Posts Tagged "music"

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #25: More Awesome DOS Game Tunes

I’ve decided to play DJ again and present to you another selection of cool tunes from DOS games. Relax and enjoy this CD, General MIDI, AdLib, MT-32, and tracker music. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep25.mp3

Creative Music System animated demos & music

Creative Music System (later repackaged as “Game Blaster”) was Creative Labs’ first attempt at entering the IBM PC sound device market. While it offered interesting features for the time, such as stereo sound, its not exactly impressive square-wave music synthesis and limited software support contributed to its failure, as AdLib was winning the customers over. […]

Theme Hospital MIDI and OPL soundtrack

I present to you two versions of the soundtrack to Theme Hospital (Bullfrog Productions/Electronic Arts, 1997) composed by Russell Shaw and Adrian Moore. MIDI music was rendered using ¥Weeds¥ soundfont, and the OPL music was captured in SVN DosBox using a SoundBlaster 16 setting. Download the archive here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/themehospital_ost.zip

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #16: 10 Favorite Game Tunes

For the first time ever I’m flying solo. In this podcast I introduce & play some of my favorite tunes from DOS games. FM, MIDI, tracker, and digital audio music is present. Relax & listen. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep16.mp3

Tempest 2000 full AdLib soundtrack

Tempest 2000 is known for its techno soundtrack by Imagitec Design, Inc. in redbook audio format across a variety of platforms. However, the MS-DOS version has optional AdLib/Sound Blaster music that can be enabled in the configuration program. I’ve decided to make it available here. (I also would like to note that the DOS version […]

Inca full AdLib soundtrack

A full OPL2 soundtrack from the game Inca (Coktel Vision, 1992) by Gilles Douïeb. Download here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/inca_ost.zip Extracted with a new tool by Sven “DrMcCoy” Hesse: http://github.com/DrMcCoy/CoktelADL2VGM/releases Soundtrack from the 1993 CD-ROM release can be found here: http://www.sierrahelp.com/Music/Inca1Soundtrack.html

Ween: The Prophecy full AdLib soundtrack

A full OPL2 soundtrack from the game Ween: The Prophecy (Coktel Vision, 1992) by Charles Callet. The game was released as just “The Prophecy” in America by Sierra On-Line in 1993. Download here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/ween_ost.zip Extracted with a new tool by Sven “DrMcCoy” Hesse: http://github.com/DrMcCoy/CoktelADL2VGM/releases

Frédéric Motte – Coktel Vision

Here are four AdLib tunes from Coktel Vision games composed by Frédéric “El Mobo” Motte (then known as Moby.) Download all four as mp3 files in one archive: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/elmobo_coktel.zip You can find tracker versions of these tunes and support the composer here: http://elmobo.bandcamp.com/album/early-years-coktel-vision These were extracted using a new tool by Sven “DrMcCoy” Hesse: http://github.com/DrMcCoy/CoktelADL2VGM/releases

Anatoly remembers #2: DOS games in 1993

With 2013 almost gone, here’s the first part of my video showcasing some DOS games from 20 years ago. Relax and enjoy. And Happy New Year!  

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #02: Audio in the MS-DOS era

My Twitter friend Brian joins me to discuss the history of IBM PC audio and our favorite DOS game soundtracks. Download MP3: DOS Nostalgia Podcast #02: Audio in MS-DOS era Follow Brian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/demodulated

“Loom” review

An adventure with a twist and probably the most underrated LucasArts game. Music, magic, a whole bunch of swans and absolutely no inventory in this 1990 EGA gem. Tchaikovsky is probably spinning in his grave, but who cares? This short and sweet interactive story will help you relax and kill an hour or so. Mobygames […]