An Examination of Skill pt.12
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 12:32AM
Richard Terrell (KirbyKid) in Announcements, Indie, Projects & Innovations, Skill

To test your timing skills B.E.S presents...


Download here. (PC only)


Timing is a collection of 10 games/tests that measure your timing skills. Most are very simple and straight forward, yet each is highly engaging. Hitting timing windows that are only a few frames wide takes a considerable amount of concentration. Each game is designed to measure a different combination of the 6 facets of timing skill. 



Having a very strong musical background certainly helps when it comes to timing skills. I distinctly remember how helpful certain piano/violin finger exercises were in developing my skills. I used those experiences as a model for designing the games/tests in Timing. If you find that you can hardly get a decent score on a few games/tests, don't worry. Everyday life simply doesn't do a great job exercising acceleration, complex, tracks, and internal facets of timing skills. 




This is how my skills measure up. How do yours look?


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