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Episode 357: Octopath Traveler Part 2

This week, Karl & Will revisit the incredible soundtrack of last year’s Octopath Traveler! This score is so jam-packed with amazing tracks that the guys couldn’t resist sharing even more music they weren’t able to the first time. Enjoy some top-tier VGM!

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Octopath Traveler - Yasunori Nishiki - Square Enix - Switch - 2018
-Tranquil Days
-Alfyn, the Apothecary
-The Coastlands
-Battle I
-The Cliftlands
-A Sea Breeze Blows
-Cobbleston, Nestled in the Hills
-Determination
-My Quiet Forest Home
-Enveloped in Kindness
-Battle III
-Among Stately Peaks
-Sorrow
-Orewell, Beneath the Crags
-The One They Call the Witch
-Jubilation
-An Ill Omen
-The Frostlands
-Sunshade, City of Pleasures

Episode 329: Octopath Traveler

On this very exciting episode, Karl & Will spotlight on the score to the game everyone's talking about: Octopath Traveler! The guys gush over this masterpiece of a score, and discuss what makes it the most impressive they've heard in quite awhile. Enjoy!

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Octopath Traveler - Yasunori Nishiki - Square Enix - Switch - 2018
-Tressa, the Merchant
-Octopath Traveler Main Theme
-Ophilia, the Cleric
-Cyrus, the Scholar
-Olberic, the Warrior
-Primrose, the Dancer
-Therion, the Thief
-The Flatlands
-Beneath the Surface
-Decisive Battle I
-Grandport, Center of Commerce
-Battle II
-Oasis in the Sparkling Sands
-Bonds of Friendship
-Victors Hollow, Jewel of the Forest
-Decisive Battle II
-Forbidding Corridors
-They Who Govern Reason
-Ending Theme

Episode 163: Shin Megami Tensei

This week, the guys explore the Shin Megami Tensei series! This Atlus-developed umbrella of Role-Playing games features the Persona sub series as well. Enjoy some very unique and interesting music, much of which sounds very different from most that is normally played on the podcast!

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Shin Megami Tensei II – Tsukasa Masuko – Atlus – Super Famicom – 1994
-Heroine
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona – Hidehito Aoki, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Shoji Meguro, Misaki Okibe – Atlus – PS1 – 1996
-Ayase’s Theme, Velvet Room
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga – Shoji Meguro – Atlus – PS2 – 2004
-Muladhara
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne – Shoji Meguro – Atlus – PS2 – 2004
-Normal Battle ~Town, Large Map ~Real Universe
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 – Shoji Meguro – Atlus – PS2 – 2005
-Regret
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 – Shoji Meguro – Atlus – PS2 – 2006
-The Poem for Everyone’s Souls, Memories of the City, The Battle for Everyone’s Souls, Afternoon Break
Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army – Shoji Meguro – Atlus – PS2 – 2007
-A New World, Main Theme
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 – Shoji Meguro, Atsushi Kitajoh – Atlus – PS3 – 2008
-I’ll Face Myself -Battle, Heartbeat,Heartbeat, Youthful Lunch
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 Arena: Ultimax – Atsushi Kitajoh – Atlus – PS3 – 2013
-Margaret’s Theme
Shin Megami Tensei IV – Ryota Koduka, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Toshiki Konishi – Atlus – 3DS – 2013
-K’s Tavern
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Atsushi Kitajoh, Toshiki Konishi, Shoji Meguro, Yuzo Koshiro – Atlus – 3DS – 2014
-Labyrinth Culture Festival, The One Called from Beyond, Like a Dream Come True, Proof

Episode 154: The Elder Scrolls

In this very special episode, the guys focus on the incredible music of the Elder Scrolls series! This is some of the most epic, emotional, and sophisticated music in all of video games. Karl & Will go chronologically through the series, with a heavy focus on Jeremy Soule's work on Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim. Enjoy this in-depth look at the music of this remarkable series!

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The Elder Scrolls: Arena – Eric Heberling – Bethesda – PC – 1994
-Sunny Day
The Elder Scrolls: Daggerfall – Eric Heberling – Bethesda – PC – 1996
-Eerie
-Neutral
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind – Jeremy Soule – Bethesda – PC/Xbox – 2002
-Nerevar Rising
-Peaceful Waters
-The Road Most Traveled
-Ambush
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion – Jeremy Soule – Bethesda – PC/PS3/Xbox 360 – 2006
-Reign of the Septims
-Harvest Dawn
-King and Country
-Fall of the Hammer
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Jeremy Soule – Bethesda – PC/PS3/Xbox 360 – 2011
-Watch the Skies
-Dragonborn
-From Past to Present
-Unbroken Road
-The Streets of Whiterun
-Sovngarde
The Elder Scrolls Online – Jeremy Soule – Bethesda – PC/PS4/Xbox One – 2014
-For Blood, for Glory, for Honor

Episode 142: Breath of Fire

In this long awaited episode, Karl & Will spotlight one of the best Capcom soundtracks for the SNES: Breath of Fire! The guys share 22 tracks from this incredible score, and discuss how it is able to hold up after all these years. Enjoy another fine SNES Marcato Bros. spotlight episode!

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Breath of Fire – Yasuaki Fujita, Mari Yamaguchi, Minae Fuji, Yoko Shimomura – Capcom – SNES – 1993
-Beginning of the End
-Prologue
-That Fateful Day
-Breath of Fire
-Battlefield
-Town in Despair
-Lively Mood
-A Brave General
-Lands Beyond the Ocean
-Golden City Auria
-Misty Forest
-Challenge
-Bottom of the Ocean
-Ocean Town Prima
-Ancient Village Wisdom
-Gobi’s Transformation
-End of the Journey
-Musical City Tunlan
-Alan and Cerl Forever
-Decisive Battle
-Finale ~ Epilogue to the War
-Great Achievement