Now, why is all this falderal about Christmas, when the title says it's a workout report? Because laurie_robey and I tried out our mutual prezzies this morning: DDR Ultramix 2 and deluxe wireless dance pad controllers!
This being our first time with it, we had quite a few technical difficulties at the beginning. The wireless pads in particular seem to have a lot of trouble synching up with the X-Box. However, we eventually got those worked out and started playing.
It was fun! But great googily-moogily, it was exhausting! 0.o And hard. We were both on "Beginner" setting and managed to get our scores into solid "D" territory after seven songs -- at which point we collapsed onto the couch and didn't move for several minutes.
But we're going to play s'more! Oh yes, have no doubt of that! This was just a trial run to get our feet