Strum up the awkward and hammer down the idea of using an actual guitar as a Street Fighter IV controller. OpenChord.org produces an open source guitar controller meant for use in games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, but like a silent film actor making the switch to talkies, its use for a fighting game seems misplaced.

We're most certainly fans of peripherals being used in new and nerdy ways. Heck, we applaud the fancy footwork used by Nick Hagman in his DDR pad challenges. But this OpenChord thing for fighting games just seems unwieldy. Check out the video after the break.

[Via NeverKnowTech]

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