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Video Game Music

The other day for some reason I ended up with the Wikipedia article about Mega Man 2 open in my browser, idly reading when not doing other things. Since then I’ve had several of the game’s songs stuck in my head. They’re ridiculously memorable, as are a number of other classic video game themes. Composers didn’t have much to work with on old consoles; their sound chips only supported a handful of channels and waveforms, and had very limited polyphony. As a result, all the really great video game music is fantastically impressive for creating catchy tunes with such a limited toolset.

That said, a while back I offered to arrange old games’ music for some friends with some more modern instrumentation, from samplers to synths, and these were the result:


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