This is my place to express my thoughts as an active member of the fighting game community.

The man behind the Adamantium.

Who is Wolverine-Master? Where did he come from? What does he do?

The answers are simple my friends. I am a nobody that came from nowhere and I don’t do shit. Just playing around. My name is Joseph “wolverine-master” Quashie and I make combo videos.

Lets take a trip down memory lane shall we. The year is 2008, I’m 24 just getting my life together, moved to New York (from philly) and started dating a beautiful woman who ended up being my wife. It is the year that showed me that I was a gamer and thus started my road of combo making. Armed with a ps2 controller, I abused our electric bill by playing DDR whenever I got the chance. Timing those arrows are hard man. Anyways, playing this game helped me develop my coordination and execution that will soon be used in my next genre of choice, Fighting Games.

For some reason, I just wasn’t that interested in Fighting Games. Ok, ok, I admit it, I sucked. Happy now? Anyways, I always had a copies of MSH and MVC2 for the Playstation and even till this day, I can’t remember for the love of me where I got them from. I started playing mvc2 though, and just when I thought I was getting good the computer opponent (anakaris) did a super that I never saw before and wasn’t in the move list. So, onto the internet I go trying to discover this hidden move which led me to Youtube showing me how far behind in the game I was, which also led me to a place called Shoryuken.com. My first thoughts of SRK was: Who the fuck names a website after an uppercut? These assholes couldn’t be a little bit more original? But lo and behold, I signed up anyway. This place was fucking awesome. They had info on EVERY game, and I do mean EVERY game. I became addicted instantly. I swallowed up every information they had about Marvel Super Heroes along with what I already knew and went to work. Practicing day and night to try to come up with stuff that they didn’t have on SRK. Now keep in mind that this is some time in May of 2008. I remember being so hyped. Telling myself that nobody could possibly beat me with the stuff I currently knew. I don’t remember why, but I went on youtube and typed Marvel Super Heroes and to my surprise, I found my calling, right there on youtube. These 2 guys (Toxy and Lezard), recorded combos, put them together like a movie, threw some music on there and called it a COMBO VIDEO.

I must have watched that shit 400 times in 5 days. My wife got sick and tired of me because I would sing the music from the video every chance I got. I was in love with fighting games knowing that I could make a video with music and put it on youtube for the world to see. And so I did. Three weeks after seeing my first Combo Video, I borrowed a camera from my mother, locked myself in my room, recorded my combos to VHS and made my own video called: Marvel Super Heroes Combo Video. Original, right? The rest is kind of History.

I did meet a few decent people who helped influence my combo ideas throughout the years and they deserve a shoutout. DJmixah, Romneto, Jason Hall and MadHatter, thank you. If you guys have questions just email me @ askwolverinemaster@gmail.com.

Thanks to all my friends and fans throughout the years that has supported me and my videos. I have come a LONG way and its all thanks to you guys. You all are fuckin AWESOME. Here’s a rundown of all my videos from first to last in that order.

Marvel Super Heroes Combo Video, The Fighters Combo Video pt.1, The Fighters Combo Video pt.2, MVC2 Combos In Slow Motion, MVC2 Combos, Fight or Die, The Danger Room, The Danger Room 2, MVC3 Team Combo Video, MVC3 Relaunch Project, XMvSF 2011, UMvC3 (lets get started), UMvC3 Leftover Combos, I AM WOLVERINE, XMvSF (the final round vol.1) coming jan. 2012.

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2 responses

  1. Romneto

    Excellent introduction, Joe. This was funny, informative, and entertaining. I am honored to be your friend and I know we will continue to inspire each other to better ourselves in life and in making incredible, amazing, unforgettable combos.

    I still remember how impressed I was by your MSH combo video. The video quality of the video did not matter to me. The combo creativity was through the roof, and the truly amazing thing is that your combos made after that video continue to be progressively more innovative and godlike. I had an awesome time working with you on The Danger Room, and I have a tremendous amount of respect and appreciation for the skill and dedication required to program advanced combos. It was insane how dominos delivered those pizzas to us (during the making of The Danger Room) in the middle of a blizzard. Took about 3 hours to arrive, and then we beasted on that food, haha good times.

    December 11, 2011 at 2:51 PM

  2. That’s awesome. I like to hear about how people got into combo video making. And your life sounds a bit like mine. I drove (still do) her crazy with my addiction to combo videos. I’d hum “Float” by Clacius Repton, and she’d be like, “OMG, That SONG AGAIN!?!”

    December 11, 2011 at 3:27 PM

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