Brawl was similar to the original and not to Melee (well that was what I thought as I looked through both) Just that Brawl had better music, stages, more characters but all the level of characters were the same (they just attacked and left no room for you to fight back)
Re: Is it just me, is is Ganondorf waaaaaay more powerful in Brawl than he ever
About using the sword thing. He stole the sword from the sages (why would he want to use it?) The sword is (somewhat holy) and (could be held for ransom :P) anyway... Just my opinion.
I could give a whole list on how to dodge them, I just need to work on them :P And Olimar's only does 30-40% initially while the explosion is just a finisher. SO really if you are not near the ship (remember, it lands in the middle) then typically you are well and untruly safe. While Pit's Final...