After someone managed to play their way through Minecraft and slay the Ender Dragon using a piano keyboard, I thought I'd seen it all, yet we have another entry in the instruments-as-controllers category - and it's rather spectacular.
As posted to the Modern Warfare subreddit, streamer DeanoBeano managed to get a kill with a sniper rifle using a real drum kit. Limited to hitting only two controls at once, with each drum and cymbal bound to a specific function, DeanoBeano managed to painstakingly line up a shot before acing the timing on the last beat. The cymbal crash at the end really adds something, I think.
That kill in itself was remarkable enough, but DeanoBeano then took things a step further and managed to get a Gulag win using the drums. Thankfully, he was able to position himself on the correct side of the Gulag and managed to sneakily get the drop on his opponent.
I OWN THE MF GULAG BABYYYYYYYY pic.twitter.com/4z95DoIKxR— SoaR Deano (@DeanoBeano) August 24, 2020
While the successful clips are certainly impressive, it seems getting to that point took a great deal of trial and error - and you can watch the whole process on DeanoBeano's Twitch channel, which tells the full story of his learning curve. Talk about a crash course.
But after achieving a kill and a Gulag win, what's on the cards next?
"If I get a Warzone win, I would lose my mind," DeanoBeano said on a recent stream. "I'd have to get a really good squad with me, but that's something I'd like to at least try - I think it would be hilarious."