New Forum Game: MP3 Dartboard King of the Hill

DackAttacDackAttac Road Warrior
edited April 2013 in Less Rokk More Talk
OK, new game. We're gonna try something new here.

EDIT:

OK, attention here. Here are the rules as they've been decided.


THE RULES

The first player to go picks the criterion for the match. (e.g., Song is available in a Rock Band title, song is a cover, etc.)
• The first player goes by hitting shuffle on their MP3 player and posting the first randomly generated ten songs, then marks each song that meets the criterion with boldface.
• That player adds up the boldfaced songs (those that met the criterion); that's their Song Tally. So long as it was more than zero, that player is currently King of the Hill. The Song Tally becomes the record to beat.
• If the first player gets a zero for the Song Tally, no one is King of the Hill, the first player to get a one or more for the Song Tally becomes King of the Hill. No points are scored yet.

Then each subsequent turn, each following player repeats the process: Ten randomly generated songs, tally up the ones that meet the criterion.
• If their Song Tally is higher than the current King's, they get a point and become the new King of the Hill.
• If their Song Tally is lower than the current King's, the King gets a point.
• If their Song Tally is the same as the current King's, the current King remains King but the player gets a point.

The King of the Hill can attempt to further increase his Song Tally by taking a turn during his "reign".
• The new Song Tally becomes the record to beat, whether it was high or lower.
If it's higher, he gets a point. (But nothing for tying it, and certainly not for being lower.)

Rounds are played to 15 points. If a player aces their round (gets all 10 out of 10), they get 8 points and the round is over.
You hit shuffle on your MP3s and post the first ten songs that come up*. Boldface (or otherwise highlight, whatever you wanna do) every song that is available (or confirmed for the next week) in Rock Band [BUT THAT MIGHT NOT BE THE CRITERION ANYMORE; CHECK THE MOST RECENT POST]. Live or alternate versions count so long as it's by the same artist (or the same "made famous by" artist in the case of WaveGroup covers). Tally those boldfaced songs up.

If you top the previous best, the point is yours, and you're the new king of the hill.
If you come in under the previous best, the king of the hill gets the point for your post.
If you tie, you get the point, but the king remains king.
If somehow every single goddamn song that comes up is in Rock Band, the round's over, you get half of what we're playing to.

This first round, first to 25 points wins. (Meaning a perfect score will get you 13 points.)

(This will be something of a practice run. Maybe it will be a colossal disaster, maybe it'll be fun. Maybe we'll have to retool the rules. Maybe we'll need a better name because the one I came up with is kinda s***ty. We'll see how it goes.)

*(Feel free to exclude anything that's not eligible or halfway reasonable for inclusion in Rock Band; i.e., spoken word comedy, 8-bit video game soundtracks, etc., but please be consistent about it. You still have to include Muse, Led Zep and Rolling Stones, though. :p)

OK, I'll go first. (Doesn't count for a point, but I will be King if the next post doesn't dethrone me.)

1. "Crossroads" - The Offspring
2. "The World Won't Stop Without You" - Bad Religion
3. "Hailie's Song" - Eminem
4. "Auf Wiedersehen" - Cheap Trick
5. "Levon" - Elton John
6. "Wait for Love" - Josh Ritter
7. "I'm Looking Through You" - The Beatles
8. "Delirium of Disorder" - Bad Religion
9. "Outlaw Pete" - Bruce Springsteen
10. "In a Little While" - U2

Current King (& Number to Beat): Dack (1)

Scoreboard
Dack - 0

Comments

  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    1. "*fin" - Anberlin
    2. "Circle the Sky" - MyChildren MyBride
    3. "Virus Alert" - "Weird Al" Yankovic
    4. "Still Alive" - GLaDOS
    5. "Hide" - RED
    6. "Taco Grande" - "Weird Al" Yankovic
    7. "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" - The Beatles
    8. "For A Pessimist, I'm Pretty Optimistic" - Paramore
    9. "She Said She Said" - The Beatles
    10. "Constance" - The Devil Wears Prada

    If I'm understanding the rules correctly, Dack, you've been dethroned.

    Current King (& Number to Beat): GreatJedi7 (3)

    Scoreboard
    Dack - 1
    GreatJedi7 - 1
  • DackAttacDackAttac Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    You get one point for that; we're tied.

    FlyGuy's self-predicted and fulfilled goose egg got me thinking, though, if that rule should stay constant. Maybe the criteria for this round will be Rock Band content, but the next round might be something else... decade, song length, song title (Contains person/character's name, ten characters or less, song following (i.e., notable enough that it has a Wikipedia page, is not in the artist's top ten at last.fm, etc.), artist name (starts with a vowel, is a solo artist, etc.) Maybe the winner picks the category but the actual stipulation is chosen at random? Just a thought.

    But hey, since I'm not king anymore, I guess I'll do one more before I go to bed.

    (Oh yeah, forgot to mention, since it's an automatic point, you can't do a round if you're already king.)

    1. "Come On, Get In" - KT Tunstall
    2. "Living Life" - Eels
    3. "Neutroniks" - k-os
    4. "Sucker Punch" - Jonathan Coulton
    5. "Junk" - Paul McCartney
    [B]6. "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" - Blue
  • CJHobbesCJHobbes Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    I suppose I'll give it a go as well.

    1. "Mass Destruction" - Lotus Juice
    2. "Coming Back to Life" - Pink Floyd
    3. "In the First Place" - Hoku
    4. "Judgement Day" - Van Halen
    5. "Broken" - The Birthday Massacre
    6. "Eat the Rich" - Aerosmith
    7. "Take Her Out" - Alice in Chains
    8. "Uwasareru Mono" - Iuchi Maiko
    9. "Lunchbox" - Marilyn Manson
    10. "Afterlife" - Avenged Sevenfold

    Hey, I got one at the end. But not even close enough to unseat GreatJedi.

    Current King (& Number to Beat): GreatJedi7 (2)

    Scoreboard
    GreatJedi7 - 2
    Dack - 2

    I edited the score since SheSaid mentioned her namesake's song isn't in TB:RB, which leaves Jedi at 2 instead of 3.
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    http://yfrog.com/nu17297245p


    1. Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws
    2. Tuff Enuff - The Fabulous Thunderbirds
    3. Revolution - The Beatles
    4. Viva la Vida (Live) - Coldplay
    5. And I Love Her - The Beatles
    6. Thank You Very Much - Kaiser Chiefs
    7. It's a Hard Life - Queen
    8. I Want You to Want Me (Live) - Cheap Trick
    9. Tell Me Why - The Beatles
    10. (We Are) The Road Crew - Motörhead

    That's five.

    Scoreboard
    GreatJedi7 - 2
    Dack - 2
    GNFfhqwhgads - 1
  • DackAttacDackAttac Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    SheSaidSheSaid;4525198 said:
    My username is, much to my dismay, NOT on TB:RB.
    CJHobbes;4525213 said:
    I edited the score since SheSaid mentioned his namesake's song isn't in TB:RB, which leaves Jedi at 2 instead of 3.
    Ah, good catch, you two. Although GreatJedi7 did get that third point back. (1st from dethroning me, 2nd from SheSaid's post, 3rd from CJ's.)

    Also, CJ, just so you know, SheSaidSheSaid is a "her", not a "his". :p

    So the standings before this round I'm about to do are:

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    Dack - 2
    GNFfhqwhgads - 2

    1. "Angry White Boy Polka" - Weird Al
    2. "Cheer Up" - Reel Big Fish
    3. "Places" - Fountains of Wayne
    4. "Butterfly" - Weezer
    5. "Don't Ask Me Why" - Billy Joel
    6. "Night Driver" - Tom Petty
    7. "Code Monkey" - Jonathan Coulton
    8. "Dancing in the Street" - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
    9. "Hate to See You Like This" - Fountains of Wayne
    10. "Commandante" - k-os

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    GNFfhqwhgads - 2
    Dack - 2
  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    SheSaidSheSaid;4525198 said:
    My username is, much to my dismay, NOT on TB:RB.

    I thought Revolver was Full Album DLC?
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    GreatJedi7;4525310 said:
    I thought Revolver was Full Album DLC?
    Nope. Harmonix debated that or Rubber Soul, and went with Rubber Soul.
  • dog037dog037 This Many Days Since Last Ban:
    edited October 2011
    1. "Anna Molly" - Incubus
    2. "Run" - Vampire Weekend
    3. "Narcolepsy" - Third Eye Blind
    4. "Little Miss Strange" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    5. "Maps" - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    6. "St. Jimmy" - Green Day

    7. "November Rain" - Guns N' Roses
    8. "Kielbasa" - Tenacious D
    9. "Breakpoint" - Megadeth
    10. "Gigantic" - Pixies
  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    1. "Your Way With Words Is Through Silence" - A Day to Remember
    2. "Fences" - Paramore
    3. "Iris" - The Goo Goo Dolls
    4. "Scream Aim Fire" - Bullet for my Valentine
    5. "Fantasmic" - Nightwish
    6. "Heartless" - A Day to Remember
    7. "The Talisman" - Iron Maiden
    8. "Enter Sandman" - Metallica
    9. "Pangea" - August Burns Red
    10. "Back in Black" - AC/DC

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    GNFfhqwhgads - 2
    Dack - 2

    EDIT: Ninja'd. Not sure what the scoreboard should look like now.
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    And suddenly, I take the lead.
  • DackAttacDackAttac Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    Yep.

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 4
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    Dack - 2

    EDIT - Well, effit, I guess I might as well do another one.

    1. "Last Stop: This Town" - Eels
    2. "16" - Green Day
    3. "Hooray for Beer" - Bowling for Soup
    4. "The Seer's Tower" - Sufjan Stevens
    5. "Working Class Hero" - Manic Street Preachers
    6. "Basket Case" - Green Day
    7. "Don't Fade On Me" - Tom Petty
    8. "Venice Queen" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
    9. "Stay Stay" - Kay Hanley
    10. "Over the Eggshells" - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 5
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    Dack - 2
  • 4lic4lic Opening Act
    edited October 2011
    1. "Black Gold" - Foals
    2. "September" - Earth. Wind & Fire
    3. "Spellbound" - Lacuna Coil
    4. "Cinder Tin" - Abigail's Ghost
    5. "18 and Life" - Skid Row
    6. "Welcome to Paradise" - Green Day
    7. "Dirt" - Alice in Chains
    8. "Psychosocial" - Slipknot
    9. "Freedom of Choice" - A Perfect Circle
    10. - "Hiding Out" - thenewno2

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 4
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    Dack - 2
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    4lic;4525341 said:

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 4
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    Dack - 2
    4lic - 2
    You get points for becoming/staying King, not for matching songs.
  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    1. "Feeling This" - Blink-182
    2. "Mountain of Souls" - Becoming the Archetype
    3. "Fat" - "Weird Al" Yankovic
    4. "Here, There and Everywhere" - The Beatles
    5. "Imagine" - John Lennon
    6. "Futures" - Jimmy Eat World
    7. "Our Truth" - Lacuna Coil
    8. "Joy" - Newsboys
    9. "Man In The Box" - Alice In Chains
    10. "A Nightmare to Remember" - Dream Theater

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (5 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    GreatJedi7 - 3
    Dack - 2
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    GreatJedi7 - 4
    Dack - 2
  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    1. "Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen
    2. "So Cold" - Breaking Benjamin
    3. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Nirvana
    4. "The Greatest Man That Ever Lived" - Weezer
    5. "Knights of Cydonia" - Muse
    6. "I Was Only Kidding" - "Weird Al" Yankovic
    7. "Panic Attack" - Dream Theater
    8. "All Around Me" - Flyleaf (Crappy song IMO. I don't know why I have it.)
    9. "Decoy" - Paramore
    10. "Monster" - Skillet

    King: GreatJedi7 (6 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    GreatJedi7 - 5
    Dack - 2
  • MostSpartan14MostSpartan14 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    11th Dimension - Julian Casablancas
    In the Fade - Queens of the Stone Age
    51st Anniversary - Jimi Hendrix Experience
    I Know You Like My Band - Bang Camaro
    (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
    Shooting Star - Bad Company
    3's and 7's - Queens of the Stone Age
    Flirtin' With Disaster - Molly Hatchet
    The Man Who Sold the World - Nirvana
    Are You Experienced? - Jimi Hendrix Experience

    King: GreatJedi7 (6 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    GreatJedi7 - 5
    Dack - 2
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    Scoreboard:
    GreatJedi7 - 7
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    Dack - 2
  • MostSpartan14MostSpartan14 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    GNFfhqwhgads;4525604 said:
    Scoreboard:
    GreatJedi7 - 7
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    Dack - 2
    Opps. I forgot to change the scoreboard :o
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    http://yfrog.com/mfohpp

    1. It Hurts - Angels & Airwaves
    2. Dance, Dance, Dance - Steve Miller Band
    3. Homecoming - Green Day
    4. The Greatest Man That Ever Lived - Weezer
    5. Skullcrusher Mountain - Jonathan Coulton
    6. Just Like Heaven - The Cure
    7. Buddy Holly - Weezer
    8. Hats Off to (Roy) Harper - Led Zeppelin
    9. Tom Sawyer - Rush
    10. Burn the Witch - Queens of the Stone Age


    King: GNFfhqwhgads (7)

    GNFfhqwhgads - 7
    GreatJedi7 - 7
    Dack - 2
  • dog037dog037 This Many Days Since Last Ban:
    edited October 2011
    1. Dragula - Rob Zombie
    2. I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley

    3. Shaking Through - R.E.M.
    4. Apocalyptic City - Testament
    5. Pow - Beastie Boys
    6. Hall of the Mountain King - Savatage
    7. Break the Same - Mutemath
    8. Policte Truck - Dead Kennedys
    9. The Duelists - Iron Maiden
    10. Days of the Week - Stone Temple Pilots

    King: GNFfhqwhgads (7)

    GNFfhqwhgads - 8
    GreatJedi7 - 7
    Dack - 2
  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    Dawww COME OOOOON!!

    1. "I'm Made of Wax, Larry, What Are You Made Of?" - A Day to Remember
    2. "Hot For Teacher" - Van Halen
    3. "Before I Forget" - Slipknot
    4. "Drain You" - Nirvana
    5. "Best of You" - Foo Fighters"
    6. "Aerials" - System of a Down
    7. "Tom Sawyer" - Rush
    8. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Nirvana
    9. "Somebody to Love" - Queen
    10. "Black Hole Sun" - Soundgarden


    King: GreatJedi7 (9)

    GreatJedi7 - 8
    GNFfhqwhgads - 8
    Dack - 2


    Y'know, this game is really making me realize just how much of my library is "stolen" from RB/GH.


    EDIT: SheSaid, Futures is in RB as DLC.
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    SheSaidSheSaid;4525640 said:
    1. "Futures" - Jimmy Eat World

    So that's a big fat goose-egg this time around
    Don't we have Futures?


    King: GreatJedi7 (9)

    GNFfhqwhgads - 9
    GreatJedi7 - 8
    Dack - 2
  • DackAttacDackAttac Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    1. "Thieves" - She & Him
    2. "Lotus" - Cage the Elephant
    3. "Walk Away" - Bad Religion
    4. "A Well Respected Man" - The Kinks
    5. "The Band Played Just for Me" - Jon Fratelli
    6. "Photograph" - Ringo Starr
    7. "The National Anthem" - Radiohead
    8. "Sleeping on the Floor" - The Pink Spiders
    9. "Meds" - Placebo
    10. "Jet" - Paul McCartney & Wings

    King: GreatJedi7 (6 songs)

    Scoreboard:
    GreatJedi7 - 8
    GNFfhqwhgads - 6
    Dack - 2
  • dog037dog037 This Many Days Since Last Ban:
    edited October 2011
    1. Colonel Forbin's Descent (Live) - Phish
    2. Stand Up and Shout - Dio
    3. The Audience is Listening - Steve Vai
    4. Barrel of a Gun - Depeche Mode
    5. Burnt Ice - Megadeth
    6. Main Offender - The Hives
    7. Earth A.D. - Misfits
    8. Supernaut - Black Sabbath
    9. 13 Steps to Nowhere - Pantera
    10. Minor Thing - Red Hot Chili Peppers

    King: GreatJedi7 (9)

    GNFfhqwhgads - 9
    GreatJedi7 - 9
    Dack - 2
  • FlyGuyLXIFlyGuyLXI Headl!ner
    edited October 2011
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited October 2011
    Sucks to be GreatJedi. He can't contribute anymore, so any of us can get 10/10.


    Edit: Side note, you guys are the worst at scoring.
  • dog037dog037 This Many Days Since Last Ban:
    edited October 2011
    Think this is right:

    King: GreatJedi7 (9)

    GreatJedi7 - 12
    GNFfhqwhgads - 9
    Dack - 2
  • GreatJedi7GreatJedi7 Road Warrior
    edited October 2011
    GNFfhqwhgads;4525651 said:
    Sucks to be GreatJedi. He can't contribute anymore, so any of us can get 10/10.


    Edit: Side note, you guys are the worst at scoring.

    Alright, have fun with that. The only reason I was really doing so well is about 3/4 of my music library is on RB, and the other 1/4 is either Weird Al, Dream Theater, or A7X
  • dog037dog037 This Many Days Since Last Ban:
    edited October 2011
    1. On a Plain - Nirvana
    2. Faaip de Oiad - Tool
    3. Lazy Eye - Silversun Pickups
    4. Inside the Fire - Disturbed
    5. Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite! - The Beatles

    6. Fossil Genera- A Feed From Cloud Mountain - Between the Buried & Me
    7. The Majesty of the Nightsky - Emperor
    8. Times Like These - Foo Fighters
    9. This Boy - Franz Ferdinand
    10. All I Need - Radiohead

    5 is a personal best for me.
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