Hey there, people!
So, I recently picked up SSF4AE and I basically have to start from the very beginning. The tiny little bit of experience I had before with SF2 and SSF2 doesn’t amount to anything. After having a modicum of success with Soul Calibur 5 during the past year, I’ve worked up the courage to branch out into some fighting games.
Finding a main didn’t take long! Success against the AI at the easiest difficulty levels doesn’t mean much, no, but I got through the rival battle and final battle against Seth with Cammy a lot more easily than with any other characters I’ve tried. I absolutely couldn’t get past the rival battle with Juri on normal difficult, though, thanks mostly to my fumbling the controls like crazy. Executing those moves in the lab is one thing, in the heat of battle while your opponent is pressuring you is quite another matter… I almost had her once, I just needed to do my super, I did something wrong and instead got an enhanced cannon spike. Which totally whiffed and led to poor Cammy getting punished with Juri’s super… yay, go me. I know it’ll take time but I’m looking forward to getting to the point where I can concentrate more on choosing the right moves to beat my opponent rather than struggling with the controls and spamming the few moves I know I can really count on to go.
Hoping to learn a lot here meanwhile!