Strike a Chord

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This article is about the microgame in WarioWare: Twisted! and WarioWare Gold originally known as "Guitar Solo". For the minigame in Mario Party: Island Tour with "Strike a Chord" as its British English name, see Xylophone Home.
Strike a Chord
WarioWare: Twisted! game screenshot: A screenshot of the microgame Guitar Solo
WarioWare: Twisted!
StrikeaChord WarioWareGold.png
WarioWare Gold
Appears in WarioWare: Twisted!
WarioWare Gold
Type Orbulon (Twisted!)
Penny (Gold)
Command Play!
Info "The neck is warped like 9-Volt's! Har har." (Twisted!)
"Practice makes perfect! Match your fingers to the notes and play a lovely melody on your violin. And remember, this is practice! If you make a mistake, just try again!" (Gold)
Controls Tilt motion control/Tilt motion control – Move hand
A Button/A Button – Draw bow
Points to clear 15

Strike a Chord (originally known as Guitar Solo) is one of Orbulon's microgames in WarioWare: Twisted! It returns in WarioWare Gold as one of Penny's microgames.


The game's purpose is to play the notes written on the guitar/violin. There are three kinds of notes: red, yellow, and blue, and three parts on the guitar/violin with the same colors as the notes. If the player plays the notes on the guitar/violin in the correct order, the game is won.

  • 1st level difficulty: There are three notes.
  • 2nd level difficulty: There are four or five notes.
  • 3rd level difficulty: There are five to eight notes.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese そったギター (Twisted!)
Sotta Gitā
バイオリン (Gold)
Warped Guitar (Twisted!)

Violin (Gold)
French Corde sensible Pun on "corde sensible" ("raw nerve") and "corde" (in this case, "string")
Italian Il violino The violin
Spanish (NOA) Nota a nota Note to note