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Date: 05/25/08 07:01 PM

84 Responses to Guitar Hero Hacker

  1. Profile photo of SaintPatty
    SaintPatty Male 18-29
    970 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 5:43 pm
    Link: Guitar Hero Hacker - Shhh--don`t tell him that it`s actually easier to play ``Smells Like Teen Spirit`` on a real guitar than his guitar mod.
  2. Profile photo of sleepingsun
    sleepingsun Male 18-29
    163 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:04 pm
    Omg, FOOL!!!!!!
  3. Profile photo of ApostleT
    ApostleT Male 18-29
    182 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:07 pm
    That`d be cool for all of about 5 minutes.
    He should just put all that free time he has into learning how to play a real guitar, so that he can actually have some modicum of coolness.
  4. Profile photo of BlankTom
    BlankTom Male 30-39
    1674 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:10 pm
    It`s funny, now that Guitar Hero is such a big thing, there are all these hacks that try to turn the Guitar Hero guitar into a playable instrument. Well, if i`m not mistaken, Fisher Price has had that out for about 20 years now.
  5. Profile photo of Unbalancing
    Unbalancing Male 13-17
    271 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:10 pm
    ...Guitat?
  6. Profile photo of concept
    concept Male 18-29
    85 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:12 pm
    props?
  7. Profile photo of itsdrew
    itsdrew Male 13-17
    1109 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:12 pm
    ah, smells like teen spirit was the first song i learned on the guitar. good song.
  8. Profile photo of Liquidglass
    Liquidglass Male 18-29
    1111 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:14 pm
    this is the nerdiest and worst version of smells like teen spirit...ever
  9. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:14 pm
    So you can hack the wiimote that easily? Cool; you could do that to use your guitar hero controller for frets on fire. Nice.

    And you people who tell guitar hero players to "play a real guitar lulz": While you guys are busy being "cool" playing your real guitar in a sh itty bar all your life trying to chase that hopeless dream of being a rock star, this guy will have long grown up and gotten a prestigious computer engineering position for the government making a helluva lot more money than you, and he`d probably be getting more women than you will ever get.

  10. Profile photo of ProSlacker
    ProSlacker Male 18-29
    92 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:16 pm
    The geek in me goes, that was pretty sweet.
    The metal in me goes, why doesn`t the dude, spend all that time figuring out how to hack a friggin` blue tooth thing and get a real guitar, amp and play it on a REAL GUITAR! I don`t understand whats the sudden awesomeness to play a song with 5 buttons.
  11. Profile photo of BlankTom
    BlankTom Male 30-39
    1674 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:16 pm
    loofah, you`re silly
  12. Profile photo of KeVsTeR2475
    KeVsTeR2475 Male 13-17
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    May 25, 2008 at 7:18 pm
    lol wow. the unedited parts were so unnecesary too. plus, save it for gh4.

    ^nice pic, im rofling x435634

  13. Profile photo of jeswra
    jeswra Male 18-29
    244 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:19 pm
    Wii GH3 FTW!
  14. Profile photo of vthings
    vthings Male 18-29
    43 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:19 pm
    First off, I think he can probably play a real guitar. Or at least a keyboard, he knows the scales. And second, he did it for fun. And honestly it was kinda cool. But yeah, easier to play on an actual guitar.
  15. Profile photo of sepia-tenshi
    sepia-tenshi Female 18-29
    353 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:20 pm
    -_- this actually sucks
  16. Profile photo of domisgood
    domisgood Male 18-29
    4868 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:23 pm
    NERD

    Kiddo. dont become a `FIRST!!!!!111` person. ur too cool

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    domisgood Male 18-29
    4868 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:25 pm
    ireallywannanewopenforum
  18. Profile photo of kiddo
    kiddo Male 13-17
    254 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:30 pm
    hehehe. i want an open forum too dom. and no, i wont turn into a "FIRSTZORZOMGZQ~!e!e!@@~!~!!@#~!``~~~~" guy.
  19. Profile photo of RonaldMcN00b
    RonaldMcN00b Female 13-17
    33 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:35 pm
    http://halifax.kijiji.ca/c-ViewAdLargeIm...

    yeah see, these things exist.
    and they come with metalic stickers on them.

  20. Profile photo of FloridaSnow
    FloridaSnow Male 18-29
    416 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:40 pm
    And guitar hero is still lame.
  21. Profile photo of Jimmi
    Jimmi Male 13-17
    118 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:40 pm
    I thought that was pretty cool.
  22. Profile photo of Liquidglass
    Liquidglass Male 18-29
    1111 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:41 pm
    LoofahBoy: only women he pays for
  23. Profile photo of msimmons
    msimmons Male 18-29
    244 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:42 pm
    Cool stuff.
    "Why not play a real guitar" (along with all other variations)
    For me, it would be because I`d rather spend the time messing with electronics than making music.
    He didn`t do it to make music, he did it to drat around with stuff. <3 my tesla coil, how often do I turn it on? about as often as I meet people. spent a while doing it though.
  24. Profile photo of karenina
    karenina Female 13-17
    192 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:47 pm
    He knew his chords, and all the other musical jargon... I bet he knew how to play a guitar but at the same time was interested in modifying a game into music.
  25. Profile photo of MANAX99
    MANAX99 Male 70 & Over
    132 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:50 pm
    While it`s not practical at all, I am actually pretty impressed that he not only has the technical knowlege of how to make somehting like this, but also the musical talent to be able to use it well, especially since it isn`t a way of playing music that anyone is used to.
  26. Profile photo of LtFurpie
    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1013 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 7:53 pm
    uhm not guitar hero hacker... wii remote hacker. he of course chose the the easiest 3 chord song out there. wtg lusr
  27. Profile photo of NeiltheSheep
    NeiltheSheep Male 18-29
    418 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 8:01 pm
    yeah...that was pretty cool, all that wii hacking whatever escapes me.

    While I think that it`s strange people just don`t pick up and learn a real guitar (it`s not too hard, guitar players aren`t known for being the brightest people) I think some people should put down the guitar and go back to playing video games.

    On the note about people playing out at bars all their lives and not being rock stars. I make pretty good dough playing music in bars...get free beer all night and basically get to be the loudest person in a bar for 4 hours a night...keeps me from having to get a real job...lol. That way better than playing video games IMO

  28. Profile photo of JazzyPiano
    JazzyPiano Female 18-29
    993 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 8:03 pm
    It seems like that was more trouble than it`s worth.
  29. Profile photo of Ohnjaynb
    Ohnjaynb Male 18-29
    592 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 8:16 pm
    Stay tuned for the sequel where he gets sued by Gibson guitars.
  30. Profile photo of richoricho
    richoricho Male 40-49
    1036 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm
    Get a real guitar ----Oh and then get a real life
  31. Profile photo of White_Wolfos
    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
    1143 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 9:05 pm
    So... they turned a guitar into a game controller, and now people like this spend their time trying to make it back into a musical instrument.
    Funny how that works out, I think.
    Anyhow, that guy is a genius as far as I`m concerned.
    It`s interesting to see he has such a passion for hacking to go that far.

    And to those telling him to play a real guitar -
    People do hack for the fun of it, you know.
    I`m sure he doesn`t expect to orchestrate any masterpieces on this project of his. ^^

  32. Profile photo of NicoNico
    NicoNico Female 18-29
    444 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 9:07 pm
    Haha, love it. He knew what he was doing, and that just rocks in and of itself. Useless? Not really, considering the hands-on experience he got using whatever the hell he used to make that happen.
  33. Profile photo of cndman15
    cndman15 Male 18-29
    328 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 9:14 pm
    wwwwwwwwwwwwwelll. im sure he feels accomplised?
  34. Profile photo of Tdogg111
    Tdogg111 Male 13-17
    473 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 9:43 pm
    cool. but, seems like alot of work when you could just learn how to play a real guitar.
  35. Profile photo of plowerd
    plowerd Male 18-29
    334 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 9:48 pm
    well, i suppose thats ONE way to get the ladies...granted the ladies are completely nasty and about 90 years old, but still...
  36. Profile photo of SuperNova97
    SuperNova97 Male 13-17
    5 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    This is extremely easy if you have garage band
  37. Profile photo of MisuriX
    MisuriX Male 18-29
    512 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 10:31 pm
    this sucked...and dont prattle on at me for saying that it sucked...because it did...ye it was cool he hacked a wiimote and made it play a song...but smells like teen spirit..?

    cmon that was dead in the water compared to what he coulda done...hell paperback writer is harder to play then SL(u)TS..

    some one get him into better music...repost this when he mastrs freebird will ya...?

  38. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 11:14 pm
    I played Guitar Hero once.
    And by played, I mean flailed helplessly on a tiny plastic guitar.
  39. Profile photo of digganob
    digganob Male 30-39
    135 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 11:41 pm
    Quote: "Why don`t you learn to play a real guitar"

    Replace `play` with `talk to`, and `guitar` with `people`, then apply it to yourself in the context of chatting in an online forum.

    Or apply the same logic to any other video game concept . . . "drive a real car" . . . "shoot a real gun" . . . "hunt a real alien" . . . etc.

  40. Profile photo of kcpd2050
    kcpd2050 Male 40-49
    330 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 11:55 pm
    Buy a guitar....learn how to play it....move out of your parents basement. Smells like teen spirit is one of the easiest songs to learn how to play. Your hack is gay and so are you. If your Dad sees this video he is going to punch you and your Mom in the face.
  41. Profile photo of killerkonnat
    killerkonnat Male 18-29
    74 posts
    May 25, 2008 at 11:59 pm
    That was my second song I learned on guitar while the first was Smoke on the water.

    Loofahboy:
    Or you could just plug the xbox "guitar hero xplorer"-controller to your pc. The controller of gh2 for xmox and gh3 for pc are exactly the same, usb-chord, the xbox button and all...
    http://i.cnn.net/si/2007_images/xplorer....

  42. Profile photo of elHadji
    elHadji Male 70 & Over
    1455 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 12:13 am
    ^That`s what I`m using when I play GH3 on my PC. I still regret that I didn`t get the PS2 guitar because it`s so annoying to sit and play with the xbox one on your lap.
  43. Profile photo of RyanF701
    RyanF701 Male 18-29
    2486 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 12:24 am
    "And you people who tell guitar hero players to "play a real guitar lulz": While you guys are busy being "cool" playing your real guitar in a sh itty bar all your life trying to chase that hopeless dream of being a rock star, this guy will have long grown up and gotten a prestigious computer engineering position for the government making a helluva lot more money than you, and he`d probably be getting more women than you will ever get.
    "

    Wow, you`re either being sarcastic or you are REALLY f*cking stupid.

    So in essence you are saying,
    Guitar Hero = Successful in life
    Real Guitar = Not

    Just because your fingers are too fat and you aren`t coordinated enough to play a real guitar, doesn`t mean you should bash it.

    Guitar Hero is to guitar what DDR is to dancing, sure, it`s fun, but it doesn`t mean your good at anything except pressing 4 buttons.

  44. Profile photo of RyanF701
    RyanF701 Male 18-29
    2486 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 12:26 am
    And cause`, computer programmers get a TON of chicks right? Ones that don`t take advantage of their lack of social/personal life and use it to tap into their money, anyway.
  45. Profile photo of Liquidglass
    Liquidglass Male 18-29
    1111 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 12:46 am
    digganob:

    Well we could say the same to you

    Since your sentence comes out "Why don`t you learn to talk to a real people"

    Dumb ass. Apply the logic to yourself and get back to me.


    So replace "play" with `spell` and "a real guitar" with `properly.`

    And what do you get? Go ahead, I`ll give you a few minutes to figure it out.

  46. Profile photo of doodleduck
    doodleduck Male 18-29
    175 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 1:10 am
    replace "spell" with `you` and "properly" with `suck.`
  47. Profile photo of Liquidglass
    Liquidglass Male 18-29
    1111 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 2:30 am
    good try...and fail Doodle duck.

    Replace your first name with Dumb and your last name with Ass. Ohhh almost as inventive as yours.

    And don`t worry about your middle name, much like your existence, it`s not important.


    Obviously you failed to grasp what I was attempting to do. Either that or you tried to do the same thing to me and did terrible at it.

  48. Profile photo of BABY_BEAR
    BABY_BEAR Female 18-29
    1395 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 3:32 am
    That sounded s.hit
  49. Profile photo of The-Sentinel
    The-Sentinel Male 18-29
    1149 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 4:14 am
    Wow thats lame.. why doesn`t he just buy a guitar abd learn to play that instead?
  50. Profile photo of TrishIsADork
    TrishIsADork Female 18-29
    135 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 5:05 am
    LoL <3 Geeks!
  51. Profile photo of i-am-horny
    i-am-horny Male 13-17
    1053 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 5:11 am
    lol pretty kool but kinda gay
  52. Profile photo of thecite
    thecite Male 13-17
    554 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 5:21 am
    Yeahr, learning the Guitar isn`t actually all that difficult. With lessons, you can learn about all that`s necessary in 2 years. But the thing is, I think he just wanted to show that he had the technological expertise to be able to do this. We all know that this link wouldn`t have made it to IAB if it was titled "Guy plays Smells Like Teen Spirit". Considering just about anyone who plays guitar can play the overused Nirvana song, it`s slightly amusing to see someone do something different with it. I therefore award him "1 thumb up".
  53. Profile photo of eggsnham
    eggsnham Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2008 at 6:23 am
    im pretty sure he plays guitar cuz you see a guitar in the backroun so he is just an innovative person
  54. Profile photo of IMDagwood
    IMDagwood Male 40-49
    2 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 6:41 am
    HAHAHAHHA... What a Dweeb!!

    The guy has a real guitar back behind him if you look close enough.

    Like the others have said, why doesn`t he practice and play the real thing instead of some lame sim ?

    Being a musician myself and owning a half dozen guitars, GH is one of those things that whenever I hear people talk about it its like finger nails on a chalkboard to me.

    LEARN TO PLAY THE REAL THING!!!! Arrrggghhhh!!!

  55. Profile photo of j12pack
    j12pack Male 18-29
    26 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 6:53 am
    the words douche bag come to mind after watching this!!
  56. Profile photo of j12pack
    j12pack Male 18-29
    26 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 6:55 am
    Only wii hack this douche needs to work on is the one that gets him laid!
  57. Profile photo of Skyira
    Skyira Female 18-29
    1134 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 7:03 am
    i12pack, your right and i was quite bored waching this.
  58. Profile photo of cndman15
    cndman15 Male 18-29
    328 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 8:33 am
    im pretty good at real guitar.. and i find guitar hero majorly addicting. but now im so good at it its not as fun anymore. sigh
  59. Profile photo of PrKitty
    PrKitty Female 18-29
    370 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 8:52 am
    shhh...don`t tell the poster (who didn`t watch his own posted video well enough) that the guy has an actual guitar behind him. I think he did this for fun, not for "supposed ease."
  60. Profile photo of ilovetristan
    ilovetristan Female 18-29
    662 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 8:57 am
    It still sounds really bad.
  61. Profile photo of sjay2005
    sjay2005 Female 18-29
    117 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 9:28 am
    Clever, but lame.
  62. Profile photo of Mouichi
    Mouichi Male 18-29
    637 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 9:28 am
    It`s a more hands-on way to pass the time... well, other than the obvious play on the previous sentence...
  63. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
    2506 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 9:29 am
    LMFAO
    now when he rocks out at cosmicon, and when he breaks the guitar over a hacked amp hell cry like a bitch
  64. Profile photo of CZX11
    CZX11 Male 13-17
    178 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 10:10 am
    way to much time on his hands

    what a loser

  65. Profile photo of wowibrandon
    wowibrandon Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2008 at 10:55 am
    that was retarded
  66. Profile photo of msimmons
    msimmons Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2008 at 11:46 am
    "HAHAHAHHA... What a Dweeb!!

    The guy has a real guitar back behind him if you look close enough.

    Like the others have said, why doesn`t he practice and play the real thing instead of some lame sim ?

    Being a musician myself and owning a half dozen guitars, GH is one of those things that whenever I hear people talk about it its like finger nails on a chalkboard to me.

    LEARN TO PLAY THE REAL THING!!!! Arrrggghhhh!!!"

    And people like you are the same to me.
    It`s a game. people play the game for FUN. not to make music. Get the difference?
    Sure, you can play the guitar for fun. but you can`t just pick up a guitar for the first time and play something that sounds good.
    In it for an accomplishment? sure, learn to play a guitar. Me, personally, I don`t want to learn to play a guitar, I have fun playing guitar hero.

  67. Profile photo of zonedin
    zonedin Male 13-17
    70 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    Seems like we have a little free time on our hands, hmm?
  68. Profile photo of kiddo
    kiddo Male 13-17
    254 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 1:56 pm
    CMON! they deleted my "first" comment!
  69. Profile photo of matt1119
    matt1119 Male 18-29
    370 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 2:00 pm
    what a cheese
  70. Profile photo of luckyse7en
    luckyse7en Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2008 at 3:04 pm
    Cool!!
    But dude, play a real guitar.
  71. Profile photo of masterbob
    masterbob Male 13-17
    391 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 3:45 pm
    THEN YOU MUST DIEEE LEGACY!...*grabs cat launcher*
  72. Profile photo of D4N1
    D4N1 Female 13-17
    54 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 4:49 pm
    I love nerds...this guy is kick ass awesome!!!
  73. Profile photo of 643197
    643197 Male 18-29
    1078 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 5:08 pm
    nice.
  74. Profile photo of Sehquethel
    Sehquethel Female 13-17
    15 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 6:12 pm
    Eh... If you guys didn`t notice... there was a guitar in the background, meaning that he probably DOES know how to play a real guitar, and you idiots should probably lay off him.

    This was actually pretty sweet.

  75. Profile photo of 153Fish
    153Fish Male 13-17
    162 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 6:48 pm
    I kind of like this, even though I`m a guitarist. Does this make me a bad person?
  76. Profile photo of firefliet
    firefliet Female 18-29
    1232 posts
    May 26, 2008 at 8:00 pm
    Cool at first, but can he actually use it for anything else than just playing around?
  77. Profile photo of Bioshocker
    Bioshocker Male 13-17
    593 posts
    May 27, 2008 at 1:17 am
    that sounds terrible
  78. Profile photo of [DLM]Jimbo
    [DLM]Jimbo Male 18-29
    170 posts
    May 27, 2008 at 4:20 am
    To all the people that realised he probably could play a Guitar as he seems to have quite a lot of musical knowledge, well done. Also to those who identified it for what it is. This guy is just messing around trying to find cool new ways of using things. I really don`t think he`s going to try and make a career as a rock start out of playing a hacked Wii Guitar...

    To all the people out there who thought he didn`t know how to play a guitar, and was a `loser/luser/etc` for doing this to you I say... a) can you play a Guitar? If yes, well done, have a cookie. b) if not, you already fail more than he does. He can play a hacked guitar
    c) can you hack a wii remote to make a Guitar like he did if yes, well done, why are you critcising this guy? you`re doing exactly what he does d) if not, then you also fail for you have less knowledge than this guy about hacking.

  79. Profile photo of imSUPERduper
    imSUPERduper Female 13-17
    59 posts
    May 27, 2008 at 1:39 pm
    Sorry, dude. The only 40-year-old virgin I wanna watch is the one in the movie. (I`m just kidding! He looks more like 30. =) )
  80. Profile photo of imSUPERduper
    imSUPERduper Female 13-17
    59 posts
    May 27, 2008 at 1:40 pm
    That actually is pretty cool looking though, I can`t even play a real guitar.
  81. Profile photo of citadel
    citadel Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2008 at 4:19 pm
    hahahahahaha nub
  82. Profile photo of moojuiceman
    moojuiceman Male 18-29
    924 posts
    May 27, 2008 at 4:21 pm
    i wonder if he used glovepie, thats what i use and i managed to get the guitar working with it
  83. Profile photo of Surfingninja
    Surfingninja Female 18-29
    744 posts
    May 28, 2008 at 2:29 am
    Meh, he`s not bad looking, I`d date him.

    XD

  84. Profile photo of Barbarossa69
    Barbarossa69 Male 18-29
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    May 28, 2008 at 3:18 pm
    Pretty sure Trish, D4N1 and surfingninja quite easily show that yes, abilities that are nerdy CAN in fact get you ladies. Now just imagine it paired with lots of money...

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