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Post by pottyboy » Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:37 pm

I can name sooooo many amiga games with great music, but my all time faves are:

- Sensible World of Soccer
- Cannon Fodder
- Fightin' Spirit
- Aladdin
- Disposable Hero
- Lemmings
- Push Over
- Another World
- Body Blows Galactic
- Superfrog
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Post by revgiblet » Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:08 pm

There are so many great Amiga tunes. I really like the Level 1 music from Leander, but there are too many for me to list.
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Post by Greyfox » Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:44 pm

liveinabin wrote:LED Storm. I always thought it was a shame that the Amiga had so much sample-based music as you rarely got to hear just what the sound chip could do. Tim Follin's beautiful LED Storm music is a good example.
As was Gauntlet 3 and Sly Spy also fantastic work from Ghouls 'n' Ghost..Tim Follin was/is pure genius!..real pity he didn't do more on the Amiga...I would of collected the lot...still waiting for a reply from Tim about doing a CD compilation..over 2yrs now waiting..... :(

plus there is too many to mention of what was the best of..on the Amiga...I loved all the work from Tip/Firefox ...also great composers...

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Post by bonerlaw » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:31 am

Erm, why has noone mentioned the Shadow of the Beast games? Hmmm? Some of the best game music ever! Full stop!

Ive got the game over tune from Beast 2 as my text alert, and mates at work dont know what it is, but they all want it! (but its mine, all mine!)

The intro to Speedball 2 was always a favourite, as well as the Gods intro, and the Magic Pockets intro (Betty Boo just doing the doo......)
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Post by RetroKingSimon » Wed Sep 17, 2008 4:31 am

Superfrog is my favourite. :) And maybe the attract mode tune on IK+. I rather like the Alfred Chicken music too. :P

And bonerlaw, someone did mention SOTB. ;)

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Post by boyo » Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:26 am

My Favourites already mentioned:

Leander
Shadow of The Beast


Check out http://www.amigamusic.com/

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Post by wilshy » Wed Sep 17, 2008 8:08 am

bonerlaw wrote: Ive got the game over tune from Beast 2 as my text alert, and mates at work dont know what it is, but they all want it! (but its mine, all mine!)
Is that the guitar tune? Really nice if so.

Far too many to mention for me, but worthy of mention :

- Onslaught (Maniacs)
- Uridium 2
- Corruption (clearly a looped sample, still quality)
- Cannon Fodder
- Chaos Engine menu screen tune
- Chaos Engine main tune

I could go on all day :D

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Post by bonerlaw » Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:46 pm

RetroKingSimon wrote:Superfrog is my favourite. :) And maybe the attract mode tune on IK+. I rather like the Alfred Chicken music too. :P

And bonerlaw, someone did mention SOTB. ;)
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You are right, just read through again, must have missed it first time round (damn my infernal skim reading!) but it needed mentioning again as it is quality!

Ik+! Man, how could i forget that one! Quality tune!

I always liked the music on Jaguar XJ 220, dont know why, i even taped it for my personal stereo when i went on a school trip to France!
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Post by StarEye » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:46 pm

Gremlin had some great music in their games too - most noteworthy Supercars, Lotus and Zool.

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Post by pottyboy » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:48 pm

bonerlaw wrote:I always liked the music on Jaguar XJ 220, dont know why, i even taped it for my personal stereo when i went on a school trip to France!
Oh damn! Forgot about that one! The title music and Thrash Pig really rock!!!!
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Post by sleeper77 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:12 pm

Zool on the CD32 had some excellent music. I used to listen to the level music on the menu more times than play the game.
Flashback had the most atmospheric music imo. The best opening track for me would be Lotus 2.

On the Public Domain scene, my favourite music demos are from Project Techno, Total Triple Trouble, Cebit 90 & Rave Vision. There are many others which are worth checking out. This one is Project Techno... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKHlx7liK30

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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:51 pm

Best intro music?

A tie betwen Blood Money and Sensi

best in-game/incidental is either ICFTD Rocket Ranger or DOTC
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Post by Nezbutz » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:02 pm

DataStorm published by VDT had awesome music, it was also one of the best Defender clones on the market....in fact, RetroGamer get in touch with http://www.sodan.dk/oldbits/oldbits.html for a making of article please!!

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Post by elmosexwhistle » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:10 pm

i'm gonna say "the secret of monkey island" because it's damned amazing what they were able to fit into 4 channels of 22025hz 8 bit samples ^.^ x
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:05 pm

elmosexwhistle wrote:i'm gonna say "the secret of monkey island" because it's damned amazing what they were able to fit into 4 channels of 22025hz 8 bit samples ^.^ x
I'd agree if it wasnt for the better PC CD version
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