Real Synth, Real 80's: Analog Synth Metroid Soundtrack

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Real Synth, Real 80's: Analog Synth Metroid Soundtrack

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Post by Marilink » Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:03 am

I'll let the article do the talking:

http://blog.attractmo.de/post/155159823 ... he-metroid
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Post by Valigarmander » Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:17 am

Delicious '80s synth.

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Post by е и ժ е я » Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:00 am

The titling of this amuses me greatly. The NES was made in the 80s, as was Metroid, and its music is produced by actual analogue synthesis. Nice warm tone in these tracks, a bit dry for the 80's style though. I was expecting some more liberal interpretation, actually. Still, a pleasant listen.
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Post by Bomby » Sun Jan 01, 2017 11:26 am

That's... beautiful.

Someone plz do a ROM hack with this as the soundtrack. Also, add a map.

(Yes, I'm aware Zero Mission exists. I just did a playthrough of it a few months ago.)

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Post by е и ժ е я » Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:39 pm

[QUOTE="Bomby, post: 1617453, member: 17840"]That's... beautiful.

Someone plz do a ROM hack with this as the soundtrack. Also, add a map.

(Yes, I'm aware Zero Mission exists. I just did a playthrough of it a few months ago.)[/QUOTE]
There's a Lua script for FCEUX for Metroid that adds a map actually. Also, updated graphics including series-accurate Ridley (with a tail and everything), etc. Check the entry here for MDbtroid:
http://www.metroid-database.com/fanapps/
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