A good read if your a fighting game fan of titles such as Street fight/ KOF/ Blazblue
Patrick Miller wrote From Masher to Master: The Educated Video Game Enthusiast's Fighting Game Primer for people too intimidated to get into the fighting game scene. He also wanted the fighting game community to grow. And now, with the biggest fighting tournament of the year on the horizon, the book is free online.
The PDF details the background of the genre, the intricacies and strategy behind fighting games, and more. Miller's ebook is focused on the Street Fighter franchise, from the breakout hit Street Fighter II to the recent Street Fighter IV. Much of it is focused on useful tips for those learning to play fighting games, but also for those looking for a deeper understanding as spectators, especially with EVO approaching.