ashtonkutcher wrote:Woooow Gloves I'm impressed, that chart is amazing. Great song too, love the truth breaks. What's the purpose of the pause at 1:49, to give you guys some breathing time? And you don't memorize all your movements, right? I don't understand how you look at the screen and just know if you're supposed to move to the other side of the pad or who's hitting what, is it a learned skill or do you guys have some sort of agreement before you get on? Thanks.
The small break at 1:49 just goes with the song dropping out for a moment. It wasn't specifically put in to give the player a rest but it does end up being a nice time to re-orient yourself. As for memorizing movements, that's sort of yes and no. Obviously after playing the file over and over you start to know when different transitions are approaching, but after playing this style of chart for a while you just get used to recognizing what sort of transitions are possible and picking them out on the fly.
The first time we play any chart it's usually just us bumping into each other a lot and looking awful. There is a bit of learning necessary for each file, but it's not memorizing each and every transition. A big trick is just being able to shift your weight the correct direction when you're passing in front or behind, and as you play the songs more you start to remember what it feels like.
As an example, the jumps from 1:05 to 1:12 are something we had to really look at before we played and realize what we'd be doing because the movements are so extreme and we're so close to each other. Likewise, for the stop at 1:14 we had to agree on who would go in front and who would go behind. Those are song specific bits that I keep in mind every time I play it. Many of the other transitions throughout the song though, especially from 1:49 to the end, are easily read on the fly. As long as I'm used to reading where to shift my weight, it's nothing I have to plan ahead for.
Gazebo wrote:The noteskin in the video makes it a bit hard to read, but I have to assume that it's much easier to follow on the ITG noteskins.
Yes, it is much easier to read with the ITG noteskin, the rolls really contrast with holds nicely.
Derkomai wrote:Also, Game Underground has an ITG option on their SN2 machine?
We usually take out DDR and put in ITG for Saturday nights (Couples night!)
Glad to see people are interested! I'll keep everyone posted on the eventual release!
Also, fun fact: Even though we look super awesome playing this, we had around 30 misses on this run. There are some sloppy moments, and you can even see that I totally miss the 1p up arrow at 1:55 when I jump for it
(I'm in the long pants).