Resources and Guides

Every reference article published on ComboVid will be neatly organized here. We’re always working on new material to make this area as helpful as possible. We’ve only just begun.

Technical References

Turbo Speed and Frameskip
  – Many fighting games use skipped frames to accelerate gameplay under Turbo speed settings. This article lists known frameskip patterns for Capcom fighting games and explains their impact.

Glitch Handbook: Street Fighter II Arcade
  – Ever wanted to know how to perform that SF2 glitch? This article concisely documents every known SF2 series glitch with pictures, videos, and all the good stuff.

Video Production

Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Content
  – Quality of content is everything when it comes to making combovids, so here are some quick pointers to help you get started in the right direction.

Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Capture
  – Planning ahead while capturing gameplay footage can help you avoid all sorts of complicated editing headaches down the line.

Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Editing
  – You don’t need professional editing skills to produce a pleasant video. The only thing easier than following these recommendations is ruining perfectly good videos by ignoring them.

Basic Combo Video Etiquette: Release
  – What’s the next step after your video is released? Well, you still have to make sure that it receives the proper exposure, and here’s how to do just that.

Basic Fighting Game TAS Etiquette: General Guidelines
  – Thinking of attempting a tool-assisted speedrun or playthrough of a fighting game? Here are some pointers to help you get started on the right track.

Coping with Frame Rate Limitations
  – Generally speaking, videos uploaded to u2b suffer a drop in quality and framerate in the conversion process. Luckily, we’ve found several methods for minimizing that impact.

Background Music Muting Procedures
  – The only way to add a custom soundtrack to a combo video without sacrificing sound effects is to silence BGM when recording clips. This guide explains how it’s done.

News Submission Guidelines

Video Submission Guidelines
  – Want your combo/glitch/tutorial video to be featured on the front page of ComboVid?
All you have to do is follow these simple rules.

Article Submission Guidelines
  – Want your strategy/technical article to be featured on the front page of ComboVid?
All you have to do is follow these simple steps.