I know this could go in a variety of areas but since this deals with ST mostly I figured I would post it here. I’m fairly new to playing Street Fighter seriously and I would probably say I am mediocre on my good days.
I started out on 3s, then moved to ST to learn more of the basics but since HDR came out I’ve been playing that game quite a bit more. Actually this week is the first time I’ve played ST or 3s in months. Well needless to say, I suck at both. I’ve lost what seems to be the little skill I had. But the purpose of this thread is to figure out if there are drastic changes in difficulty in versions of ST.
On Dreamcast I have the ST X for matching service. I can beat that game on regular difficulty but it takes me a while.
HDR I can beat, it takes me a little less time than the dreamcast game.
Tonight I fired up ST on my emulator and played the World version (by the way if I’m not supposed to say this in here let me know and I’ll remove it). I couldn’t even beat the first guy (DeeJay). Out of 15 attempts at matches I won 2 bouts, thats it. It seemed every single thing I did he countered and hit me the frame before I would connect. Most of the hits I connected he connected too and dealt more damage. It was ridiculous. There was even one round where he completely drained my help in 4 hits, 4. Not moves or combos, 4 hits.
Has anyone else noticed changes in difficulty between versions? I understand HDR is going to be easier but I didn’t expect this one to be so difficult. Or have I just lost all the skill I once had by playing HDR?