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#1 DarkCecil13


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Posted 15 December 2002 - 01:45 PM

Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind 'Island of Edges'

Having never played any version of Morrowind, chances are I haven't heard the original to this. Well, listen time... The Wingless starts this mix out with some cool ambiance with bells. Soon, strings and piano fade into place. At about 0:49, it then all fades out. I really didn't like how it's silent for a full 5 seconds for it all fades back in at 0:54, but with a beautiful flute and guitar. This sort of arrangement builds up upon itself, and it's just stunningly beautiful. Even if you haven't ever even played Morrowind, this ReMix IS for you. It's just soooo beautiful. My favorite by The Wingless thus far.

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Posted 15 December 2002 - 06:23 PM

hmmm...yes...by far better then the original...kudos wingless

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Posted 15 December 2002 - 08:38 PM

This is beautiful. I haven't actually played Morrowind, but my brother got it and I watched him play a while. It's got real nice music that repeats a lot. I can't say if I heard this before, but it sounds familiar. The samples used in this mix are quality throughout, the pauses in the music are used to great affect, and the ambience sounds used are awesome. I love the bells in the beginning and the rain samples at 2:30; they just totally transport me into the world of Morrowind. Music and games that can do that to me are awesome in my book. Super stuff. Download if you enjoy music.
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Posted 17 December 2002 - 04:46 AM

Ok kiddies....

:arrow: 8O This, is a dramatic understatement.

Right now, I'm gonna be under the assumption, most of you HAVEN'T played this game. That's your first mistake. This game is a graphical and musical masterpiece, and it's so indepth it'll keep you busy for literally a good few monthes if you tried to do ALL the quests. BUt this isn't a review of the game. This is a review of this song. A remix of the main theme. Which is already, by itself, one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard, and the exact reason I played the game for more then 10 minutes. This song is AMAZING.






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Posted 17 December 2002 - 09:38 AM

To express my opinion on this remix would just be to reiterate the opinion of everybody who posted on this thread before me. I would just like to express my total agreement on Wingless's sentiments:
"I hated the fact that such a large game has the same damn tracks looping ad nauseum, and none of it is context sensitive..."

What the hell were they(the makers of Morrowind) thinking?
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Posted 17 December 2002 - 11:28 PM

Very pretty. So atmospheric...it really manipulates your emotions beautifully. I wish I had played Morrowind now.
Very nice. It's very...wingless! ^_^ He's got his own style, yes. Great stuff.

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Posted 20 December 2002 - 02:15 AM

I played Morrowing for close to 500 hours. I loved it. I stole every piece of armor I could find, I trained every skill I could, just to level up and become uber. In fact, beating the game was kind of anticlimactic it was so easy.

So I heard this song more times than I've heard my own name. I don't think this rearrangement does justice to the feelings the gameplay would evoke in me, though. Having a city come into view on a crisp dawn, I liked the brazen sound. I want trumpets and drums instead of winds and subtlety.

But that's just me. I think this remix was well executed it just took a different direction than I would have hoped :) Good job none-the-less.

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Posted 20 December 2002 - 10:14 PM

I've never heard the original, but I do know this: The Wingless and variety go together like peanut butter and jelly! Hey, J. A.? Will you ever post Amalgamalia or Cavalcadia on OC ReMix? We need more inspriation from you here!

Back on topic, excellent mix!! :D Download it and relax.

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Posted 22 December 2002 - 10:33 AM

Wingless continues his unique brand of music that I have grown to love. Great job, You da man Wingy!

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Posted 29 December 2002 - 04:47 PM

"I hated the fact that such a large game has the same damn tracks looping ad nauseum, and none of it is context sensitive..."

What the hell were they(the makers of Morrowind) thinking?

I'm not really sure myself. I know Jeremy Soule (Secret of Evermore, Icewind Dale II, etc) was assigned to compose all of the tracks for orchestra, which he did very nicely. Why there were no area themes or event themes, who knows?

And *stop* crediting it as an XBOX game! It's a PC game ported to the XBOX to satisfy those console freaks who don't have powerful enough PCs. =P

I really must repeat what has already been said above... if you haven't played this game... PLAY IT!!! It is awesome super-ness. The game is so completely open-ended, you can kill whoever you want whenever ( that's if you're skilled enough not to get killed first =p ), you can progress through the game as a theif, a robber, a mage, a glory-seeking warrior, and so many other possible ways. Any item you see onscreen, you can pick up and use, be it mushrooms & moss in a field or the weapons lying around in a amoury shop ( though that would be called theft =p ). Huge game world, so detailed, you don't even have to follow the main quest if you don't want to... GET IT ALREADY!!!

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Posted 05 January 2003 - 12:21 AM

For the most part, I believe that this is an excellent remix, featuring a collage of different instruments that are put together nicely. It gets kinda weird at someparts, where there is a good 5 second pause, but over all the sound and feel of the music does justice to the actual game. Having played morrowind on both pc and xbox, I found that both had their strong points. Since this is a review of the song, I won't go into the actual gaming aspect of it.
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Posted 06 April 2003 - 10:19 PM

very well done, for those of you who havent played morrowind, this is the main theme. it's very nice and sounds a bit like the chrono cross style of music. another thing, dont get the X-BOX version of morrowind if you got a good computer, the PC version is far superior IF you have a really good video card, processor and its stuffed with RAM. i built a new comp just to play morrowind, its really good!
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Posted 14 June 2003 - 08:41 PM

im very glad someone did a remix for this song. morrowind was my most favorite game of all time and got pretty connected to it for a quarter of a year. its a very well done rpg, so of course i got connected to the music, i whistled that song wherever i went. you did a very nice job with the remix

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Posted 24 August 2003 - 04:51 PM

This is so going into my Morrowind directory to play while i'm playing the game, any other remixes you want to add? that would be great to substitute into the game? great mix thanks

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 02:26 PM

WEll...as a Morrowind addict, I'd have to say that not only does this remix do justice to the original, it surpasses it. It captures the 'feel' of the game so much better than does the original one. Very beautiful, very haunting, almost

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Posted 13 November 2003 - 02:34 AM

This is just what i was looking for. I have the PC version and i often replace the soundtrack (they used mp3s so its easy to overwrite what they had) I added this in so it plays ingame. This was the perfect piece to round out my "morrowind mix" (PS i have "highway to the danger zone" as my battle music, its awesome!)

If you are going to get this game, get the PC version. There are so many mods that it takes at least double the normal time to beat if you have a few of the better mods in there.
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Posted 18 November 2003 - 10:32 PM

first off you dont have to overwrite you can just add - anyway!

This is by far better than the original, it truely captures the stunning essence of Morrowind, and I use it in game. Thanks Wingless!
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Posted 17 February 2004 - 12:39 AM

Ok this is the song that got me looking for more OCRemixes before i knew about the site.

An excellent remix of the epic MW theme

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? well im not a musician, but i didnt think there was anything wrong with it Bigfella. :D

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Posted 05 April 2004 - 01:32 AM

Absolutely beautiful. This song is so much more pleasing than the original, which (looking back at it) is kind of boring and stiff. Every second is peaceful and evokes feelings of adventure and wonder. The thunder at 2'28 is a nice touch, and the music comes back in flawlessly. At 3'10 after the short pause this gets almost too gracefully perfect to stand! :cry: I just hope The Wingless will make more Morrowind remixes... AWESOME work! Without question this is my favorite remix on the site. Heck, it's my favorite remix PERIOD. I know it's lame to give scores higher than the max, but I have to. infinite/10
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Posted 09 April 2004 - 10:50 PM

i could say wow.. but thats not good enough truth. i loved this song's original after the eighth or ninth time i heard it, i guess it grew on me. this mix does alot to it that i like. )))Thunder bridge!!((( got it on repeat now. fun yay.. end. :(
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