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osu! is a rhythm game where players use the mouse to click, drag, and spin according to the instructions in a song's beatmap.

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Why do SD/PF mods not increase the score multiplier? [closed]

Most difficulty mods increase the score multiplier. Sudden Death and PerFect are the exceptions. Why would these, which can make a beatmap more difficult, not affect the score?
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On music games like Osu! (mania), why are the inputs arrow shaped?

In many rhythm games (like step mania, Osu! mania, etc.), the inputs are arrow shaped. Where does this "standard" of rythm/music games come from ?
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Where does the game get the Unstable Rate value in osu!catch?

If you completed a beatmap, you will be presented with the results screen, and hovering on the Performance Graph will show you this: This got me thinking, osu!catch is not really a timing based game, ...
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(osu!) (Question About Skinning) Editing Coloration/design of hitcircle without switching around overlay/hitcircle elements?

I am currently working on a skin mix and am at the point where I am wanting to edit the hitcircle. The two skins I'm using for the hitcircle/hitcircle elements are: https://www.reddit.com/r/OsuSkins/...
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How to improve at low 6 digit rank (~200-100k)?

After breaking the 200k rank barrier (I'm at about rank 190k now)a few days ago I feel as though I've hit a bit of a wall. While I can see small improvements in certain game aspects, I feel like I'm ...
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Bitrate and Resolution Settings for Recording osu! with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) with a GTX 1060 Laptop?

Recently I've been having many issues with osu! lagging a lot while recording it with OBS. It was suggested to me that I lower the Bitrate and Resolution in OBS settings. I have lowered it to 7200 ...
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When is the 300 hit window?

In osu!, we gain different point values for hitting notes at different times, where 300 is closest to the actual beat within a small window as set by the difficulty, followed by 100 for being a bit ...
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Searching for specific metadata in maps

I know it's possible to search for one metadata like so: But, I wanted to know how I could search for a map with an AR in the range of 5 and 7 or an AR of 5 or more and a CS of 4 or less. I know I ...
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What/Which beatmaps are bundled with osu?

So, when you open osu! for the first time, it downloads a few beatmaps directly via osu!direct (regardless of being a supporter or not) that serves as bundled beatmaps ("pre-installed" with the game). ...
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How are PP scores from 'Top Ranks' weighted?

On the user profile page, there is a list of 50 Top Ranks which each has a PP score: The scores are weighted, as you can see on the right. I assume this weighted PP score is what goes into the total ...
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Osu! Cursor stops randomly on certain maps

My osu! has been acting weird lately, the cursor stops moving randomly on certain maps, i.e. in Daidai Genome at the beginning, (Insane) it stops moving multiple times. How can I stop this? I've tried ...
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What is the meaning of 'pp' in OSU?

I'm just starting to play OSU! I was watching to know what pros can do in that game, and I just realized they were talking about pp. What does pp mean? What pp is the standard in a game of OSU!? ...
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I FC'd a song. Why is my combo lower than people on the high scores?

Here's a video of me playing a beatmap. As you'll be able to see, I never miss a hitcircle or slider. Four times, I get 100 points instead of 300, but it doesn't kill my combo. ...
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What triggers 'game-over' in a standard Osu beatmap?

I recently started playing the standard Osu beatmaps - I'm not sure of the technical term of the format but I'm referring to the traditional beatmaps which involve clicks, sliders, reverse sliders and ...
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Show HUD in Osu! Standard Relax mod

I've been playing Osu! Standard for a few months now and sometimes I like to play the relax mod. But I was wondering if there is a way to show the hud whilst using this mod. Or at least a way to show ...
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Where do I drag a beatmap to import it?

Note: I'm using osu!droid; the android version, not the PC version, or osu!laser. The PC location is <PC Location>\Songs\... (or literally drag it into the game window) Where do I drag a ...
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How do I split a combo in osu?

I did like 20 circles in one single combo, and I want to split it into many different combos. Is there a way to do that? EDIT: I don't want to erase the circles, I just want to set one of these ...
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How to keep track of button order and timing in osu?

I started playing osu! but somehow I find it very hard to keep track of the order of buttons I have to press, especially if they overlap or some stupid animation covers the next button. Sometimes ...
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