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Videogame song challenge from hell. EDIT: Correct answers.

elkataselkatas Registered User regular
edited March 2007 in Games and Technology
Elkatas productions proudly presents:
Videogame song challenge from hell


Feeling bored or that you are not geeky enough? No worries, elkatas's "videogame song challenge from hell" is perfect way to waste few hours, and raise your own personal geek rating.

Sounds great. How do I try it?

I have gathered 150 different MP3 samples from various video- and computer games, and stored them into 17 MB big archive that is currently located in Rapidshare*. Your mission is to try to solve to which game each unlabeled sample belongs to. Some of them are relatively easy to recognise, others can be *very* hard. You have one week to solve samples before I'm going to post complete song list on this same thread. Notice that there is no two samples from same game.

But why you are doing this?

Well, first of all, I'm extremely bored, and I though this could be funny distraction. Secondly, I have always wondered how well you guys actually remember tunes that you have heard in videogames.

Caution: None of these songs are random remixes. For example, many of you said 149 to be from
Mega Man 2,
which is quite correct. But I want name of game where this particular re-arrangement is played.

* Sorry, I couldn't think any other place to host this... :(

Protip: If game was released for pre-PSX system, it simply can't have high quality, orchestrated pieces. :)

http://rapidshare.com/files/22314411/Samples.zip.html

Correct answers

001: Sam n' Max
002: Strider Hiryu
003: Devil's Crush
004: Parappa the Rapper
005: Wild Arms: 2nd Ignition
006: Bushido Blade II
007: Valkyrie no Densetsu
008: King of Fighters 2000
009: Loco Roco
010: Turok the Dinosaur Hunter
011: Legend of Xanadu
012: Pac Land
013: Gradius
014: Super Mario Kart
015: Valis 3
016: Interstate '76
017: Ape Escape 2
018: 007 Goldeneye
019: Gyakuten Saiban
020: Ogre Battle 64
021: DDR
022: Ski or Die
023: Turrican
024: Kuru Kururin
025: Ikaruga
026: Contra Hardcorps
027: Beyond Good and Evil
028: Space Harrier
029: Katamari Damacy
030: R-Type
031: Rygar: The Legendary Adventures
033: Sunset Riders
033: Zero Wing
034: Max Payne 2
035: Medievil 2
036: Doom
037: Outrun 2002
038: One Must Fall
039: Chew Man Fu
040: Shadow of the Colossus
041: Secret of Mana
042: Warcraft II
043: Killer 7
044: Flashback
045: Lost Vikings
046: Mercenaries
047: Half-Life
048: Metal Gear Solid 2
049: Okami
050: Parodius
051: Dune 2000
052: Gabriel Knight
053: Animal Crossing
054: Master of Orion II
055: Tetris
056: Pop'n Music
057: Streets Of Rage
058: Haunted Castle
059: Toejam & Earl
060: Tower of Druaga
061: Faxanadu
062: Age of Mythology
063: F-Zero X
064: Pinball Fantasies
065: Red Alert
066: Boktai 2
067: Megaman X3
068: Mega Man 4
069: Salamander
070: Sega Rally
071: Civilization IV
072: Chrono Cross
073: Blinx the Timesweeper
074: Bonk
075: Quest for Glory IV
076: Ace Combat
077: Kiki Kai Kai
078: Tenchu
079: Nights
080: Raiden
081: Super Monkey Ball
082: Comix Zone
083: Devil May Cry 3
084: Crash Bandicoot
085: Legend of Dragoon
086: Final Fantasy VII
087: Shenmue
088: Silent Hill
089: BC Racers
090: Crimson Skies
091: Yakuza
092: Yoshi's Island
093: Tekken 2
094: Mortal Kombat II
095: Splatterhouse 3
096: Vigilante
097: Jet Grind Radio
098: Cannon Fodder
099: Monster World IV
100: Monkey Island 2
101: Actraiser
102: Rayman
103: Sonic the Hedgehog
104: Alien Crush
105: Aliens vs Predator
106: Bangai-O
107: Ecco
108: Chu Chu Rocket
109: Gran Turismo 2
110: Legacy of Kain
111: Zool 2
112: Vectorman
113: Syndicate
114: God of War
115: Breath of Fire
116: Brothers in Arms
117: Metroid Prime
118: New Adventure Island
119: Ocarina of Time
120: Panzer Dragoon
121: Syphon Filter 2
122: Ristar
123: Deus Ex
124: Eternal Darkness
125: Body Blows
126: Onimusha 3
127: Vagrant Story
128: Super Star Soldier
129: Ratchet & Clank
130: Archimedean Dynasty
131: Guilty Gear X
132: Darius
133: Street Fighter Alpha 3
134: Military Madness
135: Metal Slug 3
136: Tomb Raider
137: Advance Wars 2
138: Bomberman '93
139: Descent
140: Final Fantasy Tactics
141: Super Shinobi
142: Jet Force Gemini
143: Jak and Daxter
144: Final Fantasy V
145: Altered Beast
146: Arc the Lad
147: Soul Calibur
148: Super Castlevania IV
149: Rock Man: Power Battle 2
150: Baten Kaitos

Hypnotically inclined.
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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    ooh, fun
    dling now!

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    SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    That speaker on Woot isn't selling any time soon. I'm in.

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    cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Bears The Name FreedomRegistered User regular
    edited March 2007
    I'd love to try, but rapidshare sucks for dialup.

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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Spoilered incase anyone wants to not know the answers
    55 = tetris
    92 = yoshi's island!
    97 = Jet set/grind radio?

    Man, I recognise alot of these, but can't put a name to them. I suck...

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    slurpeepoopslurpeepoop Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    LewieP wrote: »
    Spoilered incase anyone wants to not know the answers
    55 = tetris


    Yeah, is this a team effort thing?

    Mindhive or individual ....song prowess....I guess?

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    SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    2. Strider, Arcade
    19. Too damn obvious, Phoenix Wright.
    29. Ditto, Katamari Damacy
    30. R-type, can't pin the specific system version though.
    36. Ultima Doom? I know it's BASED on Doom 1's first level, but, well, you know.
    38 ONE MUST FALL 2097 MENU OH GOD DAMN YES!

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    elkataselkatas Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Mindhive or individual ....song prowess....I guess?

    Well, just hint: I'm pretty sure that few tunes in this song contents aren't solvable without someone who has good knowledge about PCE games.

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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    well, those 3 are all I cud get, although am kicking myself seeing Sorenson's post...

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    slurpeepoopslurpeepoop Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    LewieP wrote: »
    well, those 3 are all I cud get, although am kicking myself seeing Sorenson's post...


    Wow, you've gone through all 150? I've got quite a few, but I haven't heard them all yet.

    And sweet mother, some of these jog my memory just enough to drive me crazy, but not enough to pin down which video game it came from.

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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    LewieP wrote: »
    well, those 3 are all I cud get, although am kicking myself seeing Sorenson's post...


    Wow, you've gone through all 150? I've got quite a few, but I haven't heard them all yet.

    And sweet mother, some of these jog my memory just enough to drive me crazy, but not enough to pin down which video game it came from.

    same with me.

    I listened to 3/4 seconds, and most knew whether or not I knew it instantly.

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    SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Finished with what I could get.
    54. Shit, I KNOW this one. Playstation title. Wait, Final Fantasy 8, I think.
    60. Aw, sweet...SHIT, BRAIN FART. Wait, wait, Tower of Druaga!
    63. F-Zero X love, sweet
    65. Hell March, C&C: Red Alert
    67. Mega Man X 3, Sigma Stage 1-2
    68. Mega Man 4, Cossack Castle
    80. Wait, wait, god damn I know. Shmup, I remember - RAIDEN, THAT'S IT!
    85. Legend of the Dragoon battle theme
    86. FF8 card battle theme
    92. Yoshi's Island alternate stage theme! Nice!
    101. Act Raiser, Forest Stage
    115. Damn it, it's familier...wait, is it Final Fantasy 2?
    121. Syphon Filter, throughout the whole series
    135. Metal Slug 3 first stage
    140. Final Fantasy Tactics, Holy Angelica or whatever it's called.
    142. JET FORCE GEMINI! YES!
    144. Final Fantasy V, Battle on the Big Bridge
    149. Mega Man 2, Genesis/Gamegear version, I'm guessing?

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    elkataselkatas Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Sorenson wrote: »
    Finished with what I could get.
    54. Shit, I KNOW this one. Playstation title. Wait, Final Fantasy 8, I think.
    Fun tip: It has similarities with FF8 song "The stage is set", but it isn't console title at all.

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    swiftswift Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Most of them sound like music out of a pokemon game to me....

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    GSMGSM Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Thanks for not giving me a captcha I could read, Rapidshare.

    And then making me wait another 10 minutes...

    GSM on
    We'll get back there someday.
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    AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero The new film by Quentin Koopantino Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    I haven't played enough popular or obscure titles to do very well on this.

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    GSMGSM Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    111 is totally a riff from Zool, but I know that's not the exact song.

    Might be the same composer...
    98 - CANNON FODDER!

    GSM on
    We'll get back there someday.
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    SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    elkatas wrote: »
    Sorenson wrote: »
    Finished with what I could get.
    54. Shit, I KNOW this one. Playstation title. Wait, Final Fantasy 8, I think.
    Fun tip: It has similarities with FF8 song "The stage is set", but it isn't console title at all.

    NOW I remember.
    Master of Orion 2 when the Antarans show up to start kicking some ass

    EDIT:
    Oh, and 14's that island race in the first cup of Mario Kart 64
    EDIT AGAIN:
    And 4's Parappa the Rappa' right?

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    EvilBadmanEvilBadman DO NOT TRUST THIS MAN Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    You're making me download this on 56k. I hope you're fucking happy.

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    elkataselkatas Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Sorenson wrote: »
    Master of Orion 2 when the Antarans show up to start kicking some ass
    Bingo. :)

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    LemmyLemmy Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    9. LocoRoco

    EDIT - That shit is fucking catchy, but I don't know why

    Like the others, there's plenty I recognise, but I couldn't say for sure where from

    I'm sure I'll come back and kick myself for not getting some of them

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    GSMGSM Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    I seem to get these only one at a time..
    32 - zerowing/all your base

    GSM on
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    LoneIgadzraLoneIgadzra Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Rapidshare won't let me download for 100 minutes.

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    UncleSporkyUncleSporky Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Dammit, I want to try this so bad but rapidshare is blocked by my college. Could someone put it on yousendit.com?

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    GSMGSM Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Anybody doing this in numeric order should be ashamed for missing the first one.
    Sam & Max hit the road! (CD VERSION)

    GSM on
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    LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    GSM wrote: »
    Anybody doing this in numeric order should be ashamed for missing the first one.
    Sam & Max hit the road! (CD VERSION)

    aha! I didn't have the CD version, thus any shame is avoided.

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    SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Dammit, I want to try this so bad but rapidshare is blocked by my college. Could someone put it on yousendit.com?
    On it.

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    RericReric Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    any chance we can get a post of the song numbers that have been solved? No need to list the correct guess but it would make newcomers to the thread have an easier time of contributing if they didn't have to click through tons of spoiler buttons to figure out what has been solved already
    edited to make it easier to read
    22 - ninja gaiden
    34 - morrowind
    36 - doom but it sounds really amped up from the original so maybe a sequal?
    41 - chrono trigger
    42 - ff7
    58 - gyruss
    67 - megaman zx?
    75 - sierra game, quest for glory 4?
    88 - grim fandango maybe?
    114 - prince of persia?
    148 - castlevania 2? just know it is one of the oldies
    149 - megaman 3?

    a fun little diversion but a lot of the ones are extremely hard to figure out simply due to the fact that the series they are from have practically identical music throughout all the different games. It also seems like some of the songs were a lot better quality then what they originally were when they were first released, but maybe that is just my mind playing tricks on me.

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    SharpieSharpie Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    I went through the first half, but I could only recognize one.
    19=Phoenix Wright

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    FantasyrogueFantasyrogue Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    42. Warcraft (2 I think)
    52. Gabriel Knight
    75. Quest for Glory 4

    And now I'm going to get some sleep

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    ZellZell Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    24 = Kuru Kuru Kururin
    25 = Ikaruga
    134 = Nectaris
    (those weren't the only ones I recognized)

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    GoslingGosling Looking Up Soccer In Mongolia Right Now, Probably Watertown, WIRegistered User regular
    edited March 2007
    1- Conker's Bad Fur Day?
    4- Parappa The Rapper
    14- Super Mario Kart. Donut Plains.
    18- Goldeneye 007
    27- MOTHERFUCKING BG&E BITCH
    28- A Sonic game. I think 3D Blast.
    29- Katamari Damacy
    37- Sonic Heroes?
    45- Killer Instinct?
    55- Tetris
    63- F-Zero X
    68- Mega Man 4 Cossack's castle, round 1.
    92- Yoshi's Island 1
    94- Mortal Kombat 2. Or 3. The player selection screens are hard to tell apart.
    97- Jet Set Radio Future
    103- Sonic 1. Scrap Brain Zone.
    122- Ristar
    149- It's the Mega Man 2, Wily Stage 1 music, but that's not MM2 specifically. It's some other game that redid it, and I heard this rendition in the Anniversary Collection for the PS2. Can't recall where specificlaly they listed it from, though.

    Unless you just want 'MM2', then okay.

    Interested in where 11, 15, 73, 76 came from. 53 and 128 sound strangely familiar.

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    domitedomite __BANNED USERS regular
    edited March 2007
    I'm just guessing how do do the spoiler thing....
    07 is bushido blade 2
    29 is katamari damacy
    31 sounds awesome whatever it is
    32 is zero wing
    36 is doom
    55 is tetris
    is 59 based off of some kind of TV show?
    72 is chrono cross!! sweet.
    92 is mario
    142... okay this one is driving me nuts! star fox? Some star trek game? I know I have heard it before. And I Heard it in outer space.

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    SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    For those whom Rapidshare is being a dick to, here ya' go.

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    domitedomite __BANNED USERS regular
    edited March 2007
    btw im almost 100% sure that 41 is not chrono trigger.

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    RericReric Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    94!!!!!!!!!!!
    monkey island, though it could be 2 i dont think it is

    it is a cool enough game that it gets its own post

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    ZellZell Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    domite, it's not, it is
    Secret of Mana or Seiken Densetsu III, where angels fear to tread or something

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    KaputaKaputa Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    What I've got so far (I refuse to read any spoilers) :
    004- Parappa the Rapper
    019
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
    025
    Ikaruga
    029
    Katamari Damacy
    041
    Seiken Densetsu 3
    042
    Warcraft II
    I think I know 043 and 044, but I can't place them just yet.
    049
    Okami

    Did I bring anything new to the table? I doubt it, since none of the ones I identified were particularly obscure, but I don't want to spoil things for me by reading spoilers in order to check.

    I've only listened to the first fifty so far. Challenges like this are oh so much fun.

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    RericReric Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    domite wrote: »
    I'm just guessing how do do the spoiler thing....
    07 is bushido blade 2
    29 is katamari damacy
    31 sounds awesome whatever it is
    32 is zero wing
    36 is doom
    55 is tetris
    is 59 based off of some kind of TV show?
    72 is chrono cross!! sweet.
    92 is mario
    142... okay this one is driving me nuts! star fox? Some star trek game? I know I have heard it before. And I Heard it in outer space.

    Jet Force Gemini?!

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    KaputaKaputa Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    053 was used in some VG music challenge a while back, I think. The answer was revealed, but I can't remember what it was.
    I'm fairly certain that it was some obscure NES game, but I could be wrong.

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    HtR-LaserHtR-Laser Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    I haven't read any of the spoiler's, but here's one guess from me:
    1. Black and White 2?

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