Stepmania

Continuing the game theme from yesterday, I'll talk about stepmania. For people who ask who it is, typically the easiest answer is "Dance Dance Revolution for the Computer/Your Fingers." DDR is such an iconic game that most people will know what you're talking about when you mention it.

Like most rhythm games, it relies on songs to power the gameplay. And because it is completely open source with a built in step-file maker, people can put in any song. You can find them at the Stepmania site, or just from a Google search of step mania songs. FFR also has always had a lot of good songs, despite being down for along period of time.

To say that I've played this too much is an understatement. I still remember struggling to hit double notes, while today I kind of just zone out while mashing to 150bpm+ triplets and trills.

This is still a little out of reach.
As a follow up for Yesterdays post about Minecraft, I did not build that city, that was a picture I found off the internet. However, if you would like to see what I have been building, you can log on to my friends server (which is not always up). There are anti-grieving measures (aka impenetrable blocks around the spawn point) so say you come from the Troll Cave, and as long as you play nice, you will probably be let in.

1 Response to "Stepmania"

  1. Mutefox October 11, 2010 at 1:14 AM
    Jesus I wish I had the neuro-muscular coordination to play games like that...

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