The comfort, if any, comes from the fact that only one of the six songs on this set list had an event qualifying minimum (EQM) of 90k.
Also, this set list was sort of an unlock fest. Between qualifying songs and playing the actual event I unlocked 5 tones and a venue. (I've now unlocked all venues, Pacific Garden being the last and biggest.)
Here's the Event summary:
|Event Location||Atlantic Coliseum||Notes|
|Song||Score||Guitar||Gibson ES-335 Dot|
|Plug In Baby - Combo||71516||Pedal|
|Icky Thump - Combo||76871||Tone||Phase Zone (Plug In Baby)|
|Outshined - Combo 2||89802||Tone|
|When I'm with You - Combo||83413||Tone|
|Rebel Rebel - Combo||87064|
|High and Dry - Combo||98533|
|No Encore - WTF???|
|Total Score to date:||11,153,234 RSP|
(The fill colors are a new thing I added to my progress tracking page. Green is for songs I've played but still have high scores of less than 70k. Silver is for songs with a high score between 70,001 and 90,000. Gold is for songs with scores over 90,000. Purple or maroon or whatever you call it is for mastered songs.)
Qualifying was easy for this one and there were no strange hiccups. Most songs took only 2 or 3 tries to qualify. Plug in Baby took 5 tries, which isn't surprising given the tricky riff.
The surprise was When I'm With You. Easy to play. Hard to qualify for some reason. It took me 6 tries to get this one up to 73,700. Actually, on my 6th play through I ended up scoring 80,532 (97/164). But, it was a slow climb from 52,090 where I started to 64,509 on my 5th play. I did switch to the Gretsch after a few tries because I was getting a little low-bridge buzz on the Ibanez. I also played around with my pick-up settings. Mainly I put a little more emphasis on my low end. That seemed to help.