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Post by gmintyfresh » Tue Feb 19, 2008 5:20 am

R-Type's is great very iconic, I also like the first level music of Ghouls and Ghosts with the Super version being different enough to be enjoyable too

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Post by ShadowMan » Tue Feb 19, 2008 7:48 am

Any Castlevania game, especially 3, 4 and X all have great first level music (as well as overal amazing music)
Turrican 1, 2 and 3 also have amazing Level 1 musics, with number 2 having the best. It really sets up for an amazing game! ditto with Metal Slug 1-3 and the Contra series.
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Post by SpecChum81 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:58 am

I really like

R-Type
Streets Of Rage
Sonic
Super Mario (Game Boy)
Bubble Bobble :oops:

Sorry, but I just like it!

Good question this, as game music can really add to a game, or indeed if it's bad detract from the game.
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Post by yethboth » Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:04 pm

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Post by bonerlaw » Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:25 pm

gmintyfresh wrote:R-Type's is great very iconic, I also like the first level music of Ghouls and Ghosts with the Super version being different enough to be enjoyable too
good point! The rtype first level music sets the scene brilliantly! Good call sir!
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Post by C=Style » Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:40 pm

Panzer Dragoon Zwei had a real quality first stage tune, really moody with a great atmosphere which really shew up the other consoles at the time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKPkPW6C9g0

NiGHTS also had an excellent 1st stage tune (all of them were great though), it was just so happy happy happy, joy joy joy!! and to this day holds some beautiful memories for me playing that game for the first time!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSojTIQJ75o
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Post by sscott » Tue Feb 19, 2008 5:56 pm

TheCowardlyLion wrote:Why 1st level ?

I would love to nominate the SECOND level of Marble Madness (arcade version).

But if it really has to be first levels, then Mr Driller.
Playing Marble Madness yesterday, I really like that tune too, its sort of off-key weirdness.
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Post by SirClive » Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:13 am

I really don't get narrowing a question down like that. Surely 'best ingame music' would generate more discussion.

So my answer... I have no idea. I don't particularly remember which level the music comes from, just the game.
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Post by James A » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:13 am

Streets Of Rage. Played it last night and forgot how good that dance style music is.

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Post by RetroKingSimon » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:44 am

Naitch wrote:I really like

R-Type
Streets Of Rage
Sonic
Super Mario (Game Boy)
Bobble Bubble :oops:

Sorry, but I just like it!

Good question this, as game music can really add to a game, or indeed if it's bad detract from the game.
Why are you embarrassed? Bubble Bobble's music rules! :lol:

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Post by SpecChum81 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:10 am

Yes you're right.

Sorry Bubble Bobble!

I am no longer embarrased to love your music.

Please forgive me :wink:
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Post by The Master » Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:27 am

Cybernoid II

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Post by stvd » Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:29 am

Pitfall II for the Atari VCS.
Yes, it was the only level music but
it's a superb technical achievment.
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Post by learnedrobb » Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:43 am

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Splatterhouse 2 (one of my ringtones).
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Post by bonerlaw » Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:15 pm

SirClive wrote:I really don't get narrowing a question down like that. Surely 'best ingame music' would generate more discussion.
I can see what your saying Sir Clive, but for some people, myself included, if a game has a particularly good piece of music on the first level, you do tend to remember the music, and more so the game because of!

But ill sit on the fence and say "I can understand both sides of the argument here......" :D
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