The Wizard's Grimoire

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Open your ears, that you may listen.
Your mind, that you may see.
Sit back, and let me weave you another musical tale...

0:00 — Heeding the Call
0:24 — Apprentice to the Arts
0:50 — A Gifted Student
1:03 — Trained by the Wise
1:29 — Library of the Ancients
1:54 — The Tome of Destiny Beckons
2:07 — Ageless Wisdom
2:20 — Unparalleled Mastery
2:45 — The Sorcerer of Legend

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I think my only gripe was that I was expecting a bit of a climax in that last 30 seconds or so. I was really feeling the story behind the music as I followed along, and expected you to maybe drop a little base or ramp things up a little as this sorcerer of legend shows his awesomeness. In spite of that, I liked it quite a bit!

ChronoNomad responds:

I hear ya, but with stuff like this, even when I have my own ideas from the get-go, it tends to write itself. The climax for the song really begins to build at about 1:54, and it hits right around 2:20, shortly after which I start to incorporate the reprise of "Apprentice to the Arts."

In actuality, "The Sorcerer of Legend" is more about how the story continues to unfold even after the music ends. But that's the subjective nature of music: while it means one thing to me, it can be interpreted differently by the listener. And while the music has to end somewhere, just like any good tale, it continues on even once you've reached the finale.

good! :)

ChronoNomad responds:


Pixel magic! I really like the journey you lay out for us in the music. I can hear each step of the way. It's a fun and energetic song! :)

ChronoNomad responds:

Pixel magic, indeed! :D So very glad to hear that you enjoy the journey, shouKawa. Thanks for coming along on this magical excursion, and your review is greatly appreciated.

Your song just had me sitting there like ... "Wow."

Great stuff!

ChronoNomad responds:

Really glad you like it, TheFerridge! "Wow" is a pretty fantastic compliment that pretty much says it all. Thanks for the review, man.

Reminded me of so many classic games; Super Mario; Mega Man, Strider..

ChronoNomad responds:

Some very nostalgic video game music references you've mentioned here! I feel truly honored to be included among them. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave me a quick review, thEevergreen7. ^__^

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4.18 / 5.00

Jan 23, 2019
5:56 AM EST
Video Game
File Info
4.4 MB
3 min 14 sec

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