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Tyrian / Sarah's Song - Question

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I'm currently remixing this song after reading a request here and checking out the soundtrack. I haven't played this game in years and just wanted a little history on when this song is played, whats on the screen and other bits of the story would be helpful.

Any information would be helpful, thanks..

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It's been a little while since I've played as well, but I think it plays during the final boss of the first episode where they're flying through the mine pits of Tyrian and Microsol is trying to mine kind of anti-gravity ore.

Lessee, onscreen there are shit-tons of fireballs and missiles and lasers and minion ships flying at you from every which-a-way while the mothership of the mining operation is bearing down on you.

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I barely remembered that one, probably because I wasn't good enough to focus on anything except "don't die don't die don't die" :) But it looks like you have your answer. Good luck on the mix Rayza.

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Awesome, thanks guys. It doesn't get much more descriptive than a video of the action.

1 more question though, why is it called Sarah's Song? Is she a character in the game or did the composer just happen to name it this?

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Judging by that clip, Rayza, I'd say that this is gonna be a shoo-in.

By the way, I replayed Tyrian recently, and this is the music that's used in the last level of Episode 1 *up to* the encounter with the final boss of Episode 1. Once you hit the boss, it changes to a tune called "One Mustn't Fall".

(Which, incidentally, is one of two OMF references in the game. The other is in one of the datacubes - a message from one of your old friends who, unfortunately, is unable to assist you "since your battle is with spaceships and not HARs".)

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This is a truly great introduction... Keep it!!! :grin:

You're right, it is a good intro. Problem is, I get the feeling that the first clip and this intro are two different styles that might not work well together.

I could be wrong, tho.

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Well, my first post here \o/

But tyrian totally rox, I`ve been playing it as a kid, and I think ive played it SO many times, it doesnt hold any secrets anymore :) But its still fun to play

Anyway Sarah`s song ...There`s nothing special behind it, I think its just the creator`s choice :)

There`s a nice collection of remixes out there for tyrian, But I still would like to request

Rock garden :) First level of Episode 4

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Well I didn't say it was the intro, thats just something you're assuming. I'll make it work ;)

Well, it certainly *feels* like an intro, chief.

But that's just the feel I get off it, taken out of context.

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Alexander Brandon wrote the original, right? If you mailed him, I'm sure he'd hit you back with why the song title is what it is.

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Alexander Brandon wrote the original, right? If you mailed him, I'm sure he'd hit you back with why the song title is what it is.

That's a good idea, I'd like to. Although on all the profiles of him I can't seem to find an email address or anything to contact him through, save the comments on his blog.. Any hints?

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Well, it certainly *feels* like an intro, chief.

But that's just the feel I get off it, taken out of context.

ugh, stop putting your foot in your mouth and let the man do his work

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ugh, stop putting your foot in your mouth and let the man do his work

Hah thanks.. I'll have something release worthy in a week or two.. Ideally done by then but we'll see..

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Actually, the songs on Tyrian's sound test after the ZANACS track, were written by Andras Molnar. Alexander Brandon confirmed this himself, I believe.

Being an early player of Tyrian (v1.0 days, before this level got added to episode 1, and episode 4 didn't exist yet) If there was any story, it all came in the form of data cubes or intermissions between certain levels.

In this case, Planet Tyrian was under attack again, this time with an even more intense fleet of ships. I think Vykromod or General Nob was behind the attack, not sure. Either way, it was basically clashing with the enemies from the first level again, only this time in a much intense situation and pretty much, all you see is cannons and explosions going off, in addition to the need of a spotlight. Then that first boss ship you thought you destroyed, has returned with even deadlier weapons. (cannons and lasers that can kill you within a second.)

Nothing much, really. Hope to hear of this remix!

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