Episode 108: Falcom Sound Team JDK

This week, the guys focus on the incredibly influential and signature sound of Falcom Sound Team JDK! By far one of the most consistent sound teams that established a tradition, and kept following it year after year. Enjoy a large focus on the PC-88, a Japanese computer system where Falcom made a name for themselves with series such as Ys and Dragon Slayer!

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Dragon Slayer Jr: Romanica – PC-88 – 1986 – Opening
Xanadu Scenario 2: The Resurrection of Dragon – PC-88 – 1986 – Mapleford
Tombs & Treasure – PC-88 – 1986 – Theme of Miho
Ys: Ancient Ys Vanished – PC-88 – 1987 – Feena
Legacy of the Wizard (Dragon Slayer IV) – MSX2 – 1987 – Overworld Theme
Sorcerian – PC-88 – 1987 – Ending 2
Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished~The Final Chapter – PC-88 – 1988 – Palace of Salmon
Star Trader – PC-88 – 1989 – Moon Scape
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys – Mega Drive – 1989 – Winged Boy
Dragon Slayer IV: The Legend of Heroes – PC-88 – 1989 – Ship
Popful Mail – Mega Drive – 1991 – Volcanic Zone (Exploration)
The Legend of Heroes II – PC-88 – 1992 – Field
The Legend of Heroes III: White Witch – PC-98 – 1994 – Sorrowful Melody
Brandish 3 – PC-98 – 1994 – Tantoll, Conversing
Brandish VT – PC-98 – 1996 – Triumph, Black Field
Ys V: Lost Kefin, Kingdom of Sand – Super Famicom – 1995 – Niena
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky – PC – 2004 – Sophisticated Fight
Ys vs. Sora No Kiseki Alternative Saga – PSP – 2010 – Twilight Wanderers
LOH: Zero No Kiseki (Super Arrange) – PSP – 2010 – Inevitable Struggle
Ys Seven – PSP – 2009 – From an Effort of the Revival