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A Dream of Wilder Places

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Date
11/08/2012
File Info
Song
8 MB
3 min 29 sec
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0 / 5.00

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Tags:
forest
folk
alcarys

Author Comments

The full album is on sale at Amazon and iTunes, and you can purchase the game from the developer's website. I hope you've enjoyed listening! If you'd like to support a starving artist, please consider buying the album and/or game!

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This song is the forest theme for the indy action-RPG Alcarys Complex. Inspired by classic aRPGs like Secret of Mana, Alcarys Complex sought to break established tropes in the genre and reinvent the RPG gaming experience. The game has a heavy focus on narrative and socialization instead of combat, while its graphics and feel stay true to its 16-bit roots.

The game's creators chose to make their soundtrack entirely folk music, because that genre is virtually nonexistent in game soundtracks. So, this song uses delicate, folky instrumentation to describe the beautiful forested valleys of the game world. It is meant to sound truly euphoric, as though the listener is being spirited away into a fantasy world full of wonder and beauty. It features live guitar, recorder, mandolin, and harmonica. The few synth instruments that are present are from various East/West libraries. This song is also an homage to the classic Secret of Mana track, "The Boy Aims for Wild Fields." (http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=DFKoFzNfQdA)

Reviews


GrandvisionGrandvision

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I WILL SCOUT YOU FOREVER MY DARLING! BRING FORTH THE MUSIC AND AMAZE ME WITH YOUR SKILLS OF TRUE CLASSICS!



sapysapy

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great music! Awesome job!



jaysummers759885jaysummers759885

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Well composed and thoughtful.

~J



edarddragonedarddragon

Rated 5 / 5 stars

awsome just amazing i just listened to that and got to sleep instantly very realxing . you just come here and you are already a star.*hat off* thanks for the awsome music. and keep it going dont stop the magic



MrKittieMrKittie

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing, this gives me so much feeling