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As a few of you know, I’m starting off 2012 with a new computer and a new phone. To keep the whole newness thing going (and hopefully bring me some new luck), I’ve decided to use new videogame sounds on my phone. Previously, my phone had a pair of sounds from Final Fantasy VII: the fanfare riff and a piano version of “Those Who Fight”. They were fantastic as a notification sound and a ringtone, respectively, but it’s time for something new!
For 2012, I’m going with sounds from The Legend of Zelda. Right now I’m juggling three different clips for notifications. The first two are from the original game: the “secret” sound and the fanfare sound. I also have an orchestral version of the fanfare sound from Skyward Sword, but I’m digging the old-school sounds a bit more. As for my ringtone, I’m using a clip of Fredde Gredde’s excellent acoustic Wind Waker medley. (He’s selling MP3s of his various videogame covers using a name-your-price system.) May the Zeldafication of my phone bring me luck in the new year!
Any of you using videogame sounds and/or music on your phone? Want to join me in changing phones sounds in 2012?
6 thoughts on “Coffee Talk #440: A New Year, New Videogame Ringtones!”
I am assuming you followed this request by Denver's mayor?
I actually have the great fairy fountain theme from the Cd that came with skyward sword. I'm disappointed that Nintendo still hasn't booked a place in chicago for the zelda orchestra tour. Closest so far is Denver and I really don't feel it's worth the drive.
I'm rocking the battle and victory music from Tales of Symphonia.
The Victory Theme from FF and the remixed Fight On!!! from FFVII: Crisis Core would both make great ringtones. Maybe some Lock's Quest music (love that slow one).
I still can't figure out how to make a ringtone for my iPhone out of my songs from iTunes. I've tried it dozens of times and I've even read how to do it online, but I still can't figure it out. Maybe I'm missing something, but making a ringtone out of a song seems unnecessarily harder than it has to be.
Music give me reliability. I download that ringtones and that's are amazing.
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