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Dec MAC8 - Claiming New Grounds

So you've been sentenced to death.

You're being strapped into your seat, sweat and tears dripping down your face.

This doesn't look like any normal execution chamber that you've ever seen.

Oh my god, why is the room shaking, rumbling, exploding all around?

Are you; no you couldn't be; blasted to space?

You can't believe this is how prisoners on Vaparia die, starving in the lifeless vacuum of space. It's so dark... The rockets ignite again. You turn and see nebulas bloom, galaxies breathe; emptiness grows and leaves you just as quickly as you've felt the last hundred conflicting emotions bubble and melt into one...

With the swiftest sunrise, there it is; your executioner. You've realized what's happened; you were strapped into the seat of a garbage freighter sent to the star Pyr.

"Goodnight" you say to yourself, in the sweetest form of irony you can muster. 12,000,000 miles to desitination, your freighter bursts...

And then you wake up in the opium den, in a silhouette of sweat and dead skin.

What does the opiate make you see?

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I had this really long review about how this song made me feel like I was on a lake, but newgrounds server fucked up when I tried to submit it....

There was an old man with a straw hat on a fishing boat and mythical sea monsters that were actually kind of friendly, one even offered you a ride haha

Alas, this song was very relaxing, the glitched out drum beats when the kit first came in could be cleaned up abit i guess, its the only thing that really threw me off. The piano sounded really nice :D

Good Luck!

A comfortable numbness

It gives that feeling, especially the distorted sounds in the beginning - as if being put under with anesthesia. The rest of piece progresses in a semi-random manner, almost dream-like in sensation. Really like the square arpeggios parts - they give it nice slightly retro 8-bit feel and the chords themselves quite nice as well, which give it spacey, out-of-this world feel. Really nice work with this one - my favorite out of the entries by far. Keep it up!

nice one!

damn, it's been a while since I've seen something from you sir. Great track too. No real feedback to give in terms of what you should work on. Just wanted to say good luck in the comp and happy holidays.


This is just a really unique piece of music, I've never heard anything quite like it.

It makes me see space. I just imagine myself floating around amid a whole bunch of galaxies and stars and colors, just relaxed. This music really took me places, and that doesn't happen often. The feeling in this song is really apparent, its incredibly enjoyable to listen to.

Thanks for giving me a great 5 minutes.

AdmiralConquistador responds:

Hey man, anytime I can send someone to space, I will. Period.



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Dec 20, 2008
2:14 PM EST
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7.3 MB
5 min 17 sec

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