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Metal Gear Salad

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  1. The Man Who Sold The World

    Are YouTube decks still a thing? 11 3 Swap Frog 3 Dupe Frog 3 Ronintoadin 2 Spellbook Magician of Prophecy 1 Maxx C 6 2 Pot of Desires 2 Spellbook of Secrets 2 Spellbook of Knowledge 23 3 Paleozoic Canadia 3 Paleozoic Olenoides 2 Paleozoic Dinomischus 1 Paleozoic Marrella 1 Paleozoic Leanchoilia 3 Reckless Greed 3 Solemn Strike 3 Evenly Matched 2 Mistake 1 Solemn Warning 1 Imperial Order Side 2 Ghost Reaper & Winter Cherries 2 Unending Nightmare 2 Dimensional Barrier 2 Twin Twisters 2 Rivalry of Warlords 2 Gameceil, the Sea Turtle Kaiju 1 Raigeki 1 Dark Hole 1 System Down Extra 3 Toadally Awesome 2 Cat Shark 1 Paleozoic Opabinia 1 The Phantom Knights of Cursed Javelin 1 Number 45: Crumble Logos the Prophet of Demolition 1 Paleozoic Anomalocaris 3 Mistar Boy 1 Decode Talker 1 Proxy Dragon 1 PSY-Framelord Omega
  2. Super Smash Bros Melee

    Pretty much confirmed for MLG and with a massive showing at APEX'14, melee seems to be taking off again. For guys like me who only got into it after the smash documentary, it appears smash is entering it's second golden age which is rare for any game once popularity falls. For anyone interested, I'll be maintaining this thread and updating it with current live streams. Whether you play or not, it's a fantastic spectator e-sport anyway. I watched it way before I actually decided to pick it up lol. Upcoming Tournaments July 1-3: WTFox 2 in Memphis, TN July 9: Atlantic Extravaganza 11 in Monhton, PA July 15-17: EVO 2016 in Las Vegas, NV August 6-7: Clutch City Clash in Houston, TX August 11-14: Super Smash Con 2016 in Chantilly, VA August 12-14: DreamHack Montreal 2016 in Montreal (Canada) August 19-21: Heir 3 in Nottingham (United Kingdom) August 26-28: Shine 2016 in Boston, MA October 7-9: The Big House 6 in Dearborn, MI October 14-16: SoCal Regionals 2016 in Ontario, CA November 11-13: Smash the Record 2016 in Kissimmee, FL November 24-27: DreamHack Winter 2016 in Jönköping (Sweden) January 20-22: GENESIS 4 in San Jose, CA Streams vods.co (every vod ever) List of event streamer YouTube channels List of popular streams Resources Melee It On Me, /r/ssbm, and Smashboards The Melee Library (every melee related article ever) Smash.gg (find tournaments here) Anther's Ladder (play online here) 20xx Training Pack thread on Smashboards Dolphin Netplay thread on Smashboards Facebook group compilation on Smashboards Compete Complete (Wobbles' blog) Portrait in Smash (Druggedfox's blog) Playing to Win by David Sirlin Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer by Chris "Wife" Fabiszak SSBM Tutorials (Kira's channel) MeleeItOnMe's YouTube channel Metal Gear Salad's YouTube channel Alex's Puff Stuff by Alex Nesler 20XX+XY (dennis frogman's ice climbers compendium)
  3. The Man Who Sold The World

    Big update, really loving this build - Demise meant I couldn't play Maxx C or Dinomischus as well. Dropped it for a spellbook engine. Spellbook engine is great for g1 where speed is important. Spellbook engine is easily sidable for 6 good cards needed for each matchup. Evenly Matched is literally broken and shouldn't be in the game. Mistake in the main hits everything. If it weren't an inherent minus I would love 3 but it's also a dead draw sometimes. Also conflicts with dupe. GR&WC destroys the mirror and also gets rid of that fucking omega shitlord thing. God I hate that. System down resolving on any deck running heavy machine lines is just a win condition alone. Also it's a cool one-off.
  4. The Man Who Sold The World

    i am aware you can't set links. but if you flip the ss'd monsters they're linked to, you essentially lock them out of ss. i knew about imperial order, i thought you meant iron wall lool
  5. The Man Who Sold The World

    yes yes spell book adds another 6 cards to an already cramped deck. i think there's about 31 staples as is and i'd rather just play demise. forgive me if i'm wrong, but they can't link with face downs. locking them out of their linked zones is just too good imo. macro is awful and goes against everything the deck wants. d fissure, maybe but still seems very counter intuitive. barrier statue is good, although hard to protect. whats this errata?
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    soul must be pretty tall/wide to look like that next to my man chris
  7. Lightsworn

    26 3 Judgment Dragon 3 Lumina 3 Wulf 2 Lyla 2 Raiden 1 Ehren 1 Garoth 1 Felis 1 Minerva 1 Jain 3 Necro Gardna 3 Honest 1 Gorz 10 3 Solar Recharge 3 Charge 1 Soul Charge 1 Foolish Burial 1 Raigeki 1 Rota 4 3 Beckoning Light 1 Lightsworn Judgment I want to play again. This looks really fun on paper and the few games I’ve played online with it. Extra deck is generic. Made purely to destroy kids at my lunch time TCG club but if there’s any obvious fixes, I’m happy to listen!
  8. Lightsworn

    If you watch the video above it actually looks pretty neat. Fun combos with a nod to the past.
  9. Lightsworn

    I will try and out this and get out of my 'old school' frame of mind
  10. Lightsworn

    I see a lot play Goblindbergh and the Predoplant engine... is that really the way forward? Seems almost shoe horned in... I agree it's basically like 6 years ago, but will adding the above make it better?
  11. Lightsworn

    Are they good though? I can see the combos but might take away from consistency. Punishment Dragon looks bad. Am I bad?
  12. On the road to fitness

    how has it been for 10 weeks? do you feel healthier? hungrier? smaller? i normally come into these threads and see a weird ass diet, 7 day training weeks and wanting to know how and when they will see results. if you've stuck to that for 10 weeks, and stayed within your mfp macros... i can't really see this failing. can i ask about almond milk and turkey shit? is that cos you like the taste or because it's a diet fad? changing up the type of milk or eating solely turkey does nothing if you're eating pizza and two bowls of cereal each day. it's like bringing a broom to an earthquake, yeah it helps... but there are bigger issues.
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    work gave me a windows tablet
  14. Lazyman's Lift Routine?

    my sessions last around 40 mins nowadays. 2 days a weeks cos busy. squat powercleans deads bench overhead varient (strict, push press or jerk) rows repeat
  15. if you click on this topic you must post

    Is there a ygo csk where I can just ask random questions, I want to learn the game again
  16. if you click on this topic you must post

    oh I pretty much exclusively play melee on dolphin and that was fine with the g3258 at stock so the g4560 will be good. I only emulate ps1 and gamecube atm.
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    for stuff like csgo and emulators, I wont see a massive drop in performance using the g4560 over the i7 right? I don't do any content creation or rendering stuff that is cpu heavy
  18. if you click on this topic you must post

    ash I currently have an i7 4790k on a shitty lga1150 mobo. I bought it in the ryzen hype price crash and now I want to resell it and go kaby lake. i'm thinking just get the g4560 as the g3258 was more than enough before hand, I just got the i7 in a good deal. I've got a good offer on the i7 and it will allow me to buy lga1151 mobo with g4560 and a stick of ddr4 RAM. I can then sell my old mobo and ddr3 stick for a small bit of cash on the side. currently rocking a 750ti but will upgrade in the future.
  19. Training Journals

    jerk singles up to 116kg powerclean singles up to 105kg strict press 5 sets of 5 at 60kg
  20. if you click on this topic you must post

    I called my dad and told him I was now a homo(wner)
  21. if you click on this topic you must post

    mortgage accepted
  22. Browsers

    What web browser do you use? At the moment I'm giving Edge another go.
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