QUICK, teach me how to play.

#1 Posted by Fr0Br0 (3089 posts) -

I've never played this game before, but I'm joining a tournament being held at my college in less than 8 hours. Give me pointers on how to survive longer than 15 seconds. What is a good character I can use? Combos? Taunts?

#2 Posted by OwnlyUzinWonHan (1478 posts) -

Keep refreshing this page and maybe Youtube'll have something for you I guess.
Sorry I couldn't help.

#3 Posted by Fr0Br0 (3089 posts) -

Fine Giant Bomb, throw me out to the wolves and don't help me... I'm so screwed lol.

#4 Posted by GunstarRed (5025 posts) -

choose noel ..hit the drive button a lot
#5 Posted by PeasForFees (2411 posts) -

Spam Uppercut, Oh wait

#6 Posted by Fr0Br0 (3089 posts) -
@marioncobretti said:
" choose noel ..hit the drive button a lot "
Ok... what button is that on 360?
#7 Edited by trueSpark (32 posts) -

If you've still got time you could always check out these awesome Bang tutorials on Youtube!
 
Part 1:  

 
 
He's not the most beginner friendly of characters but he's pretty much all I play so that's all I can think of for you... Good luck!
#8 Posted by GunstarRed (5025 posts) -
@Fr0Br0:
I played it on the ps3 but I will assume the layout is the same... 
 
probably 
 
attack  a- X 
attack  b -Y 
attack  c--B 
drive - A
#9 Edited by jakob187 (21642 posts) -

Dood...you're fucked.  BlazBlue ain't no joke! 
 
The best I could tell you is hit up YouTube and loltima was kind enough to post up all of the combo tutorials from the bonus DVD on there.  That helped me get better with Ragna, but other than that, you've just gotta play a lot of the game...much like any other fighting game.  Ragna is basically the Ken of the game, but most people seem to use only one of four characters:  Ragna, Arakune, Jin, or Noel.  I've seen a couple of Tagers and V13s out there online, but mostly, people just pick counters to whatever your gamer profile says you main with.

#10 Edited by turbomonkey138 (4950 posts) -

I wish this game was released in the UK

#11 Posted by CSXLoser (582 posts) -

look at movelist of X character, memorize 2-3 moves that seem useful.
 
Spam them.

#12 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19308 posts) -
@Fr0Br0 said:
" @marioncobretti said:
" choose noel ..hit the drive button a lot "
Ok... what button is that on 360? "
I don't know, but find out, because this is your best bet at winning.  That can oftentimes destroy even people who have a basic understanding of the game so search on how to do this.  But you've probably went to the tournament already, so...
#13 Posted by Fr0Br0 (3089 posts) -

Didn't have time to look at videos. Tournament Sum Up:
Played on a PS2 (WTF? This is really for PS2?) Chose Noel. Opponent chose dude with big hands. Matched against player who has only been playing for a couple weeks. Best of three wins. I won the first round-oops sorry, REBEL. Lost the second, um, rebel? Won the third, then lost the next two.  I mostly spammed Drive and heavy. Couldn't understand a single thing happening. And I still don't know what the hell a rebel is...
 
Anyway, had fun with the tournament as I always like to join tourneys where I don't even know the basics of a game and act like a complete moron. Kind of ticks off the people who take it really seriously.  I saw a vampire umbrella girl (Rachel?) who beat the shit out of everybody. Seriously, almost nobody could touch this guy... Blaz Blue looks like crazy shit and I'm sure it takes a lot of dedication to master even a single character, but hey, at least I can say I went to a Blaz Blue tourney and won a couple REBELS. Thanks for the pointers, everybody.

#14 Posted by trueSpark (32 posts) -

Awesome, glad to hear your report. Sounds like it was fun. Congrats on your victorious "rebels."
 
I'm still not sure what that means, but it sounds crazy, so I like it.
 
You're sure it was a PS2? It's definitely not officially out on that console, but I have seen it running off an arcade board hooked into a PC before...so maybe somebody did something crazy with a PS2 along those lines? I dunno, that's wild though.

#15 Posted by Fr0Br0 (3089 posts) -
@trueSpark said:
" Awesome, glad to hear your report. Sounds like it was fun. Congrats on your victorious "rebels."  I'm still not sure what that means, but it sounds crazy, so I like it.  You're sure it was a PS2? It's definitely not officially out on that console, but I have seen it running off an arcade board hooked into a PC before...so maybe somebody did something crazy with a PS2 along those lines? I dunno, that's wild though. "
I could have sworn the box I saw was a PS2 box. I may be wrong. But we did play it on a PS3.
#16 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1862 posts) -

This game seems scary hard. I've had the LE sitting on my desk for months, but I've been too afraid to open it...

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