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Favourite music in DD

Postby Astral on Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:02 pm

I really love the soundtrack of DD. Danny Baranowsky and Grant Kirkhope truly outdid themselves.
Looking through the forum I didn't see any topics dedicated to players' fave tracks, so here's one.

What are your favourite tracks in DD?

Mines are:
Golden Sacks - the atmosphere gives a good feeling of adventure and some parts remind me of great memories playing HoMM 3
Whaaarrgarrrbl - very intense song. Whenever I hear it it makes me feel like a berserker :D or at least a member of the fighter's guild. This song is so catchy the 1st time I heard it I couldn't concentrate on tactics and had to take a 6-7 minute break just listening to the music, so I won't get my attention derailed constantly :P
Boggy Bottom - a nice calmer, more ambient music, reminds me of Bastion at parts
Dunes of Damnation - same story as with Whaaarrgarrrbl, but with a wizard feeling instead of warrior

Also all the vicious levels have some epic music, and the music change when you go from one part to another is a great touch. My absolute fave is Namtar's music. When listening to that you know you're not dealing with your everyday boss.
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Re: Favourite music in DD

Postby FDru on Sun Feb 23, 2014 7:54 am

Tough call between Desktop Destiny (title music, like if you haven't sat and listened to it, you should) and Dragoneye. I get such nostalgia pains from these. Reminds me of the early days of WoW, exploring Ashenvale forest for the first time. And, of course, Banjo :lol:
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Re: Favourite music in DD

Postby dislekcia on Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:29 am

I think Whaaarrgarrrbl still wins for me - I loved the early versions of that track and then it just kept getting better ;)

I'm a little sad that the soundtrack hasn't taken off as much as we hoped it would, Danny and Grant have done some amazing work on it and they deserve more praise.
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Re: Favourite music in DD

Postby TheSchachter on Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:06 am

That's a shame to hear, it is indeed a fantastic soundtrack. I say this as a classical musician who tends to be very picky about what sometimes passes as "classical" or "classical-inspired" :P I'd buy it, but I already own it, courtesy of the special edition!

I don't know the names of the tracks off the top of my head, but the ones that stick out in my mind right now are the waltz-like piece that plays in the Magma Mines among other places, the music for Namtar's Lair (and all vicious dungeon music deserves a shout out tbh). Special mention should be made of the escalating intensity of the Gaan-Telet music. Reaching Horatio after scaling the tower and having our duel set to the climactic choral version of the music (which I've affectionately dubbed "one-winged goat") is just great. Very fitting. :)
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Re: Favourite music in DD

Postby nopaint on Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:41 pm

My favourite is the one that plays in Troll Toll map :)
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