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Offline Sheik Yerbouti

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Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« on: March 30, 2008, 01:46:06 AM »
Just downloaded this game last night and it's total awesomeness cannot be overstated!  It's sort of a combination between a 'match three like colors' puzzle game and a rhythm game like Guitar Hero  - only better because you won't look like a complete tool holding a plastic guitar when you play it.  The really ingenious thing about it is that it'll use any mp3 file you choose and generate a game based on it.  I can see wasting hours trying out different types of songs just to see how they look.  Oh yeah, and it only costs $9.95 on Steam so there's no reason not to get it.  Here are a couple of YouTube clips I found.  Anyone else play this yet and what songs did you use?

Hardware Store - Weird Al Yankovic
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Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2008, 01:53:03 AM »
any mp3?  Anyone else got a funny desire to see what this game'd do with a Rifftrax?  It'd probably be easy, things nice and spaced out with the silence between riffs, but would anyone actually be able to finish a 90 minute to 2 hour plus level?   ;D
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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2008, 02:07:20 AM »
any mp3?  Anyone else got a funny desire to see what this game'd do with a Rifftrax?  It'd probably be easy, things nice and spaced out with the silence between riffs, but would anyone actually be able to finish a 90 minute to 2 hour plus level?   ;D

I tried that already, in fact.  ;D
I did the 'why doesnt cathy eat breakfast' short since the mp3 was still on my hard drive.  It's way too easy what with all the dead space.


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2008, 03:23:59 PM »
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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2008, 01:37:31 AM »
I challenge anyone to beat my high score on A Visit to Santa Rifftrax.


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2008, 04:37:42 PM »
I have a bunch of first place ranks for a few songs.... sure  a lot of them I'm the only one that played that song but I'm still first place!

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Audiosurf
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2008, 11:09:47 AM »
Anybody play this game?

http://www.audio-surf.com/

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Audio-Surf is a music adapting puzzle racer where you use your own music to create your own experience.  The shape, the speed, and the mood of each ride is determined by the song you choose.  You earn points for clustering together blocks of the same color on the highway and compete with others on the internet for the high score on your favorite songs.

 

It's pretty great.  I bought it through Steam (though it's also available on XBL) for about 9 dollars, though a demo is available.


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Re: Audiosurf
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2008, 09:49:11 PM »
I picked it up a few nights ago.  It's a fun little tech demo, but there's not really a whole lot of a game there.  Still, it's quite entertaining to throw your music library at it and see what it churns out.

Oddly, a lot of the songs that I think will make awesome tracks end up being just a straight downhill.  Best one I've played yet is probably The Knack's "My Sharona".  The bass drum makes for a very bumpy ride.


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2008, 10:04:36 AM »
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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2008, 12:13:02 PM »
This game is pretty great, but best in small doses, I find.  When I first downloaded it back when it appeared I could NOT get enough of it.  I would be at work wondering why I wasn't at home playing Audiosurf.  (Now I do that with Rock Band.)  But then it sort of fell by the wayside and I haven't played it since.

Some of the better songs I found to play with:

-Editors: An End Has a Start
-Interpol: Roland
-Bloc Party: Price of Gas
-Radiohead: Sit Down, Stand Up  (the breakdown at the end is fantastic)


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2008, 12:21:50 PM »
I made the mistake of trying "Through Fire and Flames" by Dragonforce on Ninja Mono last night.


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2008, 05:20:15 PM »
Some guy on an Audiosurf forum made an mp3 of high pitched tones.  It goes completely insane!


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2008, 11:25:06 AM »
Audiosurf is awesome. Try Comsten by Goto80. You can get it (and a ton of other great 8-bit music) on 8bitpeoples.com. While you're there, be sure to get Anamanaguchi's Power Supply. I'm in first on Pro difficulty on a few of the songs on that album.


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2008, 03:41:06 PM »
This game is $2.49 on Steam right now but not for much longer. It's well worth it. I got at least $22.65 worth of fun out of the game so far, think of all the money I saved.


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Re: Anyone try AudioSurf yet?
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2008, 05:24:35 PM »
I still keep getting e-mails saying that so-and-so has knocked me off the top of the leaderboard for an obscure Moody Blues song or somesuch other thing.  I'm not even sure how they get the bigger scores, considering I hit every one of the blocks and make sure my multiplier and empty basket bonuses are full.  There must be a trick I'm missing.