The Definitive Hackrom Soundroom™

Hello,

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, etc., etc.

You’re probably wondering why I’ve gathered you here today. I’ve set up a Google form in the hopes of compiling the most famous songs used in hackroms.

I’ll close the form in about a week (~Jan 2nd), or earlier if responses trickle off.

The Rules:

  1. Just submit the song name, original source, a YT link, and whatever hack(s) you remember it from
    1.5 You can submit more than 1 song, just space out your submissions or submit multiple times.
  2. All vanilla FEGBA music is banned (so yes, Army of Verdane is still on the table)
  3. Not a rule, but cool kids don’t list their own hacks (which are epic)

After the results are in I’ll compile a YT playlist consisting on the top 25/20/whatever increment of 5 seems fitting based on the results; and probably share whatever other results are relevant.

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finally we’ll all see that TLP’s greatest achievement is actually its memorable OST

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His world is such a banger

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unironically I’m at the point where I am inclined to try old JRPGs because I heard a good track in a hack somewhere.

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If I am understanding this correctly, can we submit multiple songs? Or is it just one song per user?

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Just space out the submissions or submit multiple times.

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Etrian Odyssey battle themes my beloved

Used as recruitment themes since whenever I know when

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FE09 - Clash
From SaxorTheNobody
YT Link
Hack: The Eligor’s Spear

Oomfie…

It’s from FE9, and also you’re supposed to use the google form.

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Vanilla GBA music is banned. Not remixed music from other FE games

As you should, king

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That’s not it lol. You credited it to being a saxor original and also ignored the form.

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Bump!

Link’s been clicked 40 times but only 14 people have submitted anything. Clearly this just means that some of you are putting your heart and soul into your submission list.

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this is in part why i played covenant of the plume

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Form is closed and the results are in!

111 total submissions, with 16 getting more than 1 vote!

The results (alphabetical if tied):

  1. His World (Sonic '06) [7]
  2. Silver Will (The Legend of Heroes: Trails In The Sky) [5]
  3. Venus Lighthouse (Golden Sun) [5]
  4. Ken’s Theme (Street Fighter 2) [4]
  5. To The Sorrowful Battlefield (Super Robot Wars 64) [4]
  6. Confidence in the Domination (Valkyrie Profile) [3]
  7. Corridors of Time (Chrono Trigger) [3]
  8. Harvest Dance (Tactics Ogre) [3]
  9. Earth Bound (Treasure of the Rudras) [2]
  10. First Step Towards War (Ys) [2]
  11. Guile’s Theme (Street Fighter 2) [2]
  12. Lightning (F-Zero) [2]
  13. Master of Water (Lagoon) [2]
  14. Sublime Domain (Valkyrie Profile) [2]
  15. Trisection (Final Fantasy Tactics) [2]
  16. Vs. Ernst (Ys) [2]

…Unsurprising to nobody, TLP dominated the charts.

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