I really don’t play fighting games as much as I “should” or “want to”; fighting games are my favorite genre in all of video games next to arcade racing games and bullet hell games (Hydro Thunder and Ikaruga are fucking awesome). There are some times where I spend weeks just constantly playing a certain fighting game, then all of a sudden a different game (not even a different fighting game) in general. However, after months of not playing, everything just comes back to me like nothing happened in between time. Sure I’m rusty when it comes to reads and some fundamentals, but my combos and tricks that I use come back to me like it’s second nature, even my “extensive” (trying not to be full of myself) combos that I do with my team in UMvC3 come back to me right when I play.
Is it good to have this muscle memory and is this average for an average player?