This week we take a second look at music composed specifically for world maps in games. We are honored to have a musical guest joining us, Amanda Lepre from the band Descendants of Erdrick! She brings her vast musical knowledge and love of fantasy RPG’s to the conversation. We discuss how important it is for world map music to create the mood, emotionally setting up the player for a new section of the game. We also share our gaming guilty pleasures, each of us judging Pernell. 🙂
Amanda Lepre is a guitarist and vocalist of Descendants of Erdrick. Descendants of Erdrick is progressive-metal band that creates beautiful and epic arrangements of classic RPG video game music.
Amanda Lepre also has a solo project of heavy, progressive, and electronic melodies. You can find her music over at www.amandalepre.com!
- World of Ruin – Final Fantasy VI – SNES – Nobuo Uematsu
- The New Continent – Thousand Arms – Playstation –
- Field Map: Fall – Taikou Risshiden – Super Famicom – Michiru Oshima
- Dark World – Link to the Past – SNES – Koji Kondo
- Field To Tomorrow – Lunar 2 – Sega CD – Noriyuke Iwadare
- Map Screen – Body Count – Genesis – Steve Collett
- War of the Magitek – Descendants of Erdrick
- Field Theme Revelations The Demon Slayer – Grospixels
- Dream of the Shore Near Another World – Gabe Rodriguez, Seda Baykara
- Map – Goof Troop – SNES – Yuki Satomura