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Wicked Child (NES+VRC6)

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A remix of Wicked Child from Castlevania using Konami VRC6 and standard NES/Famicom channels. The Konami VRC6 was a chip that, among other things, gave three additional sound channels (two pulse channels and one sawtooth channel). The pulse channels allowed the composer to choose between 8 duty cycles, as opposed to the standard NES/Famicom channels which only had four (one of which is basically an inverted version of another, so only three of them are useful). Unfortunately, hardware differences between Japan's Famicom and the USA's NES made it impossible to use extended audio on the NES (at least not without some hardware modding). Google it if you want more information.

Music made with FamiTracker.

Reviews


nice video Game song
it looks enjoyable
neat as well
it rocks
Keep up the awesome Work
Food123



YES! Thank you so much! This has always been my favorite Castlevania song. I haven't heard the VRC6 version before, but man, this is great!
10/10
5/5



I haven't heard the original, but I must say that this is one really catchy tune.
Nice use of the VCR6 channels. I really like it, when people are using them. It sometimes make a great NES music even better.
In this case as well.

I hope you will more VCR6 remixes in the future.
Great job.

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CapnCoconuts responds:

VRC6 is kind of my chiptune niche. Don't expect me to leave it anytime soon.

You might want to listen to my other audio submissions. In fact, I just submitted an original chiptune piece I dubbed "Nuclear Holocaust".


HELL.
FUCKING.
YES.


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Listens
1,946
Downloads
121
Votes
23
Score
4.79 / 5.00

Uploaded
Jun 28, 2013
3:38 PM EDT
Genre
Video Game
File Info
Song
6.8 MB
3 min 45 sec
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Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.