How to play Street Fighter: a fighting game primer for everyone
J Thoendell stashed this in Video Games
I want you to keep one thing in mind: Fighting games are, at their most basic level, really fancy versions of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Any given move in a fighting game is defined in part by what it wins against, what it loses against, and what it draws even against. As you go through this next section, try to think about what each player is doing, and when those actions would win, lose, or draw.