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Wii Tennis

ArtfulOwl

Standard Member
Sorry if some one has asked this already but..........

.....How do you power serve?
 

shagaboopon

Well-known Member
I swing the remote up in a fluid arc then back down again, not too fast or too slow and it works about 20% of the time.
 

p meister

Active Member
I listen for the "whoop" as you throw the ball up, then swing as soon as it's finished. I works for me most of the time.
 

jamieuk23

Banned
the tennis game to me seems rubbish the ball just seems to lob over the net every time and you cant seem to aim right or even apply any type of spin !.

I no nintendo is really aimed at kids etc but would love for them to release a proper tennis game or even bowling were it was taken a bit more serious.
 

m000

Active Member
Love tennis and it def does make a diff how you hit or the different motions you make make a diff.

Power serve is hit and miss but I push a wait till its at highest point and quick swift down motion seems to work.
 

addyb

Distinguished Member
the tennis game to me seems rubbish the ball just seems to lob over the net every time and you cant seem to aim right or even apply any type of spin !.

I no nintendo is really aimed at kids etc but would love for them to release a proper tennis game or even bowling were it was taken a bit more serious.

I originally thought the same mate, but the more ive played it the more ive got the hang of doing different kind of shots, now i can do some great lobs, really fast backhands and forehands and even dink ones over the net!
Its still a basic game but there is a little more to it than what you think!
 

dr_greenthumb

Standard Member
to do the power serve you have to hit the ball at its highest when you throw it up. i have it down quite well.

what i would like to know is how do you put spin on the ball, i can get topspin no problem, but how do you get it to spin "sideways"? like the computer players do to you when your on higher levels
 

belfast-biker

Standard Member
the tennis game to me seems rubbish the ball just seems to lob over the net every time and you cant seem to aim right or even apply any type of spin !.

I no nintendo is really aimed at kids etc but would love for them to release a proper tennis game or even bowling were it was taken a bit more serious.


Change how late or early you hit the ball - you'll hit it up the court if you leave it late, and across court if you hit early. By hitting late, it's even possible to hit across the other side of the court. In this respect, it works exactly like my previous fave tennis game, Tennis Addict on the Pocket PC.

I'm still working on slices, fast balls lobs etc, but it's to do with either remote orientation or swing. Some people who were playing in work tday were lobbing everything, others were doing a high percentage of low, fast shot,s so it's possible.

Perservere. :)
 

secombe

Active Member
I love the "tennis is rubbish" comments, I would love to film a video of me playing against an 1800 rated opponent (I'm up to pro level now), you would not believe how many different shots you can pull off and how accurately you can place a shot once you get used to it.

People are confusing "the controls are rubbish" with "I'm not an expert yet"...in real life anyone can pick up a tennis racquet and hit a few shots, but you need to practice to get better, Wii Tennis is no different.
 

mh8701

Standard Member
to do the power serve you have to hit the ball at its highest when you throw it up. i have it down quite well.

what i would like to know is how do you put spin on the ball, i can get topspin no problem, but how do you get it to spin "sideways"? like the computer players do to you when your on higher levels


to do a sideways spin shot just try to replicate how you would do it in real life. as you hit the ball normally, tilt your hand so the buttons of the remote face the ceiling!

on a different note!! ive become very addicted to the first tennis training game where you just have to return as many balls inside the court as possible. got a high score of 88 so far. trying for 100+
 

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