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There are many ways to learn about music and to practice it! Cool music games are great for that. These are online games that can give you a great experience: Exploring music, while playing a game! Playing cool music games is a great chance to learn more about music and rhythm, to learn more about beats, notes and melodies, while having fun. So get your groove on! In my opinion, when combining music and playfulness, it could help become more accurate with sound and to improve your ear for sound differences and nuances. It could be helpful for those who want to practice playing any instrument and for those who love singing and want to become better. Of course it's also for those who just want to have fun and play! Here are some of the cool music games I really like: Cytus - A free online game. The music that is played in this game is "feeding" the main creature. The music is being converted from human feelings into music. This game has almost one hundred songs in many different variations. There are many music genres like pop, rock, jazz, drum and bass and much more! You play by following the scan line and by tapping on it when it's time, which is heard by the beat of the song. In some levels you must drag the line to the direction showed to match the sound! The game has an artistic touch and style that makes the experience even more interesting! Magic Piano is a really cool music game that is fun and easy. It's also a great practice to your sense of rhythm and beat. You use your fingers to tap on little bubbly dots that are synchronized with the melody. You hit those ones like you hit the piano keyboard and it feels as if you make the sound yourself. I recommend that for helping your piano skills and sense of rhythm get even better. There are many options of songs you can choose to play - from modern top hits to classical oldies. My singing monsters - A really cool and funny game features monsters and funny creatures that each has its own sound or special voice. Some of them just sing or utter a voice, some of them hit their heads for a drum-like sound, others play an instrument. Each type is very unique and is a part of the whole "orchestra" that you can create! In order for them to keep making cool music you must feed them, give them rest when needed, and generally, take care of them so they can keep the show on! The sound and look of those monsters is hilarious and you can add or change the assembly in many ways and varieties.
How a Recent Study Explains Slot Players' Motivation and How You Can Use This Findings to Improve Your Gambling Experience
alloygator posted a blog entry in alloygator's BlogThinking about slot players, most people picture some kind of uneducated, poor senior or a gambling addicted youngster, playing with the money he has earned in the coffee shop, or stolen from his parents. However, they are way off the mark. Recently, a study conducted by researchers of the Oregon State University-Cascades found that the typical slot player is a female homeowner with at least college education, an annual household income of more than $55,000 and aged between 55 and 60 years old. The Study divides slot players into four major groups: Bored gamblers, excitement gamblers, multipurpose gamblers and relaxation gamblers The idea behind the study was to find out why people like playing at slot machines. A huge part of a casino's revenue comes actually from slot machines, but there is only very little research available, that explains why people are attracted to this form of gambling. The study divides slot players into four categories: Bored gamblers, who don't have anything to do and need distraction. Excitement gamblers, who need an adrenaline kick. Multipurpose gamblers, who want to have fun and win some money. Relaxation gamblers, who consider slot machines as a way to meet other people and enjoy themselves. Think about your purpose and choose your casino accordingly Which group do you belong to? Answer that question and then choose your casino accordingly. The catch is, that there are huge differences between these four groups and many casinos address them differently. Let's say you are part of group one, you are bored and want to get some distraction. It doesn't matter that much which slot game you play. For you it's more important that something is going on at all. Choose a casino where you sit close to the window so you can watch people. Or choose a lively casino, where things are happening. If you consider yourself as part of the relaxation gambler group, you should watch out for these casinos as well. It's more likely, that you will get in touch with people and you will be able to socialize more and release stress On the other hand, if you are an excitement gambler, it's all about the slot machine. Some games are progressive and have bigger payouts. That's not good for you. If you are looking for excitement and an adrenaline kick, it's better to play at a machine that pays off frequently. The same is true for multipurpose gamblers. Those are mostly younger people, who play a certain game, because they like the theme or because it's more fun than others. In the end, the study is calling on slot players, to find the casino and machines which meet their requirements best. Think about which group of player you belong to, and then go out there are find your perfect spot.