1942: Arranged/Remixed tunes
Characteristics: Action, 2-d, Vertical-Scrolling, Arcade, Flight / Airplanes, War Game, Shooter
Publishers: Capcom, Elite, U.S. Gold, Ascii, Elite Systems, Zemina
Developers: Capcom, Digital Eclipse, Elite Systems
Original/port composer: Mark Cooksey (C64)
Platforms and game downloads:
Arcade (Dec 1984) - Japan
Nintendo Ent. System (11 Dec 1985) - Japan
Commodore 64/128 (1986) - Europe
Amstrad CPC (1986) - Europe
MSX (1986) - Japan
ZX Spectrum 48/128 (1986)
Nintendo Ent. System (Dec 1986) - United States
NEC PC8x01 (1987)
Game Boy Color (18 May 2000) - United States
Game Boy Color (24 Aug 2001) - Europe
Related Plaform: Commodore 64/128
Format: Tracked music (MOD / XM / S3M / IT)
Composer of these tunes: Gustaf Grefberg
Source / Archiver / Ripper: Mirsoft
Music type: Arranged/Remixed tunes
Archived process: Archived completely
Num of tunes: 1
Size of archive: 5568 bytes
- "1942 music" (by Dr. Spa, 17 Jun 2004) [2/10]
Repetetive and boring.
- "Below average" (by abelkadabel, 10 Sep 2004) [3/10]
Although I loved the soundtrack while playing this classic on my c64, I have to say that this tune are a bit below average.
- "Nostalgic" (by 2001RealMillennium, 9 Dec 2004) [5/10]
Well I played 1942 on the C=128 (in C=64 emulation mode) and I recall the music was nice. Alas this .mod I downloaded doesn't sound much like the original. I can recognize the tune (which is short and repeats endlessly as is apropriate for a silly arcade game) but if memory serves me it sounded better on the C=128. I'll check someday, have to blow the dust off the old C=128.
- "Theme inspired from ..." (by Sabal Do'Ghym, 26 Nov 2010) [5/10]
The music of the Commodore 64 version is based on the main verse of Ron Goodwin's 633 Squadron movie score
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