So apparently just before Christmas the folks at Harmonix (who invented Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, etc) released a game called Dropmix. It’s not a console game. It’s not a board game. It’s a device–like an electronic game board–that connects to a tablet or phone running the Dropmix app that then detects special cards you play to it. Each card is a song, and when you add a song card to the board, it mixes it with the other songs that are in play to make an original remix.
The game retailed for $100, with booster packs of additional song cards if you want them.
It’s now $50 at Amazon and I think some other retailers, following the Christmas gift-giving season when a novelty like this would garner attention and sales.
I heard a good review of it on a podcast (The Besties) but I can’t quite seem to figure out exactly how the game plays or what it feels like to play it. Obviously it’s a good price now, and this might be a really fun family game. Has anyone had a chance to give it a whirl?