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Can I ask a question about the Wii Fit and the family skiing game please....?

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PestoHaggisMonster Wed 31-Dec-08 10:14:11

We bought a Wii console for Christmas and the plan is to add a Wii Fit in the New Year, mainly because I want to do the skiing.

However, we were wondering how you can compete against each other if you only have one balance board? Do you have to buy a second one?

Thank you for your help Oh Wise Mumsnetters grin

maddoguk Wed 31-Dec-08 10:18:45

i am told by my work colleagues a nunchuck (no idea how you spell it) and the wireless controller are the substitute. I am with you with the skiing thing, apparently its awesome. If I can find one its my present to myself also!

PestoHaggisMonster Wed 31-Dec-08 10:22:10

Ah, well we do have 2 nunchucks, but thought you would have to have to balance on the board aswell (as if you're on real skis - precariously in my case wink)

watsthestory Wed 31-Dec-08 10:26:53

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LIZS Wed 31-Dec-08 10:34:04

We are skiing with 2 remotes and nunchucks - haven't connected the board yet. It 's good fun but you'd need loads of space to have 4 skiers going at once ! Not sure if board substitutes for the remotes or runs alongside. Can you do one on board and one on remote/nunchuck ?

themulledmanneredjanitor Wed 31-Dec-08 10:36:27

whats the skiing you speak of?

i am loving the slalom skiing and the ski jumping-both of which i m appalling bad at!

is there diferent skiing?

tatt Wed 31-Dec-08 10:37:35

You can't go against each other at the same time but there are leader boards on Wii fit and in our house competition to be at the top. If you want to go head to head it would need to be 2 balance boards and 2 TVs and even then you could only compare times.

LIZS Wed 31-Dec-08 10:40:50

Family Ski game - the Mii's and guests can go freestyle skiing at a resort or do skischool !

mysterymoniker Wed 31-Dec-08 10:41:39

family ski is a separate game janitor - we play against each other using the controller + nunchuck, I've only played it once but it didn't seem very much like actual skiing!

themulledmanneredjanitor Wed 31-Dec-08 10:43:03

ha! that sounds fab!

i am loving the wii fit! it's so much fun! also loving the fishing on the wii play-i got a silver medal![preen]

LIZS Wed 31-Dec-08 10:53:21

It is a reasonable imitation, but with blue skies and not cold conditions, even night skiing ! You have to turn, stop , can pick lifts and runs, do moguls and tricks, chat to others and go on quests which unlock equipment and outfits. The only thing missing so far is the obligatory hot cholcate in the cafe !

SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Wed 31-Dec-08 10:57:20

You can't vs each other on wii fit. But there is a score board and you can try and beat each others scores.

PestoHaggisMonster Wed 31-Dec-08 10:58:08

grin at hot chocolates!!

Thank you all for your help. Can't wait to get it now.

smile

LIZS Wed 31-Dec-08 10:58:34

sss is that the skiing that comes with the wiifit or using Family Ski

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