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What do you look for in a song to map/play?

I look for fast songs (200bpm+)
14.07% 137
I look for songs with varying or interesting rhythm (Breakcore, hi-tech)
40.14% 391
I look for consistent songs (Hardstyle, quaver, etc.)
20.53% 200
I look for songs with good vocals (Yurica is my wife)
25.26% 246
Total votes: 974
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I selected options 2 and 4
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i look for pp nowadays
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anything with lots of drums and dense rhythms basically, 170bpm +
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You just gotta go fast. Come on, step it up!
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for a fast song i just prefer an instrumental song some kind sound voltex with a bit electronical there
also my favourite genre is hardcore and tencho *p
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MrSergio wrote:

let's clarify my choice: I generally take whatever song I find particularly dear to me, either because I like a part on it or because it gives me a certain vibe. That emotion is the basic ingredient for the map I will gonna make later, so I can't map well unless I have any feelings towards the song.
pretty much this
basically anything that sounds good for my ears
idk what what to vote so xd
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Good voice = Good Map ^.^ the thing is i almost like evrybeatmap when the voice of the actor is nice.(A lot of ppl ask me why i like "crap" maps) cuz of the voice/song :) i dont realy care about map style when the musik is good
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Good female vocals and high bpm
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Complex rhythms with some degree of consistency. Fun to play, and a good challenge.

Also, high bpm maps (260+) provide an interesting style at the 5* level that's also enjoyable.
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I prioritize varying rhythm song, like inconsistent BPM (like Mirage Garden, Lindwurm) when searching a song to play

Fast song is nice unless its just flat fast (without any variety like "drop" or solo)

And consistent song is kinda make me mad (a little) because it's always have heavy jumps when mapped

And good vocals can be an alternative as long it's not make me feel asleep when playing
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it's once again differ per person. because music taste is always different.

personally i like music with interesting drop and variates. DnB is excluded they have different technique to make them awesome.
i also love DnB with vocal, like tidal wave or starscrapper. bemani song most of the time has same feel as DnB, but with different flow.

for mapping purpose, anything has different mapping style, and this make the variation between mapper.
the most standard song to map is around 140~180 BPM anime style song like yasashisa no riyuu and the other.
DnB most of the time is too repetitive, this force the mapper to be creative to make something interesting.
SpeedCore isn't always necessary to be mapped, as the purpose of the song is to strain the listener spirit to the max.

there's also some unique music type like glitch, kawaii core, etc. but for general mapping information, those 3 is already fulfill the criteria
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Absolutely fast and interesting rhytms, as a mania player, a repetitive song is just a consistency test.
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Challenging patterns that make me improve

The song is irrelevant, though a good one is a nice bonus.
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Khelly wrote:

Challenging patterns that make me improve

The song is irrelevant, though a good one is a nice bonus.
Ditto, plus I love when there are SVs or BPM Stops (or however they're called in here) on O!mania

On STD... if the pattern is hard, I'll probably try it ! haha
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Song with animu girls making/saying cute things/noises like this: https://osu.ppy.sh/s/216008

I blame osu! for making me this way
I need help
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Consistency and Nice vocal is my Jam
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i need NoCopyRightSounds song's genre here
and i NEED MORE EDM SONGS!!!
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camellia+nanahira

or other combination with nanahira (with t+pazolite, Kobaryo, P*light, etc.).
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xtrem3x wrote:

camellia+nanahira

or other combination with nanahira (with t+pazolite, Kobaryo, P*light, etc.).
loliss luvers confirmed.

loli metal instead.
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nice to see a nice mix of results. thanks to everyone for voting. new poll should be on the way soon
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