for n00bz

Handy guides to getting into gamer culture, slang, and memes.

What Does It Mean To Be Frame-Perfect?

When you dive into the world of competitive gaming, you’ll be hearing a lot about frames; whether it’s frames-per-second or frame data,...

What Is “Hitstun” In Super Smash Bros.?

When you start to dive into competitive Super Smash Bros., the term “hitstun” will become more and more prevalent. If you’ve ever...

Did You Know: In 2016, SMB3 Speedrunner Mitchflowerpower Appeared On ‘The Late Show With...

July 2016 introduced a new segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert called the “Late Show 3-Legged Race” which had Twitch...

What Makes Something Worth Banning In Competitive Gaming?

If you’re familiar with any esports circles, you’ve definitely heard people call for certain characters or tactics to be nerfed, and sometimes...

How To Play Original Xbox Games Online In 2020

There’s no doubt that when Xbox Live launched in 2002, it was a historic moment for console gaming. Finally, players could compete...

The Booming Business Of Esports Law And Player Management

Esports is a new and exciting industry. It’s the wild west in terms of opportunity and potential. However, that...

The Road From Charity Streamer To Host Of One Of Canada’s Largest Super Smash...

In April 2019, one of the largest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments in Canada happened in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The fourth edition...

What Does “F in the chat” Mean? The Origins Of This Famous Twitch Meme

If you’ve ever watched a stream before you’ve probably heard a streamer say “Can I get some Fs in chat?” Or maybe...

Why Items Are Banned In Smash Bros. Tournaments

For the vast majority of people who play Super Smash Bros., it’s usually done with four-player free-for-alls on giant stages with loads...

Balancing A Twitch Stream With Competing In Esports

It’s not easy to stream on a frequent, consistent schedule while also hitting up tournaments every single week. Especially if you also...

Stay connected

141FansLike
58FollowersFollow

Latest article

Slippi Champions League Week 2 – Hungrybox Sent to Division 2

Week 2 of the Slippi Champions League came and went this past weekend. The online Super Smash Bros. Melee league generated considerable...

Wall Jumping In The Original Super Mario Bros.

When one thinks of walljumping and Mario, they immediately think of Super Mario 64, which introduced the classic wall jumping mechanic that...

The Best Minecraft Steve Combos In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Steve, Alex, Zombie and Enderman from Minecraft are finally playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The fact that Minecraft characters are playable...