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Tune Contest #31 - Game Item - The Winner is......

Giogiogio4

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Joined: Jun 10 2010

Write a Theme song / background Music for an item in a Game or Anime/Movie.
But Also try to fit the overall Soundtrack of the game.

Rules:
1. Needs to be at lease 1 Min long.
2. Fit the other music in the game.
3. Any Instruments/ Vocals Allowed.

* People/Animals/Places can be used but they have to be
used as a primary plot device like an Item.

Example: The main Character is looking for a powerful item
but it ends up being a Sealed away child. So you would write a theme
in context of the powerful item, and not the child's personality.

Or how FFVII put so much context on jenova as an Item and not a godlike being.

A Bad Example would be A Main character who is a "Chosen one " or in that context.

If possible Attach an Image of the Item or even Attach the song to the video of the item in game!
( Muted of course so we can hear your track ! ) But We won't judge you on that.

Have fun!

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And the Results are in.

The Winner is
zelda-ocarina-of-time-3d-screenshot-item-get.jpg

Runners up!
No Order
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soundsandstuff - being the Triggerphile I am I had a hard time with this one.
It reminded me allot of the theme from the Locked Doors in CT. great job of fitting in the game.

Jacob31593 - I really really liked yours. Extremely Epic and Important Sounding.
( Couldn't get the midi to open record it for you,Poor PC couldn't handle all those tracks lol )

Murzain - Awesome, You captured the feeling of the Old 16bit Metroid games and somehow AC/DC all at the same time :P That Reference link was also bad ass. Loved the 1:40 part.

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I hate picking a winner because they were all great and it's like comparing "apples and oranges". But the Time egg theme I felt was awesome. it captured the feeling of chrono trigger while going into a new direction. Felt very other worldly and fit the "Zeal" time period rather well!

( to winner )Download the Audio file and upload it to your own soundcloud if you want! ( free and links with FB if you want to make a quick Login account! )

hmm this could actually turn

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

hmm this could actually turn out pretty cool!
but just to clear something up, if someone wanted to make a theme for something that already had a theme, could they do it anyway?
like for example i think all the airships and crystals and stuff in the final fantasy universe have their own themes, could people make new ones for them?

If the characters are

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

If the characters are searching for something like "the power of God" or stuffs like is... Does it works ?
Or a theme like "the might of (put the name of a country here)" ?

If it doesn't, i'll make a theme for a sword \o/

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Yes! Make the theme of

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

Yes! Make the theme of Excalipur!

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Auriplane!!

Re: hmm this could actually turn

Giogiogio4

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Jacob31593 said

hmm this could actually turn out pretty cool!
but just to clear something up, if someone wanted to make a theme for something that already had a theme, could they do it anyway?
like for example i think all the airships and crystals and stuff in the final fantasy universe have their own themes, could people make new ones for them?

Yes you can redo themes for items that already have them like the frozen flame from chrono chross.

just keep it within "items" , Not really locations. Unless the location is an item like..

The main character was looking for the light stone of power as a gateway to another realm but a whole city ended up being the stone. No temples or places unless they are really referred to as items and not locations. Like a Tree of life could be a location but also an item.

The main Character of Skyrim would be an example of what Not to write about. But you could write about the Soul of a dragon.

The goal is to give something that has no distinct personality or feelings a song that gives it for them. grasp inspiration from the Myths and purpose behind each item. be creative. No1 says you have to stay 100% in each scale. Allot of Zelda Oot music had no key and just followed the chords!

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OR the theme of the Holy Hand

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

OR the theme of the Holy Hand Grenade Of Antioch !!!

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Re: OR the theme of the Holy Hand

Murzain

Location: New Jersey

Joined: Aug 15 2010

hashel said

OR the theme of the Holy Hand Grenade Of Antioch !!!

OMG! I laughed for a solid two minutes after I read that.

So we're trying to write about significant objects like the Master Sword or something else with a lot of power, right? Because I am really tempted to try writing a song for something like a pokeball or an ether.

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~Potion Theme~

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

~Potion Theme~

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damn, TV is limited to

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

damn, TV is limited to animes, I so would have done one for the Aggro Crag

Re: OR the theme of the Holy Hand

Giogiogio4

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Murzain said

hashel said

OR the theme of the Holy Hand Grenade Of Antioch !!!

OMG! I laughed for a solid two minutes after I read that.

So we're trying to write about significant objects like the Master Sword or something else with a lot of power, right? Because I am really tempted to try writing a song for something like a pokeball or an ether.

Any item. Ones of power if you want or something stupid like the Rare Candy.

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Or in the case of Masamune

iamHoustonian

You don’t need to see my identification…

Location: Jacksonville, Fl

Joined: Oct 03 2011

Or in the case of Masamune from Chrono Trigger which is a legendary sword but also two boy/monsters who combine to make a bigger monster that in turn become the sword when you defeat them. characters/monsters/item :P

Although, you could just write a theme for the Masamune that appears in a bajillion other games haha

can i do Fiona's Villa from

soundsandstuff

Joined: Sep 27 2009

can i do Fiona's Villa from Chrono Trigger xO

Re: can i do Fiona's Villa from

Giogiogio4

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soundsandstuff said

can i do Fiona's Villa from Chrono Trigger xO

Please read the rules and or other post made about Locations vs items as locations.

A temple or hut/house/town/kingdom/location is different then say a Alexander from FF9 or a town built around a powerful main item/story/plot device.

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Other exemple : FF7 the

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

Other exemple : FF7 the Temple of the Anchient is (SPOILER)... The Black Materia, so it's a location which is an item !

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Re: Other exemple : FF7 the

Giogiogio4

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hashel said

Other exemple : FF7 the Temple of the Anchient is (SPOILER)... The Black Materia, so it's a location which is an item !

Sure.

Where are you guys!

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im still working on mine,

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

im still working on mine, fear you not

I won't enter to this one,

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

I won't enter to this one, not enough time for me to compose, sad, it's a good theme

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"The legends of your holy

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

"The legends of your holy auracite are lies! The Stones are magicite—they hold in them power for evil." —Ramza Beoulve

i did my tune on the zodiac brave stones from final fantasy tactics
i tried to represent in the tune that the stones were also used for good stuffs too, and accidentally ended up sort of portraying how the overall mood of the game develops from running around killing bandits and chasing princesses to fighting demons and exploding in an interdimensional airship graveyard

im not even sure i want to post it yet but i did anyway

ur forgetting the 13th

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

ur forgetting the 13th zodiac!

Edit: Sweet tune. Props!

I'd personally would have made the theme more mysterious as the 13 zodiacs. Your theme would have made a cool battle track by the mood of desperation and how frantic it was, but I definitely enjoyed my listen through it.

Well..

BigHeadClan

Joined: Jan 20 2012

I was gonna toss in one of the songs I wrote a while back as most of what I write sounds like its from a video game, but after here that Jacob I'm gonna bow out lol.

This sounds so "Jacobéen"

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

This sounds so "Jacobéen"

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Re: "The legends of your holy

Giogiogio4

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Awesome, Could you post the midi?

I would like to see what it sounds like with some awesome Orch stuff that I have.

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sure thing!i was going to

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

sure thing!
i was going to say i dont know how to get cubase to export a midi without changing every track including the drums to a piano, but the drums came out as drums this time :o
the timpani came out as piano though :E
http://www.gametabs.net/files/user/Jacob31593/khkuhiuhkuhuih.mid

Re: sure thing!i was going to

Giogiogio4

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Jacob31593 said

sure thing!
i was going to say i dont know how to get cubase to export a midi without changing every track including the drums to a piano, but the drums came out as drums this time :o
the timpani came out as piano though :E
http://www.gametabs.net/files/user/Jacob31593/khkuhiuhkuhuih.mid

Well if its a midi file it wont matter what U had it as. Since it will play sound out of whatever I attach to each separate track.

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Re: sure thing!i was going to

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

yes i know, i just wanted to let you know that the percussion and timpani are separate, so if you wanted those to stay the same you'll have to find the track thats supposed to be timpani :E

edit: if anyone was wondering, i used edirol orchestral to make my tune entry

who's going to win ?

hashel

Location: Liège (Belgium)

Joined: Mar 04 2008

who's going to win ?

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I do VGM covers and stuff at https://www.youtube.com/c/hashel

place your bets now people

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

place your bets now people

I will prob extend it a week

Giogiogio4

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I will prob extend it a week if things are looking a little grim.

I was also a little busy. 4 college classes and working 40 hours a week.
haven't touched my guitar in a week. Im going nuts lol.

Also on your midi. it crashed as soon as I loaded all the tracks lol.
But on whatever track u were talking about up there^ Open it in Guitar pro. if it's a separate track in there then it will be fine. because thats what I will see for tracks.

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well im not going to do that,

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

well im not going to do that, but i did just realize that it probably exported the track names as well so nevermind to everything

Wonderful

Murzain

Location: New Jersey

Joined: Aug 15 2010

Thank god for the date being changed! I have a song, but I need to record at my friend's house and use his equipment.I haven't really had the time but hopefully, I can enter now.

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Re: Wonderful

Giogiogio4

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Murzain said

Thank god for the date being changed! I have a song, but I need to record at my friend's house and use his equipment.I haven't really had the time but hopefully, I can enter now.

could just ask man :)

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My theme is for the Chrono

hslesperance

Location: Walpole, MA

Joined: Aug 10 2008

My theme is for the Chrono Trigger from, well, Chrono Trigger. It is also known as the Time Egg, "An egg-like object capable of conjuring miracles."

https://soundcloud.com/hslesperance/time-egg

Tried to get a 12000 BC sound. I was thinking of using soundfonts from the game, but don't feel like learning Schism Tracker.

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hey guys, my entry: the item

soundsandstuff

Joined: Sep 27 2009

hey guys, my entry:

the item i picked is the Gate Key from Chrono Trigger

it is a 'key' item in the game, get it? har

A Timeless Journey Unlocked

cool tunes guys!

Jacob31593

Location: Tampa, FL

Joined: Jan 04 2009

cool tunes guys!

Hyper Beam

Murzain

Location: New Jersey

Joined: Aug 15 2010

I made a song based on the Hyper Beam from Super Metroid.

This is the final upgrade that you get as you fight Mother Brain at the end of the game. Samus becomes super powered with emotion when the baby metroid pours all the energy it has into Samus to let her finish the fight. I did this in the style of Metroid Metal. (I hope you all know who they are, but if you need a reference link, here)

I had a very small window of time to record this, so it's a little sloppy and there are evident mistakes, but I really just wanted to try and get a song in.

Here we go
http://www.gametabs.net/files/user/Murzain/HYPERBEAM.mp3

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Nice!! HYPERBEAM is cool xD

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

Nice!! HYPERBEAM is cool xD I like your drums.

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Auriplane!!

I will start judging on the

Giogiogio4

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I will start judging on the 10th!

Don't want to cut anyone off because of timezone issues.
It's 11am as I post this where I am at

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I started a melody, but due

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

I started a melody, but due to other plans won't be finishing a track before tonight. (I started a day and a half ago, so it was certainly my own fault).

Gio, this was a fantastic idea for a contest, kudos. Mine would've been the spaceship XR-RX from Chrono Trigger. Not an actual item in the game, but referenced by Tata. I wanted to capture the joy of a child's imagination shooting into outer space.

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Re: Nice!! HYPERBEAM is cool xD

Murzain

Location: New Jersey

Joined: Aug 15 2010

auriplane said

Nice!! HYPERBEAM is cool xD I like your drums.

Thanks a lot, bro. I so not a drummer XD but I'm glad you like it.

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Re: I started a melody, but due

Giogiogio4

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Well submit it when your done! We still want to hear it whenever.

Ok let the judgement begin!

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Are you judging the entries

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

Are you judging the entries still, Gio?

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Auriplane!!

Re: Are you judging the entries

Giogiogio4

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auriplane said

Are you judging the entries still, Gio?

just started at this post :P Will be ready in a bit.
If you want to post another knock yourself out.

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Ahh, sorry, I don't really

auriplane

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Ahh, sorry, I don't really have an entry ready. Great theme, though.

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Auriplane!!

And the Results are in.The

Giogiogio4

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result are up

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Thanks Gio, that version you

hslesperance

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Thanks Gio, that version you made sounds good. I don't think I'm going to make a soundcloud account, I don't really have anything to put on there.

I'm running out of contest theme ideas. Maybe fanfares and jingles?

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Re: Thanks Gio, that version you

Giogiogio4

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hslesperance said

Thanks Gio, that version you made sounds good. I don't think I'm going to make a soundcloud account, I don't really have anything to put on there.

I'm running out of contest theme ideas. Maybe fanfares and jingles?

You try location themes yet? Or try to make everyone make a different song for the same place or something. or hell Record or get some game footage with the music Off and have people make a theme for that scene/battle/whatever.

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niiice congrats hsl! murzain

soundsandstuff

Joined: Sep 27 2009

niiice congrats hsl! murzain and jacob your tracks were awesome too, i enjoyed the metroid metal with the live instruments and the jacob style, always shining with creativity hehe. thanks gio! i tried making my track as chrono as possible hehe, and i like how you made that image of the winner as Link getting a monkey prize haha xD