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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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MrPerson
MrPerson Dec 31 2013, 5:47pm says:

any chance you can put your track "breaking orbit" on youtube somewhere? or link me to it if you already have. I want to put it in my music playlist, I keep coming back here to listen to it :p

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Kharcov
Kharcov Jan 2 2014, 5:59pm replied:

Maybe, just maybe.

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MrPerson
MrPerson Jan 2 2014, 11:36pm replied:

PM me or something if you do please, thanks

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joey5452
joey5452 Dec 9 2013, 1:41pm says:

i still find it weird that the sith make buildings using low tech construction techniques but are able to build the most awesome army in the galaxy

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Kharcov
Kharcov Dec 9 2013, 1:56pm replied:

The Sith work in strange ways.

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KilroyWH78
KilroyWH78 Dec 8 2013, 3:27pm says:

i wonder how the ships looked like 5k years back

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Kharcov
Kharcov Dec 8 2013, 3:50pm replied:

Well, now you know. ;p

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kyle_katarn67
kyle_katarn67 Dec 1 2013, 9:11pm says:

Soo....I was looking at the progress chart you have and I was wondering not to sound like a rushish *** hole but how often is progress made if I may ask?

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Kharcov
Kharcov Dec 8 2013, 12:59pm replied:

Note as often as I would like. I don't currently have much of a team. So Progress is slow, but it is going to pick up again.

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