Videogame Music

Discussion in 'General' started by Vicks Biru, Dec 15, 2001.

  1. Vicks Biru

    Vicks Biru Well-Known Member

    What kind of background tunes do you enjoy listening most to?

    Generic Rock / Heavy Metal / Guitar
    )) Eg. Most of Dead or Alive's tunes

    Cheesy Japanese Tunes
    )) Eg. Most of VF3's tunes

    Snazzed up Traditional / Classical / New Age
    )) Eg. Helena's DOA2 tune, Aoi's VF3 bg

    Pure Culture
    )) Eg. Shun's VF2

    Harmonically Correct Midi Sounds
    )) Eg. VF1's tunes

    Incessant Drum Beats
    )) Eg. Jeff's VF3

    Vocal (of any kind)
    )) Eg. Zack's DOA2

    Perhaps others? Anyone care to share your views on how videogame music influences your play? Does thumping music charge you up? Does draggy music slow you down?
  2. feixaq

    feixaq Well-Known Member

    Hey man, were you at Bugis yesterday (Saturday)? Not sure whether you're someone I know by face but not by name...?
  3. Mr. Callahan

    Mr. Callahan Member

    Not sure what genre I'd put 'em into, but I enjoyed the old Psygnosis tunes more than anything. Blood Money, Shadow of the Beast, Lemmings, etc. I think the Amiga was the the best platform for memorable game music overall. I usually turn the music off in fighting games. It seems to help me concentrate better. Same with FPS's. Sometimes I do put in some AC\DC during Quake, and once I tried Enya during a massive deathmatch; that was WIERD.
    Notable music:
    Descent II soundtrack (hard rock) <-- Try this with Quake, beats the original soundtrack
    Quake soundtrack (hard rock)
    Red Alert 1 and 2 soundtracks, esp. Hell March (rock)
    Doom E1M2 (midi)
    Old Psygnosis games (mostly David Whittaker format I believe)
    Lotus 1 or 2 Amiga (can't remember which game had better music, or what format)

    -Almost forgot Turrican 1 & 2!
  4. Yamcha

    Yamcha Well-Known Member

    Anything good (whatever style) is fine by me. Oftentimes I'll pick a stage in a fighting game based on how much I like the music.

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