So I’ve been practicing Kens Kara-srk for around 4 - 5 weeks on and off now and I’m getting there. I’ve probably got it to around 1/7-9 or something like that, which is good…I guess. But what’s bothering me is, I went to an arcade for the first time when I was in London a few weeks ago and I started trying kara-srks. Damn fucking hell, I missed it twice out of about 12 times I used it. What I can’t understand though, is why I can’t do that at home.
Now, my stick only has Hori stock buttons as I haven’t swaped them out yet, where as the arcade would have been using Sanwa. What I can’t tell is whether my lack of execution is because of my buttons, the fact I’m on PS2 instead of arcade, or whether I’ve simply lost track of the timing. I’d guess it would be easier to nail that timing using Sanwa buttons instead of bulky Hori stocks, but I can’t tell. Anyone got any insights on this?