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Post by intoccabile » Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:24 pm

Which old school soundtracks do you have fond memories of ? It's all about chiptunes !

Castlevania 3 on the 8 bit nintendo system :!:

Ninja gaiden 8)

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Post by rickyricardo » Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:38 pm

Castlevania 4 on the Super Nintendo had a beautiful soundtrack.

Also, can't beat the original Legend of Zelda.......did someone say remix?
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Post by kion » Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:42 pm

I remember Driller and Darkside being moody soundtracks. Early reese rinseouts lol

Last Ninja too or somthin like that
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Post by [b]racket » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:02 pm

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Post by j_j » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:02 pm

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Post by 8bitwonder » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:23 pm

s'all bout megaman-dat shit was raw

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Post by auralassassin » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:39 pm

Ya know, this reminds me... 8-bit, did you know that there is already an 8-Bit Weapon, or whatever that produces 8-bit music with an old NES controller?

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Post by [b]racket » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:40 pm

Its all about 'Little Sound Dj' for true 8 bit badness...

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Post by [b]racket » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:42 pm

auralassassin wrote:Ya know, this reminds me... 8-bit, did you know that there is already an 8-Bit Weapon, or whatever that produces 8-bit music with an old NES controller?
Pretty sure i have seen something similiar done with a Power Glove

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Post by marsyas » Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:46 pm

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not nes but the tetris songs from original gameboy.

when them tetris songs come on, i am like in another world...

spent way too many hours on that game.

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Post by subframe » Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:07 pm

If you go way back, Qix has some cool proto-tunes in it.

Also, breakout death sounds are great.
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Post by 8bitwonder » Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:18 pm

auralassassin wrote:Ya know, this reminds me... 8-bit, did you know that there is already an 8-Bit Weapon, or whatever that produces 8-bit music with an old NES controller?
what are the chances? guess ill have to change it then

theres also 8-bit rockers which have an awesome album

i used to produce 8bit stuff thats where it came from--i too have a game boy with pitch change and a mega drive that runs midi

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Post by staypuft » Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:31 pm

ohhhhhh shit, werrd up on qix. I think both aphex and squarepusher have sampled that game. probably loads of other folks have as well...
my faves are mega man 3 and donkey kong country 2.
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Post by ohfreal » Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:40 am

8bitwonder wrote:s'all bout megaman-dat shit was raw
Marsyas wrote:not nes but the tetris songs from original gameboy.
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Post by ghettobot » Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:59 am

i dunno...
space invaders for when i'm out on the merk...
super mario brothers is my personal walkin' around music.
bubble bobble also is my jam.
dig dug is my gardening music.

not that far off topic after all, is it?

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Post by cardio » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:16 am

contra
lifeforce, esp that fire level i think it was
intro to karate champ
second the zelda of course
ikari warriors (maybe more in arcade?)
gauntlet was fairly dope
space harrier for sega
and space harrier ii for genesis

and many more..
vague memory that 'predator' on nes had cool music...
um, gyruss was it called..

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Post by showguns » Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:15 am

ghettobot wrote:super mario brothers is my personal walkin' around music.
buh duh buh buh duh beh BUH starts walking. yeah man.

legend of zelda: ocarina of time on n64 has a great ambient soundtrack.

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Post by rusko » Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:03 pm

all the games on the c64 had bad sounds. large up the SID commodore soundchip. still use n sample mine all da time. and of course the snes... but i gotta say that dont i ...... www.myspace.com/ruskonfire .....innits

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Post by ramadanman » Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:33 pm

someone on dogs on acid posted a link to some fat zip of thousands of video game themes in midi format -i'd recommend having a look

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