Episode 06 – Dark Sci-Fi with Emily

Ed and Emily share some of their favorite music from Dark Sci-Fi and Cyberpunk games!

The rain never stops around here. You slog down the alleyway, neon light reflecting in the shimmering puddles, briefly interrupted by the cars flying overhead. You round the corner, struggle through the smells and sounds of a makeshift marketplace, and look up. There, bathed in warm, glowing light and somehow miraculously untouched by the rain… is The VGMbassy.

Emily is back! After teaching all of us about Ecco the Dolphin on episode 1, today she’s hanging out as Ed discusses one of his passions: Dark and gritty Sci-Fi games. She’s got a few of her own to share, too! Stay tuned to the end of the show where they go on their own sci-fi time jump and reconvene two weeks later to clear up any questions they posed during the initial recording.  Grab a seat on that graffiti-covered hovertrain and strap on those plutonium-powered headphones, there’s a lot of unique and fascinating music on today’s episode!

A huge thank you to Indira J (The Misadventures of Buddy and Friend, Sacrimony) for the amazing VGMbassy artwork and design, and to Trevin Hughes (aka chiptune composer Jredd) for the podcast theme song!

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The Tracklist:

1 – “Black Racers” from Mother Russia Bleeds (PC, PS4, Mac, 2016) Composed by Fixions

2 – “Bounce” from Blade Runner (PC, 1997) Composed by Frank Klepacki

3 – “Recreation” from The Swapper (PS4, PS3, Vita, XB1, Windows, Linux, Wii U, Mac, 2015) Composed by Carlo Castellano

4 – “Distributed Processing” from Neon Chrome (PC, PS4, XB1, Switch, 2016) Composed by Jonathan Geer

5 – “Nanorobot Tune” from Machinarium (PC, Mac, 2009) Composed by Tomas Dvorak

6 – “Double Cross” from Shadowrun Returns (PC, 2013) Composed by Gavin and Marshall Parker

7 – “Greed” from Cyberpunk 3776 (PC, 2014) Composed by Gabe Castro

8 – “Hyron” from Deus Ex: Human Revolution (PS3, XBox 360, PC, 2011) Composed by Michael McCann

9 – “A Picture in Motion” from Furi (NSW, PS4, Windows, XB1, 2016) Composed by Waveshaper

10 – “Disappear” from RUINER (PS4, XB1, PC, 2017) Composed by Sidewalks & Skeletons

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