It’s kind of hard to believe that making illegal games was ever profitable, but judging by the amount of work that went into some of these, there must have been some market for it. Either that or some really smart folks just had nothing better to do with their spare time. Either way, we get some interesting gems such as Kart Fighter to check out thanks to their efforts…
It’s hard to remember there was a time before you could just google anything and find factual information and opinions on things. Before there was was Wikipedia and forum stories, there were urban legends. And a few of them were about video games. Back then, games and game companies would come and go with very little notice. Even today, there are games that the internet has basically forgotten. A local company might manage to get their home brew game sold in a local store and never get any further than that. This environment lead to lots of urban legends about games. Here’s three video game urban legends that persist until today as well as some facts about them.
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bLiNd has made available for a low price, all of the single shot drums he uses for most of the music he makes whether it’s for bLiNd, Steven Silo, or any other EDM commission.
Having been asked a lot to release his drum sounds by several artists that he works with so here they are in 44khz 24 bit glory. The styles include house, trance, future bass, and various acoustic samples (and bonus loops in the styles of future bass and trance) Grab it now for only $10!
What’s in the kit? bLiNd’s Drums One Shots
79 Kicks (Deep House, Electro House, Trance, Future Bass and Misc)
17 Claps (Layered and Single)
53 Cymbals (Electronic & Acoustic – Crashes, Splashes, China, Rides)
28 Closed Hihats (Electronic and Acoustic)
21 Open Hihats (Electronic and Acoustic)
34 Snares (Electronic and Acoustic)
14 Toms (Electronic and Acoustic)
22 Percussions (Electronic and Acoustic)
15 FX (Bonus of various videogame related and foley effects)
02 Bass Drops
(Signature bLiNd Bass drops created in Stomper
Freeware (Windows 95) I have used these things in almost every electronic track I have created in the past 15 years)
bLiNd’s Drum Loops 50 Trance Drum Loops (Split into categories of Kicks, Claps, Hihat,
Percussion, and Rides)
13 Future Bass Loops (Various Full Drum Loops or Drum Top loops from 140-163bpm)
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