tnevaker;4372582 said:the chord shapes in RB3 are terrible, but that's mitigated by having the option to turn on chord numbering. though they should have just made chord numbering the standard default. i can't imagine many people find the chord shape notation useful without it.
You have to wait til they're practically hitting that static fretboard before you know exactly which fret and string the gem is going to "hit" and therefore which fret on which string to play. that might be ok at simpler levels where you've only got a few notes per second to figure out, but what happens when you hit a fairly complex melody or solo and you've got 20 notes coming at you, trying to figure out where to play each of those notes? there's a reason they showed such easy charts in that video. if they showed the "expert" charts for any of those songs, people would be scared off, and rightly so. try to imagine that "house of the rising sun" chart if instead of just firing a chord form at you every couple seconds, you had the actual arpeggio notes coming to you at full song speed. i don't see how it would be readable at all with that kind of chart.
tnevaker;4372832 said:well i can't judge it from the point of view of someone trying to learn guitar
tnevaker;4372832 said:if they did learn to play through those charts, they may end up with "RB drummer" syndrome where you can play fine when you've got an RB chart coming at you, but as soon as you sit behind a real drum kit you become totally lost.
LiveHomeVideo;4374153 said:Plus, it's all classic/indie rock
w34kn3ss;4375250 said:Looks like it could potentially give Rock Band a run for its money (unlike Rock Revolution and Power Gig, which brought nothing new to the table). Granted, it won't threaten Rock Band's existence, but it looks like it has features that Rock Band is sorely missing, like a practice mode that's ACTUALLY effective. To be quite blunt, the practice mode and trainers in RB3 are terrible.
Mega-Tallica;4336287 said:Yes it does and I think it also had a real pickup so you could play through an amp.Also, it's not made out of plastic, it's made out of basswood and maple, two very commonly used woods for "real" guitars. The only thing about it is it has a very small scale which makes it feel toy-ish and unauthentic.
skyttskytt;4336298 said:Huh, the more you know. I thought someone had said it was plastic, or at least part of it was plastic. I really never cared to look into it, it definitely looked like plastic in some pictures, so I never questioned it.
RHCPgroupie42;4384897 said:at this point i would really just pick up a guitar, because when youre "learning" songs its probably better to know scales and chords beforehand
GNFfhqwhgads;4375329 said:Also, here's what it's missing to actually be going toe-to-toe with Rock Band.KeyboardsVocalsBassDrumsDLCNon-Pro features
dog037;4384983 said:Also by the time Rocksmith comes out, there will be over 200 pro guitar songs on Rock Band compared to however many are on the Rocksmith disc.
Megashot;4385421 said:Exactly, it's things like this that sadly makes it pretty one-sided towards Rock Band. Guitar Hero was the only main competitor to Rock Band, now that it's gone (for now), RB basically has a monopoly over plastic/real instrument rhythm games.