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BongoBob
10-31-2007, 03:56 PM
Well, now that it's out, post your thoughts on it (unless your thoughts are "Play a real f***ing guitar" *glares at Ty*).

The bad: There's one thing that I cannot stand, and that's how unsparingly they use 3 fret chords. There's no reason for that bulls***. For instance, 3's And 7's. Almost the whole song is 3 fret chords. This is annoying as hell.

The Good: Everything else. One thing that I really love that probably no-one else noticed from Guitar Hero I and II is the drummer. In most games and especially CG movies, whenever someone is drumming it annoys the everliving hell out of me when they don't get it right. They'll have 3 animations for what really should be 8, hitting the hi-hat when they should be hitting the ride, the snare instead of the toms, etc. But in GHIII it's eerily accurate, even on the PS2.

TiE23
10-31-2007, 07:08 PM
My opinion on it... It's at 96% and there is 38 minutes left... I'll let you know in the hour. LoL.


Also, this is a no Darth Groovy zone, too. -Thats a joke, btw. : P

Slightly off topic: Bongo, we need to play Halo 3 some time, never played with you since Beta on it.

Mike Windu
10-31-2007, 07:14 PM
Funny, everyone else thinks the GH3 drummer is robotic. XD

TiE23
10-31-2007, 10:41 PM
Uhh... I've obtained it now. My sister got to my guitar before I could get off the toilet when it was loading, so she's playing Slow Ride on Easy. First thing I noticed is that the graphics are damn ugly for the PS2 version. GH2 looked better IMO.

Also, I thought Judy Nails was a new character and not Judy Nails. And the three characters that I liked: Izzy, Pandora, and Clive Winston are either gone or messed up. Pandora and Clive are gone, and Izzy looks freaking weird. And Xavier Stone looks like a bad caricature of Jimi Hendrix. And Johnny Napalm looks like he's in his 40's and British now, when he was resident the Pants-on-head retard ADHD 20-something guy. Also, the singer looked weird in the 360 demo, but he was an interesting weird looking, like he was kinda eye catching. In PS2 version he looks like an android.

Tyrion
10-31-2007, 11:35 PM
Well, now that it's out, post your thoughts on it (unless your thoughts are "Play a real f***ing guitar" *glares at Ty*).

The point is, I'm still cooler than you.

BongoBob
11-01-2007, 12:11 AM
I said no jackasses allowed -_-

Lightsaberboy
11-01-2007, 07:53 AM
how does it differ on on the three consoles? does one perform better than another?

BongoBob
11-01-2007, 02:50 PM
Well, the 360 version is the pick IMO, but if you don't have a 360 or the cash for it, the PS2 version is good also.

I've also admitted defeat on the Expert difficulty. 3 of the final 4 songs just plain kick my ass.

I also put in the unlock all cheat code to try out Through The Fire And Flames. I 3 starred it on hard, and failed in 4 seconds on expert. Though it is fun to play on expert in the practice mode, I got 73% notes hit.

Jeff
11-01-2007, 04:16 PM
Anybody played the Wii version?

TiE23
11-01-2007, 05:47 PM
I played through probably 30 of the songs in one sitting. The first 15 songs are snore-fests except for a few exceptions. How do you unlock Through the Fire And Flames? I gots lots of money, but no extra song. : (

The graphics are totally fugly, and it takes forever to save. And thats all I really got to say.

Lightsaberboy
11-01-2007, 09:37 PM
on the wii version or just in general tie?

BongoBob
11-01-2007, 09:49 PM
You unlock Through The Fire And Flames by unplugging the power cord beating the game on any difficulty level.

Also, the difficulty curve (on expert at least) is rediculous. The first 30-some songs are easy as hell, and then all of a sudden the difficulty spikes up insanely.

TiE23
11-02-2007, 01:13 AM
on the wii version or just in general tie?
I don't own a Wii... The PS2 version is what I'm talking about.

Also, the drummer looks down-right retarded. He has no facial animation (not even blinking) and looks like he's in the middle of pushing out a huge turd on a toilet. And I was surprised when it seemed like he was drumming at least somewhat decently, but his animation sucked. His arms were all funky and stuff, totally unnatural.

BongoBob
11-02-2007, 01:17 AM
But it was at the very least rather accurate (hitting the crash when he should be, ride when he should be, toms when he should be, etc).

I'm not saying the animations are perfect, but they are a much needed step in the right direction.

Darth Groovy
11-06-2007, 07:55 AM
My opinion on it... It's at 96% and there is 38 minutes left... I'll let you know in the hour. LoL.


Also, this is a no Darth Groovy zone, too. -Thats a joke, btw. : P

Slightly off topic: Bongo, we need to play Halo 3 some time, never played with you since Beta on it.

It's all good if you like the game, I'm not going to dump on it. Look at my sales over the last couple of weeks...GHIII is selling quicker than I can get re-stocked, so other people like it too. It's just not my thing. I like some things that other people would think are silly such as Lumines, and singing games.

However, you declaring any thread a no Darth Groovy zone, especially in the swamp, is an exercise in futility. :tng1:

acdcfanbill
11-06-2007, 10:39 AM
My pants are a no Darth Groovy zone!

However, this video of through the fire and flames made me look like this :Open2:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=-9ao_vOsZkg

Tyrion
11-06-2007, 11:37 AM
My pants are a no Darth Groovy zone!]

I have video tapes that deny such a claim in rather sexy fashion.

BongoBob
11-06-2007, 12:52 PM
Also an illegal in thirteen states fashion.

The damndest thing is, I could probably get through most of Through The Fire And Flames, but I just can't get that beginning part down. The solo would only be doable if I got really lucky and hit all the star power parts, but all the super fast strumming parts I can do really well.

Tyrion
11-06-2007, 07:53 PM
Also an illegal in thirteen states fashion.

Fourteen, actually. Arkansas buckled down.

Anyway, apparently Wednesday South Park's going to show a Guitar Hero episode.

Anthony
11-06-2007, 09:29 PM
Through the Fire And Flames?


How that song is even playable on GH is beyond me

Jeff
11-07-2007, 05:58 PM
I'm still thinking about whether I want this for Wii or not ... Well I guess its not that I don't want it, its just I don't know if I want to pay for it. :p

Am I the only one who likes the PS2 guitar better than the Les Pauls? I wish I could get that one for Wii.

BongoBob
11-07-2007, 07:25 PM
Am I the only one who likes the PS2 guitar better than the Les Pauls?

Yes.

Lightsaberboy
11-08-2007, 01:48 AM
how's the difficulty of the songs? i heard that half of them are pretty easy then they get insanely hard.

BongoBob
11-08-2007, 03:29 AM
Yeah, the difficulty curve is pretty steady up until Cult Of Personality. After that it's just insanely difficult, namely Slayer's Raining Blood.

Lightsaberboy
11-08-2007, 03:37 AM
is it still fun tho or does it get too frustrating that you want to smash your guitar on the ground?

BongoBob
11-08-2007, 03:40 AM
It can be frustrating, but only because Raining Blood should have been the final song instead of just one of the last songs.

Lightsaberboy
11-09-2007, 03:41 AM
did anyone see south park tonight? they mentioned guitar hero XD

JoeDoe 2.0
11-09-2007, 01:59 PM
Yeah, I played some GH3 at my cousin's house. I'm going to buy it with Mass Effect and enjoy it on Thanksgiving Break. Also, some rules after playing GH:

http://www.vgcats.com/comics/images/070423.jpg

Plz remember these 3 very important rules, thnx

Pie™
11-09-2007, 02:37 PM
did anyone see south park tonight? they mentioned guitar hero XD
I did. It was one of the worst episodes I've seen.

TiE23
11-09-2007, 11:40 PM
For some reason when I played Cult of Personality on hard on my first try. I completely nailed all the solos. I was surprised it was so easy.

BongoBob
11-09-2007, 11:42 PM
Yeah, on expert it's an entirely different story, it took about 10 trys to beat it :dozey:

Negative Sun
11-10-2007, 04:24 PM
Can't wait to get it, no fair it comes out in the states almost a month before Europe, f***ing EU censorship piece of motherf***ing poo!

Nalukai
11-10-2007, 09:38 PM
expert was easy on the sightread on hyperspeed lvl 3. its getting your scores past that and FC'n songs and seeing what you can do on hyper5....

438K on metallica: one Hyperspeed 5 94% hit with 328 note streak best so far.........

580K on through the fire and flames 91% 423 note streak.( not on hyper 5 but hyper 3)

and quite whining about 3 chords........if you play coop the lead to the bret michaels song has 4 chord notes in it)

and oh BTW... IMPULSE is the best song in the game hands down.

just keep playing and youll get better at it........but it really isnt harder than GH2 with the new ho/po system: you can actually hit longer solo streaks with this system than the previous game.

btw i have every cheat code in the game if you want more pm me: but the hyper speed code is the same as gh2

OBOYOBOY you just have to strum it in the cheats menu. and its saved you dont have to enter it ever again you can choose between no hyperspeed or levels 1-5.

Negative Sun
11-10-2007, 09:52 PM
^ Lack of properly placed punctuation marks followed by a lack of properly used capital letters make this the worst post in recent history...Congratulations, you may die ;)

BongoBob
11-10-2007, 10:03 PM
It's called a shift key. You should try using it sometime.

Jeff
11-11-2007, 02:40 AM
Well I returned my defective guitar for a new one. I beat easy and am stuck on the battle with Lou on medium, I've beaten all the other songs on medium. btw I've never had the previous versions so I'm not 1337 yet like some of you. :p Most of my medium songs are 4 or 3 stars. The difficulty goes up sooo much once you hit the last segment, and the battle with Lou is much harder than any of those songs I think.

BongoBob
11-11-2007, 04:36 AM
You got it for the Wii right? How is it?

Jeff
11-11-2007, 01:31 PM
Its pretty cool. You put the Wiimote in the guitar so supposedly that makes it a little heavier and realistic. Also the wiimote makes the missed note noise and it vibrates on star power. And someone with the PS2 version told me the graphics look a lot better on Wii (might have been because of my monitor though, and I dunno if GH supports 480p but i have my Wii on that mode). The only difference in the game I've found is the unlockables, for PS3 and Xbox you get God of Rock and Grim Reaper, for Wii and probably PS2 you get Elroy Budvis and Metalhead. Oh and the guitar faceplate is white instead of black.

But yeah I'm glad I got it, great fun so far. :D

TiE23
11-11-2007, 03:54 PM
I see what you're doing there. Don't you think about it Bongo, spend $10 more and get the 360 version like you should. :p Better graphics, leader boards, and DLC if that means anything to you.

Pie™
11-11-2007, 04:19 PM
Clicky (http://www.guitarhero.com/forums/8/forum_topics/1258?page=1)

Doesn't seem like getting it for Wii is a great idea...

Jeff
11-11-2007, 06:53 PM
Yeah I heard about that problem Pie. I use my computer monitor to play Wii with 2 speakers and the bass so its not a problem for me.

Also TiE I didn't mean to sound like I'm convincing him to get it for Wii. :p If I had a 360 I would probably get it for that also. Wii has a few nice perks but 360 is probably the best version.

BongoBob
11-11-2007, 08:42 PM
I see what you're doing there. Don't you think about it Bongo, spend $10 more and get the 360 version like you should. :p Better graphics, leader boards, and DLC if that means anything to you.

I wasn't planning on getting the Wii version. I was simply asking how it was, because I hadn't heard anything about it.

Darca Lar
11-11-2007, 09:24 PM
Funny, everyone else thinks the GH3 drummer is robotic. XD
Yeah, I think it was. And if you ask me, since they motion captured all the other movements, they should've done the same with the drummer, because it looked too unreal.

But I did like the song choices, and trying my best at Dragonforce on Expert.

TiE23
11-11-2007, 11:42 PM
Also TiE I didn't mean to sound like I'm convincing him to get it for Wii. :p If I had a 360 I would probably get it for that also. Wii has a few nice perks but 360 is probably the best version.

I was directing it to Bongo. :p

I wasn't planning on getting the Wii version. I was simply asking how it was, because I hadn't heard anything about it.
Whoops. :V Essentially, I wasn't telling you to "Not get the Wii verison." But to "Get the 360 version."

Nalukai
11-13-2007, 08:25 PM
^ Lack of properly placed punctuation marks followed by a lack of properly used capital letters make this the worst post in recent history...Congratulations, you may die ;)

OH NOES I didn't punctuate right on the internet...... and some of those capital letters were code to hyper speed or acronyms used within the game ....

http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/1786/pa260078lt0.jpg
http://img111.imageshack.us/img111/8676/s7300376dv6.jpg

P.S. with scores like these... I don't need to use the shift key for your approval.

thanks! :D

BongoBob
11-13-2007, 08:43 PM
You may be able to beat me at guitar hero, but I can kick your ass at Internet Spelling/Punctuation/Prose 2.0 :p

Nalukai
11-13-2007, 08:45 PM
lol bongo true hehe

Rogue Nine
11-30-2007, 10:56 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7JCrbRr54w

Dis man is mai new hero :3

Darth Groovy
11-30-2007, 01:08 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7JCrbRr54w

Dis man is mai new hero :3

Priceless!

Mike Windu
11-30-2007, 06:43 PM
Maybe I'm getting worn out on GH... but this game just isn't the same as GH2... I don't think the song selection is quite as good..

TiE23
11-30-2007, 10:10 PM
GH2 probably had the best song list out of all the games so far.

Jeff
11-30-2007, 10:41 PM
I didn't have GH2 but I've played it and I think the selection is much better in 3.

TiE23
12-01-2007, 06:05 PM
Just wait for the "Anniversary Edition" in 5 years, it'll probably have all songs from the first 3 games.

Nancy Allen``
12-01-2007, 06:14 PM
Played it, loved it. Good to have some old songs to play in there, Rock You Like a Hurricane, Hit Me With Your Best Shot, School's Out, Sunshine of Your Love, Paint it, Black, this was real music.

Tyrion
12-01-2007, 06:43 PM
Paint it, Black,

More or less unrelated, but I'm confused on the proper grammar of the song title. I always thought it was "Paint it Black", as Mick Jagger wants to turn everything black as he is depressed, presumably because of his chronic and massive impotency. However, by adding a comma in "Paint it, Black", the song suddenly turns from that of a tale of woe to that of racism: instead of crying that he has lost a loved one, Jagger now simply wants to find an African that will paint his room for him because, again presumably, he's a lazy, coked up rock singer.

Granted, the song lyrics don't support the second interpretation, but I'll just say that for this argument he had ADD and had simply forgotten the original intention of the song by the time he was singing.

Nancy Allen``
12-01-2007, 07:08 PM
Well even before Keith Richards I always knew rock artists were out of their tree.

I think it's a song about depression rather than about racism, though I'll ask a friend about it to make sure. Looking up the song Wikipedia tells of it's use in the media such as Full Metal Jacket and Twisted Metal, media that is grim, depressing, very much in keeping in tune with the song. As far as I know it's never been an anthem for black\anti black pride.

Tyrion
12-01-2007, 07:17 PM
Well even before Keith Richards I always knew rock artists were out of their tree.

I think it's a song about depression rather than about racism, though I'll ask a friend about it to make sure. Looking up the song Wikipedia tells of it's use in the media such as Full Metal Jacket and Twisted Metal, media that is grim, depressing, very much in keeping in tune with the song. As far as I know it's never been an anthem for black\anti black pride.

I wasn't expecting a serious response. :p

I'm just commenting on why it's odd to place a comma within the title, considering it confers an entirely different meaning.

BongoBob
12-01-2007, 08:33 PM
Ty, your ability to turn misstyped posts into hilarious tales is unprecedented.

Seph
12-02-2007, 01:35 AM
My fave guitar hero, five reasons
1.Metallica
2.Tenacious D
3.Paint It black
4.Battles are fun as hell
5.Co op career

Darca Lar
12-02-2007, 02:01 AM
^^
My fave guitar for ONE reason

1. It's my copy dammit!

BigTeddyPaul
12-10-2007, 10:02 PM
Besides the fact that the Wii version only is offered in monotone, which is a real shame, the main draw back is its inability to add songs in the future. Presently the Wii version will not allow future "expansions" of songs to be downloaded at a later date unlike Xbox360. Granted they would charge you $10 for the new content but if you are going to pay $90 for a game a few dollars more never deterred most gamers.
BTP

BongoBob
12-10-2007, 10:45 PM
zOMG BigTeddyPaul :eek:

BigTeddyPaul
12-12-2007, 12:23 AM
zOMG BigTeddyPaul :eek:

That is how I felt when I saw Lexx was back. Damn WoW (even though I play - Arygos server ftw!).

BTP

BongoBob
12-12-2007, 01:31 AM
Too bad not all LF'ers aren't on the same server. Got a 63, almost 64 druid on Stormscale as well as a 14 rogue alt :)

Dagobahn Eagle
12-12-2007, 01:26 PM
Enter Yaaaah-tze Croo-- (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/editorials/zeropunctuation/2716-Zero-Punctuation-Guitar-Hero-III)

...

..Oh. No smartasses. Right.

Acrylic
12-12-2007, 02:43 PM
monotone

*tries to sing Paint it Black in monotone*...

Tyrion
12-12-2007, 11:17 PM
Enter [url=http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/editorials/zeropunctuation/2716-Zero-Punctuation-Guitar-Hero-III]Yaaaah-tze Croo--[/size]
...
..Oh. No smartasses. Right.

"But it's not as good as tonging another man's balls. I mean, as it used to be. I'm not gay. "

Brilliant.