Good tips to not get stuck/make a boring map

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Topic Starter
I'm a mania mapper but it doesn't stop me to map Standard too, but i'm stupid i can't map the start of the map if have Rhythm reps or long start, i just "know" how to the chorus or stuff like it.

So I'm looking for tips and techniques to not make a boring map.
if basically nothing happens in a section you can just leave it unmapped if you don't have any good ideas for it

ideas are kind of key here, though, so if you have a section that you do think should be mapped, it won't be boring if you come up with some kind of interesting, noticeable, and most importantly, fitting idea that you play around with throughout the section (for a concrete example, look at the verses (or any part tbh) in HW's Genryuu Kaiko or the kiais in P_O's Primal Scene of Japan or everything in happy30's As the wind blows)

you can also just come up with your own rhythm if the song is too repetitive, it can work really nicely if you structure it in some coherent way

for example, you could do version A of the rhythm in odd-numbered measures and version B of the rhythm in even-numbered measures, which would give you an ABAB rhythmic structure (since songs tend to have phrases that are 4 measures long)

or you could come up with a third version of the rhythm and insert it at the end of the phrase -> ABAC

then if the song's repetitive rhythm keeps going for another phrase, you could come up with yet another version of the rhythm and end up with ABAC ABAD for the whole two phrases
Topic Starter
Very good tips and examples I will apply!!

bro i didn't realize i can just leave the path unmapped :)
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