Rob and Pernell dig deep into their gaming past and find the very best that no one ever was. That’s right, you knew it was coming, it’s the Rhythm and Pixels decade in review! Sort of kind of! Our musical picks come from games released in the past 10 years that made the biggest impression. Not just the critically best games out there, but the absolute best games out there for us. Enjoy the show!
The Bed of Chaos – Dark Souls – Motoi Sakuraba
Theme of Decapre – Ultra Street Fighter IV – Hideyuki Fukasawa
Celluloid – Dungeon of the endless – flybyno
Paradox Lich – Enter The Gungeon: A Farewell to Arms – doseone
Price – Persona 5 – Shoji Meguro
Puzzle – Fez – Disasterpeace
Monumental Subterranean Exploration (La Mulana) – WASD
Rough and Tumble (Shovel Knight Arranged) – Jeff Ball
Launch Into Deep Space – Lovers in a Dangerous Space-Time – Ryan Henwood
Don’t adjust your podcast! This week on the show we’re joined by VGM experts and podcast veterans Brent and Rob from The Legacy Music Hour! Pernell has double-vision when he sees two Robs! This East-coast-West-coast joint is bound to bring out the competitive nature in your hosts. But instead we find connections, Rob connections, Bob connections, and WILD connections!
A new guest appears and casts Haste, his VGM is super effective! This week we talk to Ian Stocker AKA MagicalTimeBean (Escape Goat, Soulcaster, Monster Tale) and chat about game music in the theme of magical time! Ian gets into his love trackers, and what he loves about sweet bass in game music. We also talk about adaptive/modular music, franchise games, and we come up with the Perfect Strangers RPG for your SNES! COUSIN LARRY WAKE UP!
Ian Stocker, aka MagicalTimeBean, is a musician/sound designer/developer who was specialized in handheld consoles and is now a solo developer/composer. After completing his first solo project Soulcaster, he created the indie puzzler hits Escape Goat and Escape Goat 2! Check out his YouTube for new music, and his website for information on his games.
The Scratch Pit – Monster Tale – Nintendo DS – Ian Stocker
Home Village Arni – Chrono Cross – PlayStation – Yasunori Mitsuda
Mission Briefing – Time Trax – Sega Genesis – Tim Follin
Project Barrow Pitch Video – Ian Stocker
Mask of Corruption – TimeSpinner – Steam – Jeff Ball
Resort – Super Time Force – Xbox 360, Steam – 6955 (Jason DeGroot)
Gauntlet Tribute – Ian Stocker
The Observer Theme of Time Mage (Cursed Lands, Final Fantasy V) – halc
Chrono Trigger (Chrono Trigger: Music for Twenty-Five Games) – HyperDuck SoundWorks (Chris Geehan, Dan Byrne-McCullough, Kevin Carville)