Category Archives: Audio

Music of the Ring

Turbine has released the music of Lord of the Rings in mp3 format, via their proprietary download Manager. Details here. This is welcome news for those of us who were short-sighted (or perhaps cynical) enough not to have purchased the … Continue reading

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MMO Music

Last week I wrote up a summary of places online to find the soundtracks of several of the big MMO. If you like MMO music, check it out. And if you know of additional sources, please leave a comment! While … Continue reading

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The (virtual) hills are alive … with the sound of music.

On the FoH forums, someone posted a link to AO music, citing the game as having “… some of the finest music out there… ” Nearly 7 years later, I still remember loving the music. A subsequent poster included a … Continue reading

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Wasting Time in Middle-Earth

OK, yeah, I should have been coding… But I realized that my wonderful ShuttlePro v2 is a programmable macro device, and I had yet to tinker with Lord of the Rings Online music… In my first attempt, I tried to … Continue reading

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Scoring a World (Part 2)

Ah, back to the scoring process. If you’ve forgotten where I had left off in part 1 (because I certainly did!), then let’s review where this piece had gotten to. Combat Tune A2: Enter the Brass (mp3, 446kB) Oh yes, … Continue reading

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Scoring a World (Part 1)

Taking a break from coding, AI, and storytelling, I found myself facing the urge to get to tinkering with some soundtrack work. Of course, not yet having a solid setting or game to work with makes this all a bunch … Continue reading

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