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Petition to bring back old UO soundtrack

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Velvathos, May 13, 2011.

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Should devs bring back the old sountrack?

Poll closed Feb 6, 2014.
  1. Yes, bring back the old one

    19 vote(s)
    82.6%
  2. No, Leave the current one

    3 vote(s)
    13.0%
  3. Something entirely new

    1 vote(s)
    4.3%
  1. Velvathos

    Velvathos Lore Keeper
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    SO I was listening to the old soundtrack today and I think most players would agree with me that it was far superior than the other one and I think what they should do is bring it back but leave the current one in and allows us to switch between soundtracks.. I greatly miss the old one and I am even putting a pull up so that they devs may bring it back..

    I want to have the old UO experience back that I once had I think a new soundtrack would be nice seeing as we have had the same one since 2003, so I think hearing the old one would be nice..

    The old soundtrack for me was more adventerous.. Today is seems rather slow and more boring..

    There was actually a Britain soundtrack in Kingdom Reborn, it was really good, but they didn't bring it over to SA or EC.. I wish they would have..

    I personally think we should have something similar to this..

    (Had to delete last thread btw)

    YouTube - Oblivion Auriel's Ascension
     
  2. Tazar

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    This page on Stratics has some of the music (I think it is older stuff) that can be downloaded and there are even instructions from Sannio (one of the old community coordinators) on replacing .mp3 files within the game.

    Could this help?
     
  3. olduofan

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    i was going to post here awhile back asking if there was some way to alter the sound files so we could play the old sound tracks at buc den destard and brit

    so is there a way to rename the files so we can have the proper sound playing in those areas ?
     
  4. Fat Midnight

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    Aye, been there done that. But the new people dont know what they are missing:
    Stones
     
  5. Adol

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    There's no "Other" option alas, because I would have voted for releasing all the previous Ultima Online tracks in a legal patch, and allowing you to swap them out as desired.

    I for instance adore the older Occlo music, but really dislike the older Jhelom ones. Currently you can simply rename any mp3 you already have to the same file name inside the UO folders and have it play instead. But to get the older Ultima tracks, which have been deleted over the years, the only legal way to have them as far as I know is to have copied them when they were still on your hard drive? Of course, most of the soundtrack currently is re-used music from Ultima IX... but even that required a dubious patch to get the music off the CD, even if you had a legal copy of the game (which I did). But how many people are going to paddle in that grey water or will risk going behind the digital scenes to change each track to one they'd prefer for UO now?

    Or just put them ALL in the Music Box for that matter, so you can at least play them at home. But either way, my vote would be for "Give people the choice through in game mechanisms"...

    (Edited to add; but I'm also someone with the entire soundtracks from Ultima IV to Ultima Online in a Windows Media Player 11 playlist... I just realise not everyone is that obsessive; but they should have a legal and safe way to enjoy some of the fantastic music from over the years)
     
  6. THP

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    maybe EA WILL ''OLD UO SONGS BUNDLE IT'' AND SELL IT as a download for even more real dollars .....jeeze......:yell:
     
  7. Espilce

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    I have had the music turned off ever since Stygian Abyss came out. The battle music is just plain irritating and bugged; it does not turn back off.

    Classic client users can switch out their mp3 songs.
    Sadly, enhanced client users can not. (If I am wrong about this, someone please let me know!)

    I so miss the stones song.
     
  8. THP

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    as well as stones ........listen to lullabye,,,,,gawd thats goooooooood!!!
     
  10. Woodsman

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    Stones is the best, especially the version by Jared Ellsworth.

    There is a 5 minute version floating around, but you you can download a shorter version here (Ultima V: Lazarus #4 by Jared Ellsworth): The Stones Archive 5.083

    Direct Link:
    http://www.joxter.net/stones/stoneslaz.mp3

    I'm not sure where to get the 5 minute version, but I've heard it a few times, and it seems to repeat the chorus at the end. Very beautiful and a bit more "epic" than most versions.
     
  11. Remo_Williams

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    Yeah i altered the login loop to start with. Just renamed the old one. You can dl anything and just rename them to the songs in the game file. Play heavy metal songs for dungeons etc lol.
     
  12. Poo

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    i love the old music.

    this is what i did, i went and got one of those Dawn's Music Box's and i filled it up and i just play whatever song i want while im in game.

    i make a game out of it.
    play brit when im in brit and so on.

    then when im crafting or doing something like that i just put it on random.

    works.
     
  13. Magnus

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    If you are using the classic client, you can have the old music midis (aka the Pre-LBR music) quite easily.

    Download this .rar file and extract it into your UO/Music directory, rename the 'Digital' folder within the /Music/ directory and when you load up UO2D it will use the old midi files.
     
  14. Ashlynn_L

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    Before they bring back anything (the older music was better, my favourites were Nujelm and Skara Brae) they need to fix all the music triggers and whatnot. They need to add fade ins/outs and where/what triggers the change in music. It's something that hasn't ever been looked at since RELEASE.
     
  15. Cear Dallben Dragon

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    you can already use whatever music you want in 2d. you can play slayer whenever you go into warmode if you want.

    what we really need is a petition to let us use whatever uo music we want in the enhanced client.