And, yes, these steps can take a little time. Anytime you purchase a new game you have to learn some new tricks. This can be a little tough for those who may not be used to the new game. Guitar Hero can even more difficult in this regard because of the inclusion of a simulated guitar. For those that have never picked up a guitar before this can be doubly difficult. However, do not confuse the difficulty of a new experience with notion that something is wrong with the game. If you are having a little trouble with Guitar Hero, here are a few tips that can help you improve your game play.
For some individuals the game Guitar Hero "sucks" because they are not any good at it. Often, they are not any good at it because they have ridiculously high standards for themselves. They assume all they need to do is pick up the guitar and start playing like a pro. Well, it usually doesn't work like that as human beings are prone to making mistakes. If you make a few mistakes when you start and you sound more like a villain than a hero, don't worry about it! Sure, you will trip over yourself when you start playing. This is not a crime! Simply be fair to yourself and allow enough time to work out your trouble spots and mistakes.
Try to play when you really feel like playing. This is known as playing when you are in the proverbial mood. You do not want to force yourself to play a game when you are not up to it because this will take a lot of joy out of the experience. Of course, this may lead to wonder how you can stay motivated. Here's a tip: don't pack the guitar away. Leave it in plain sight so that it never becomes falls into the "out of sight out of mind" category.