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Cringe Game music at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

ManaByte

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This is the best music ever at an Opening Ceremony.

FINAL FANTASY MAIN THEME!

Bill Murray Fainting GIF by filmeditor
 
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YukiOnna

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What's the problem? That was a lot better than other openings where the singers and crap are literal who's to me.
 
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01011001

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I loved it. I just dialed in when Song of the Ancients started playing and could not believe my ears, I literally texted everyone I know and plays games if they watched it too and got a few to watch it just for the craziness of video game music playing during Olympia... then not long after the Final Fantasy win music came on :messenger_tears_of_joy:
 
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Thabass

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It's about fucking time video game music got it's just props. I'll take this over mainstream music any day.
 
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I loved it. I just dialed in when Song of the Ancients started playing and could not believe my ears, I literally texted everyone I know and plays games if they watched it too and got a few to watch it just for the craziness of video game music playing during Olympia... then not long after the Final Fantasy win music came on :messenger_tears_of_joy:
Do you remember when it was? I record the whole thing
 

Bitmap Frogs

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Random Q:

Lol, why this guy as your Av from MI?

So that people can ask me about Loom :)

But seriously I thought it would be funny since people are (or used to be) paranoid about shills on gaf to have a bonafide shill as my avatar!

I originally wanted to use Stan, but then I realised who the real salesman is in monkey island!
 
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Fahdis

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So that people can ask me about Loom :)

But seriously I thought it would be funny since people are (or used to be) paranoid about shills on gaf to have a bonafide shill as my avatar!

I originally wanted to use Stan, but then I realised who the real salesman is in momkey island!

I love it.
 
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So you're guessing the people watching thought "wow that's some nice orchestral music", and that makes it cringe? Could have been any number of copy/paste pop trash "artists" like the Super Bowl which is ACTUAL cringe:
Youre both nonsensical.

Its music that very popular where they are playing it. Weeknd for example isnt pop, and he is a gifted vocalist. And the fact its music you hear in a game doesnt change the fact its actually technically sound music.

But yes opinions.
 

KàIRóS

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I changed the first OG post, updated the video, and changed some of the text I had, because some posters are thinking that I absolutely hated the opening ceremony when I didn't, I still think it was kinda cringe watching it LIVE though.
 

AJUMP23

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I thought that is was cool and appropriate to see such amazing music used in a context that gives video games some positive press.
 
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