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Sanedan56

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Sega Genesis GEMS Hack
« on: May 24, 2021, 03:52:41 pm »
This is music hack of some Sega Genesis games with the GEMS sound driver.
For those who don't know, GEMS is a sound driver used within the United States. It was very popular with developers
of the time because of its versatility. However, it gained a reputation for having poor sound.
The reason is often cited as many musicians used the stock instruments instead of making their own.

This is more of a test than anything else. For now, I have modified the instruments of Garfield: Caught in the Act and Comix Zone.
Take note, this only edits the instruments and nothing else.
I would like some feedback on the sounds.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q7j6aiklzif5s9o/AAB1HM8JK0R3LVVnJZVpt9c9a?dl=0

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Re: Sega Genesis GEMS Hack
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2021, 07:59:48 pm »
but what is your goal with this? would it perhaps improve the audio of some mega drive games?

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Re: Sega Genesis GEMS Hack
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2021, 05:14:01 am »
You can also replace the whole songs, ask SeregaZ on the deflemask discord server.

One example by me for R'nR Raing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4yMd5MkGYE

(the converson by him is still wip though)

Of course you can also replace the music with CD music nowadays.
Mini-reviews, retro sound chip tribute, romhacks and general listage at my site: Mini-Revver.

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Re: Sega Genesis GEMS Hack
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2021, 03:33:56 pm »
I plan on hacking some game music.
Again, this is more of a test.