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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1440 on: 16 February, 2015, 23:25:52 »
you guys should figure out a way to film some of those games of KEN. i watch games of SKATE online so i dont see why other folks wouldnt watch KEN videos :)

and [user]The Void[/user] i have done that (film for 10 minutes and then go to watch the "super tech combo" and the camera was out of focus...) and also, set the camera up, jam for 20 minutes or so, and then right after i landed the trick, go check the footage, and yup, "the cameras out of batteries" :/

back on topic - ive been getting much more consistent with 2-turn lighthouses. and 1-turn stilts arent so "impossible" anymore

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1441 on: 17 February, 2015, 01:16:22 »
you guys should figure out a way to film some of those games of KEN. i watch games of SKATE online so i dont see why other folks wouldnt watch KEN videos :)

and [user]The Void[/user] i have done that (film for 10 minutes and then go to watch the "super tech combo" and the camera was out of focus...) and also, set the camera up, jam for 20 minutes or so, and then right after i landed the trick, go check the footage, and yup, "the cameras out of batteries" :/

back on topic - ive been getting much more consistent with 2-turn lighthouses. and 1-turn stilts arent so "impossible" anymore

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1442 on: 17 February, 2015, 14:10:49 »
I think I'd feel weird about recording a game of KEN and offering it up to the world. Personally, I think playing KEN is fun, but watching it seems a bit dull to me. Too many misses.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1443 on: 17 February, 2015, 21:30:01 »
By the way,  theoretically speaking if you play KEN against absolutely same-level opponent  your should choose the tricks with landing probability 1/3. Just simple math  8) Not sure if it really helps.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1444 on: 17 February, 2015, 21:55:39 »
Watching a game of Ken would be pretty funny though despite the misses.

Anyways, off topic - finished my uni studies for the day and had a go on the dama. Didn't just land a stilt on the fourth try....whaaat- last week i thought it wasn't possible. Going to use [user]The Void[/user] as inspiration to land one from a lunar haha.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1445 on: 18 February, 2015, 00:00:34 »
By the way,  theoretically speaking if you play KEN against absolutely same-level opponent  your should choose the tricks with landing probability 1/3. Just simple math  8) Not sure if it really helps.
I totally agree! I think most people try for tricks that are just a bit too hard. You can't give people a letter if you don't set a trick!

Good luck, Maico - you've really got to soften that landing, and get a nice straight throw upwards from the lunar too.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1446 on: 18 February, 2015, 09:14:07 »
By the way,  theoretically speaking if you play KEN against absolutely same-level opponent  your should choose the tricks with landing probability 1/3. Just simple math  8) Not sure if it really helps.
I totally agree! I think most people try for tricks that are just a bit too hard. You can't give people a letter if you don't set a trick!
I also think people try too hard on games of KEN. I personally like weird tricks that most people haven't practiced.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1447 on: 18 February, 2015, 23:42:06 »
Today I made a quick new video (coming out end of Feb), and moved a bunch of boxes around. Played no kendama. Oops.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1448 on: 19 February, 2015, 03:19:33 »
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Landed my first earth turn orbit! its so exciting i litterally dropped my dama and went to hug my friend (he helped me with it) i took like two weeks to get it though.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1449 on: 19 February, 2015, 11:09:14 »
Nice one Leo! :-)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1450 on: 19 February, 2015, 22:14:59 »
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finally landed on film the Swing In > (Fast Hand) UFO that I've been dreaming about since being in the woods without a kendama and an imagination that tends to run wild. Am I right in thinking that the devilish Yannick Brunner stomped this years before I cracked it? Edit 2? Can't remember. 'Dama on, people, Milky's back from the woods and happy to be on the forum.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1451 on: 20 February, 2015, 10:13:27 »

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1452 on: 20 February, 2015, 10:24:57 »
Erm, not exactly. Maybe better to say Swing In (Fast Hand) UFO, without the ">": when the tama comes up, spin the ken in your UFO rotation direction, and let go, grabbing the tama, then spike as for UFO. In one motion.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1453 on: 20 February, 2015, 10:25:53 »
Ah, right. Nice!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1454 on: 20 February, 2015, 11:50:19 »
Erm, not exactly. Maybe better to say Swing In (Fast Hand) UFO, without the ">": when the tama comes up, spin the ken in your UFO rotation direction, and let go, grabbing the tama, then spike as for UFO. In one motion.
I think I've seen that, it is a really cool trick. Congrats on landing it!
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