Double Tap #134: Can you smell the EVO?

July 12th, 2019

Crashtag, Mezza and Static have a meaty talk about the upcoming events, DLC and share their tips on what works for them in training mode. With EVO within arms length, last minute players are helping their favorite games reach the 1,000 entrants club. Devs are finding ways to support the EVO games while others have been making last minute decisions that have split the community with their respective games. With EVO’s registration deadline approaching, that means a there is a deadline for patches as well. Will we get to see any balance changes and DLC before that deadline?

Ed Boon teases us with some more screenshots of upcoming characters and Power Rangers also showcases some DLC and teasers. We discuss some random EVO factoids as compared to other years and we take a look at what Daigo says we should all be doing. Then the guys get to share their favorite methods used in training mode when faced with a new fighting game. Finally, we discover a new mod in Street Fighter V.

Hosts

Video gaming runs in his blood and competition plagues his mind. From the earliest days in the now extinct arcades, to the eSports competitive scene, he looks forward to the next game to test his skills. No stranger to rising salt levels.

Got his start gaming with his two cousins and brother at his aunts house. They had to always play in secret, but he fell in love with fighting games when he got his first taste of an arcade in Maryland. Now looks to grow the community.

I've been playing video games for a while now. I enjoy racing games, RPGs, but spend most of my time with fighting games. My first goal was to get better than my brothers, but now I strive to be better than most while also teaching others.

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