Dave, formerly known as IK_GHOST and now goes by the game handle Papa Dav3, is a former member of the New York-based crew Deadly Alliance. He currently resides in New Jersey, and is famous for creating various Falco strategies used to this day. He is credited with the discovery of the short hop laser. He made a brief comeback at Revival of Melee 6 and made it into top 64 bracket.
During Slippi era, Papa Dav3 Came back showcasing multiple characters such as Ice Climbers, Marth, and pocket Ness in tournament beating master ranked players. He is currently a member of the Melee Discord and is open to players of any skill level.