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[Phantasy Star 4] Zio's Dark Wave Doom V1.2

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A very doomy remix. I put a fair bit of effort into this one, as Zio's theme struck a chord with me. I hate his guts, but I love his theme. If you've played Phantasy Star IV, you may have the same sentiments. Hope you guys like it!

Mixed better for Headphones, it seems.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao2LP75E7ac

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Sadly, I never got to play any of the Phantasy Star series, but I'm really digging this remix. I'll have to look into Zio's theme, but his theme and general character reminds me of Kefka from FFVI--similar vein of hating his guts by the end and him having a fairly famous boss theme that stuck with me ever since the first time I heard it on my first playthrough.

Bass and drums felt a bit weak to me. Could've stayed on the low-end, softer side from the beginning but by the midsection to the end I felt they could've gotten a bit more bombastic and louder (without overwhelming the entire piece). Other than that, solid remix worth listening to. :)

HoboKa responds:

Probably the bass sample overpowering everything...Thanks for the feedback. [edit]

Hotline Miami & Superfighters Deluxe vibe. Man, I really enjoyed it. Your skills is really growing up at last time

HoboKa responds:

Dang I missed that comment. Hah, yeah I see that comparison lol.

I don't know Zio, but I can feel that's he's a pain in the ass to fight given this epic theme!
Very nice!

HoboKa responds:

Eh, medium difficulty. He just has plot armor the first time you battle him.

Credits & Info


4.71 / 5.00

Jul 1, 2021
12:56 PM EDT
Video Game
File Info
7.5 MB
3 min 17 sec
  • FL Studio
  • ARIA Player
  • Miroslav Philharmonik
  • Omnisphere 2
  • Absynth 5
Misc. Kit
  • Kontakt 5
  • AlterEgo - Daisy
  • Angry Brass

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