Your WORST match-up?

#1 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -

I'm sure there have been times when you've joined a game, went to the char select screen, saw your opponent pick, and cursed at the damn game.
 
For me, I think it would have to be Guile. I don't know, something about that guy makes me play more cautiously than usual. A good Guile can play so many mind games with the sonic booms, and most are SO damn patient! I mean, in most cases they just sit at their corner and wait for me to attack! UGHH.
 
I've learned most of their patterns though, and their flash-kicks are pretty shit as air defense, but still....I don't like 'em :P.
 
Anyone have a worst match-up? (Sagat doesn't count btw, too easy of an answer :P)

#2 Posted by Flushes (329 posts) -

Zangief as an Abel player. I'm prepared to call it the game's only broken matchup.

#3 Posted by Edin899 (627 posts) -

Yeah, i played a good guile once, didn''t even hit him once ! but i was a noob back then. Uhm i would say,well nobody, if gotten so good with ryu that i feel confident about fighting anybody.
#4 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

Yes, I hate fighting a good guile.

#5 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

I hate fighting a good M. Bison. Makes me want to cry.

#6 Posted by Ginger_Avenger (193 posts) -

A good Abel always seems to give me problems.

#7 Posted by Stang (4726 posts) -

Vega. Fighting Vega usually ends up in me flailing around trying to AA wall moves. God I hate that asshole.

#8 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -
@Stang said:
" Vega. Fighting Vega usually ends up in me flailing around trying to AA wall moves. God I hate that asshole. "
Yeah I used to HATE fighting him, but now I just charge the mother fucker and pound him in the corner the whole match XD.
@SpikeSpiegel said: 
" I hate fighting a good M. Bison. Makes me want to cry. "
I love playing with Bison >:D
 
"THIS PLACE SHALL BECOME YOUR GRAVE!!" muahahaha
#9 Posted by bigx14 (97 posts) -

Me vs. anyone = bad match up for me

#10 Posted by Irishjohn (581 posts) -
@bigx14 said:
" Me vs. anyone = bad match up for me "
Ditto.  Going back to good old Street Fighter II, Guile used to screw me completely.  I couldn't play him, couldn't play against him.
#11 Posted by zhinse (164 posts) -

 Blanka and E. honda are bad matchups for me. they make me fight very cautiously. 

#12 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4888 posts) -

Any good charge character really, since I can't play any charge characters except E. Honda.

#13 Posted by ColumnBreaker (1159 posts) -

Blanka.. buddy of mine has an insane Blanka. Beating his Blanka is a very joyous event.

#14 Posted by Gambit (727 posts) -

Blanka that fucker has been a pain in my ass since street fighter II. I hate that green bastard.

#15 Posted by Godzilla_Sushi (1084 posts) -

Balrog. The only people using him...well.....they bring some serious skill.

#16 Posted by OwnlyUzinWonHan (1478 posts) -

Blanka and Zangief gives me trouble no matter who I'm using.

#17 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -

Heh, seems like 90% of the responses are charge characters....I guess that makes sense. I'm ok with almost all of them, I know Blanka's tactics, Honda isn't too tough, Chun-li is predictable, Vega has a lot of disadvantages, and I know how to play with Balrog (Boxer) and M. Bison (Dictator). 
 
That's just imo, though.

#18 Posted by bjorno (1411 posts) -

people who play as blanka are assholes

#19 Edited by lordofultima (6213 posts) -

I can narrow it down to five maybe:
 
Balrog - Godmode.
Rufus - Constant rushdown frightens me.
Ryu - He's like a fortress.
Blanka - Fucking magician. 
Honda - SO MUCH DAMAGE.
 
Even Akuma's worst match-ups are only 5-5 though, so I guess I shouldn't be complaining.

#20 Posted by KME93 (206 posts) -

I would say  goken. I havent unlocked him so i don't know how he works but all the people that I have played who choose him are beyond good

#21 Posted by Grimister (4 posts) -

A good C.Viper, she gets on my nerves.

#22 Posted by PureRok (4235 posts) -

I'd say my worst match-up would be Blanka. This seems to be the general consensus for most Cammy players on SRK, as I found out when I went there to see what the hell I was doing wrong against him. Lo-and-behold, everyone else was talking about Blanka, too.

#23 Posted by Renahzor (991 posts) -

Guile is my worst matchup according to stats.  I just dont play as well against guile as I do against others, its a mental block.  My record vs 'rogs is much better.  Also a particular type of Ryu turtle always gives me fits,  Turtle/counter and if they know how to really FADC into the ultra (Red fireballs cancelled etc) I just want to set the controller down, you do one unsafe move and eat a 50-60% combo.  I play alot of rushdown, and you just have to really know how to break those turtles with mixups.  Of the charge characters Blanka is easiest for me, all of his rolls are unsafe against cammy except jab, and her B&B combos beat electricity, and i don't play too many really good ones. 

#24 Posted by atomic_dumpling (2462 posts) -

Mirabella Bison as Mirabella Bison

#25 Posted by GunstarRed (5044 posts) -

BLANKA.. whenever I fight a good blanka I have to completely change up the way I play, it seems like everything he does is designed to avoid all of chun-li's moves. 
 
also seth is a dick... a good seth that is...and if youre choosing seth chances are youre pretty good with him
#26 Posted by skrutop (3615 posts) -
@marioncobretti said:
"also seth is a dick... a good seth that is...and if youre choosing seth chances are youre pretty good with him "
I've run into people who know how to use Seth's moves, but I wouldn't necessarily call them "good."  They can still do a crapload of damage in a very short period of time, though.
#27 Posted by GunstarRed (5044 posts) -
@skrutop:
it might just be that because you rarely run into him that I just cant get a handle on how to stop/counter most of his attacks. 
I used to have the worst time with vega's and el fuertes but theyve become more  common now and I dont mind fighting them now
#28 Posted by CanadianBaconX (170 posts) -

As an E. Honda player I find my worst match ( besides Sagat :P) would be a Ryu. Not so much Ryu's who zone me out with Hadokens and Shoryukens, while they still get me sometimes I just have to be careful and watch what I'm doing. I'll eventually get him and finish him with Honda's ridiculous damage. I have more trouble with them jumping HK happy cross up ones. I seemingly can’t get my buttstomp out in time, hell even when it does I seem to not be able to beat it.

The worst part about this is that I face sooo many Ryu players… You’d think I’d learn how to deal with this lol. Oh well my scrubby Honda is still scrubby :P

#29 Edited by SpecialBuddy (1110 posts) -

In no particular order: 

Chun li-

block strings scare me. Also i dont fight a lot of chuns so this just might be my experience.

Blanka-

can only punish ball with super or ultra. hit box is really dumb for mk ->hands. 

Zangief-

I have to get in and so does he. Not a good thing. 

Dhalsim / Seth-

They like to run away and i have to get in. Makes things difficult. 
Honda- Weird hit box for mk->hands and can turtle me down all day. Also SO MUCH DAMAGE like ultima said.
#30 Posted by Scooper (7882 posts) -

The characters that beat me the most as a Ryu player would Ken, Blanka, Chun-Li and smart Goukens or Guiles.

#31 Posted by Damotello (101 posts) -

E. Honda always fucks up my M. Bison.

#32 Posted by Diagonol (60 posts) -

Guile, it's embarrassing. That guy and cammy at times are just... big jerks when played properly. I hate having to go to them. A really good Ryu/Ken get me at times but they have to know their shit. Never have a real issue with Sagat :/ ah yeah a good Blanka makes me sad too for the most part.

#33 Posted by DavidSnakes (675 posts) -

Playing Bison, Guile players are always so ridiculous.  Blanka is a huge pain in the ass too.

#34 Posted by VicRattlehead (1398 posts) -

 Chun-Li usually always beats me....well tbh i lose to everyone but i have the hardest time against chun li
 
the 360 dpad as well is the worst matchup....im slowly losing the will to live using it

#35 Posted by lordofultima (6213 posts) -

I'd like to officially add Zangief to the list of tough match-ups. A lot of people think he's free for Akuma, but they just don't know.

#36 Posted by EvilGreenDevil (197 posts) -

A really good Rose always seems to work me pretty good. Mostly because you never really run into a good Rose

#37 Posted by Plasma (931 posts) -

Good players.

#38 Posted by Bigvic785 (120 posts) -

No mention of Ken despite people all over the board complaining about him. Surprising

#39 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -
@Bigvic785 said:
" No mention of Ken despite people all over the board complaining about him. Surprising "
That's because 99.99% of them are easy and predictable.  
 
*sees Stang buffering fierce uppercut*  
 
Don't worry buddy, once I get my 360 I'll be sure to get my ass kicked ;) (I'm not being sarcastic btw, I probably forgot all my combos by now haha).
#40 Posted by LiquidPrince (15855 posts) -
@SpikeSpiegel said:
" I hate fighting a good M. Bison. Makes me want to cry. "
This.
#41 Posted by Stang (4726 posts) -
@Jolly_Lolly: I'm over it, at this point I just throw out my gt and see what happens. I am just as guilty defending Ken as are the people bashing him....it is growing old. 
 
And yeah, lets play when you get sorted. From what I hear, you are a Sagat player?
#42 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -
@Stang said:
" @Jolly_Lolly: I'm over it, at this point I just throw out my gt and see what happens. I am just as guilty defending Ken as are the people bashing him....it is growing old.   And yeah, lets play when you get sorted. From what I hear, you are a Sagat player? "
Yeah I mained him for a while, but I haven't played with him for months. I really don't have a main right now, I just alternate between M. Bison, Balrog, and Ryu.  
 
I just hope I don't have to start all over with them, I'm beginning to feel the rust in my hands :\
#43 Posted by Bigvic785 (120 posts) -
@Jolly_Lolly:  They're not predictable. You can never predict a wake up shoryuken.
#44 Posted by Stang (4726 posts) -
@Jolly_Lolly: 
 
When will you be able to play again?
#45 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11495 posts) -

My worst match up? Everyone on my friend's list.

#46 Posted by Daryl (1781 posts) -

Nina Williams

#47 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -
@Stang said:
" @Jolly_Lolly:   When will you be able to play again? "
Soon, I hope. The problem is that my parents think having my xbox over here will "distract" me from my studies. Honestly, my classes are so boring and shit simple that I'm just twidiling me thumbs at home half the time here. My only entertainment is basketball, and giantbomb of course.  
 
But yeah, I'm hoping to get it back within the month. I've been itching to play me some SFIV. 
#48 Posted by MMkain (129 posts) -

As an Akuma player, M.Bison can sometimes be a complete PITA.

#49 Posted by Damotello (101 posts) -
@DavidSnakes: EX headstomp is what you want against Guile.
#50 Posted by NickM (1067 posts) -

I mostly play as Zangief, so without any projectile attack, a good Blanka usually tears me to fucking shreds. 

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