Super Smash Bros. Melee is a fighting game and the second game in the Super Smash Bros. series. Players play as a mash-up of Nintendo characters and attempt to knock their opponents off the screen. It is the GameCube's highest-selling game.

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What difference does level make?

In VS mode, players may set the difficulty level of CPUs (bots). What're the differences from levels 1 to 9?
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How does Jigglypuff's Rest work?

In Super Smash Brothers Mêlée (SSBM), Jigglypuff from the Pokémon franchise is a playable character. Her down special move is Rest which causes her to flash then fall asleep. To the uninitiated, this ...
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What's “shine”?

Super Smash Brothers Mêlée (SSBM) is a popular fighting game of a series (the Super Smash Brothers franchise) with its own community and cult-following. Perhaps as a result of being around for so long ...
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What are the chances of Mr. Game-and-Watch's Judgment Hammer?

In Super Smash Brothers Mêlée (SSBM), Mr. Game-and-Watch is a playable character. His side special move is what's known as his Judgment Hammer. Performing this move, in one hand, he holds up a ...
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What are the chances that Peach pulls out something rare?

In Super Smash Brothers Mêlée (SSBM), Princess Toadstool (Peach) is a playable character. She has the ability to pull out turnips with her down special move, which she can throw as a projectile item. ...
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What is float-cancelling?

In Super Smash Brothers Mêlée (SSBM), Princess Toadstool (Peach) is a playable character. She has the ability to float as a function of holding a jump button (X or Y). There seems to be an advanced ...
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What are the differences between Marth and Roy?

In Super Smash Brothers Mêlée (SSBM), there are tens of characters in the roster to play as. Some characters have move-sets that are very similar to each other, but with different effects. These ...
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Action Replay code to always misfire on Super Smash Bros Melee?

In Super Smash Bros. Mêlée (SSBM), there is a rare chance in-game when Luigi's Green Missile goes much farther than normal, with a particular trajectory that is unaffected by charge time. This is ...
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Action Replay code to cut Jigglypuff's Rest sleep time in Super Smash Bro Melee?

I'm trying to practice the space animal slayer combo, but it's harder than I expected. It's annoying to wait for Jigglypuff to wake up and I have Action Replay (AR) for the GameCube. I've searched ...
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How can I counter edge-tech phantasm/illusion?

In Super Smash Brothers Mêlée, it's possible to tech on the side of the stage against powerful, edge-guarding attacks, such as a Spacie's down-smash, by inputting a tech pre-emptively. This is called ...
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What is L-cancel?

This is a term being thrown around in the Smash Bros. community. Apparently it's a move that you do, but the manual doesn't mention anything like it. What does it mean?
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What is wavedashing?

I've heard this term used multiple times in reference to Melee, the fact that it was removed in Brawl apparently. What does it mean? What is the move, and why was it removed?
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How can I use the shield to reflect projectiles?

I've seen players reflect lasers with just the normal shield. Is there a special button combination?
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How Do I Quickly Reflector, Then Up Smash?

In this video (language NSFW), at 0:15, the Fox labeled "Tang" performs what appears to be a reflector followed by an up smash. The reflector animation only plays for about a frame, before the up ...
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What is DI and how does it affect me?

The other day, I was playing both Smash Bros. Brawl and Melee with some friends and, making note of the fact that they were often surviving to much higher percentages than myself while playing the ...
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How do you play with Master Hand in Super Smash Brothers Melee?

I've heard that you can play with Master Hand by exploiting a glitch in Melee, what do I need to do to play as it?