64 Backroom Member Registry

Joined
Mar 14, 2008
Messages
9,343
Location
Sayonara Memories
#1
Hey guys, I know our community is pretty small, but it'd be appreciated if you took some time to fill this out so we know each other better in terms of the game and relevant issues. Use this bolded format if you can (quote and edit for convenience).

Name: Real and username (only user if that suits you best)
Age/Birthday:
Location:
One cool thing about yourself?
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: (specify online/offline)
Self Rating: (out of 10)
Main Tournament Character(s):
Favorite Fun Character(s):
Best Skills/Abilities:
Weaknesses:
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams):
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?:

Name: Alfred (asianaussie online)
Age/Birthday: 17 (21st Jan)
Location: Melbourne, Australia
One cool thing about yourself? I own over a hundred goldfish.
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: Early '08
Self Rating: 5/10
Main Tournament Character(s): Kirby, Falcon, Mario, Link
Favorite Fun Character(s): Link
Best Skills/Abilities: Theorycrafting
Weaknesses: Skill inconsistency when playing
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Not really applicable, given I'm in Australia
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: I have played a number of RTS games competitively, as well as the first Halo game. Pokemon from 3rd gen on as well.
 
Joined
Nov 12, 2008
Messages
5,534
Location
disproving determinism
#2
Name: ballin4life / Justin
Age/Birthday: 19
Location: Bay Area, California
One cool thing about yourself? I'm studying abroad at Oxford for 3 months starting in January.
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: 2 years ago on console. Been playing online for about a year.
Self Rating: 5/10
Main Tournament Character(s): Fox, then Falcon/Kirby/Pika
Favorite Fun Character(s): Yoshi, Fox, Falcon, DK
Best Skills/Abilities: Combos
Weaknesses: Gimps :)
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Depends on who is there. I've gotten 3rd place a lot I guess.
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: Quake Live, Halo, Mario Party :laugh:
 
Joined
Jan 28, 2008
Messages
2,366
Location
Northern VA, USA
#3
Name: A$/DMoogle (yes, people call me A$ in real life)
Age/Birthday: 21 at time of this post; March 24, 1989
Location: Northern Virginia, USA, or James Madison University (also in Virginia)
One cool thing about yourself? I'm a professional poker player
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: Online, I'm not sure... 2006 or 2007 I think. Offline, something like a year after that.
Self Rating: Er... 8 or 8.5 at the top of my game? Probably usually like a 7.5, 6-7 if rusty.
Main Tournament Character(s): Pikachu, Kirby
Favorite Fun Character(s): Link
Best Skills/Abilities: Reading people's future moves, DI
Weaknesses: Fighting Falcon :p
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Right behind JaimeHR and Superboomfan :p. The only teams tournament I've ever played in, I paired with MarioReincarnate and won (console money tournament in Maryland maybe a year and a half ago).
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: Melee kind of (haven't played in agesssss though, and I never really got that good). Not really anything else.
 
Joined
Nov 6, 2007
Messages
9,681
#4
Name: Max (The Star King)
Age/Birthday: 16 - October 22, 1994
Location: Northern Virginia
One cool thing about yourself? IDK I'm pretty boring.
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: Early '09 online. Don't play much offline.
Self Rating: ~8/10?
Main Tournament Character(s): Pikachu/Kirby/Fox
Favorite Fun Character(s): Yoshi/Link
Best Skills/Abilities: Reading/adapting to my opponent. Combos. Aggresive play. Learning and improving MUCH faster than most players (I've been playing for a shorter amount of time than pretty much everybody else at my level).
Weaknesses: Hmm... I'm awful in the slightest lag/frame delay over 4.
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Haven't really entered many standard tournaments. I like to enter weird tournaments like Low Tiers/certain character dittos. I'm looking forward to the Backroom tournaments though.
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: Pokemon (started in 4th gen). Looking forward to playing Melee when I can actually travel >_>

I'm probably the youngest person in the Backroom.
 

dandan

Smash Lord
Joined
Feb 11, 2009
Messages
1,373
#5
Name: Dan / dandan (dandan is actually a nickname for Dan in Israel)
Age/Birthday: 23 - August 26, 1987
Location: Israel
One cool thing about yourself? Where I served in the army, shame I cannot say more.
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: started playing offline with a friend about 4 years ago, and online about 2 years ago.
Self Rating: no idea, I would say 7.
Main Tournament Character(s): Pika, Mario
Favorite Fun Character(s): Everyone, except DK, but mainly Samus and Ness
Best Skills/Abilities: reverse ledge DI and DI in general, edgeguarding and gimping
Weaknesses: over aggressiveness
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): none really that were done in Europe
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: not really
 

SheerMadness

Smash Master
Joined
Aug 18, 2005
Messages
4,781
#6
Name: Ryan / SheerMadness
Age/Birthday: 24 - November 19, 1986
Location: Orlando, FL
One cool thing about yourself? I play Yoshi
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively? When I found Kaillera about May 2005.
Self Rating: 7 out of 10
Main Tournament Character(s): Yoshi and Fox
Favorite Fun Character(s): Yoshi
Best Skills/Abilities: Lasering with Fox. Low laser tech chasing and laser shield pressure.
Weaknesses: My DI
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Top 3 singles
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: I've played melee competitively since 2006. I played brawl competitively briefly when it came out.
 
Joined
Apr 6, 2005
Messages
5,454
Location
Newfoundland, Canada!
#7
name: chris / surri-sama
age/birthday: 20, january 6th, 1990
location: Eastern canada (newfoundland)
one cool thing about yourself? to much metallica memorabilia
when did you start playing smash 64 competitively?: started kaillera in early 06
self rating: 6.5/10
main tournament character(s): pika, kirby, falcon
favorite fun character(s): falcon, link, fox, jigglypuff
best skills/abilities: spacing and tourney hosting
weaknesses: broken joystick (lol jk)... Weak combos :(
usual tournament placings (singles/teams): higher then 5th
do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: played ufc 2009 for a few months and made it to level 100ish lol... Dont know if anyone else even played ufc 2009 but owell xd
: )
 

KoRoBeNiKi

Smash Hero
Writing Team
Joined
Apr 26, 2007
Messages
5,950
Location
Northern NJ, 15 minutes from the GW or Manhattan
#8
Welcome to really long and drawn out posts..aka Koro.

Name: Glenn Cabasso/main gamer tag: KoRoBeNiKi

Other Aliases: Koro, CT-Lavos, Lavos, MaguS, DJCC king, and in general random names with alternating capitals/lower cases

Age, Birthday, Zodiac: 20, August 1, 1990, Leo (Lolol)

Location: Bagel country/Fair Lawn, NJ. Around 15 minutes from the GW.

One cool thing about yourself? I used to be legally blind in one eye and partially blind in the other, I prefer teams over singles in all 3 smash games

When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: Never, I don't find online competitive.....JK, around maybe 2 years ago (?), in terms of any smash, 2006/2007)

Self Rating: (out of 10): Depends on the matchup/how I am that day
On a bad day: 4
In general: 5
On a good day: 6
On a really good day: 7
vs. Jigglypuff: 8
vs. Falcon, 7
vs. a very good Mario or Fox: 4
vs. Matts!/JaimeHR/Frogles: 2/3

Main Tournament Character(s): Depends on matchup
Yoshi: In general, main "main"
Falcon for Foxs and Pikachus, other main "main"
Samus for Kirbys: secondary
DK for Marios: secondary
Pikachu if I am annoyed: secondary
Yoshi or DK in Low Tier

In doubles: Falcon, Samus, DK, Pikachu, Fox, Yoshi, in that order.

Favorite Fun Character(s): DK, Fox, Yoshi

Best Skills/Abilities: My ability to DJCC things well, my knowledge of the Yoshi-Falcon/Jiggs matchup, my knowledge of facing Jigglypuff in general, KoRo KoMbO for Yoshi: Back air, reverse f-air kills, my ability to debate, facing aggressive players, Chess

Weaknesses: A good Fox or Mario, anyone who JaimeHR, Frogles, A$, or BoomFan uses, overly campy players, players who DI up tilt combos well

Usual Tournament Placings:

Singles: In normal, depends on how early I face my weaknesses, if I don't face one of those guys above, I'll get 5th, if I face one of them, early knockout, In low tier, top 3/5 always

Teams: Very rarely play teams as I have had a poor connection for the past few months, depends on partner, MattNF and I used to get around top 5 or so

Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?:

Melee: Ganondorf/Luigi/Falcon main in melee, I was a good player but I played too poorly vs Marths to place

Brawl: Luigi/Falco/Marth/Sheik are my mains, I am bad vs. Falcos and good MK's

Tetris: Played Game boy and DS version, got to max scores, play on TetrisFriends
My Profile: KoRoBeNiKi

Chess: More active in chess than smash, 1720 in normal, 1840 in blitz (offline), I play offline weekly on Mondays/Friday nights, I have competed in multiple tournaments and I have accumulated over 600 dollars playing chess so far, I play on Chess.com also and I am very active there
My profile: CabassoG
 

King Funk

Int. Croc. Alligator
Joined
Nov 1, 2008
Messages
2,972
Location
Copenhagen, Denmark
#9
Name: Julius Vissing - King Funk
Age/Birthday: 19
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
One cool thing about yourself? I study japanese, compose music. <3
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: April 2009
Self Rating: 7
Main Tournament Character(s): Captain Falcon
Favorite Fun Character(s): Captain Falcon, Samus, Link
Best Skills/Abilities: Fast movement, plaform usage, recovering, techchasing, doubles play.
Weaknesses: Hyrule (and wall combos), Mario and Link matchups.
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Around 5th.
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: I play SSBM and SSBB competitively and frequently and I'm extremely familiar with their scenes, all the players, the tournaments and with whatever is going on with the global community. I watch a crazy amount of videos and read a lot of posts. I also play Pokemon 4th and 5th Gen competitively.
 

SuPeRbOoM

Smash Master
Joined
Oct 27, 2005
Messages
4,509
Location
Edmonton, Alberta
#10
Name: Dan Hoyt, SuPeRbOoMfAn
Age/Birthday: 20, May 8th 1990
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
One cool thing about yourself? I really really like Hatsune Miku?
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: Started playing Smash over Kaillera in November 03? I forget.
Self Rating: 9
Main Tournament Character(s): Falcon, Whoever I feel like.
Favorite Fun Character(s): Whoever I feel like. Basically never Yoshi.
Best Skills/Abilities: Application.
Weaknesses: Yoshi. Using Mario consistently.
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Behind Isai lol.
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: Games I've played competitively or still am playing: Quake3, Worms Armageddon, Left 4 Dead 2, Super smash bros melee/brawl, In The Groove.
 

s2j

Smash Master
Joined
Feb 12, 2006
Messages
4,957
#11
Name: Johnny
age: 20 birthday: ?
Location: Socal
One cool thing about myself: i like kfc more than black people
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively: 4 yrs ago
self rating:
main tourney chars: Fox/falcon/yoshi
Favorite fun chars: Link/Samus/Yoshi
Best Skills/Abilities: trolling
weaknesses:
Usual Tournament Placings: (Singles/Teams): 1st-3rd
Other competitive games: melee, cs 1.6, tf2, sc1

i'm also learning to play online poker, even though i suck at it less hours/ earn more than minimum wage..
 

th3kuzinator

Smash Master
Joined
Mar 17, 2010
Messages
3,620
Location
Winning
#12
Name: Spencer / th3kuzinator
Age/Birthday: 17 / June 24, 1993
Location: East Hampton, New York
One cool thing about yourself? I'm an all state tennis player
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: Exactly 1.5 years ago. All online.
Self Rating: 7/8
Main Tournament Character(s): Fox, Yoshi, Mario
Favorite Fun Character(s): Everyone not Ness or Luigi
Best Skills/Abilities: Dedicated player - Will put long hours into training mode to practice tech skill. Tech Skill. DI.
Weaknesses: Anything that cannot physically be done on a Keyboard (8 directional movements with fox pika and link etc.). Ness and Luigi.
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): 5th - 3rd
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: I was sponsored by a few companies for Rock Band a few years ago. I play drums in real life, so I just naturally adapted over to the game. Became bored with it and realized the sponsors only gave me free Rock Band gear, which I didn't want anymore, so I quit and found a new game. Smash.

Glad to be with you guys.
 

Mahie

Smash Lord
Joined
Aug 18, 2007
Messages
1,067
Location
Lille, France
#13
Name: Mahieddine / Mahie ( arabic name, mahie is like the shortened version, pronounced Mayé -and not mahee- , and most of my friends call me like that.)
Age/Birthday: 18 ( July 7th)
Location: Lille, France
One cool thing about yourself? I play the piano, and I have a sexy french accent when I speak english.
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: early 2008, online, I rarely get to play offline.
Self Rating: I used to be something like 8~8.5/10 , I'm more like a 7.5/10 now.
Main Tournament Character(s): Fox, Falcon, Pikachu.
Favorite Fun Character(s): Yoshi, Puff, Fox.
Best Skills/Abilities: Adaptation, Reading/Reaction, DI
Weaknesses: Comboing, Recovering.
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Depends...
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: Melee, a bit of Brawl, and that's pretty much it.

@Kuz : Glad to see we've had the same approach to the BR :p
 

firo

Smash Ace
Joined
Jul 27, 2008
Messages
600
Location
Champaign, Illinois
#14
Name: Real and username: David/Firo
Age/Birthday: Sept. 8, 1992 (18)
Location: New York, Central Illinois
One cool thing about yourself?: I'm a big fan of all types of music and I'm sort of an audiophile
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: (specify online/offline): Competitively online/offline in 2006, but I've been playing since its release.
Self Rating: (out of 10): Maybe 8ish, my skill depends a lot on mood/tiredness
Main Tournament Character(s): Ness, Fox, Falcon
Favorite Fun Character(s): Link, Mario, Ness
Best Skills/Abilities: Recovery, DI, mind games
Weaknesses: Spacing, inconsistent sometimes
Usual Tournament Placings (Singles/Teams): Usually get pretty far.
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?:

"Competitively" not really, but games I consider myself fairly competent:

Melee: I'm a Marth/Ganondorf player
Brawl: Marth, Snake, Rob (although my wii sort of broke so I can't play too often)
Street Fighter 4: I'm a Blanka player. Anyone else got a 3DS?
Mario Kart: I played the DS version online for a while, worked up some gnarly snaking skillz
I dabble in some other games like FPSs and RTSs sometimes.
 

Nintendude

Smash Hero
Joined
Feb 23, 2006
Messages
5,024
Location
San Francisco
#15
Name: Michael / Nintendude1189
Age/Birthday: 21 / Nov. 11 1989
Location: Tristate (NYC Metro area) / Upstate NY
One cool thing about yourself? I play piano, sax, and some flute / trumpet
When did you start playing Smash 64 competitively?: 2007 for both online and console
Self Rating: 7.5/10
Main Tournament Character(s): Mario, Samus, Falcon
Favorite Fun Character(s): Jigglypuff
Best Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of matchups and the game's mechanics
Weaknesses: Difficulty vs smart / technical Foxes and Falcons, I drop combos a lot. Inconsistency with keyboard play.
Usual Tournament Placings: Top-3 typically. I haven't entered any teams tournaments recently.
Do you play other games competitively or have you done so in the past?: Melee, Brawl (retired), and I'm a competitive (but really terrible) Starcraft 2 player.
 
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