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Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 16th, 2019, 9:18 am
by InsrtCoins
This week, Sound of Play brings you a musical collage — a constellation of audio memories from the year 1996. Rediscover favourites from 1996 or encounter tunes for the first time. This mix contains excerpts from 130 of the year’s games.

We challenge you to test your knowledge of videogame music by trying to identify all of the games included within, and you can collaborate with members of our community by sharing your knowledge in this here forum thread. Soon, a video revealing the identity of each game included will be posted on the Cane and Rinse YouTube channel.

You can find this and every History of Videogame Music mix at clicking this link here.

Sound of Play 198 was edited by Ryan Hamann (@InsrtCoins)

Remember, usually it’s not just about what we like, so venture over to the thread at the top of this forum and put forward your own suggestions so that we might include them in future shows.

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Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 17th, 2019, 7:34 pm
by FermionAce
Thanks for making this awesome music mix! I hope you'll consider doing 1993 and other years from the 1990s at some point. I can't wait to see the "answer key" :)

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 19th, 2019, 3:06 pm
by Flabyo
The ‘download from here’ link is pointing at the 2016 episode of the show.

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 19th, 2019, 4:23 pm
by Flabyo
Yeah, 1996 was an odd year. Lot of SAX. Lot of ORCHESTRAL HIT.

Anyway, how’d I do?
Spoiler: show
Not well. Definites:

Persona 3
Street fighter alpha 2
Radical Dreamers (as resident Mitsuda fanboy, you know I won’t miss that one)
Parappa the Rapper
Pokemon Red/blue
Mario 64
Cruisin’ World (dreadful game)
Duke Nukem 3d.
Killer Instinct
Nights (into dreams)
Tomb Raider
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars
Vandal Hearts (great piece, one I almost went with last time I was on the show)
Discworld 2

Possibles and half guesses:

Xmen vs Street fighter
Front Mission 3 (96 feels too early for 3, but maybe it took a long time to be localised)
NBA Street
Wild Arms
Puzzle Fighter
Revolution X
Command and Conquer
Blade Runner

There’s also a Kirby and a Carmen San Diego game in there, but no idea which ones.

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 21st, 2019, 2:14 am
by InsrtCoins
Solid list a couple of "right series, wrong entry" games in there, but overall -- you're hitting the nail on the head.

Sorry about the link. I'll fix it.

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 21st, 2019, 1:30 pm
by JadePhoenix
Games I'm pretty sure about:
Command and Conquer: Red Alert
Donkey Kong Land 2
Donkey Kong Country 3
Super Mario RPG (I was waiting for this one)
Persona (must be the first one)
Mario Kart 64
Terrinigma (Less sure about this one, but I heard a track I'd swear was from Illusion of Gaia, which is too early, so it fits.)

And probably at least dozen others that I'm sure I recognize but can't place :)

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 22nd, 2019, 4:40 pm
by InsrtCoins
The video is released:

0:00 Mario Kart 64
0:08 Sakura Wars
0:21 Madden NFL '97
0:43 Command & Conquer: Red Alert
1:06 Chex Quest
1:54 Revelations: Persona
2:09 The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery
2:26 Harvest Moon
2:54 Virtua Fighter 3
3:54 Virtua Fighter Kids
4:16 Triple Play '97
4:41 X-Men vs. Street Fighter
5:21 Street Fighter Alpha 2
5:27 Ripper
5:56 Radical Dreamers: Nusumenai Hoseki
7:27 Sonic 3D Blast (Sega Saturn)
8:28 International Track & Field
8:32 Quake
9:36 Front Mission: Gun Hazard
10:45 King's Field III
11:39 Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain
11:57 Lords of the Realm 2
13:14 Final DOOM
13:27 Guardian Heroes
14:04 Metal Slug
14:42 Panzer Dragoon II Zwei
14:58 Resident Evil
15:34 Rama
16:21 Fighters Megamix
16:47 PaRappa the Rapper
17:59 Dead or Alive
18:54 Shining Wisdom
19:34 Pokémon Red Version & Green Version
20:33 Street Fighter EX
20:43 Sonic the Fighters
21:15 Super Mario 64
21:57 Cruis'n World
22:18 Donkey Kong Land 2
22:51 Vectormana 2
23:33 Mr. Bones
24:12 NBA Hangtime
24:49 Toonstruck
25:12 Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!!
25:43 Diablo
25:46 3D Tetris
26:28 Battle Garegga
27:18 Bubble Memories
27:30 King of Fighters '96
27:51 Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1996)
28:31 Death Rally
29:09 Harvester
30:18 Bug Too!
30:57 Crash Bandicoot
31:09 Corpse Party
31:17 The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall
31:54 Logical Journey of the Zoombinis
32:24 Tetris Attack
32:36 Kirby Super Star
33:17 The Neverhood
34:45 Wild Arms
35:31 Time Crisis
35:54 Duke Nukem 3D
35:55 Die Hard Trilogy
36:12 WCW vs. the World
36:26 Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
36:42 Langrisser III
37:27 19XX: The War Against Destiny
38:16 Killer Instinct Gold
39:20 Mega Man 8
39:33 Freddi Fish 2: THe Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse
39:51 Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside
40:54 San Francisco Rush
41:17 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
41:32 Star Ocean
41:40 Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
42:13 Jumping Flash! 2
42:48 Wipeout 2097
42:51 Sonic 3D Blast (Sega Genesis)
43:21 Samurai Shodown IV
44:01 Rocket Jockey
44:27 FIFA 97
44:34 WWF in Your House
45:01 Ganbare Goemon: Uchuu Kaizoku Akogingu
45:17 NiGHTS into dreams...
46:25 Afterlife
46:37 Sid Meier's Civilization II
46:57 Time Commando
47:37 Nester's Funky Bowling
48:05 Jet Moto
48:23 Bad Mojo
48:31 Alien Trilogy
48:57 Marathon Infinity
49:37 Meridian 59
50:05 Bubsy 3D
50:32 Bahamut Lagoon
51:12 Pandemonium!
51:37 Pilotwings 64
52:04 Tex Murphy: Pandora Directive
53:32 DeathDrome
53:45 NBA Live 97
54:01 Rage Racer
54:13 Virtual On: Cyber Troopers
54:31 Exhumed (PowerSlave)
54:36 Tomb Raider
55:16 Dragon Force
55:54 Heroes of Might and Magic 2
56:14 Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares
56:27 Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars
56:30 Saturn Bomberman
57:09 The Adventures of Lomax
57:40 Twisted Metal 2
57:49 Descent II
58:15 Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom
58:31 Titanic: Adventure Out of Time
58:55 Gungriffon
59:24 Crusader: No Regret
59:32 Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh
59:40 Contra: Legacy of War
1:00:09 Soukyugurentai (Terra Driver)
1:00:22 Salamander 2
1:00:30 Tobal No. 1
1:00:39 Treasure Quest
1:01:25 Vandal Hearts
1:02:30 The House of the Dead
1:02:45 Shattered Steel
1:03:04 Syndicate Wars
1:03:09 Terra Nova: Strike Force Centauri
1:03:48 Wave Race 64
1:04:06 Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension
1:04:44 Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 22nd, 2019, 5:59 pm
by Stanshall
Such a great show and an incredible era. Thanks and superb work.

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 23rd, 2019, 7:01 am
by Flabyo
Defintely a few there I should’ve got. Especially Die Hard trilogy and Twisted Metal 2 which I played a ridiculous amount of.

I knew there was a Sakuraba track there too, but for some reason I’d convinced myself the star ocean games were all a lot later than that.

Re: Sound of Play: 198

Posted: May 23rd, 2019, 8:22 am
by InsrtCoins
After reviewing the soundtrack, I didn't really find any of the tracks in the Twisted Metal 2 soundtrack to be that memorable, so it probably doesn't immensely stick out.