Poll: Street Fighter 3 Third Strike who do you play?

#1 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -
#2 Edited by TechHits (1390 posts) -

Feel free to post what Character and SA you use down here. It will help the poll not get buried :P

#3 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

Ken SA3, Yang SA2/3, Akuma SA1/3, Ryu SA3, Yun SA3/2 (when I feel like I need to be in old school Mester mode)

#4 Posted by BoG (5192 posts) -

I wasn't going to buy this game, but I bought this game. Couldn't resist. I play as Chun-Li in the series. I've always felt comfortable with those muscular legs. Not to mention, she's in just about every SF game, which is a bonus. 
Secondary in 3S is probably Ibuki. 
The only one I can't do is Sean. He's too difficult for me to play.
#5 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

Hugo SA3 and Urien SA3

#6 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -

I'm really digging Sean, aside from being able to be thrown after landing my bnb (that sucks)

#7 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -
@TechHits said:
I'm really digging Sean, aside from being able to be thrown after landing my bnb (that sucks)
I hear sean has some dirty frame traps and great set ups. 
#8 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -
@scarace360 said: 
I hear sean has some dirty frame traps and great set ups. 
He has them and needs them, he doesn't really have any combos. 
#9 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -
@TechHits said:
@scarace360 said: 
I hear sean has some dirty frame traps and great set ups. 
He has them and needs them, he doesn't really have any combos. 
Ya i played a couple rounds against C royd at lovegetty and he was telling me what sean like does and like some dirty shit with frame traps even on parries.
#10 Posted by M_33 (527 posts) -

Twelve! Granted, I just started playing the game yesterday and I'm really not that good. I've also been using Q a lot. 

#11 Posted by LiquidSaiyan3 (464 posts) -

I'm sticking to the guys I know for now, so Ryu and Ken for me. I'm not familiar with the other characters so I have to do some digging and see who I resonate with.

#12 Posted by MrMazz (1033 posts) -

Ken I;ve never played S3 before and I liked his colors and Third Super seriously my reasoning behind him. I wana mess around with Hugo just becasue he will be in SFxT,

#13 Posted by Raineko (433 posts) -

Everyone knows that Ryu and Ken are the only cool characters in all Street Fighter games. 
:3

#14 Posted by MideonNViscera (2257 posts) -

Akuma just like in every other one.

#15 Posted by rmanthorp (4043 posts) -

Hugo SA2 THE GERMAN SKIES ARE PROTECTED.

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#16 Posted by lord_canti (1518 posts) -

i like playing as elana but i need to get better

#17 Posted by Bravestar (381 posts) -

Ken, Chun-Li(she's just too good) and Hugo for fun.

#18 Posted by StarvingGamer (8456 posts) -

Hugo

SAI - Gigas Breaker

#19 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

Ok i think im gonna play yun. Seems funner than i first expected.

#20 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -

it's funny, there is no votes for necro or Alex yet those are two of the characters I see the most. 

#21 Posted by OneManX (1693 posts) -

Mainly Ken SA1... b/c people like jumping into it or I like quickly comboing a close fireball into the SA, same goes for Ryu(SA1)

Yun, because I think it is fun to mess around. I stick with Genei-Jin, but Im not good enough to create any madness out of it

When I'm feeling like doing something weird I pick Q, and just hit buttons.

#22 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

@OneManX said:

Mainly Ken SA1... b/c people like jumping into it or I like quickly comboing a close fireball into the SA, same goes for Ryu(SA1)

Yun, because I think it is fun to mess around. I stick with Genei-Jin, but Im not good enough to create any madness out of it

When I'm feeling like doing something weird I pick Q, and just hit buttons.

Well you can do that with SA3 and not worry about damage scaling as much, it's much easier to confirm from different attacks, and is less open to punishment.

#23 Edited by SirOptimusPrime (2029 posts) -

Ken, Yang, Q. SA3, SA2, SA2/3 respectively. 
 
Though I "main" Ken, so I voted Ken.  
 
EDIT: @ThePhantomnaut: plus, you can parry those really easily (well...easily if you put enough time, lol) and then you're gonna get fucked up. AA in this game is more complex than SA's and dps. 

#24 Posted by huelarl (29 posts) -

Makoto, dabble in some Necro and Dudley.

#25 Posted by C2C (855 posts) -

Right now I'm playing a lot of Elena. Though I am perfectly comfortable playing the shotos.

#26 Posted by StarvingGamer (8456 posts) -

Wow lots of Elena love...? I never took to her, but Hugo likes to give her hugs.

#27 Posted by jaycee13 (523 posts) -

Q for life. Alot of people don't seem to know how useful his taunt is and I get alot of hatemail.

#28 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -
@jaycee13 said:
Q for life. Alot of people don't seem to know how useful his taunt is and I get alot of hatemail.
Some times I kind of feel bad taunting people for the boost. 
#29 Posted by mubress (1517 posts) -
Right now I'm playing with Urien, seems like a cool character.
 
@TechHits said:
@jaycee13 said:
Q for life. Alot of people don't seem to know how useful his taunt is and I get alot of hatemail.
Some times I kind of feel bad taunting people for the boost. 
People get annoyed by taunting whether it's with Q or anyone else. People are stupid :)
#30 Edited by Sooty (8082 posts) -

I picked up Urien as well, I learnt SFIV at first by playing charge characters so I'm already used to a lot of the charging techniques so I can do all of his vicious corner combos quite easily.
 
Would love to see Urien put in SFIV, Seth already has a few of his normal attacks which is quite funny. I wonder how Aegis Reflector could work on IV.

#31 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7099 posts) -

Ibuki! On the scene!

#32 Posted by ricetopher (1046 posts) -

Hugo because apparently I like hating this game when I lose to shitty Chuns.

#33 Posted by TheUnsavedHero (1254 posts) -

Q- SA 1.

#34 Posted by Vyse (74 posts) -

I started with Ibuki because ninjas are cool, but then I just couldn't get the hang of how and when to use all her moves. So, instead, I just played every character a couple of times to see who I liked best. Turns out it was Yang.

#35 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

@Vyse said:

I started with Ibuki because ninjas are cool, but then I just couldn't get the hang of how and when to use all her moves. So, instead, I just played every character a couple of times to see who I liked best. Turns out it was Yang.

Really good choice. EX slashes will be your best friend.

#36 Posted by HelicopterSpy (146 posts) -

I've been trying to learn Dudley using SA2. I haven't played any Street Fighter since The New Challengers on the SNES, so it's taking a lot of getting used to. I'll play with Yang sometimes too.

#37 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

Oro.

#38 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -

I can't believe how many ken player's I'm seeing online. 

#39 Posted by hakunin (395 posts) -

@TechHits: Well, he is a very powerful and newbie friendly character.

Started out as Ken too myself, but has since been trying to learn Urien, so I play as him now.

#40 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

@HelicopterSpy said:

I've been trying to learn Dudley using SA2. I haven't played any Street Fighter since The New Challengers on the SNES, so it's taking a lot of getting used to. I'll play with Yang sometimes too.

Corkscrew Blow is more powerful and reliable.

#41 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -

I'm kinda shocked at the lack of Yun players, I wonder if it is just the negative sigma that comes with playing him?

#42 Posted by OneManX (1693 posts) -

I like playing as the Twins. Just to change it up from playing with my regulars.

After getting my new fightstick, I did some random selects and really started playing with Dudley and some Sean, so I'll see where this goes,

#43 Posted by Cribba (293 posts) -

Avatar related.

#44 Posted by jkuc316 (981 posts) -

@TechHits: Yun's pretty hard to play. With his low stamina and all, plus his defense is pretty weak. But if you master Yun, you are instantly godlike with those awesome Genei-Jin combos.

As for me, I'm going to play the "Bee-otch!"

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