The main theme of Final Fantasy 5 is the only rousing "let's go on an adventure!" theme I've ever heard that also fully conveys the trepidation of the unknown, and the melancholy of rememberimg the life you've left behind. It's incredible how effectively chiptunes can set the tone of those games. For all the fidelity and philharmony that goes into modern game soundtracks, a lot of them are so generic that the games might as well not even have music

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