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I have a habbit of listening to RPG music whenever I want to seek inspiration
or simply to entertain myself. It's almost like a hobby.
Sometimes I even listen to RPGs that I've never played. :D

I guess I'm not the only one who love to enjoy RPG music.
So feel free to share your favorites!
Maybe there are a lot of hidden gems that worth to listen to. :)

*Maximum 5 music per post. If you have more, include them in another post.

My favorites (no particular order):

1. Trails in The Sky - Sophisticated Fight
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This is a battle theme, but it's so unlike a battle theme... But it works!
I was puzzled, how can somebody came up with a battle theme like this?
It's a chill soundtrack yet feels energetic too.
Honestly I'm still puzzled to this day. xD

2. Front Mission 4 - Lock & Load
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Front Mission 4 is a game of my childhood, and this track stuck with me till this day.
It sounds so futuristic, and I love how it incorporate mechanical sounds as a rhythmic pattern.

3. Saga Frontier 2 - Feldschlacht I
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Another battle theme that made me puzzled.
Not because it's unlike a battle theme, but it's simply weird! (in a good way)
This was composed by Masashi Hamauzu, one of Final Fantasy X composer
and Final Fantasy XIII main composer.
This music is a prove he's a musical genius.

4. Dragon Quest VIII - Travelling with Wagon
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It's another childhood game of mine.
This track in particular holds special place in my heart.
I played Dragon Quest VIII in 2009, the year of Michael Jackson's passing.
One day a radio station played "One Day in Your Life" while "Travelling with Wagon" plays out.
Since that day I can't stop associating "One Day in Your Life" with "Travelling with Wagon".
Both music are kinda similar too!

5. Etrian Odyssey 5 - Primeval Forest Ring
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I never played Etrian Odyssey, but I simply like this music.
At first it starts slow. But when it reach 1:46, the real epicness kicks in!
Take a listen to this one!
 

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Lineage 2 - After the storm

Pillars Of Eternity - The dragon thrashed and wailed

Oblivion - main theme

Trine - Dragon graveyard

and last but most certainly, not by a very long shot, not least:

Critical Role - Your turn to roll
 

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Critical Role - Your turn to roll
This is really cool, maybe my favorite from the list.
I don't know if it's my bias because it has animation.
It just sound epic and stylish. :D
 

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I think your right, it's most battles really. i love all the music from the game but this one sticks.
 

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I like Bill Brown music for Lineage II. It sounds really inspiring (you can find it on YouTube, and understand me here). Bill Brown supplemented the virtual worlds of the Aden and Elmore kingdoms with epic, sweeping orchestral pastorals, where Asian ethnicity elements are also presented.
 

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Though already sent some to Frostorm's thread, I'll gladly use this to link another five plus five more honorable mentions, I like a lot of game music. :3

1) Sprouting, from Final Fantasy 10


2) Abandoned Castle, from Castlevania: Curse of Darkness


3) Amaterasu Server, from Digimon World 3


4) Going Shopping In Ripple Town, from Super Mario RPG: Legends of the Seven Stars


5) Fatalize, from Tales of Symphonia


Honorable Mentions
Sapphire Elegy, from Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
Voyage of Promise, from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Confront The Enemy, from Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth
Route 3, from the 1st and 2nd Gen Pokemon games (and their remakes)
Trisection, from Final Fantasy Tactics


EDIT: @Sparky89 you love that Gauntlet song too aaaaaaaa! Dark Legacy had one hell of an opening world, with all the tracks being amazing. Yes, even Ghost Town.
 

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Persona music is always fire.
I love jazzy music with killer bassline and pianos.
Never played any of it, but I'm somewhat familiar with Persona music
through Youtube recommendations and Persona animes.

Honestly Last Surprise is also one of my favorite.
The Persona Royal 5 opening is also great, I just heard it today. :D
 

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@EpicFILE So this is what you meant by the other thread lol. So glad I stumbled onto this subforum hah.
 

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Dragon quest VIII battle theme. OOOOOHHH MMYYYYYY GOOOOODDDD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my favorite battle theme in the franchise!!! but i can't play it because i'm not allowed to use youtube.... ;_;
Oh man, I love Dragonquest cuz it's in Akira Toriyama's art style, aka Dragonball/Z/Super's art style hehe. Btw, is this the theme you were referring to? This was simply the 1st result when I searched YouTube.
 
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yup. Dragon quest VIII's battle theme. Titled "War Cry"
but i can't see it because i'm not allowed to watch youtube on computer ;_; ;_;
 
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Dragon Quest VIII battle theme, brings a lot of nostalgia.
Grinding day and night only to get few exps (leveling up was very slow). xD
I played Dragon Quest VIII around 2009.
One of the best games I've ever played.

I love almost all of Dragon Quest VIII soundtracks,
but my favorites are Travelling with Wagon, Heavenly Flight, and
Great Battle in the Vast Sky (final boss theme).

*Apparently I've included Travelling with Wagon on the first post.
It's so beautiful.
 

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Of the four pieces I'm posting, I would absolutely recommend listening through the soundtrack for each, since they are masterworks of rpg music design.

 

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yup. Dragon quest VIII's battle theme. Titled "War Cry"
but i can't see it because i'm not allowed to watch youtube on computer ;_; ;_;
For all my love of Dragon Quest and being as hardcore as I am, I think its music is mostly atrocious. XD I like a few of its songs, though (Zoma-sama's theme is yesss, for example), but most are hmmm something. It's probably the weakest point of the games to me.

However, my husbando's battle themes are bangin'. But that just may be my bias because it makes me think of him? Not sure. lol
 

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Though I made this one, I still think it's cool but...I'm still working on the loop.https://tinyurl.com/yd8cfyx7
 

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I jam this during my work hour sometimes. It is almost 30 minutes long and it's long not because it's repeated. Because the music itself is indeed that long.
 

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