Talk:Yie Ar Kung-Fu II (C64)

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Very minor point, but the Ocean Loader 2 track has its track number set to 2 instead of 1 in the ogg tags. --Dada78641 (talk) 09:05, 16 June 2018 (EDT)

True, and the album is Ocean Loaders rather than Yie Ar Kung-Fu II. However, the same song is used in several games. Maybe all Ocean Loaders songs could have set their track number to 01 -- if only there wasn't at least one game (Yie Ar Kung-Fu, the first one) which uses two Ocean Loaders songs, so one of them would have to have the track number 02 for that game! I wonder how to handle this. Duplicating exactly the same song just with different tags sounds correct but bad for webspace... --Professor Chaos (talk) 10:29, 8 July 2018 (EDT)
This is a good question! I'm okay with the idea of simply setting the track number to 1 for each of the loaders, but, as you both point out, this is an imperfect solution, not just because some games use the song later in the game, but also because the album tag won't fit the rest of the game. In the past, I have made a duplicate recording of a song used in more than one game (I did this with the Apogee Fanfare in the Blake Stone games and possibly others). However, if memory serves, the Ocean Loaders were used by a lot of games, many for which it was the only song. I don't see the point in duplicating the recording when it's a game's only track. However, if there are only a handful of games which use an Ocean Loader and also have a unique soundtrack, it would be acceptable to have duplicates with meta tags that match the game. First thing we'd need to do is to find out how many games use each loader. If that is something either of you would like to do, please do so! --TheAlmightyGuru (talk) 20:45, 8 July 2018 (EDT)
Here a list to begin with: - It is not 100% complete, Hyper Sports uses Ocean Loaders 1, 2 and 3. --Professor Chaos (talk) 13:15, 9 July 2018 (EDT)