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SlowbieOne
01-24-2002, 10:58 AM
Since videogame music varies greatly, these are all special to me in different ways, so there is just no way I can put them in any kind of order. So here they are in no particular order:

Tenchu:Stealth Assasins (PS)
Xenogears (PS)
Castlevania:Symphony of the Night (PS)
Chrono Cross (PS)
Final Fantasy Tactics (PS)
Threads of Fate (PS)
Vagrant Story (PS)
System Shock 2 (PC)
Deus Ex (PC)
Zork:Nemesis (PC)
Ecco the Dolphin Defender of the Future (DC)

I should also add Jedi Knight to that list but I didn't because I consider it John Williams, not game music. However, I thought the guys who mixed the tracks up for Jedi Knight did a superb job. The tracks are all the same ol' John Williams we know and love, yet somehow they are completely different.

Anyway, I would like to hear your favorite soundtracks to see if I missed any good ones.:)

Kylilin
01-24-2002, 12:43 PM
Streets of Rage II for Sega Genesis had a pretty awesome soundtrack...

Darth Simpson
01-24-2002, 03:19 PM
Rainbow 6 and the sequel Rogue Spear has the best game soundtracks ever. In my opinion anyway... =)

Come to think of it, Monkey Island has great music as well.

Swoosh
01-24-2002, 03:51 PM
I agree with Streets of Rage 2...I sometimes hear that music in my head when I'm walking down the street for no apparent reason :). Another you guys forgot is Full Throttle! The music in that game ruled!

Swoosh

Sounds Risky
01-24-2002, 04:12 PM
As the resident Halo fan, I don't need to say anything else. I'll figure out some more later.

ShadowcasT
01-25-2002, 07:20 AM
Ok ,in no particular order :

1) Warcraft 2
2) Total Annhilation
3) Jedi Knight (i know ,it's the same as the movie but at the time i didn't know ,JK was my first encounter with Star Wars ,ha ,the joy of living in a foreign country ;) )
4) Torment
5) IceWindDale
6) Hexen II
7) Wheel Of Time

GonkH8er
01-25-2002, 07:24 AM
Interstate 76.




That is THE best one. There is NO competition.


That is all. :)

Darth Simpson
01-25-2002, 09:22 AM
Ah, yes, Interstate 76 has some great music. Groovy stuff. :cool:

Kevlar
01-25-2002, 01:42 PM
Vampire: Masquerade had a great sound track. I still play the mp3's from time to time of a few select favorites. :)

StormHammer
01-25-2002, 06:08 PM
I've just realised this is a tad difficult for me to answer...because I mostly play games with the music turned right down, or off completely. Nevertheless, here are a few that stick in my mind...

1. Outcast (not JK related ;) ) - they used a proper orchestra/choir etc, and it was just so cinematic, and added greatly to the game's atmosphere.
2. Jedi Knight (I don't care if it's mostly Williams' music...it's still great).
3. Quake - some really weird (but cool) stuff to go with the weird nightmare levels...
4. Rune - they managed to capture the Viking feel very well in that soundtrack...
5. Unreal - very atmospheric music, and always recognisable.

Kylilin
01-25-2002, 06:50 PM
Icewind Dale does have some kick ass music...

Metallus
01-25-2002, 06:54 PM
Grim Fandango soundtrack rules. The combination of Mexican Folk music with bebop jazz as well as a classical score is simply amazing. Why was it not mentioned before? If you haven't played it, I highly recommend it.

Lord_FinnSon
01-25-2002, 07:29 PM
These are not in any particular order:
Monkey Island series
Grim Fandango
Full Throttle
Outlaws
Gabriel Knight series
Vampire: The Masquerade
In the Lounge with No One Lives Forever(soundtrack which came with NOLF)

Millions o' Monkeys
01-25-2002, 07:37 PM
Originally posted by StormHammer
5. Unreal - very atmospheric music, and always recognisable.


ahhh yes almost puts u to sleep...until some stupid bird starts attacking you in the atmospheric landscapes.....

ShadowcasT
01-25-2002, 09:02 PM
Originally posted by Millions o' Monkeys



ahhh yes almost puts u to sleep...until some stupid bird starts attacking you in the atmospheric landscapes.....

Unreal music was great ,but the stupid format in whitch was delivered (.it) kinda ruined it for me. I also hated those techno tracks :bdroid1:

Reguardless ,the game itself was more than enought to knock you unconscious ,sheer boredom ,whitch was a pity for the game was incredibly beatiful (and i don't mean just for the grahpics ,some of the scenery would have looked and felt gorgeous with the Quake2 engine).

SlowbieOne
01-26-2002, 12:40 AM
Wow man, Unreal was boring? Hmm, I guess you have to play through the game Co-operatively like me and my bud. I never played it alone.

acdcfanbill
01-26-2002, 05:35 AM
yes, the outlaws soundtrack was amazing.... and speaking of quake, was that all NIN stuff? so it had to be good right? or did NIN do Q2, and Zombie did Q1, arg, i dunno, its 3:40 in the morning, i cant think now dammit!!!:confused: anway, off to count sheep...

ShadowcasT
01-26-2002, 10:37 AM
Originally posted by SlowbieOne
Wow man, Unreal was boring? Hmm, I guess you have to play through the game Co-operatively like me and my bud. I never played it alone.

Even so the game was clearly far from finished ,titles like JK and Hexen II danced circles around Unreal.

Even Quake II was received better ,and that says a lot :)

Thank god they handed the sequel to Legend :jawa

ShadowcasT
01-26-2002, 10:53 AM
Originally posted by acdcfanbill
yes, the outlaws soundtrack was amazing.... and speaking of quake, was that all NIN stuff? so it had to be good right? or did NIN do Q2, and Zombie did Q1, arg, i dunno, its 3:40 in the morning, i cant think now dammit!!!:confused: anway, off to count sheep...

Trent Reznor did the sound track for Quake 1 ,whitch wasn't that good if you ask me .people speak of art of landascaping but i thought a action game needed something more than that ,at least during fights.

Quake 2 music was done by a non too famious band whitch name i can't recall right now ,only one song was written by Zombie (i think it's the one you ear in the very firt level).

The way they tried to blend both types of music in Quake3 was interesting ,but the result failed miserably ,Quake3 sounds track sucked huge time ,just like the game :)

CaptainRAVE
01-26-2002, 12:04 PM
1) Deus Ex (PC)
2) Hostile Waters (PC)
3) Half Life (PC)