The Dance Dance Revolution Thread

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by D_Martin van Burden, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. D_Martin van Burden

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    Hey all. Since quite a few of us are DDR players or fans, I thought I'd make a separate thread.

    Don't have too much to report at this time. Trying to play through Light Mode and I'm doing okay. Some songs are killers -- ahem, "Afronova" -- and, for some strange reason, when I listen to music on the radio, I think. Up. Up. Right. Down. Right-right-right. Or what not.

    Oh, and I'm kinda pissed that I bought two cheap Gamestop pads. Not that I had the money to throw down on a more substantial game pad, but I regret having to spend $40 to learn that lesson, you know. I reviewed the Gamestop pads on Epinions.com; here is my review.
     
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    Live365 features an online radio station featuring Dance Dance Revolution tracks. Click here to check it out.
     
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    I've been DDR'ing for going on 3 years now, at least i have nice legs now :)
     
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    I know it, man. I feel like I've got some pretty awesome calves now. Thanks, "Afronova."
     
  5. jonb

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    Yeah, DDR can get pretty addictive. Most of these party games (DDR, Karaoke Revolution, etc.) are. I'm actually seeing arrows in my head after "Healing Vision".
     
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    I started playing this past semester, and I can attempt some 5 and 6 footers, and am rather adept at 4 footers now.

    I got the Ultramix and a pad for Christmas (I started playing with it back at Thanksgiving though) for my Xbox, and the workout mode is great :)

    My favorite songs: Butterfly, Freckles, Midnight Special, Cartoon Heroes, Heaven is a &#39;57, Across the Nightmare, Vol 4, Love <3 Shine
     
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    Almost all light/basic (depending on the mix) a lot of standard/trick and one or two heavy/maniac. My favorite songs are Afronova, Afronova: primevil, healing vision angelic mix, Dai Ken KAi, Captain Jack, And of course the first song I ever perfect comboed Kick the can.

    All of my favorites on light. No I am not a practicer. I play from the start of the list and go through until I complete it. I hate people taht only play one or two songs really well because the play them constantly.

    I have a buddy that I think is a robot. He can almost perfect combo Max300 on heavy. Scares the crap out of me.
     
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    I&#39;m struggling with Maxx Unlimited on Light Mode now. It makes "Afronova" look like cake -- and now that I practiced it is, it kinda is because at least the BPM are steady. Even though I can escape MU with a couple or three boos (that whole five-combo double jump thing, can&#39;t scoot feet fast enough), it still grades me a B. Grrrrr.

    /hoping that the new game pads I bought will arrive soon and make the job easier
     
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    Never mind. Finally got my A on the song tonight. About damn time. Now on Standard mode. It&#39;s fun.

    /*whistles at his currently diamond-shaped calves*
     
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    F*&^(?G Paranoia&#33;&#33;&#33; Grrrrr ... I STILL can&#39;t pass it on light with more than a C ... can&#39;t pass Afronova or MU either on light ... evrything else is AA across the board though :D.
     
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    DDR is fun&#33; hehe i played it for the first time at a new yaers eve party this year and caught on quick...I went and bought Extreme and it IS addicting. I can do most light songs and some standards, but thats about it. I can already walk for longer periods of time. Its a real fun game, so no one should condemn it until they try it&#33; (and thats coming from a n00b to the game...but it is still awsome.) As for my Favorite songs...Maximizer on light and .59 on standard.
     
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    I&#39;ve been doing Xenon and End of the Century alot. Breakdown and Trip Machine are faves too.

    I actually use it for exercise, bookended by calf raises and hindu squats. It&#39;s basically a collection of high voltage light songs in endless mode (one of the 20 song orders ... VERY good workout, my cardio is really getting better).

    I have an insane friend who&#39;s been doing Breakdown on heavy alot ... it&#39;s quite the spectacle, Tsugaru on heavy as well.
     
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    DDR is a quick way to get your thighs in shape. The NES actually had an aerobics game too, so DDR&#39;s nothing new in that sense. (Try finding a working Power Pad, though.)
     
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    Um... looks like mass hysteria/hypnosis or something...

    DDR practice?
     
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    I think I actually have a working power pad X&#39;D and i think we have the game somewhere too my sisters always played it thats how i remember.
     
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    I have a DDR setup at home and I wish I had pads that could support me wearing shoes. (You can tear &#39;em up if you&#39;re not careful unless you got the arcade big ol&#39; stand with the bar and all that stuff.) But... haha, truth told, I listen to music and I have a hardwood floor and I dance out steps to some of the regular music I listen to.
     
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    My pads are being screwy, so I decided to plug in my analog-friendly controller and have at it. Funny... the Challenge songs seem so much more manageable this way. Kinda like my new conditioner.
     
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    Admiral Johnson: DDR rules simple as that. though I don&#39;t think you don&#39;t already know that. I just say that verytime I first post on a topic about it as a show of respect. I use to enter tournaments and stuff when I was younger. I can&#39;t do it anymore bacause the arcade I went to got shut down by this MAVG organazation or something.
     
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    My sisters bratty 2 year old played frisbee with my DDR disk while i was at school the other day...oh well i guess i just have to get a new one lol *flushes money down the toilet*
     
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    Whoot&#33; I can do a bunch of songs on heavy now ^_^ I know it&#39;s double posting, but I&#39;m glad Anyway&#33; I have a AA* on heavy on "your rain" and an A on "higher" challenge mode :p I used to think DDR was ridiculous, but then when I tried it I was hooked&#33;
     
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