HMX, can I pls have the Cinderella "Don't Know What You Got" pro upgrade which I bought 8 months ago?
google for a chord chart. Play the game and find the chords that you use alot. Reference the chord chart to see finger positions. Practice. Also, learn the basic chords (A C D E F G, and B, if you can) and power chords(fairly simple) and practice more. It takes time, but well worth it.
Starting on easy/medium is good to get a grasp on reading the on screen note highway and getting up to speed, but the chords tend to be "truncated". You don't play the full chord and it makes it confusing later when switching to hard/expert. If you start learning the full chords, it makes the transition to expert much easier.
It's spelled "Squier." Stop spelling it like someone who is in training to be a knight.
If you can find a set of songs that has you principally strumming open chords for common major chord progressions, like G major (G, C, D, the first full open chords that the game's pro guitar lessons teach you), with no fast picking of single notes, those would be ideal to try in expert mode. Lots of guitar courses start with you strumming the chord changes for simple songs like "Michael Rowed the Boat Ashore" and "Kumbaya".
Some guitar teacher should create a course around RB3's tutorials and available pro chart .
Mike Scott, San Diego, CA, USA (XBL: MikeHellion, PSN: MarcHellion)
This is the method I use for learning a song:
If you play the songs on easy, then medium using your index finger only, your hand and arm will get used to hitting the right positions. Also, stand up every time you play. I've noticed that when I sit down, my elbow cramps and makes it difficult to continue. Use the song trainers on Hard difficulty after you can 5 star them on medium. Hard forces you to learn the real chords instead of just the fifths. when you can 5 star on hard, use the trainer for expert to learn to hit all of the notes correctly. Also make good use of the practice mode because it can help with your transitions between sections and learning whole solos.
I use the method KillerPooks talks about, I went through and 5 starred every song in the catalog on medium first, now I use the trainer to 5 star on hard starting with the easiest songs, then I learn the song on expert through the trainer until I can 5 star and 90%+ it.
In the approximate year I have been using Rock Band to learn guitar (never played before), I have also spent a lot of time at justinguitar.com (free - but asks for donations), start with his easy stuff, he will teach you how to do every chord and has some great practice suggestions that have really helped with things like chord changing and how to sound it out.
Guitar can be very frustrating but incredibly rewarding as well, it takes practice practice practice outside of the game (not just playing the rock band songs). To give an idea of what it has taken me to get where I am, I play/practice most nights for 30 minutes to several hours for the last year and can play about half the songs in the first 2 tiers on expert pretty well (5 stars and 95%+). My planis to work on the rest of the tier 1 and 2 songs before moving on to tier 3. I have only gold starred a few songs, but that is my ultimate goal, to keep adding gold stars.
So many songs are just so vastly different, its like you are learning something new with most songs. I know (hope) that one day it will get to a point where I can pick up the guitar and learn something new without so much struggling, I'm just not there yet, but I am having fun working at it.
Guitar/Bass = Expert
Pro drums = Expert
Vocals = Fail every song
Pro Keys = Medium
Pro Guitar / Bass = Medium
RB3 trainers and songs + Rocksmith games, riff repeater, songs, and amp mode is a great training.
Squier Player/Pro Drums/Pro Keys
Thx to Boshes_95 for the AV
Pls improve guitar pro for RB4. Any guitar, no mute, dynamic difficulty