Category Archives: Video Production

Background Music Muting Procedures

Background music – the eternal mortal enemy of combo video makers everywhere. It certainly has been the bane of my existence over the past four years. And what better way to treat my anguish than to give you all the … Continue reading

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Coping with Frame Rate Limitations

Generally speaking, videos uploaded to u2be suffer a drop in quality in the conversion process. This can be offset by uploading in high resolution, but one thing you can’t avoid is the 30 frame per second limit on framerate. This … Continue reading

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TACV Scripting Guides at Sonic Hurricane

If you’ve ever thought about making your own tool-assisted combo video featuring a classic game, these scripting guides on Sonic Hurricane are a good starting point. From introductory tutorials to specialized topics to conceptual overviews, this page has everything you … Continue reading

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Basic Fighting Game TAS Etiquette: General Guidelines

Since we’ve covered basic combo video etiquette, I figured I’d extend the discussion to what makes a good fighting game tool-assisted speedrun. There are a number of perfectly valid ways to approach TASing, but it helps to keep these general … Continue reading

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Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Release

What should you do after your video is finished and ready to be released? Here’s my advice based on my own experiences.     #1: Write a transcript explaining everything in your video to make it more accessible. At the … Continue reading

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Tekken Combo Debate Thread on TZ

Is it strange that i’m making a news post about a forum thread? Maybe. But here it is anyway, because it’s a genuinely interesting read and because i learned a lot from those four pages. The Tekken Combo Debate Thread … Continue reading

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Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Editing

Editing is the final step before releasing a video, so it gets the last word on how your video will look. Everyone has a different style when it comes to presentation, but following these basic guidelines will help set you … Continue reading

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Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Capture

Many editing headaches can be avoided simply by planning ahead when capturing footage. These tips and tricks will help you get started on the right foot, saving you time down the line.     #1: Don’t use Infinite Meter. If … Continue reading

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Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Content

Every combovid begins and ends, succeeds or fails, with quality of content. Everything else is secondary to how good the combos are. However, the presentation of the content certainly leaves an impression on viewers, so it matters as well. Here … Continue reading

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