How to


A music game might be easy, intermediate or hard. Keep in mind though that this level is not directly related to musical skill necessary but more often to difficulty of the game itself. You might do well if you are a beginner musician but an experienced gamer.

If you want to make music not depending on much of theory, look for games that are described as non-musical, for example based on sound-design. Also, conducting which is classically considered very demanding, in the context of music games can often be performed by a non-musician.

Tonal and rhythmic games usually require some musicianship as well as those using musical score. Musical notation is also a key part of notation cards.

Other notable props* that got a tag are cue-cards and inspire-cards. These are used in some areas of professional music-making, but don't require much prior knowledge to play with. Most popular gaming prop is a dice.

Music games are relatively often co-optional*, but mostly they are cooperative and sometimes competitive. Playing may require listening, voting or guessing.


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