller & the ongoing controversies of accommodating it in competitive Smash
This is an incredibly thorough and well-researched article. Thank you for shedding light on this. (Disclosure: I'…
Brilliant material history here: "concerns that the GameCube controller has damaged the hands of people who’ve wiel…
Great article from @MIDImyers on the Melee ruleset, UCF, & box controllers. As with everything Kotaku though, don't…
great article that I was happy to have contributed to!
History of competitive gaming cc: @Sierra_OffLine @melswal @dcbrock
@seadesert247
Time is running out for the Super Smash Bros. scene's favorite game controller:
GameCube controllers still dominate the Smash Bros. competitive scene, but there are mounting problems and only con…
I can literally still buy gamecube controllers at stores, what's the problem
This story is so fucking cool and weird and unique and I love it
Oh no they'll have to adapt to modern controllers oh the humanity
Except there are newer ones available. The ones Nintendo made for Smash Wii U. And there’ll be more when Switch Sma…
um dos melhores controles já feitos junto com o do xbox
Melhor controle
This is wild, but surprisingly obvious. Can't believe this never crossed my mind.
I like playing Brawl on a third-party controller and do so on an LCD screen.
The Pro Smash community fascinates me as someone who has a deep love for the game but zero interest in playing it t…
And I thought *I* was obsessed with Nintendo controllers...
Time is running out for the Super Smash Bros. scene's favorite game controller:
takeaway: melee is a bourgeois game. the fighting game of the proletariat is melty blood
@seamoosepaddy You know most of this stuff but still a decent read.
i'm so glad people are enjoying this article! i'm also really glad i had the opportunity to do something like this
I really like this kind of article, that explains to the layperson some esoteric issue in an enthusiast community:
Time is running out for the Super Smash Bros. scene's favorite game controller:
cc @csmcdaniel
dece article here, but the obvious solution is to stop playing melee, it's unbalanced and requires too much equipme…
Uh-oh, @DragonBB_SSB... Better start sotcking up!
this is so legitimately fascinating to me
Time is running out for the "Super Smash Bros." scene's favorite game controller -- @MIDImyers/@Kotaku:
This is an utterly fascinating piece.
.@MIDImyers has dropped the only longread you need today
This by @MIDImyers about the Gamecube controller in the Smash Bros. circuit is the best thing I’ve read all month
Controllers, ranked: 1. Gamecube (and Wavebird) 2. Xbox 360 3. PlayStation 4 4. Xbox One Don’t @ me
What do you think...is time running out for the Gamecube controller?
Holy shit, I did not know I needed a think piece about the state of GameCube controllers.
Fuck Melee
this is really interesting
The Smash Bros community's crisis over dwindling controller reserves is the gaming esoterica I'm HERE for:
Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene's Favorite Game Controller
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Une excellent article sur les manettes GameCube, les communautés de joueurs et leurs règles :
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I didn't know I needed a longform piece about the GameCube controller. Yet here we are. @pinckneychar @JonJonn91
Oh hey @MIDImyers wrote a great, in-depth article about the GC controller and the Smash scene's relationship to it:
(It’s an excerpt from this @Kotaku piece about the drying supply of GameCube controllers for Smash Bros. players.)
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Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene's Favorite Game Controller
Perfect editorial on the #melee scene’s sinking ship with dying controllers, injuries, circle-jerking & strict rules
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Don't give a shit about competitive Melee (Smash4 5life) but this is a cool, in depth look at my favorite controller
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@WAWilsonIV @LagodaBrian @MeadBadger Better graphics! Same gameplay! There's also stuff like this cool article tha…
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Change or die, Melee.
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@MochaKoffee time for this game to die already
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@angriestpat Good news, Pat
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Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene's Favorite Game Controller:
Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene's Favorite Game Controller
Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene's Favorite Game Controller
This is crazy. It would be like if MLB players were unable to buy new bats and gloves to play their game.
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Lots of words and pretty interesting
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"Not every GC controller was created equal" LOL word - #SuperSmashBrosMelee #LifeLessons #FaceMe
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This is interesting to me coming from games where pretty much anything is legal as a controller.
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As an atheist, I read both of these articles with the exact same look on my face.
i enjoy reading @MIDImyers go granular on Extremely Esports Problems, like this one re: old Gamecube controllers
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Time is running out for the Super Smash Bros. scene's favorite game controller:
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Time is running out for the Super Smash Bros. scene's favorite game controller:
This story is worth it for the part about the dude who needed hand surgery
The right GameCube controller for Smash Melee? Glad I never obsessed about Melee.

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