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View Poll Results: Ultima VI-should it be in the top 10 "musically magnificent" Amiga tunes?
Yes, Ultima VI's music is a classic! 11 45.83%
NO! This PC Speaker midi tune drivel shouldn't be listed in the top 100 Amiga game tunes! 13 54.17%
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Old 30 November 2002, 16:23   #1
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Poll: Should Ultima 6 music be regarded as a "top 10" Amiga rated tune?

Well, I've been reading Cody's "top 50 all-time" Amiga tunes listing with interest. And let me make it clear Codyjarret, this IS NOT an attack on you, its your rankings after all.

But after your controversial selection of Ultima 6 amongst the "top 10 amiga tunes" of your listing, & saying there hasn't been much reaction, I think we need a poll to settle the issue!

So, we'll keep this one simple, what does everyone think of Ultima VI's musical listing at no.9 of Cody's list?

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=7465
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Old 30 November 2002, 17:22   #2
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Howsabout having a third option Zark? - replacing its place with Xenon 2?
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Old 30 November 2002, 18:13   #3
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I think it should, one fo the best game tunes I've heard
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Old 30 November 2002, 21:30   #4
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BTW, the Ultima 6 Amiga music are proper mods, with proper instruments and not, for example:

- PC Speaker music, or
- MIDI tunes

Listen to it before voting, won't ya?
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Old 30 November 2002, 22:55   #5
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We already did.

And it sounds worse than Zak McKraken playing a kazoo.
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Old 30 November 2002, 23:01   #6
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Grrr!

It's time you guys were introduced to the Bitch - a she-elk!

You've made the elk angry!
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Old 01 December 2002, 02:59   #7
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I still think it shouldn't be removed from the list. It's Cody's list, it's not a list made through people's votes. So leave it there.

We all know Cody is wrong though
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Old 02 December 2002, 01:43   #8
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It's even! Come on Ultima 6...

The great Elk God is surely smiling on us tonight.
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Old 02 December 2002, 11:24   #9
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Cody, why and how did you vote 7 times for "Yes" ???
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Old 02 December 2002, 11:30   #10
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Bah, everyone knows Ultima 7 is the best game of all time. Enough squabbling about U6 tunes, let's talk about Ultima 7!
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Old 02 December 2002, 14:02   #11
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Big grin

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Grrr!

It's time you guys were introduced to the Bitch - a she-elk!

You've made the elk angry!
ROTFL!

And thanks to your vote-counting, I remembered I hadn't even voted-fixed that!

And I'm curious to know who's voted for it too,are there a few people afraid to show their votes here?!
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Old 02 December 2002, 14:35   #12
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One of the yes votes is mine.

I agree with Cody's assessment of the music, in so much as I also think it fits the game perfectly, helping to draw the player into the fantasy world.

That it was converted from the PC is immaterial. The pieces Cody has written about are genuine Amiga mods, presumably created on the Amiga and meant to be played back on it too.

The Elk God was the ultimate decisive factor, though.
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Old 02 December 2002, 14:52   #13
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@blackcornflake. Did you read my posting in Cody's rankings? Game atmosphere/moodiness etc. are important, & can make or break things, be it a game, or a movie film score etc.,(Be it eg" "Jaws" or Final Fantasy 7, Resident Evil 2 etc.) What I raise a question about is that several classical/moody gaming tunes have either been ranked lower, or left out in favour of a tune which arguably doesn't totally make full use of the Amiga's sound capabilities.
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Old 02 December 2002, 15:13   #14
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Ah, so the question really should be:

- Does the Ultima 6 music make full use of the Amiga's capabilities?

instead of:

- Should the Ultima 6 music be in Cody's Top Ten?

because whether or not it utilises the Amiga fully isn't relevant to my Top 50 - all that is matters is that I like a mod!

Anyway, I do think that the Ultima 6 Amiga music significantly improves on the PC midi tunes and uses the Amiga mod format well.
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Old 02 December 2002, 15:42   #15
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At the end of the day Zarkmiester it's:-

Cody's Musically Magnificent Amiga Top 50

Not The Blah Blah Top 50

This is Cody's opinion not a democratic vote.

CodyJ should not be persecuted or vilified because some of you disagree with his list.

If you don't like it ...... MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN ANAL LIST

But remember to call it:-

Your Name Blah Blah Top 50 or I'll have ya
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And remember, Your Name's Top 10 Elk Noises To Make On The Train has already been taken.
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Old 02 December 2002, 16:07   #17
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At the end of the day Zarkmiester it's:-

Cody's Musically Magnificent Amiga Top 50

Not The Blah Blah Top 50

This is Cody's opinion not a democratic vote.

CodyJ should not be persecuted or vilified because some of you disagree with his list.

If you don't like it ...... MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN ANAL LIST

@Ian.
What,& have some coomplaining git like me destroy all that hard work over one selection?!
This is a forum,isn't it?

BTW Cody, your thread is listed as "......Musically magnificent",is it not? I just thought pushing the music/sonic capabilities of the Amiga wouldv'e been one of your selection criteria, thats all. Most of your selections have been great examples of that! And I never said anything insulting or demeaning, have I? But with Akira temporarily absent, someone had to say something about Ultima 6-& I still say Cannon Fodder beats it any day, so nerr!

Agree to disagree & no hard feelings everyone?
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Old 02 December 2002, 19:15   #18
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Hey Zarkster - I'm not upset or anything silly like that - it's a good discussion!
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Old 02 December 2002, 19:16   #19
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And I was just taking the pisseth
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Old 03 December 2002, 12:48   #20
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Cool

Cool guys, glad to hear it!
To expand on that a little though, who here thought a lot of,(not all though), of the Amiga stuff of the adventure/RPG persuasion had relatively poor music then?
I use to play the AD & D games a bit, & although some musical ditties were passable, (if repetitive), most of it was poor unatmospheric drivel. And I don't need to mention Sierra's adventures honky tonk PC elevator music.

Once again a case of U.S. pc ports, vs. european amiga orientated development & musical artists like Heulsbeck, Brimble etc.?
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