Hello everyone, and thank you for stumbling across my thread. If you don’t mind I’m going to rant for a little bit, and then hopefully ask for some insight and opinions on the matter.
I love this game as much as the rest of you. I’ve never had so much fun with a fighting game, and I can’t get enough of it! And like the rest of you (I hope) I love to win and get better at winning. The problem with this, is I’ve hit some sort of roadblock in learning with other players. I love the concept of player matches: They’re quick, you can fight your opponent again and again in order to learn trick and counters to strategies, and improve your game, right? Wrong. I find my self moving away from player matches on occasion and going back only to find two consistencies: Arrogance and immaturity.
The majority of the time when you find a player who is more skilled than you (Which is the goal in order to improve your game), the first match… they win, obviously. Then next few matches however, consist of taunting, toying, and attempts to make you look silly. None of which happen in a competitive setting. And this isn’t just on occasion… I find this in 4/5 players with more skill than me. Eventually it gets to the point where they pick YOUR character just to show you up once more. This has gotten ridiculous.
Why is it this way? Are individuals bored? Are they looking to make others feel foolish? I find it so hard to enjoy a good set of matches with individuals with the consistency of bad sportsmanship that goes on in the area of the game designed for practice.
Any thoughts? Opinions? Are you one of these individuals and maybe you could shed some light on why you act this way? Maybe you’ve been a “victim” of this kind of activity and maybe you want to rant too? I’m just looking for some input from others about this. Thanks in advance!