Play-Along Tutorial

1. Log into GuitarGames.net and go to Super Scale Trainer.

2. Choose “Basic” for your difficulty level.

Choose basic mode

3. Choose “Guitar” for your instrument view.

Choose guitar.

4. Choose “Play-Along” for the activity and “position” mode in 5th position.

Choose Play-Along and Position.

5. Do not select “Songs”.

Do not choose songs.

6. Choose “A” for the root and “Minor Pentatonic” for the scale. (Normally you would want to pick more than one scale and/or root.)

Choose A Minor Pentatonic

7. The “Play-Along” screen should come up.

Play-Along Screen

8. Get your guitar ready and prepare yourself to play the scale. Click on “Play” or press the “S” key (That's “S” as in Start / Stop). You should hear a count off and then the scale as the notes are highlighted. When it's done click on “Stop” or press the “S” key&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“&#“220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;220;

9. Select “Up & Down” from the “Direction” category.

Select Up & Down

10. Click on “Play” or press the “S” key. This time the scale is played up and then returns back down.

11. Select “Skip” from the “Patterns” category.

Select Skip

12. Click on “Play” or press the “S” key. The scale now skips notes and fills them in. You may want to watch this one before playing along.

13. Return to the “Menu”.

14. Select “Songs” and choose “Blues in C”.

Select Songs and Blues in C

15. Click on “Start”. Choose "start on root" and then click “Play”. You will then hear and see the Scale Trainer play all the arpeggios for the blues in C starting on the lowest root. This is a great way to practice for improvising on the blues! Feel free to play along.

Select Start on Root

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