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Japanese toymaker to sell “Air-Guitar”!
Posted: 28 June 2007 11:28 AM   [ Ignore ]
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[quote author=“Scientific American”]Japan toy makers turn air guitars into reality

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?alias=japan-toy-makers-turn-air

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Posted: 28 June 2007 11:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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So this is basically Guitar Hero, only stupid.
And with fewer song options.

PPPPBBBTTHH.

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Posted: 28 June 2007 11:39 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Except you don’t need a cheap plastic guitar prop. Or a playstation. Or a TV.

Given that it’s target consumer group includes teenage boys, I guess they are more likely to be using it to play the ‘meat trombone’ than ‘air-guitar’. I mean who wouldn’t have wanted ‘musical accompanyment’ when they were that age?

Mind you, if they’ve put Miserilou on that thing they’d better sell it with a tub of really effective lube!

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Posted: 28 June 2007 11:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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David B. - 28 June 2007 03:39 PM

Mind you, if they’ve put Miserilou on that thing they’d better sell it with a tub of really effective lube!

How does one double pick under those circumstances?

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Posted: 28 June 2007 11:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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David B. - 28 June 2007 03:39 PM

Except you don’t need a cheap plastic guitar prop. Or a playstation. Or a TV.

Given that it’s target consumer group includes teenage boys, I guess they are more likely to be using it to play the ‘meat trombone’ than ‘air-guitar’. I mean who wouldn’t have wanted ‘musical accompanyment’ when they were that age?

Mind you, if they’ve put Miserilou on that thing they’d better sell it with a tub of really effective lube!

LOL HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

That’s great smile

But I guess I’d rather see my video-gaming handiwork on the screen.
I mean, who doesn’t get a thrill from watching your riffs (however imaginary they may be) appear on the screen as numerous amounts of points awarded for your supposed “talent”?!

Wait, did that make sense? tongue laugh

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Posted: 28 June 2007 11:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I’m a Nintendope myself, but I have seen the odd sux-box and pay-station game in action.

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Posted: 28 June 2007 11:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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David B. - 28 June 2007 03:46 PM

I’m a Nintendope myself, but I have seen the odd sux-box and pay-station game in action.

I’m right there with you. The only game system I own is a Super Nintendo. tongue laugh

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Posted: 28 June 2007 12:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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David B. - 28 June 2007 03:46 PM

I’m a Nintendope myself, but I have seen the odd sux-box and pay-station game in action.

I was with you until about two weeks ago. I got a 360. This thing is essentially exactly what I want in a gaming machine. I love it.

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So I can just type anything and it will show up here?

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Posted: 28 June 2007 12:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Stargazer - 28 June 2007 04:08 PM
David B. - 28 June 2007 03:46 PM

I’m a Nintendope myself, but I have seen the odd sux-box and pay-station game in action.

I was with you until about two weeks ago. I got a 360. This thing is essentially exactly what I want in a gaming machine. I love it.

Then you weren’t very loyal, were you?

Bah! mad

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Posted: 28 June 2007 01:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Tah - 28 June 2007 04:23 PM
Stargazer - 28 June 2007 04:08 PM
David B. - 28 June 2007 03:46 PM

I’m a Nintendope myself, but I have seen the odd sux-box and pay-station game in action.

I was with you until about two weeks ago. I got a 360. This thing is essentially exactly what I want in a gaming machine. I love it.

Then you weren’t very loyal, were you?

Bah! mad

Not only disloyal but probably very out of pocket too since shelling out for a 360 tongue wink

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Posted: 28 June 2007 02:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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My game system is a big tin box full of marbles and pegs and wooden boards and things like that.  I seem to have compatability issues with things like this.

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Posted: 28 June 2007 02:43 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Accipiter - 28 June 2007 06:36 PM

My game system is a big tin box full of marbles and pegs and wooden boards and things like that.  I seem to have compatability issues with things like this.

Sounds like a region 4 problem. Happens all the time.

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