FoFiX – fork of Frets on Fire

FoFiX is a Frets on Fire fork with plenty of features, customizable themes and options. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard or instrument controllers as accurately as possible.

FoFiX tries to resemble Guitar Hero and Rock Band to a greater extent than most other modifications while still maintaining some of Frets on Fire’ original aspects. Play guitar, bass or drums along with your favorite songs on your computer using either your keyboard or instruments. You can use your Guitar Hero or Rock Band instrument controllers.

Separated audio tracks will mute when you fail to hit or sustain the required notes correctly to simulate a real concert-playing experience.

Features include:

  • 2D or 3D Notes & Frets.
  • 3D Note Texturing.
  • Unlimited Themes.
  • Unlimited Necks.
  • Graphical Neck Selection.
  • Up to 4 players in a variety of different multiplayer game modes.
  • Random Stages, Stage Rotation (slideshow) and basic Animated Stages.
  • Support for separated song, guitar, bass and drum audio tracks.
  • Guitar playable & separated track support.
  • Lead Guitar & Rhythm Guitar playable track support.
  • Bass Guitar playable & separated track support.
  • Bass Groove 5x, 6x, 10x, and 12x multiplier support.
  • Playable Drums and Vocals!
  • Starpower/Overdrive.
  • Big Rock Endings.
  • Drum Fills to activate starpower / overdrive.
  • Native MIDI instrument input / controller support.
  • Pitch-bending whammy DSP effect.
  • Songlist metadata caching for faster subsequent load times.
  • Both digital and analog Killswitch effects (Pseudo whammy bar support).
  • AI support.
  • Support for Guitar Solos, Bass Solos, and Drum Solos.
  • Practice mode: single-track, full-speed, selectable start position / section.
  • Slowdown mode: single or multiple tracks, 3/4, 1/2 or 1/4 speed.
  • Includes four tutorial songs to get you started.
  • Customizable HO/POs (including chord pull-offs) and Note Hit Window.
  • In-Game Status Display.
  • In-Game Star Score Display (continuous partial star fillup available).
  • Customizable Graphics (standard .PNG format).
  • Customizable Sound Effects & Menu Music (standard .OGG format).
  • Customizable Fretboard Point Of View (POV).
  • Customizable Menus and Layouts.
  • World high score chart with optional score uploading.

Support: Gitter
Developer: Many developers
License: GNU GPL v2


FoFiX is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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