Question about starting character?

Discussion in 'Dojo' started by Saitou, May 5, 2002.

  1. Saitou

    Saitou New Member

    Im a total beginner to Virtua Fighter games. And just bought the fourth version =) What character is good to start out with if you want to learn the basic way to play VF4 so you can then learn to play whith the more complicated characters such as Akira. Or is that just uneccesary?
  2. ReCharredSigh

    ReCharredSigh Well-Known Member

    akira isn't hard to use(well, his play style isn't, but the move commands you need to do can be quite annoying for beginners).

    jacky's always good for beginners to learn the basic poking mechanism for the game.
  3. Myke

    Myke Administrator Staff Member Content Manager Kage

    Thread moved from Junky's Jungle.
  4. plan17

    plan17 Active Member

    bleh. Use Jacky... beginners shouldn't start with Akira... his style of fighting is kinda unconventional, and it's important that you learn the basic mechanics of the game before you try someone like Akira. But whatever. I tried Aoi first for chrissakes.
  5. Bu_Jessoom

    Bu_Jessoom Well-Known Member

    The only hard thing about Akira is performing some of his moves... And you don't need them to start good with him. You really don't need to think too much with Akira, so he's not as hard as he seems to be. /versus/images/icons/laugh.gif
  6. Saitou

    Saitou New Member

    Well, I´m gonna go whith Vanessa to begin whith. Her Muai-Thai Stance is really awesome.
  7. sayow

    sayow Well-Known Member

    <a target="_blank" href=>Click on this link to VFDC's Character Selection Guide.</a> It's a pretty helpful guide put together by ice-9 that can be used to make this kind of choice. It suggests that Pai, Lau, Wolf, Sarah, Jacky, Lion and Lei-Fei are the easiest to start with. If you want a character you can grow with and will grow with you, Wolf, Sarah, Lion and Lei-Fei seem to be your best bets. I've been using Sarah and Lion off and on to get a feel for parts of their games and recommend them heartily for beginners. I especially recommend Sarah if you are more accustomed to conventional fighting.

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