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Old 30th November 2011, 11:55 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Old 1st December 2011, 01:25 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Great thread;

Going waaaay back the Delta theme on the C-64 I still love when I hear it today.



Max Payne II, dark, dismal, depressing, sublime.



Something more recent, the Assassin Creed theme song imo is simply beautiful.

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Old 1st December 2011, 07:23 PM   #43 (permalink)
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Monty Mole on C64 I think it was ... god that was hard
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Old 8th December 2011, 08:49 AM   #44 (permalink)
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What springs to mind is the game over (or resurrection) scene from Shadow of The Beast II for Amiga

http://youtu.be/PGf5xpaRIx8

and "Agnus Dei" used for in Homeworld during the launch of the mothership. When I saw it just now, it felt almost like meeting a long lost friend...

Homeworld Intro Cutscene + Mothership Launch - YouTube
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Old 20th December 2011, 11:49 AM   #45 (permalink)
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Possibly not the catchiest but the Chrono Trigger theme makes me so happy, I can be in the worst mood, flip this on and within 10 minutes I'll be on top of the world.

Chrono Trigger OST- Main Theme ~ Crono's Theme - YouTube

I don't know what it is about the song.
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Old 29th December 2011, 01:29 PM   #46 (permalink)
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I'm kind of surprised no-one has said Bastion yet since it's got an amazing soundtrack.



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Old 15th January 2012, 02:23 AM   #47 (permalink)
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Soundtracks don't get any better then this









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Old 17th January 2012, 01:05 PM   #48 (permalink)
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I'm going to 2nd Father with the Max Payne 2 Music.

Also going to throw in this oldie

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Old 25th January 2012, 05:10 AM   #49 (permalink)
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What is wrong with you people, you missed the best 2!!!

My major stand-out game for music is Ascendancy, it has to date the most original score I've ever heard.

These vid cover the 4 main game themes...





And that's not including all of the fab tracks for each individual playable race which were just as brilliant and much more varied/alien.

This composer (Nenad Vugrinec) also scored Wing Commander II, III & Privateer as well as Ultima VII and VIII but I think Ascendancy was his best work.

And who could forget the music of MechWarrior 2. And you people call yourselves Older Gamers. Shame I say, Shame!

Pretty much every track (all 25 of them!) from Mech Warrior 2 was brilliant, but here were my standouts.



Give this one at least 30 seconds.




To this day I still have my original MW2 CD's because of this music.
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Old 15th February 2012, 05:39 AM   #50 (permalink)
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I am Playing now the metal gear series HD remake, besides being a game that was way ahead of its time it also has awesome music.


















Metal gear solid: guns of the patriots a 4 year old game that still looks and is amazing and is garanteed to give you one of the most memorable gaming experiences ever.
I was a PC gamer at heart and this was the first game i played on a console since then i never looked back
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