Episode #45: Game Arts

Game Arts is a game developer and publisher that is mostly known in the West for the RPG series Lunar and Grandia. The company had their start on Japanese computer systems of the 1980s, where they produced some classics like Silpheed or Thexder. Much of the catalog from this early period was scored by the sound team Mecano Associates.

Download Episode #45: Game Arts (76 MB, mp3) here
…or watch it on Youtube

Track announcements provided by Ed Wilson of PixelTunes Radio
Intro music by Paul van der Valk

Playlist:

01 “The Legend of Silpheed” – Demo (2003, NES) by Sekishun
02 “Stage 3” – Alisia Dragoon (1992, Mega Drive) by Mecano Associates
03 “Normal Battle” – Lunar: The Silver Star (1992, Mega CD) by Noriyuki Iwadare
04 “Mission 2” – Fire Hawk: Thexder The Second Contact (1990, MS-DOS) by Rob Atesalp
05 “Asteroid Belt” – Silpheed (1993, Mega Drive) by Mecano Associates
06 “The Rescue” – Gungriffon II (1998, Saturn) by Yasutaka Hatade
07 “Unknown Track” – Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium ’89 (1989, PC-8801) by Mecano Associates
08 “Saigo no Ippo” – Urusei Yatsura: Dear My Friends (1994, Mega CD) by HIRO, Takao Konishi
09 “Thexder” – General MIDI demo track by an unknown arranger
10 “Battle Theme” – Lunar 2: Eternal Blue (1998, Saturn) by Noriyuki Iwadare
11 “To a New Adventure” – Zeliard (1990, MS-DOS) by Fumihitu Kasatani, Nobuyuki Aoshima
12 “Staff Roll” – Gungriffon (1996, Saturn) by Motoaki Takenouchi
13 “Crowded Street Corner” – Lunar 2: Eternal Blue (1998, Saturn) by Noriyuki Iwadare
14 “Ending” – Gambler Jiko Chuushinha 2 (1992, Mega CD) by Mecano Associates

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