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Level 14 Human gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on October 1, 2007 at 12:20 pm

I hear F/X sounds only... (weapons only)...

I couldn't recognize many from your list... I like the humpty dance though :D

Level 14 Human Shadow
Alignment: Chaotic good
Location: Earth Orbit, Preparing to Attack
Posted on October 1, 2007 at 5:26 pm

Generally just the F/X sounds also. Less ambient noise = harder to be snuck up on :)

Occasionally I'll throw on classical music though.

Level 15 Human Jack-of-all-trades
Alignment: Chaotic good
Location: The Void
Posted on October 2, 2007 at 12:42 am

Hmm, Since I learned to play games in arcades first, the noise has never ben a problem for me.
The only place I could study properly in college was the cafeteria, with a walkman.
Noise has never been an issue for me.

or....

Maybe it was just all the drugs... ;>

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on October 21, 2007 at 5:16 pm


Noise has never been an issue for me.

or....

Maybe it was just all the drugs... ;>


Of course video games haven't influenced society. If they did, we'd spend all our time sitting in the dark listening to repetitive music and munching pills.

---unknown author

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on October 21, 2007 at 5:17 pm

...but as for the original topic of this thread: I will post the last playlist I used in a TM game when I get to work tonight.

Level 14 Human gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on October 29, 2007 at 3:33 pm

I only hear the sound of your tank being reduced to rubble :) ... and some nut in the background laughing.

I tried the music thing but someone keeps calling airstrikes on me.



"If something is about to fall off a cliff, it deserves to be pushed." – Friedrich Nietzsche

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on October 30, 2007 at 12:17 pm

If you mean me, then I have to agree. Last Clan War, you pegged me quite nicely when I swan dived into that massive pit. :)

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on October 30, 2007 at 12:22 pm

Back on topic, I suppose: this is my current Tread Marks playlist. I always set it to random selection in WinAmp so it does not grow stale.

I agree with Gman- air strikes and playing music in game make for a bad combination. It does, however, lend a bit of fun anticipation to the playing when air strikes come with no warning. <grin> I recall attempting to just play classical music during game play in order to allow for the game sounds to also come through as well, but it was just too jarring. The 1812 Overture and Beethoven's 9th do have a certain appeal, though, for TM games. ;)

EDIT: I have to admit that John Lee Hooker's Boom Boom (out go the lights) has come up more than once with the chorus timed perfectly on a kill in a TM game. Always makes me laugh. It fits so very well.

1. Acid Bath - Bleed Me An Ocean (6:15)
2. Afro Celt Sound System - Eistigh Liomsa Sealad (10:52)
3. Afro Celt Sound System - House Of The Ancestors (8:00)
4. Alien Sex Fiend - Bun-Ho! (Time After Time) (2:52)
5. Android Lust - Kingdom Of Ones (I, Parasite's mix) (4:33)
6. Android Lust - Suffer The Flesh (5:10)
7. Ashley MacIsaac - Rusty D-con-STRUCK-tion (3:00)
8. Ashley MacIsaac - The Devil In The Kitchen (2:26)
9. Billy Idol - Neuromancer (4:36)
10. Birmingham 6 - Radicals (6:22)
11. Black 47 - Bobby Sands MP (5:30)
12. Black 47 - I Got Laid on James Joyce's Grave (4:57)
13. Black Sabbath - Iron Man (5:56)
14. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natural Mystic (3:27)
15. Bob Marley & The Wailers - One cup of coffee (2:34)
16. Chieftains, The - An poc ar buile (The Mad Puck Goat) (3:10)
17. Chieftains, The - Brian Boru's March (3:12)
18. Clancy Brothers, The - Johnny McAdoo (1:42)
19. Clancy Brothers, The - Whisky Is The Life of Man (1:46)
20. Collide - Wings of Steel (5:36)
21. Corvus Corax - Cheiron (4:56)
22. Corvus Corax - Dulcissima (5:01)
23. Corvus Corax - Florent Omnes (5:47)
24. Corvus Corax - Hymnus Apollon (9:32)
25. Corvus Corax - Seikilos (4:06)
26. Corvus Corax - Suam Elle Ires (3:10)
27. Corvus Corax - Titenka (3:28)
28. Covenant - Bullet (5:02)
29. Covenant - Call The Ships To Port (4:54)
30. Covenant - Monochrome (4:59)
31. Cultus Ferox - Götterdämmerung (3:46)
32. Das Ich - Fieber (5:23)
33. Decoded Feedback - Burn Europe Burn (3:48)
34. Die Form - Rain of Blood (4:58)
35. Enigma - The Eyes Of Truth (Götterdämmerung Mix) (7:19)
36. Faith & The Muse - Annwyn, Beneath the Waves (6:29)
37. Feindflug - Lagerhaft (5:14)
38. Feindflug - Leitbild (4:03)
39. Feindflug - Stukas im Visier (5:35)
40. Flesh Field - Silicon Skies (Pain Station's RRGA Mix) (6:35)
41. Front 242 - Crapage (4:57)
42. Front 242 - Motion (3:50)
43. Front Line Assembly - Civilization (6:43)
44. Front Line Assembly - Colombian Necktie (Tongue Fed Edit) (4:51)
45. Front Line Assembly - Everything Must Perish (6:20)
46. Front Line Assembly - Maniacal (5:14)
47. Front Line Assembly - Mindphaser (5:04)
48. Front Line Assembly - Psychosomatic (5:35)
49. Funker Vogt - Maschine Zeit (Maschinen-Mix) (4:47)
50. Funker Vogt - Nuclear Winter (Frost Bitten) (5:30)
51. Funker Vogt - Subspace (5:31)
52. Gaelic Storm - The Barnyards of Delgaty (2:35)
53. Genitorturers - Sin City (KMFDM Remix) (4:32)
54. Gjallarhorn - Suvetar (5:14)
55. God Module - Illusion (4:44)
56. God Module - Perception (4:55)
57. God Module - Perception (Culture Kultür's Mix) (4:13)
58. God Module - Perception (Infekktion's Force Field mix) (6:34)
59. God Module - Where Even The Stars Still Shine (5:08)
60. Helium Vola - Printemps (5:33)
61. Informatik - Human Nature (5:07)
62. Informatik - I Confess (Repentance Mix) (4:21)
63. Inkubus Sukkubus - Hail the Holly King (4:40)
64. Inkubus Sukkubus - Io Pan (5:01)
65. Jack Off Jill - Clear Hearts Grey Flowers (3:14)
66. Jack Off Jill - French Kiss The Elderly (3:43)
67. Jack Off Jill - Strawberry Gashes (3:44)
68. John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom (2:33)
69. Juno Reactor - Guardian Angel (7:12)
70. Juno Reactor - Razorback (6:55)
71. Juno Reactor - Samurai (8:17)
72. L7 - Shitlist (3:07)
73. Lacuna Coil - Senzafine (3:53)
74. Leonard Cohen - Boogie Street (6:04)
75. Leonard Cohen - Waiting for the Miracle (7:42)
76. Madonna - Fever (5:00)
77. Madonna - Frozen (6:12)
78. Madonna - Rain (5:24)
79. Madonna - Ray of Light (5:20)
80. Madonna - Shanti -- Ashtangi (4:29)
81. Mephisto Walz - Alle In Asche (2:31)
82. Metallica - The Call of Ktulu (9:34)
83. Mickey Hart & Planet Drum - Frog Dance (4:45)
84. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Lovely Creature (4:13)
85. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand (6:10)
86. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - West Country Girl (2:45)
87. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Where the Wild Roses Grow (3:57)
88. Nightwish - Lappi (Lapland) I - Erämaajärvi (2:15)
89. Nightwish - Lappi (Lapland) II - Witchdrums (1:18)
90. Nightwish - Over The Hills And Far Away (5:00)
91. Nine Inch Nails - Heresy (3:54)
92. Paradise Lost - Enchantment (6:04)
93. Paradise Lost - Lydia (3:32)
94. Paradise Lost - One Second (3:32)
95. Pixies - Crackity Jones (1:24)
96. Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven (2:56)
97. Project Pitchfork - Carrion (5:45)
98. Project Pitchfork - The Animal (3:42)
99. Project Pitchfork - Timekiller (And One's Mix) (5:22)
100. Qntal - Ad Mortem Festinamus (6:08)
101. Rammstein - Amerika (3:46)
102. Rammstein - Heirate mich (7:47)
103. Rammstein - Laichzeit (5:13)
104. Rammstein - Spiel mit mir (4:46)
105. Rammstein - Tier (3:47)
106. Rosa Crux - Incendere (4:16)
107. Rosa Crux - Misericorde (4:32)
108. Rosa Crux - Noctes Insomnes (4:19)
109. Schandmaul - Hexentanz (4:19)
110. Schandmaul - Walpurgisnacht (4:07)
111. Seven Nations - The Ballad of Calvin Crozier (4:15)
112. Siouxsie & The Banshees - Rawhead and Bloodybones (2:31)
113. Skinny Puppy - Worlock (5:06)
114. Stabbing Westward - Darkest Days (3:51)
115. Stabbing Westward - Torn Apart (3:24)
116. Switchblade Symphony - Bad Trash (3:46)
117. Switchblade Symphony - Gutter Glitter (3:50)
118. Switchblade Symphony - Novacaine (2:52)
119. Switchblade Symphony - Witches (4:09)
120. Switchblade Symphony - Wrecking Yard (5:09)
121. Tapping The Vein - Fingertips (5:01)
122. Tapping The Vein - The Damage (4:57)
123. Tea Party, The - Gyroscope (2:57)
124. Tea Party, The - Temptation (3:25)
125. Tea Party, The - Transmission (5:17)
126. Tom Waits - 16 Shells From a 30.06 (4:18)
127. Tom Waits - Army Ants (3:25)
128. Tom Waits - Cemetery Polka (1:46)
129. Tom Waits - I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You (3:54)
130. Tom Waits - I Never Talk To Strangers (3:41)
131. Tom Waits - Jersey Girl (4:36)
132. Tom Waits - Ol' 55 (3:58)
133. Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones (3:08)
134. Tom Waits - There's Only Alice (4:04)
135. Tool - Ænima (6:39)
136. Type O Negative - All Hallows Eve (8:35)
137. Type O Negative - Be My Druidess (5:25)
138. Type O Negative - Burnt Flowers Fallen (6:09)
139. Type O Negative - Day Tripper (Beatles cover) (7:02)
140. Type O Negative - Die With Me (7:12)
141. Type O Negative - Green Man (5:47)
142. Type O Negative - I Know You're Fucking Someone Else (15:02)
143. Type O Negative - My Girlfriend's Girlfriend (3:46)
144. Type O Negative - Paranoid [Black Sabbath cover] (7:20)
145. Type O Negative - Pyretta Blaze (6:57)
146. Type O Negative - unsuccessfully coping with the natural beauty of infidelity (12:40)
147. Týr - Hail to the Hammer (3:49)
148. Týr - Regin Smidur (6:08)
149. Velvet Acid Christ - Asphixia (Wasted) (6:56)
150. VNV Nation - Legion (Anachron) (3:16)
151. VNV Nation - Saviour (Vox) (6:58)
152. VNV Nation - Tempest (6:11)
153. Voltaire - Future Ex Girlfriend (3:52)
154. Voltaire - God Thinks (4:11)
155. Within Temptation - Dark Wings (4:16)
156. Within Temptation - Deceiver of Fools (7:37)
157. Within Temptation - Stand My Ground (4:28)
158. Within Temptation - The Dance (5:02)
159. Wumpscut - Ain't Mad, Yet (vocals- Clone 137) (B-Mix) (3:28)
160. Wumpscut - Bleed In Silence (6:00)
161. Wumpscut - Crown Of Thorns (4:43)
162. Wumpscut - Fallen Angel (6:01)
163. Wumpscut - Fear In Your Eyes (4:39)
164. Wumpscut - In der Nacht (4:29)
165. Wumpscut - Just A Tenderness (5:16)
166. Wumpscut - Obsessió (vocals= Clara S.) (4:43)
167. Wumpscut - Our Fatal Longing (6:24)
168. Wumpscut - Soylent Green (Extended) (7:14)
169. Wumpscut - Tempus Fugit (2:57)
170. Wumpscut - The March Of The Dead (4:33)
171. Wumpscut - Thorns (Distant Vocals Version) [vocals- Fabienne] (5:50)
172. Wumpscut - Totmacher (mixed by Covenant) (5:55)
173. Wumpscut - Troops Under Fire (4:58)
174. Wumpscut - Wreath Of Barbs (Album Mix) (5:23)
175. Wumpscut - Your Last Salute (Das Ich Remix) (3:46)
176. X Marks the Pedwalk - Abbattoir (Razormaid Mix) (5:54)
177. X Marks the Pedwalk - Look on This Side [Beyond Deat (4:15)

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on October 30, 2007 at 12:24 pm

Just curious and you can laugh if you want to; this isn't a YouTube add but, they did provide me with links to all of the songs I was looking for.


Ah ha! VtB is a Tom Waits fan. Good choice. Tom Waits is one of my favourite musicians.

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on October 30, 2007 at 12:37 pm

Hmm, Since I learned to play games in arcades first, the noise has never ben a problem for me.

I remember those days very fondly. Hours and hours spent in those places. Particularly after some of us figured out how to jimmy some of the machines to give free games.


The only place I could study properly in college was the cafeteria, with a walkman.
Noise has never been an issue for me.

or....

Maybe it was just all the drugs... ;>


I know what you mean. The music feeds one part of the mind while another part studies / reads / whatever. It works for me that way too.

Level 15 Human Jack-of-all-trades
Alignment: Chaotic good
Location: The Void
Posted on October 31, 2007 at 10:37 pm

As for the arcade, we didn't need to jimmy anythng, the coin foreman was in love with my buddy's girlfriend who was about five foot four and always wore Dolphins shorts (dating myself here) really well with a crop top that show just how firm....
...........................................Well, you get the point.

We played free all day.

Level 14 Human gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on November 2, 2007 at 12:18 pm

I could never mix music and another activity unless it didn't require full attention such as driving or having s.x :)

Listening to well composed pieces, specially classical, takes all my attention spam... I can't read 2 books at once :(

Level 15 Human Jack-of-all-trades
Alignment: Chaotic good
Location: The Void
Posted on November 3, 2007 at 1:38 am

I watch TV, work on client sites, talk on the phone, read a book and scan a magazine.
No problem.
It's walking in a straight line that give me problems.

Ah, me so Hoanee!

Level 14 Human gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 5:16 pm

Wow AFG, what a list. I do listen to some music (new age or jazz) while playing in single game mode (ie. ctf) with some mods. I put sound volume at 10. Adjust accordingly. I have done it on-line but rarely and only for fun.

Level 15 Human gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on November 24, 2007 at 1:59 am

I play the US AIR FORCE song OFF WE GO INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDER AND shout GIVE EM THE GUN BOYS :D

Once in a while I play HAIL TO THE CHIEF ! :shock:

Never forget this troops NO GROUND POWER WITH OUT AIR POWER ! :lol:

Level 14 Human Sr Code Monkey
Alignment: Chaotic
Location: lost in the evil lands, of soccer-mom piloted minivans....
Posted on November 26, 2007 at 6:59 pm

I listen to the cries and screams of my enemies, and the lamentation of their women....

Level 12 Human gamer
Alignment: Good
Posted on November 26, 2007 at 7:05 pm

Unfortunate for enemies who shout that are fearful :twisted:

Level 12 Human Tinker
Alignment: Good
Location: USA
Posted on November 26, 2007 at 10:19 pm

I listen to the cries and screams of my enemies, and the lamentation of their women....

This is the best response in the entire thread. :)

Level 15 Human gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on December 1, 2007 at 9:35 am

I knew you would like that look thru tank :}