Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Wii Fit Plus Training Plus Playthrough Part 9: Tilt City

Part 9 of our Wii Fit Plus Playthrough sees us take on Tilt City.  This is a very fun game, not a great workout, but good for coordination.  Let’s check it out:

Wii Fit Plus Training Plus Playthrough Part 9: Tilt City

Tilt City

Tilt City is divided into three levels: Beginner, Advanced, and Expert.  I had never played Expert and let me say it is quite challenging!

Beginner gets started with 25 balls and 3 colored pipes.  The objective is simple enough, get the colored ball into the corresponding colored pipe.  The best advice I can offer is to practice.  Once you have played enough the actions will become ingrained in your muscle memory, which will be of great service.  We shockingly clicked off a Perfect Score on Beginner with 250 Points for a 4-Star Champion Ranking, it wasn’t the first time we got a perfect score, but it is still cool to pull it off right off the bat.  It burns 4 calories over roughly 2 minutes, again, not a big burn, but great for total body coordination.

Next up in Advanced we saw the same thing, but with 4 colored balls and pipes.  They also upped the total ball count from 25 to 40.  This is the same concept, just more difficult.  I’m sure with time and practice you can master it just like Beginner.  The good news is the controls are the same, Wiimote top, Balance Board bottom. We managed a 322 good for 3 Stars and a Professional Ranking!  This also unlocked “Expert” which at the time I didn’t even know existed, lol.  It will burn 5 calories over about 2 minutes each playthrough.

Naturally we had to take on Expert, it is the same thing as Advanced with a few minor tweaks.   The most troubling is the control swap…where the Wiimote was the top element to tilt, now the Balance Board is up top with the Wiimote below where the Balance Board used to be located.  This minor change really complicates things.  Granted, if you play this one over-and-over I’m sure it will ingrain just the same as the other control orientation, but when you are accustomed to it one way, it is a big change.  There are still 40 balls, but they seem to come quicker and in larger groups (towards the end).  This makes things extremely tough as you will have multiple balls pile up and one slight mistake can cause you to miss out on 4 or so balls in a matter of seconds.  Nonetheless this is a great challenge and will no doubt be something to work towards mastering.  We managed a 114 and 112 in two attempts, both good for 2 Stars and an Amateur Rank…not horrible given the circumstances and not knowing Expert even existed.
Overall Tilt City is a good challenge and will help with total body coordination. 

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