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The greatest Sega Genesis track according to a nobody.

MarkMe2525

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There I was in my room. My nine year old self just sat down after getting home from the local game rental shop. I push the Madden 95 cart in and power up. Shortly after I hear my mother yelling for me. "Wtf does she want?" I thought to myself. I hit the pause button and as I'm leaving my room the greatest single Genesis tune starts. I look back at my 23 inch console television in wonder. Why is this song here in the pause menu? Who wrote this?

I think about the composer every once in awhile and wonder if he ever got the recognition he or she deserves. I showed my musician cousin this last night and we must have jammed for a solid 10 minutes.
 

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MarkMe2525

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I don't believe in fate nor karma. In saying that, I have to face a cold hard truth. I killed John Earl Madden :( This is the only plausible explanation for the events that unfolded yesterday. Like Indiana Jones or Nathan Drake, I unearthed an ancient artifact who's power I did not fully understand. By unleashing that song, I awakened something. I don't know if we are safe, I can only hope we all make it through this with our lives. R.I.P Sir Mr. Madden
 
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lachesis

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My favorite Genesis/MD track varies by day, but today it's definitely this one. :)

Musha Aleste - Full Metal Fighter. (And I'm not even much of a metal fan..)

 
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RAIDEN1

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I remember when Madden released on the Amiga, that was a bit of a big deal back then seeing it was a big-hitter on the Genesis
 
That's actually pretty good; a lot of American Genesis games, outside of Sega's own (and even some of those suffered from this) just sucked wrinkly ass with their soundtracks because they used that terrible GEMS engine.

EA were one of the exceptions though, evidently. I think Haunting starring Poultryguy had some cool songs too.
 

MarkMe2525

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Streets of Rage 1 and 2 have excellent soundtracks.

The opening theme for SoR 1 in particular is badass:


It's also heavily inspired by Enigma's Sadeness, which in turn was inspired by Soul II Soul's Keep on Movin'.
Man that brings back some memories.
 

clem84

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There I was in my room. My nine year old self just sat down after getting home from the local game rental shop. I push the Madden 95 cart in and power up. Shortly after I hear my mother yelling for me. "Wtf does she want?" I thought to myself. I hit the pause button and as I'm leaving my room the greatest single Genesis tune starts. I look back at my 23 inch console television in wonder. Why is this song here in the pause menu? Who wrote this?

I think about the composer every once in awhile and wonder if he ever got the recognition he or she deserves. I showed my musician cousin this last night and we must have jammed for a solid 10 minutes.
Pretty good stuff. Yeah it's weird hearing this as a main menu song in a football game. This is a track I would see for a first level in an action game like Ghost'n'Goblins, or Bionic Commando.
 
Streets of Rage 1 and 2 have excellent soundtracks.

The opening theme for SoR 1 in particular is badass:


It's also heavily inspired by Enigma's Sadeness, which in turn was inspired by Soul II Soul's Keep on Movin'.
This whole soundtrack would of easily slotted into a 90s porno

This was the game you won arguments with in what system had the better sound chip
 
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Fahdis

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The only correct answers in this thread is SOR and some Sonic tracks. I can't think of anything else because the rest is meh.
 

MarkMe2525

Gold Member
Pretty good stuff. Yeah it's weird hearing this as a main menu song in a football game. This is a track I would see for a first level in an action game like Ghost'n'Goblins, or Bionic Commando.
Not even main menu, the in game pause menu my dude. Hidden away never to see the light of day.
 

STARSBarry

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I'm sorry but thunder force is a thing on Megadrive.

I always preferred the harsher tones the Megadrive could put out over the SNES.
 
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