Hi-Hat Rolls on Pro = Hmmmm

#1 Posted by skrutop (3615 posts) -

I decided to play Orange Crush on pro drums to figure out how they chart hi-hat rolls in pro mode.  In the past, they made the hi-hat red and the snare yellow to keep you from having to cross your hands.  I was hoping that they'd chart the hi-hat to the yellow cymbal and the snare to the yellow pad, but instead they charted it as normal (yellow cymbal hi-hat, red snare).  That REALLY messed me up.  I'm not sure how I feel about that.

#2 Posted by Timma1083 (566 posts) -

Honestly I think that's how it should be, since the snare should always be red in my opinion. 
 
It'll take some getting used to no doubt, but I think in the end it works out better.

#3 Posted by Stahlbrand (835 posts) -

Well there are only a few tracks that had that red = hihat charting, so it isn't a huge issue.  Maybe they'll reissue or something but I wouldn't count on it.

#4 Posted by Tr4gic_H3r0 (105 posts) -

That sounds about right. I agree, snare should always be on red. Looking forward to see what older songs will be different in pro mode.

#5 Posted by Hobbies (975 posts) -

Hm, now I'm curious to try that out. Hopefully it's just something that'll take some getting used to, like Timma said.

#6 Posted by AURON570 (1666 posts) -

red should be snare, my concern would be the positioning of the high hat. Is there a decent amount of adjustability for the cymbals? I just realized this would depend on what kit you're using, and whether or not you have the New Cymbals.

#7 Edited by skrutop (3615 posts) -
@AURON570 said:

" red should be snare, my concern would be the positioning of the high hat. Is there a decent amount of adjustability for the cymbals? I just realized this would depend on what kit you're using, and whether or not you have the New Cymbals. "

With the regular kit, you can't reposition the hi-hat very far, so it will always be to the right of the snare.  However, since it's elevated it's not too bad; you can hit the snare with your right hand (I'm right handed) without crossing over your left.  The right hand pattern of hi-hat to snare to hi-hat to ride is tricky the new way that they charted it.  In RB1 it was really easy to do. 
 
Oh, and I got another set of RB3 cymbals since my first set double-hit.  Sure enough, one of the new ones keeps dropping notes.  Son of a!!!!! 
 
While the RB2 pack downloads, I'm going to get some lunch, come back, and do some keys!
#8 Posted by Zidd (1832 posts) -
@skrutop: Just so you know that all songs like that have what are called "Disco Beats" and not rolls. a drum roll is much much faster and is denoted in the game by a long strip with notes inside of it. I figured that the pro mode charts would be laid out this way since they chart them that way originally then the flipping is done by the game with a special flag in the chart itself.
#9 Posted by JJWeatherman (14483 posts) -

This is really good news to me. I have the IONs, so I can kinda set them up however I feel like. That makes it easy to adjust if it feels off with that stuff. Still haven't played any drums on account of it being past midnight when I got home with the game. I definitely will today though!

#10 Posted by AURON570 (1666 posts) -
@skrutop:  hmmm, interesting...
 
@JJWeatherman:
you lucky b-.... have fun with RB3! =D

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