Pictures, video and results from Smackdown #1 in Las Vegas. Hosted by IGL. Fighting game tournament featuring: SSF4AE, Marvel, Persona, KOF13, & SCV. This event was held on August 11, 2012.
Well it was 1 of the hottest days of the year. BatRastered and I knew it was going to be rough. Earlier that day we had gone to the Classic Gaming Expo at the Plaza Hotel, in downtown Las Vegas. We thought it would be a good idea to hit up the Yard House on the way home, between CGE and IGL. Well I ended up taking 2 shits before I left the house for IGL and it felt like crapping out a hand full of razor blades. Needless to say, I was concerned about some full on drippin' taking place at IGL.
Online this tournament was looking like it was going to be IGL's biggest turn out ever.
Facebook describes the IGL location has having a Mexican statue out front. Here's a look. Dubbed the construction yard, it's the perfect place for a fighting game tournament.
The place was packed full of Jimmys. Tushar said it was a record crowd with over 60 people playing in 5 different tournaments. Shout out to Vicko for representing the Gouki shirt. Team Gouki! We even bumped into long time Gouki member Cinderkin. Look at this big ass Jimmy. Nobody warned IGL he was coming, I didn't even know until I saw him duck through a doorway shouting "Jimmy!" I should have got a shot of him ducking through the doorway.
Instead here's a shot of Cinderkin playing Marvel.
All the matches for Persona were streamed that night via TopTierGaming's Twitch Channel. Here's what I guess could be a GoukiJones shout out. Lookin' like a Larry!
Later on that Night, BatRastered was on the stream for a second time, in this very exciting match.
I'm terrible at Persona, I only got a few hours of practice in that week. I'm not very fond of these "Anime fighters." The same guy in the orange shirt beat me in the first round, same guy who just played Batty. Bright orange shirts should be banned.
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