Calling off

What it is

For certain moves, you can use additional input to end a move faster (i.e., call it off, halt it, cancel it, etc.).

This lets you return to a neutral state, ready for general conduct, and availing time that would otherwise be spent recovering.


The KOF series has a lot of moves with this capability, and Mark of the Wolves has a system called “Breaking” that performs this.

Further reading

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