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11 comments by Kitty-Kitsune on Jun 24th, 2013

Introducing

Hello! No models to show right now, instead i'd like to talk to you about the music for this mod.
First off, it's made by me! KittyKitsune, and I am the newest member working on this mod.
I am the composer and possibly will also be making sound effects and work on voice over later on.


Now for the music

The musical goal for Golden Age of War is to have at least 19 original tunes, same as in Empire at War : FOC.
Now obviously, if I could have an austrian philharmonic orchestra play the music that would be lovely, but since we are working for free that is somewhat unlikely to happen. Instead I am making the music using a virtual studio, my two beautiful keyboards, and a lots of VSTi (Virtual Studio Technology Instruments).

The music for Golden Age of War will be a bit more varied than in Empire at War, it won't all be strings and brass. Why?
Well, this part of star wars takes place a long time before the movies, and the lines here are not as clearly defined as in the movies, this is more ambiguous. The original star wars theme is iconic and classic, but it tells a different story, one of a hero fighting the established power.
But in our time, it's an enemy unknown that engage in a brutal war.

The sound track is suppose to reflect the uncertainty, and the shock of the encounter with the sith war machine, it is a force that is creeping across the galaxy conquering in it's path.

The idea is then: Golden Age of War will feature a mix of Techno music, ambient music, Metallic sounds and Symphonic tunes as well. Those of you who have listened to the Sith Theme should know how that the symphonic orchestras work together with the electronic sounding components to create a sense of disturbance. It doesn't sound "nice" and it isn't suppose to.

Now I understand that many wish for music like Knight of the Old Republic or from other star wars titles. I can't promise anything, but if something works with an RTS I will give it a listen and maybe be inspired, so if you have something very inspiring let me know in a comment, and maybe it will influence some of the future tunes. Currently there are 7 completed tunes, so still a lot to work on, and the tunes may also change over time.

Well that's enough about the theory behind this, it's easy to get lost in a wall of text.
Today I am giving you 2 new tunes to listen to. The Main Theme, which you will probably realise has many similarities with the Sith theme, and will also have similarities with the Republic theme when it is done.
And also what might be a Ground Combat Theme, provided that Mr. Kharkov gives his final approval of it in the end.

Thank you for taking an interest in Golden Age of War: Incursion of the Sith, Stay Tuned

- KittyKitsune


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Flashy_3
Flashy_3 May 9 2015, 7:25pm says:

The music doesn't sound very Star Wars-ish. However, that does not mean its bad. It is VERY, very good. Kudos man, Kudos.

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Kharcov Creator
Kharcov May 11 2015, 12:13pm replied:

I intend on having a rather vast array of music in the mod, with themes ranging from epic, "industrial" to more tecnoish based on era, location Easter eggs and events.

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Kharcov Creator
Kharcov May 12 2015, 12:19am replied:

And I don't mean that "Cyber-goth industrial" stuff ;p

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Kharcov Creator
Kharcov May 12 2015, 12:24am replied:

I'll be it though, that stuff can be great fun when driving around the dusk lit vineyards at unsafe velocities to.

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killroy225
killroy225 May 10 2015, 12:23am replied:

Sounds very techno, not in a bad way though! That's for damn sure!

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Darth__Bane
Darth__Bane May 8 2015, 5:26pm says:

So this takes place during the Great Hyperspace Wars?

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Kharcov Creator
Kharcov May 8 2015, 7:09pm replied:

Indeed it does,

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Flashy_3
Flashy_3 May 18 2015, 3:15pm replied:

Oh Im sorry, I didn't know it was "Act Like a **** Day"

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Kharcov Creator
Kharcov May 8 2015, 7:08pm replied:

I'm sorry, Did I miss your offer to help somewhere?

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Fwizzy
Fwizzy May 8 2015, 7:13pm replied:

Daaaayum, tell em Kharcov. I dunno how to mod stuff but if I could I sure as hell would jump to help. Great Hyperspace War is my favourite war.

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cory666
cory666 Apr 29 2015, 12:41pm says:

How goes the mod

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