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Jonathan Frahm (Jonno) and Lister Potter III (Zantok) hit the new year running with a megaton, two-parter On Topic. Posing the question ‘What’s Next?’, the duo assess what the future of Super Smash Bros. could look like in a post-Ultimate world. Part 1 approaches gameplay and characters, whereas Part 2 has them take a look at everything else – from stages, to assist trophies, items, game modes, and beyond.

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Jonno (Jonathan Frahm) and Zantok (Lister Potter III) are joined by pop-rock artist and big-time Smash fan Jamie Alimorad to decide on two separate Smash or Dash match-ups: Toad vs. Captain Toad and Shadow vs. Zero. They also talk with Jamie about his new album, ‘This is Tomorrow Calling’ and inspiring lead single “Brighter Days”, as well as his experiences meeting Charles Martinet and Reggie Fils-Aime.

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Jonathan Frahm (Jonno) and Lister Potter III (Zantok) pose the question: Are Mii Fighters Here to Stay? Approaching it from the angle of looking into Smash’s future with later sequels, they reflect on the history of Mii Fighters to assess whether or not they believe that they will make another glorious return. Later in the episode, they pitch ideas for new Mii Fighter types and costumes.

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Around thirteen years ago, Lister Potter III first stepped virtual foot onto the premises of Super Smash Bros. Mercurious. A community startup founded by DK3 in 2006, the forum admin was once seen as a lord amongst squires in the fledgling Smash Bros. community, known for viral fantasy roster images. For Smash fans like Potter—better known as Zantok in the gaming-scape—Mercurious was his first bet at finding like-minded people whose passion for the series were comparable to his without going competitive.

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