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Family Ski Wii: all the fun of skiing [minus the frostbite and $8 beers]
I noticed a fair bit of excitement in the Wii Fit thread about the fact that the balance board will be used to control some skiing mini-games. As an avid skier myself, I've used imitations of 'skiing' for dryland training and it definitely piqued my interest.
Well, it turns out there's another ski game coming our way: Family Ski. I'd written it off as a shovelware POS pretty quickly. And then I saw this:
Notice that nifty little image in the middle down on the bottom? That would be the Wii balance board. Interest +many right there, so I decided to find out a bit more about the game and was happily surprised to discover that it doesn't look half bad (you know - for a Wii game olol). Observe:
I could find pretty much nothing aside from that scan and some screenshots, but the quality of the images and the promise of a full-on balance board skiing game caught my attention right quick. I'll be keeping an eye on this one, and updating with impressions of the balance board controls as more details become available. I may make this a general 'waggle/lean ski thread' if the WiiFit version has some meat to it and there's interest, but we'll see how stuff develops.