Hey guys, I thought this might be interesting. There was a somewhat heated discussion in the AE thread about the use of CH, and it occurred to me that people use Vega very differently from person to person. I’d like to explore that a little more, to see if we can’t learn from each other.
So, this is pretty simple. Just give a quick rundown of how you typically play Vega (of course certain matchups will require adjustments, but this is more a general “style of play” type thread I guess.)
For myself, I typically like to dominate on the ground. I like making use of Vega’s extended reach to frustrate opponents, and hopefully make mistakes.
I am also a HUGE fan of Vega’s pressure game. I love mixing up counter hit setups with rolls for chip damage, along with overheads and throws. This is the part of my play that I feel is strongest, and where I score most of my damage. I’m feel that Vegas pressure in the corner is AMAZING, and other people hate dealing with it.
I only walldive to attack enemies who aren’t knocked down when I’m desperate, if I’m behind on life and need a gamble to pay off when I’m losing a match.
My major weakness is my lack of ability to dominate the air. I’m still exploring Vega’s anti-air potential, and will still occasionally lose to people who just keep jumping at me. I’m getting better at this, but its a pretty big hole in my game.
I feel I could take advantage of Vega’s ability to “play lame” in a bigger way. I think I attack the opponent a little bit to much.
My favourite counter his setup is c.strong to c.strong, because of its simplicity, and how frustrating it is for an opponent. I also like using any setup involving the rolls, I love the rolls Chip damage, and move opponent close to the corner? Why yes, I’ll take that.
I also don’t think I understand CH’s potential yet. Some Vega’s talk about this move like their entire gameplan revolves around it, where there will be matches where I don’t use it all.
My favourite combo is Cl. HP to C. Strong XX EX-FBA. Its just looks so fucking boss.