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Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online

Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online Battle Bards

Piggybacking on a historical lifeline, Silkroad Online has enjoyed a long run in the MMORPG market. But how is its music? To find this out, the Battle Bards begin a long trek through desert and rainforest to discover the truth of Silkroad's soundtrack. Episode 202 show notes Intro (feat. "Karakorum," "Roc Battle," and "Donwhang Cave") "Jangan Town" "Togui Village" "Constantinople Town" "Samarkand" "Festival Event" "Alexandria/Egypt Field Delta" "Jupiter Temple" Which one did we like best? Listener notes from Katriana and Bullwraith Jukebox picks: "The Finest Scenery" from Behind the Frame, "Security Breach" from Angry Video Game Nerd II, and "Befriending Spirits" from Kena: Bridge of Spirits Outro (feat. "Hotan Kingdom") Talk to the Battle Bards on Twitter! Follow Battle Bards on iTunes, Stitcher, Player.FM, Google Play, iHeartRadio, and Pocket Casts! This podcast is produced using copyrighted material according to Fair Use practices as stated under Section 107 of the 1976 Copyright Act.
  1. Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online
  2. Battle Bards Episode 201: Don't stand in the fire!
  3. Battle Bards Episode 200: Battle Bards Bicentennial!

Piggybacking on a historical lifeline, Silkroad Online has enjoyed a long run in the MMORPG market. But how is its music? To find this out, the Battle Bards begin a long trek through desert and rainforest to discover the truth of Silkroad’s soundtrack.

Episode 202 show notes (show pagedirect download)

  • Intro (feat. “Karakorum,” “Roc Battle,” and “Donwhang Cave”)
  • “Jangan Town”

  • “Togui Village”

  • “Constantinople Town”

  • “Samarkand”

  • “Festival Event”

  • “Alexandria/Egypt Field Delta”

  • “Jupiter Temple”

  • Which one did we like best?
  • Listener notes from Katriana and Bullwraith
  • Jukebox picks: “The Finest Scenery” from Behind the Frame, “Security Breach” from Angry Video Game Nerd II, and “Befriending Spirits” from Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Outro (feat. “Hotan Kingdom”)
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Battle Bards Episode 201: Don’t stand in the fire!

Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online Battle Bards

Piggybacking on a historical lifeline, Silkroad Online has enjoyed a long run in the MMORPG market. But how is its music? To find this out, the Battle Bards begin a long trek through desert and rainforest to discover the truth of Silkroad's soundtrack. Episode 202 show notes Intro (feat. "Karakorum," "Roc Battle," and "Donwhang Cave") "Jangan Town" "Togui Village" "Constantinople Town" "Samarkand" "Festival Event" "Alexandria/Egypt Field Delta" "Jupiter Temple" Which one did we like best? Listener notes from Katriana and Bullwraith Jukebox picks: "The Finest Scenery" from Behind the Frame, "Security Breach" from Angry Video Game Nerd II, and "Befriending Spirits" from Kena: Bridge of Spirits Outro (feat. "Hotan Kingdom") Talk to the Battle Bards on Twitter! Follow Battle Bards on iTunes, Stitcher, Player.FM, Google Play, iHeartRadio, and Pocket Casts! This podcast is produced using copyrighted material according to Fair Use practices as stated under Section 107 of the 1976 Copyright Act.
  1. Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online
  2. Battle Bards Episode 201: Don't stand in the fire!
  3. Battle Bards Episode 200: Battle Bards Bicentennial!

Have you stood in the fire? Did you start the fire? Are you on fire at this very moment? Then stop, drop, and roll your way to this episode of the Battle Bards, where the crew put out the flames of music tracks from fire zones, volcanoes, and the like!

Episode 201 show notes (show pagedirect download)

  • Intro (feat. “Firelight” from TERA, “Molten Core Battle” from World of Warcraft, and “Flow Like Fire” from Warframe)
  • “Desert of Fire” from Aion

  • “Burning Steppes” from World of Warcraft

  • “Sleeping Volcano” from Ragnarok Online

  • “Mt. Hotenow” from Neverwinter

  • “Flame Mountain” from Dragon Oath

  • “Navigating the Crevasses of Orodruin” from Lord of the Rings Online

  • “Taimi’s Game Part 1” from Guild Wars 2

  • Which one did we like best?
  • Listener notes from Zinn, Lewenburg, and Psychae
  • Jukebox picks: “Hellwalker” from Doom 2016, “Non-Boss Battle” from Eastward, and “CAS and Build Complete 4” from The Sims 4: Cottage Living
  • Outro (feat. “Gather Around the C.A.M.P.fire” from Fallout 76)
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Battle Bards Episode 200: Battle Bards Bicentennial!

Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online Battle Bards

Piggybacking on a historical lifeline, Silkroad Online has enjoyed a long run in the MMORPG market. But how is its music? To find this out, the Battle Bards begin a long trek through desert and rainforest to discover the truth of Silkroad's soundtrack. Episode 202 show notes Intro (feat. "Karakorum," "Roc Battle," and "Donwhang Cave") "Jangan Town" "Togui Village" "Constantinople Town" "Samarkand" "Festival Event" "Alexandria/Egypt Field Delta" "Jupiter Temple" Which one did we like best? Listener notes from Katriana and Bullwraith Jukebox picks: "The Finest Scenery" from Behind the Frame, "Security Breach" from Angry Video Game Nerd II, and "Befriending Spirits" from Kena: Bridge of Spirits Outro (feat. "Hotan Kingdom") Talk to the Battle Bards on Twitter! Follow Battle Bards on iTunes, Stitcher, Player.FM, Google Play, iHeartRadio, and Pocket Casts! This podcast is produced using copyrighted material according to Fair Use practices as stated under Section 107 of the 1976 Copyright Act.
  1. Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online
  2. Battle Bards Episode 201: Don't stand in the fire!
  3. Battle Bards Episode 200: Battle Bards Bicentennial!

Can you believe it? The Battle Bards have hit 200 amazing episodes! Join Steff, Syl, and Syp as they take a victory lap around the field of MMO music, sharing their personal soundtrack discoveries and listeners’ favorite tracks. It’s a Battle Bards Bicentennial!

Episode 200 show notes (show pagedirect download)

  • Intro
  • Reminiscing about the history of Battle Bards (feat. “Fields of the Shire from LOTRO and “Tempest Bay” from RIFT)
  • Our favorite MMORPG soundtrack discoveries over the past 100 episodes

  • Syp: Club Penguin
  • Steff: The Division 2
  • Syl: Lost Ark
  • Syp: Myst Online
  • Steff: Lost Oasis
  • Syl: Star Stable
  • Syp: MapleStory 2
  • Steff: Tree of Savior
  • Syl: Lineage
  • Listeners’ favorite tracks
  • “Mystery of Wistmead” from LOTRO (Katriana)
  • “Title Screen” from DCUO (Friendly Necromancer)
  • “I Am the Sea” from FFXIV (Lewenburg)
  • “Twilight Over Thanalan from FFXIV (Drelkag)
  • “Undead Tavern in Brill” from WoW (JinxedThoughts)
  • “The Length and the Measure” from Warhammer Online (Thomas)
  • “The Rebuilding of Lion’s Arch” from Guild Wars 2 (Tishtoshtesh)
  • “Knowledge Never Sleeps” from FFXIV (Psychae)
  • “First Light” from Star Citizen (IpaMu71)
  • Our favorite non-AAA MMO scores
  • Fallen Earth (Syp)
  • Star Citizen (Steff)
  • Dragon’s Prophet (Syl)
  • Dungeon Runners (Syp)
  • ArcheAge (Steff)
  • Runes of Magic (Syl)
  • Wizard101 (Syp)
  • RuneScape Orchestral (Steff)
  • Ultima X Odyssey (Syl)
  • Outro (feat. “From Protostar!” from WildStar)