Platforms and Pitfalls Episode 15 - Combo Systems

This month we look at how combos, why games have them and how they can be used both to empower a player but also encourage them to play in certain ways. We looked at Melty Blood, Killer Instinct, Devil May Cry 5, Bravely Default and Final Fantasy XIII.

00:00 Intro
2:18 Melty Blood
13:40 Killer Instinct
22:17 Devil May Cry 5
31:15 Bravely Default
38:34 Final Fantasy XIII
46:45 Closing comments

We love talking about games and there is never enough time to talk about everything. Were there examples we missed you wished we talked about?

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The opening and closing song Random thoughts by Audio Binger is used under an Attribution non commercial licence, find more great audio here

Music used between each section is as follows.

Melty Blood - Beat
Killer Instinct -
Title Theme
Devil May Cry 5 -
Dante Battle theme
Bravely Default -
Conflict’s Chime
Final Fantasy XIII - Desperate Struggle
Melty Blood -
WABI-SABI -Brand New Every Day-