The Tower

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The Tower
Composer Bobby Prince
Released 1992-05-05
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

The Tower (AKA Towering Above) is a song from the Wolfenstein 3D series. It was composed by Bobby Prince using Sequencer Plus Gold. The title comes from a MIDI archive released by the composer.

The another official title comes from in-game jukebox in Spear of Destiny (DOS).


Spear of Destiny (DOS)

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Spear of Destiny (DOS)
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Released 1992-05-05
Length 1:28
Format IMF

The Tower is played when the game starts.

The song is track 24 in the AudioT.SOD file. Its title in the IMF meta data is "XTOWER2", possibly indicating that this was the second revision of the song, or just a reference to this being the 2nd Wolfenstein game from id Software. The original MIDI version is included in the game rip.

Wolfenstein 3D (JAG)

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Wolfenstein 3D (JAG)
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Arranger Bobby Prince
Released 1994-??-??
Length 1:27
Format MIDI

Unlike the DOS version, this song plays on the E3M1 level and wasn't used as title. It utilizes standard Atari Jaguar's "Jerry" chip.

The song's internal name is "0TOWERF".