Worst soundtrack ever?

By LeandroCorreia

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29-07-2009, 12:51

I've seen many topics around talking about the best game soundtracks for MSX. But there are also games with so horrible audio that I can't simply stand them. So, let's begin, tell us which in your opinion are the MSX games with worst possible audio! Big smile

My list:

Tricky Boy - A simple pinball that I could play, except for the unnerving and constant background noise.

The Castle / The Castle Excellent - Two excellent puzzles that I could not play simply because of their tune.

Aliens - Aliens main song is to other MSX games what a chiptune is nowadays to an orchestra.

Toi Acid Game - A dumb tune made of awful noises.

And your list? Wink

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By wolf_

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29-07-2009, 12:58

Question is when something can reasonably be called a soundtrack. Are a few beeps from MSX Fan games enough to be labeled 'soundtrack'? Is a lousy titlescreen tune, but nothing in-game, a soundtrack?

By JohnHassink

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29-07-2009, 14:45

"Soundtracks"

* Hydlide - someone should PAY for that. On top of the horror, you can't turn it off since you need the sound effects to play

* Feud - drives you crazy after a while

* Time Trax - do I really have to explain?

* Green Beret - repetitive drumroll killing 1000 braincells / second

* Akin - yeah... no

...that's it for now. Smile

By LeandroCorreia

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29-07-2009, 14:46

I actually like Time Trax and Feud. Smile

But the main problem with Time Trax is that its song is interrupted when you enter the menu, and since you have to enter the menu to search everywhere for endless invisible items, it turns into sh*t. Sad

By JohnHassink

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29-07-2009, 14:47

Matter of (different) taste, maybe. Wink

By Latok

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30-07-2009, 09:08

DemonSeed, musically, we probably will never agree Big smile......Feud is one of the best soundtracks ever! It suits the game fantastically!

By JohnHassink

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30-07-2009, 14:11

@ Latok:
It's not bad, but for me it's way too repetitive for a game with such longevity. Smile

By ashry

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30-07-2009, 14:33

Soundtracks of the Castle and Castle Excellent are silly compared to many other games. However, they've never prevented me enjoying the games. Many times, I use this silly music to focus and count while playing the game Smile

By ashry

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30-07-2009, 14:35

What about Konami's Soccer's soundtrack Smile Smile Smile Can it be considered one of the worst?
I really like it has no music, but the sound generated when a goal is scored is horrible!

I've seen many topics around talking about the best game soundtracks for MSX. But there are also games with so horrible audio that I can't simply stand them. So, let's begin, tell us which in your opinion are the MSX games with worst possible audio! Big smile

My list:

Tricky Boy - A simple pinball that I could play, except for the unnerving and constant background noise.

The Castle / The Castle Excellent - Two excellent puzzles that I could not play simply because of their tune.

Aliens - Aliens main song is to other MSX games what a chiptune is nowadays to an orchestra.

Toi Acid Game - A dumb tune made of awful noises.

And your list? Wink

By [D-Tail]

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30-07-2009, 17:06

DemonSeed: I quite like Akin's soundtrack.

On topic: PA II and PA I contain the worst tracks ever I think. Either that, or I am not just that into Stefan Boer, or both. Mmm, both.

By JohnHassink

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30-07-2009, 17:19

@ [D-Tail];
at least it's pretty original music. Wink
I do like some (1 or 2) tunes in the game, to be honest.