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Über
13-10-2009, 11:03 AM
Yes! This thread is supposed to contain the most awesome and nostalgic game-related music ever, atleast ideally.

But hey, if you prefer listening to Chrysis's music, go for it, I'm not going to stop you. I will probably mock you though.

Then, the music of my choice. This time I'm going a bit back in time with this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwVxi0FZE4U

Über
13-10-2009, 11:20 AM
What the hell, I'm going to get this thread going with a few more legendary tracks. And no, this is not going to be my last post in this thread today. :P

Sticking with the same era - has anyone ever played... Lotus III?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFusm7Y-sJU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBkSFFQ6ht0

Über
13-10-2009, 11:24 AM
Next up - a huge classic: Golden Axe!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNcAjZrDU9Q

Sane
13-10-2009, 11:29 AM
I always loved IK+ (Only played the Amiga version)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtV_XPPfw8

Many ah joysticks were ripped apart in that game :)

Ruoste
13-10-2009, 11:36 AM
Sountrack for Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura. Unlike any other game soundtrack. Uses predominantly strings.

Few examples:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftvpi-6Z6qw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vq_6ObzUzog

That YouTube account has the whole soundtrack.
http://www.youtube.com/user/ArcanumObscura#p/c/142904ECFCE066AE/0/ftvpi-6Z6qw

Thordyn
13-10-2009, 11:48 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3dB0qEcG20&feature=related

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Über
13-10-2009, 11:49 AM
Sountrack for Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura. Unlike any other game soundtrack. Uses predominantly strings.

Heh.. I was saving that for later use, as I seem to be preoccupied with amiga music at the moment.

But now, last amiga game for me. Atleast for today.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYtQGzV_kEk
(the second part doesn't really contain any music)

Edit: Thordyn, I had that on my mind as well but I went for the less obvious choices since someone was going to post that anyway (just like the music from Cannon Fodder). Awesome track nevertheless, definitely in my top5 game-related music!

Ruoste
13-10-2009, 12:02 PM
If we go to C64 then almost anything by Rob Hubbard:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdzfOXkZrY0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqRXxPl6bXA
I sometimes loaded the game just to listen to this. It was so crazy for C64 music.

Cybernoid 2 by Jeroen Tel is one of my all time favourites.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoEqEbxra4

dantheman
13-10-2009, 12:27 PM
Hell March.

Thordyn
13-10-2009, 12:30 PM
Hell March.
this

Über
13-10-2009, 12:41 PM
Hell March.

this

ACHKNOWLEDGED. (Was saving that as well for later use!)

But for C64 ones, I'm gonna go here with a obvious one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMTdr026bZU

Haplo
13-10-2009, 12:47 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdQnaLyYoM4

Brings back memories, was one of the first game where i was impressed by sound i think.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_2S5CSc97M
Was pretty cool also.

Really liked the Skate or Die intro and the Monkey Island tunes.

Über
13-10-2009, 12:50 PM
Moving on to NES!

Was going to post this first as a C64 version but changed my mind. After all the NES version is without a doubt the most epic version of the theme.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QPGVWDj5SM

Couldn't find a version where the intro music would have lasted longer than a few seconds. :(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJC7DIP5JIw

Ruoste
13-10-2009, 01:01 PM
Hostages
Wow, I remember that game now. It was fun.

Hard to think Amiga games tunes that are not obvious (like Shadow of the Beast). But how about Lost Patrol:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GHmI5ioLUg

Hybris!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKltp-EWxxE

Here's one song from Shadow of the Beast 2 anyway!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGf5xpaRIx8
Sadly it was plagiarized from Miami Vice, but I heard it in the game first!
Someone made a comparison and the composer of the game even made a comment here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-qaW2mLEsA

Ruoste
13-10-2009, 01:19 PM
SNES. Too obvious?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqZaFDA7PXY

Über
13-10-2009, 01:20 PM
Lost Patrol

Perfect example of a not-so-good game which included so amazing music that I only played the game just to listen to it.

Also, NES classic - Double Dragon II!

Intro:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDd7tt0r3i8

And just because every level had such a good music of it's own, here's all of them. :P

Part 1/3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtMjEqVQjgc

Part 2/3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDux-Z2IvPs

Part 3/3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpAahjXaPuc

Flawless
13-10-2009, 01:35 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVNubbPiZAU

Act on instinct, all of Frank Klepacki's music is awesome

Ashym
13-10-2009, 01:35 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHLGg-GS5Fc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tHmJwM6bc0&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwkb1wonlf0&feature=related

Basically anything from this game, but these are some favourites.

Bunneh
13-10-2009, 02:24 PM
Cybernoid 2, got told off for playing it on the school keyboards as a kid. Beautiful tune.

C64 version.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EoBVSZe3jw
Orchestral version
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L4lfFKkxnE

Über
13-10-2009, 02:49 PM
Again on the obvious department: Megaman 2 on NES.

This one shall do as a example, as almost every level has great music.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upcMn3zK6s4

Flawless
13-10-2009, 02:55 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUCbflBkIgo&feature=related

MGS' soundtracks are also praise worthy

Turiel
13-10-2009, 03:38 PM
People already mentioned my two favourite, Monkey Island theme, and RA2 theme.

But here's RA2 Theme (Hell March) since you didn't link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WqwFhX6Cqg

Turiel
13-10-2009, 03:42 PM
Oh, and "The People Are The Heroes" from Civilization 4. Can't find a link to it.

Naughtyraven
14-10-2009, 06:59 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XZPflpw-ys&feature=player_embedded

Senex
14-10-2009, 10:25 AM
all of Frank Klepacki's music is awesome

My personal favorite has always been 'Fight, Win, Prevail'.

Haplo
15-10-2009, 09:19 AM
omg cybernoid, totally forgot that one, and indeed Megaman was very good (a bit annoying when you came to the harder parts)

iTank
15-10-2009, 01:51 PM
Music became annoying in harder parts?

Haplo
15-10-2009, 02:13 PM
when trying to focus a bit on the thougher parts, i could get annoyed by the music sometimes.

Oogie
19-10-2009, 09:42 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDGBUp25i8U

or maybe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KXiVBA7svc&feature=related

Über
19-10-2009, 10:52 AM
Ice Climber (NES)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8y2p0d8ZRw

Kid Icarus (NES)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr022nphsrg

The latter has been stuck in my mind for 20+ years and still every now and then I find myself humming the theme. Classic!

Bunneh
19-10-2009, 11:40 AM
Back when I was a young 'un I used to get a lot of copied games on Medway Boys/Automation menus. I would sit there for a good while listening to the music on those before even selecting a game. I bought Kick Off 2 but still had the menu.

This one had the most amazing tune
http://www.spiny.org/medway/menu_pics/med_075.png

Linky to the site >> http://www.spiny.org/medway/ <<

Magwitch
20-10-2009, 02:18 AM
FFX

Nobuo Uematsu is godly...

Zanarkand - this is the orchestral arrangement...absolutely beautiful
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLnZ5jcsRpc&feature=related

and my all-time favourite: the Sky Theme
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9Nbz4KzQro&feature=related


Enjoy :D

Duckman
20-10-2009, 04:40 AM
1. FFX as said above (They should really make a movie about that game)
2. Zelda games, especially Ocarina of time
3. Early Megaman games

/Duck

AngelSakura
20-10-2009, 05:46 AM
agree with the rest.
all Final Fantasy music. got all the OST's which I listen to a lot
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Goonerr
23-10-2009, 07:47 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hYV-JSjpyU

imigrid
23-10-2009, 10:48 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SovM_ExoVg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_bwHlDD9Nc

Impossible to find a track of the actual ingame soundtrack of the main theme, so this will just have to do.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfRCoLnwv8w&feature=related

Theory
24-10-2009, 03:31 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-KlzfV8_DI

Awesome.

Theory
29-10-2009, 04:32 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNv9HYCosgs

Probably most memorable video game for me, Especially when I was finally able to set off a 40hit + Ultra with Orchid,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIAFOpJFRgs

Shadefoot
06-11-2009, 05:05 PM
Love the menu theme from Mystic Towers, the first computer game I owned that had music:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U71G2Dm3Ktw&feature=related

Also, like Turiel above, I like the "people are the heroes" music from CivIV.

Ring0
07-11-2009, 02:05 PM
One of the first games I ever played. Remember playing this over and over with my dad in 2-player mode, aka. The Good Old Days :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65Dy1YqSf9k (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65Dy1YqSf9k)

Music starts at about 2:25, favourite part at about 2:50.

Nimbus
08-11-2009, 01:48 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fvha_2hAzq0

Über
08-11-2009, 08:08 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q21g_giYUhI

Timothy
28-12-2009, 06:56 PM
Ultima 6 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiGiiL3BOwI)

The intro music has been haunting me ever since playing that game.

PS: sorry for the necro but I stumbled upon that youtube video today.