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You work through a growing number of tracks, aiming to hit both the note (controlled by the mouse position) and the blowing (controlled by a button. The challenge it combining the note position to match the note-track of the song and then timing when and how long to blow.
The results is a game that is as endearing as it is frustrating. Although many younger players (and adults) find this really tricky to play, the result of their efforts that can be shared online are surprisingly compelling to watch. It's a great game to watch as well as play, particularly if the player commits to singing the lyrics while they play.
You can play this game in the following styles:
4+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need some co-ordination between mouse movement and button pressing. But they can have a lot of fun even if they don't get it right. There's also a Free Improvisation mode that works well for youngsters.
You can adjust the speed of the game to make hitting the notes a little easier.
Though it probably won't help you clear the hardest songs, Steam Deck designer Lawrance Yang recently tweeted out footage of him playing the game using the system's gyro controls. They "may not be the most accurate for Trombone Champ," he said, "but they're definitely the most fun."
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