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Hmmm...well how about that?
You guys remember when it made you cool and a dork when you can perfect any shred on expert?

Me neither, Rockband was where it was at.
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post #52 of 95
Guitar hero was epic when it first came out. It got boring after I bought it though... good thing I bought it used.
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The game was far more complicated than just "mashing buttons." And every once in awhile, they had a good song to play to. It was a phenomenal party game. Anyone saying otherwise just sucks so incredibly bad at it that they feel the need to call the game out on their failure.
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Also, why don't people learn to play a real guitar? The skills needed to be "good" at rockband are basically the same amount of effort as a real guitar
Because Rock Band can actually teach you how to play.
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I play real guitar and I love GH/rock band. They're just for fun, good to play with friends, and don't need real skill (musical skill).

It's good they did this, Rock Band owned GH.

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THIS!
Those "games" where stupid.
As well as BUZZ and Singstar.
Wait what? Those games are great at parties!
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I've refused to buy anything else Guitar Hero-related since they shipped out thousands of faulty drum sets and then wanted everyone to both pay to ship it in and wait weeks on in after their "fix" didn't fix anything.

There's no high-hat control (peddle) in Rock Band, but I'd say the drums come pretty close to realism if you have a decent electronic set. I play both.
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Good riddance.
This.
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Good riddance. With all the time people spent playing Guitar Hero or whatever, you could have learned how to play a real guitar and actually did something more than play with yourself in front of a TV. And instead of looking at pictures of girls holding a toy guitar, you could get them to come home to completely forget anything but your own instrument.




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The game was actually good, but I'm glad I jumped off that band wagon as soon as Rock Band came out. Sales have been declining for that series for a while now it was only a matter of time before Activision was just losing money producing this game.
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Some people don't have the time, motivation or skill to play a real instrument. Rock Band and Guitar Hero give you the chance to have fun and listen to good music while simulating playing instruments.

Anyone hating on it is being silly - sure, you can not like it personally, but to say it's innately rubbish because it's not actually playing (that line blurring quickly with pro mode in Rock Band 3) is rubbish. It's not meant to be exactly like the real thing - because playing a real instrument is hard. Rock Band and Guitar Hero are fun.

I own Rock Band and enjoy regular games with my flatmates and friends. It's good fun, it's social, you get to listen to good music... why would anyone hate that?

I'm not saying that learning a real instrument isn't fun - but there are reasons why so many people don't learn to play an instrument. It is hard to pick up and get into. You don't want to listen to really rubbish renditions of easy songs for hours until you get it. With Rock Band, you go straight in and enjoy good music and have fun with your friends.
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