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Dea Ex Machina

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PIXEL DAY IS FINALLY HERE!!!! It's my favorite even on NG. This year I did a little something different. Last year, this work by Shamfoo was on the front page for Picollage 2020.

When I saw it, it reminded me of a boss in a bullet hell game. I wanted to use it as inspiration for AIM 2020, but life got in the way and I was never actually got around to making a song with it. Then 2021 came around and with it Pixel Day! I decided I was finally going to make something with that art as inspiration and this song was the result!

I made the song using BambooTracker using custom patches I programmed myself. I limited myself to using only the channels and panning capabilities of the YM2203. I just love the PC-88/PC-98 sound chips; they just feel like the right blend of FM and 8bit sound.

[The song is only 2:35 long. I have it play twice to preserve the sweeet sweet loop point. The NG audio player doesn't always do me favors with my loops]

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Brings back memories of trying to get the high score on Touhou Phatasmogoria of Flower View.. the Sakura boss fight in particular. yet another dope af track! Great work! :3

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4.38 / 5.00

Jan 23, 2021
11:24 AM EST
Video Game
File Info
5.1 MB
5 min 9 sec
Misc. Kit
  • BambooTracker

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Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.