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Epic sound track: The tie that binds it altogether

    • 304 posts
    September 5, 2016 2:38 PM PDT

    The music that filled the great halls of Bordinar's Cleft made me feel like a dwarf, not just an animated, button and mouse driven, compilation of ones and zeros.

    The stir that pierced the regal air when enterring New Targonor for the first time, and every time thereafter.

    The base tribal instinct that rang deep within my heart due to the drums of Martok.

    I felt like a bird on the wing floating aloft on warm breezes in Rindol Field.

    These and so many other epic sound tracks are the life-blood to great and lasting memories in gaming. I still have and listen to the Vanguardsoh track from time to time. I have wondered far adrift in the dozens of tracks that made Eve a lasting impression to me. The fun days of crafting my own music in AC2 and joining together with others to briefly play a tune. There are so many more I could add, but i think I have made the point I am hoping to get across.

    If I might beg a tug on a developers shirt sleeve?

    We must have music!

    I know it can be expensive. But we must have it none-the-less. Please tell us that it is all that we hope.

    • 293 posts
    September 6, 2016 3:55 AM PDT

    Klumpedge said:

    The music that filled the great halls of Bordinar's Cleft made me feel like a dwarf, not just an animated, button and mouse driven, compilation of ones and zeros.

    The stir that pierced the regal air when enterring New Targonor for the first time, and every time thereafter.

    The base tribal instinct that rang deep within my heart due to the drums of Martok.

    I felt like a bird on the wing floating aloft on warm breezes in Rindol Field.

    These and so many other epic sound tracks are the life-blood to great and lasting memories in gaming. I still have and listen to the Vanguardsoh track from time to time. I have wondered far adrift in the dozens of tracks that made Eve a lasting impression to me. The fun days of crafting my own music in AC2 and joining together with others to briefly play a tune. There are so many more I could add, but i think I have made the point I am hoping to get across.

    If I might beg a tug on a developers shirt sleeve?

    We must have music!

    I know it can be expensive. But we must have it none-the-less. Please tell us that it is all that we hope.

    Music, ah music.  You should check out this link my friend:

    https://pantheonmmo.com/media/audio/

    • 304 posts
    September 6, 2016 3:14 PM PDT

    Thank You Aarpoch for the link.

    I did not know... Now I do... The word Amazing falls short.

    I enjoyed all the songs, but think I could literally listen to "Snow Falls" for hours on end. Exquisite.

    • 293 posts
    September 6, 2016 3:40 PM PDT

    Most glad to be of help :)

    • 252 posts
    September 14, 2016 12:36 PM PDT

    I haven't played eq in ten years, but I could hum that soundtrack right now! I whole heartedly agree... sound is important! 


    This post was edited by Ashvaild at September 14, 2016 12:37 PM PDT
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    February 18, 2017 6:52 PM PST

     

     

     

     


    This post was edited by Nekentros at February 19, 2017 1:12 AM PST
    • 23 posts
    February 20, 2017 8:25 AM PST
    Music is everything! Especially the login screen! When you remember a game it's that music you think of most just like EQ's login music.
    • 8 posts
    October 10, 2017 12:54 AM PDT

    I am sure they will make a great soundtrack, the question is, are they going to release it on vinyl for us plebs to purchase! pleaaaase

    • 71 posts
    November 26, 2017 11:52 PM PST
    Agreed! Cool visual and content are great for any game. The music though.... that can create an ambiance to any visual effects. Nothing made you feel more like a dwarf than hearing the drums and low brass bellow through the halls.....
    • 27 posts
    February 7, 2018 8:35 AM PST

    "The fun days of crafting my own music in AC2 and joining together with others to briefly play a tune. "

    What game is this Klumpedge?  Friends and I been hanging out in ArcheAge ONLY for that feature.  We have hundreds of songs crafted and put on mini concerts occasionally.  It's the only thing holding us there... C'mon Pantheon !

    • 84 posts
    March 21, 2018 8:32 AM PDT

    Jolie said:

    "The fun days of crafting my own music in AC2 and joining together with others to briefly play a tune. "

    What game is this Klumpedge?  Friends and I been hanging out in ArcheAge ONLY for that feature.  We have hundreds of songs crafted and put on mini concerts occasionally.  It's the only thing holding us there... C'mon Pantheon !

    AC2 = Asheron's Call 2. Lord of the Rings Online also had the ability to craft your own music. I loved hanging around the tavern to listen to both original and lovingly covered music, such as Led Zeppelin's "The Battle of Evermore," "Bron-Y-Aur Stomp," "Misty Mountain Hop," and, of course, "Ramble On."

    I do hope Bards will be able to perform player-made compositions. Player-made anything is as important as having extensive character creation tools. It helps put something of you into your character.

    • 34 posts
    April 10, 2018 9:44 PM PDT

    Wow, I just went and listened to these. I am just thrilled beyond belief. They sound amazing.

    Being a music nut, it is important to me to have this elemant in the game.. It just ties it all together. Great job!

    • 8 posts
    April 23, 2018 8:44 PM PDT

    Vanguard's OST had over 100 music files in it and the total playlist was about 6 hours and 45 minutes long. They were all very high quality pieces of music, too. I hope Pantheon can impress me like Vanguard did in that regard.

    • 690 posts
    April 24, 2018 10:20 AM PDT

    Edrick said:

    Vanguard's OST had over 100 music files in it and the total playlist was about 6 hours and 45 minutes long. They were all very high quality pieces of music, too. I hope Pantheon can impress me like Vanguard did in that regard.

    Vanguard's soundtrack is unbelievably nostalgic for me.  I often listen to it while working or even gaming (great for D&D sessions as well).

    This playlist is excellent - the most comprehensive I have found.  Enjoy ;)

    • 820 posts
    April 26, 2018 12:48 PM PDT

    Nikademis said:

    Edrick said:

    Vanguard's OST had over 100 music files in it and the total playlist was about 6 hours and 45 minutes long. They were all very high quality pieces of music, too. I hope Pantheon can impress me like Vanguard did in that regard.

    Vanguard's soundtrack is unbelievably nostalgic for me.  I often listen to it while working or even gaming (great for D&D sessions as well).

    This playlist is excellent - the most comprehensive I have found.  Enjoy ;)

    Man, I just listened to all of this and now I'm sad. 

    That Khal music is just genius. 

    • 690 posts
    April 29, 2018 3:47 PM PDT

    Tralyan said:

    Nikademis said:

    Edrick said:

    Vanguard's OST had over 100 music files in it and the total playlist was about 6 hours and 45 minutes long. They were all very high quality pieces of music, too. I hope Pantheon can impress me like Vanguard did in that regard.

    Vanguard's soundtrack is unbelievably nostalgic for me.  I often listen to it while working or even gaming (great for D&D sessions as well).

    This playlist is excellent - the most comprehensive I have found.  Enjoy ;)

    Man, I just listened to all of this and now I'm sad. 

    That Khal music is just genius. 

    I hear ya.  The music of Vanguard was always so magical to me.  Interestingly, as time has gone on and I've developed new associations with the music and links to other events in my life, the music continues to elicit a very emotional response in me.  And in many cases, not just my memories of the game itself.

    Nostalgia is a very powerful force, even if it can sometime misinform our perceptions and emotions.