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MilkmanDan
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Dec 31, 2004, 02:28 AM
 
What are the best pop music about video games? What are the favorites, the weird ones, and the down out bad ones.

It'd be nice to make a mix of a bunch of these, as a gift for some geeky friends one mine.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 02:55 AM
 
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Dec 31, 2004, 06:44 AM
 
I always liked the FF* music.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 06:47 AM
 
Rez
Zone of Enders
All Sonic Games
Halo 2 album (especially Never Surrender)
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 07:00 AM
 
The GTA San Andreas soundtrack.

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Dec 31, 2004, 07:25 AM
 
from: command & conquer 1: tiberian dawn

Act On Instinct
Just Do It
Radio
No Mercy
Jungle v2
C&C Thang
Win
Heavy G
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 08:51 AM
 
Anything whatsoever by Nobuo Uematsu (who did the music for most of the Final Fantasy series, but not FFX-2).

And then there's this little number...
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Dec 31, 2004, 09:15 AM
 
Mortal Kombat soundtrack.


Unless you meant all those songs by Buckner & Garcia...
Pac Man Fever
Do the Donkey Kong
Goin' Bezerk
Hyperspace
Froggy's Lament
etc...
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 09:19 AM
 
its not pop music but metal gear solid , metal gear solid 2, and metal geear solid 3
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 11:21 AM
 
Originally posted by Millennium:
Anything whatsoever by Nobuo Uematsu (who did the music for most of the Final Fantasy series, but not FFX-2).

And then there's this little number...
i will second your choice, Tina being my favorite song by him.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 12:54 PM
 
Originally posted by Mr Kino:
i will second your choice, Tina being my favorite song by him.
I've always been partial to "Kids Run Through the City." It's the song that plays when you're in a town in FFVI. Good times, good times...

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Dec 31, 2004, 01:24 PM
 
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 01:44 PM
 
What is the point of this?
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 03:47 PM
 
Originally posted by rozwado1:
What is the point of this?
Obviously you don't spend much time in the lounge.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 03:51 PM
 
Zelda: a Link to the Past

really has the best music ever. Imho.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 03:57 PM
 
Originally posted by d0ubled0wn:
If anyone's actually considering this, do NOT get this album on CD. All the tracks are using demo vocal and instrument tracks, and it sounds horrible when compared to the original release. Track down the tape or LP instead.
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Dec 31, 2004, 07:55 PM
 
racing games tend to have good music to get you in the zone.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 10:03 PM
 
Originally posted by Thilo Ettelt:
from: command & conquer 1: tiberian dawn

Act On Instinct
Just Do It
Radio
No Mercy
Jungle v2
C&C Thang
Win
Heavy G
Very much agreed. What track is Heavy G?
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Dec 31, 2004, 10:35 PM
 
Originally posted by Goldfinger:
The GTA San Andreas soundtrack.
I like the Vice City Soundtrack much better!
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 11:38 PM
 
I wouldn't mind having the Super Mario Brothers soundtrack...the music from level 1:2 is the most underplayed track in radio history, an example that we don't live in such a free world.

and what is with the name.. Mario Brothers.. don't Mario and Louigi have a last name?!
Also, mario brothers is a blunt implication of two brothers named Mario. I wonder how many people Nintendo dissapointed with that blunder. That's all I have to say about that.

     
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Dec 31, 2004, 11:41 PM
 
Originally posted by TailsToo:
I like the Vice City Soundtrack much better!
Agreement = very yes.
     
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Dec 31, 2004, 11:47 PM
 
My personal favorite was FABLE
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 02:34 AM
 
Originally posted by Cubeoid:
I wouldn't mind having the Super Mario Brothers soundtrack...the music from level 1:2 is the most underplayed track in radio history, an example that we don't live in such a free world.
Yeah, I also love that one. The main theme, the underground theme, and the water theme are all excellent.

and what is with the name.. Mario Brothers.. don't Mario and Louigi have a last name?!
Also, mario brothers is a blunt implication of two brothers named Mario. I wonder how many people Nintendo dissapointed with that blunder. That's all I have to say about that.
According to some people, they are both named Mario. IOW, their last name is Mario. Yes, that makes them Luigi Mario and Mario Mario.

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Jan 1, 2005, 06:36 AM
 
MORTAL KOMBAT!!!
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 07:11 AM
 
The best video game tune is the intro music to an old Amiga/Atari game called "Dogs of War"

Originally posted by Cubeoid:
and what is with the name.. Mario Brothers.. don't Mario and Louigi have a last name?!
Sure they do, it's Mario (and I'm not kidding btw).

Now where do I claim my prize of *Most irrelevant nerd knowledge, 2005*
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 07:23 AM
 
Mario Mario? By God it is true! :/

Why oh why such weirdness!
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 07:23 AM
 
Originally posted by MrSundberg:
Sure they do, it's Mario (and I'm not kidding btw).
Q: Why is Luigi a Mario Brother? (Mario Bros.)

A: As reveiled in some games and the Super Mario Bros. movie, Mario and Luigi's last name are Mario. So their names are Mario Mario and Luigi Mario. The Mario Brothers.
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 07:34 AM
 
The underwater song should be mandatory at all weddings.
( Last edited by Cubeoid; Jan 1, 2005 at 07:40 AM. )
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 07:38 AM
 
the theme of TURRICAN 2, an old Amiga game.

amazing how a simple tune can be so good
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Jan 1, 2005, 02:37 PM
 
Originally posted by Millennium:
Anything whatsoever by Nobuo Uematsu (who did the music for most of the Final Fantasy series, but not FFX-2).

And then there's this little number...
What he said—minus the linked song...
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 02:52 PM
 
Kid Icarus theme baby.
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 02:53 PM
 
Originally posted by Agasthya:
MORTAL KOMBAT!!!
omg so true....

I just miss old SNES games
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 03:28 PM
 
Well, if anyone's ventured into the pc mmo world of EVE Online, I happen to really like "Below the Asteroids."

http://www.eve-online.com/download/music/

Its repetative synthesized music, but I find it highly relaxing.
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 06:46 PM
 
Originally posted by QuadG5Man:
Kid Icarus theme baby.
Thanks for reminding me about that one. The Hyrule theme from the original Legend of Zelda is another tune I love.

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Jan 1, 2005, 06:53 PM
 
Originally posted by spatterson:
My personal favorite was FABLE
When is that soundtrack coming out?
     
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Jan 1, 2005, 07:56 PM
 
Originally posted by nforcer:
Very much agreed. What track is Heavy G?
i don't know, but i'll look it it when i'm back at home in a couple of days. heavy g was the title within the .mix file where i extracted it from.


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Jan 2, 2005, 01:06 AM
 
Darn right about Mario... its songs are so.... classic.
     
   
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