November 26, 2012 10:26 AM Subscribe
posted by codacorolla (24 comments total)
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"my interest in a lot of old game music now has very little to do with "nostalgia" or any associations i had with the games, and much more to do with the way the different kinds of hardware used created interesting compromises for composers that led them [to] making some really interesting sounds,
" Liz Ryerson
collects sounds from the abyss
. In her blog post here
she details the history and appeal of five (mostly forgotten) game soundtracks which push the limits of the both the genre and the hardware.
Soundtracks in the post:
She also maintains Lost Worlds
, which is a collection of surreal, strange, and interesting game screenshots.