Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Kanshakudama Nage Kantarou no Toukaidou Gojuusan Tsugi OGR now available

And just when you thought I was done for the month... BOOM. I'm back, baby!

Well my birthday has come to a close, despite there still being one item I've yet to receive (Snowboard/Snobow Kids Plus), but for the most part, I certainly enjoyed it, though was a bit depressed throughout. Thankfully I've gotten over it, and I'm seeing if I can work it together with those involved.

But of you remember, allow me to recap that I'm very into video game soundtracks, but half the games I've played don't have a good and complete soundtrack download in zips, or for the matter soundtracks/game rips at all. So some of these I had to record myself, one of these being the relatively unknown but rather complicated NES platformer from Sunsoft; Kanshakudama Nage Kantarou no Toukaidou Gojuusan Tsugi (or one of it's many alternative titles).

Yes it never made it to the states nor Europe probably since it was "too Japanese", but it had a good soundtrack, for 1986 standards, so I downloaded the game's NSF file offline and recorded every major tune in the game. Below is the result:

P.S. I forgot the "i" in the album's name in "Tsugi" in the download, but at least I got every other word complete.

If you must know more about the game, what a shock, Wikipedia. But if you'd rather know if I'll be doing any more of these, there is a good chance I will. Though many of the soundtracks that I've ripped are incomplete, some more oh so than others. Ponta to Hinako no Chindouchuu: Yuutou Hen on the Game Boy, for example only has the first three (of five) levels, plus the first boss theme. I didn't rip the good ending's music since I never got it the first time I ran through it. Tazmanian Devil: Munching Madness on the Game Boy Color is more complete, having the themes of every level and event recorded, but the ending, which I've never gotten (that is if it does exist). Feng Shen Bang (the Chinese bootleg) on the NES is also an example of a more-complete soundtrack, which currently has everything up to the fifth chapter except the battle theme. I could go on for hours, but I'll stop there.

I might want to post this soundtrack on FFShrine, though not at the moment.