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Loading noises

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:01 pm
by The Master
Post WAV files (or links to) of your favourite loading noises.

I can only remember the ZX81, Beeb, and Speccy (all of which shall follow, if I can work out how, on the morrow, unless the evil ones prevent it, gaaah).

Like music to the ears of a pre-pubescent omnipotent freak. Come on, serve it up.

I sometimes have nightmares about the sounds from a Dragon 32.
Can you dig it?

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Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 4:01 am
by Dudley
Mental note, if showing this forum to outsiders to prove Retro Gamers are perfectly normal people, don't show them this thread. ;)

Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 7:16 am
by LeeT
I found the BBC to have a really scary loading noise from tape :shock:

Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 8:45 am
by merman
Novaload on the C64 used to make some cracking noises on the first part of the loader (the one with the grey screen and black border). Basically all it did was shift the data it was loading from tape into the SID registers, so each game always sound the same...

Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:54 pm
by Sureshot
I always had a 5 1/4" floppy :P

BOW BOW TICK TICK TICK TICK BOW BOW TICK TICK TICK TICK BOW BOW BOW TICK TICK TICK TICKTICKTICKTICKTICKTICK Disk error in drive 0:

Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:59 pm
by paranoid marvin
I wondered sometimes what on earth was going on
inside my Amiga disk drive
Kick Off 2 loading sounded like the disk was being ripped apart!

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:36 pm
by sack
throw sanxion into your datasette... now there's a loading sound you can be proud of :)

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Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:41 pm
by Mr. Pointless
paranoid marvin wrote:I wondered sometimes what on earth was going on
inside my Amiga disk drive
Kick Off 2 loading sounded like the disk was being ripped apart!
The sound of an Amiga disk drive combined with the disk-switching of Street Fighter II... Almost as bad as watching a Uwe Boll film. :?

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:43 pm
by paranoid marvin
Can anyone remember Jimmy White on Amiga-used to take literally 2 seconds to load-and no further loading thru the whole game!

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:43 pm
by necronom
I'm fairly sure I just heard a C64 tape being played in "V". Not the music, the actual data as audio. :D Right at the end of tonights episode. It was the beginning of a program where you get the program name.

Well, I was quite excited by it... :oops:

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:46 pm
by paranoid marvin
I remember hearing the sound effects to Atari 2600 Pacman being used in
Superman 2 (when Richard Pryor is trying to shoot him down)

Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 8:20 am
by Kaede
LOL @ THIS THREAD

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Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:18 am
by Weblaus
In the olympic alpine skiing events, every time a racer drops out of the race, the "Pac-Man dies" sound effect is played - weeoweeoweeo-doodoodo

Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 8:23 pm
by forestville
The games from firebird on the zx spectrum, the way they loaded was throughout the loading the loading lines would constantly change colour blue/cyan then red/yellow.
the loading noise would constantly go like "eeeeee eieieieieieieeieieiie eeeeee eieieieieieieeieieii eeeeeee eieieieieieieeieieii eeeeeee eieieieieieieeieieiie" etc

:P

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Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2006 4:33 pm
by Jax
Sureshot wrote:I always had a 5 1/4" floppy :P
of course you did :wink: :lol:

sanxion was the perfect reason to sit and reload without bothering with
the game 8)

nova-load was just plain torture, thank $deity for the mute button on the telly

and hands up all those C64 owners who spent many an hour or two with
the volume up high and a small screw driver in hand trying to tune
that must load game, but your C2N was having none of it