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Default music you play before a gaming session - 08-03-2014, 15:53 | posts: 3,696 | Location: England

Years ago I used to play this before entering quake online or play moby dont you want my railing, anyone else have or used to have a track to get ready .
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Default 08-03-2014, 16:04 | posts: 1,875 | Location: Portugal

Lol. I donīt play any music.
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Default 08-03-2014, 18:03 | posts: 13,754 | Location: Proxima \/82

I dont have any warmup-song, but this Techno session always gets me hyped when playing in the background by BF3 TDM canals

I run even faster between containers with a pp2000 or shotgun Doa12, usas madness

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Default 08-03-2014, 19:27 | posts: 619 | Location: U.S.

Originally Posted by StewieTech View Post
Lol. I donīt play any music.
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Default 08-03-2014, 22:01 | posts: 15,642 | Location: USA

It depends on the game.
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Default 08-03-2014, 23:21 | posts: 685

It's not like you're going to the gym bro, even then I think pre-music is unnecessary. For gaming? I just click and enter a game. If you need to get pre hyped to play a game then I guess its not the game for you...

Inb4 DON'T BE SO MEAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! etc etc...
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Default 08-03-2014, 23:22 | posts: 31,511 | Location: Hampshire, UK

In game music 99% of the time. I believe the music is there to enhance the experience. Unless it's a grind fest like Diablo 3, then I occasionally play something else.
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Default 08-03-2014, 23:24 | posts: 7,086

Why would anyone play music before gaming? Thats like saying which perfumes do you smell before eating.. or what gregorian chants you do before walking.. or which nostril do you pick before watching a movie. I may be listening to music before gaming, but not as an aid or inspiration or requirement for it.

Now 'in-game' music is a different thing altogether... THAT is a requirement for atmosphere, mood, feel for the game.
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Default 08-04-2014, 01:35 | posts: 8,154 | Location: Kansas, USA

The majority of games I listen to the in game music. It was designed to go with the game and in most cases, makes the ambiance better.

There are occasions like Serious Sam or other twitch shooters that I'll play something else instead. Normally something along the lines of death metal or black metal.
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Default 08-04-2014, 02:52 | posts: 535 | Location: Your PC

I LOL at this thread.

No offence to anyone...
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Default 08-04-2014, 07:02 | posts: 6,294 | Location: Romania

I enjoy the games musical scores, especially if it's an epic RPG, it just works. I even go ahead and download those to listen to the tracks when I'm not in-game, sometimes before a gaming session.
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Default 08-05-2014, 10:39 | posts: 2,612 | Location: Dubai

i hit up hans zimmer crysis 2 soundtrack, and i delve into gaming , worthy mention is crysis 1 main menu track.
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Default 08-05-2014, 17:15 | posts: 28 | Location: France

Techno music is the best for some clutchness.
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Default 08-06-2014, 14:58 | posts: 1,002

Sunrise Avenue - Little bit of love
Spirit in the sky
Unforgiven I/II

BTW, I heard on radio song it goes ".. I neeeed a little bit ..."
I think it' s a new song but don't know the artist. Could you help me?

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Default 08-06-2014, 15:13 | posts: 2,205 | Location: UK

Destriod - "Bounce"

Holysheeeet it's a great track for rampant destruction sessions.
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Default 08-06-2014, 15:15 | posts: 1,037 | Location: Austria

Nothing here, only playing some metal/rock/dubstep you know, music when pvping but when ingame questing, chilling etc only Gamemusic
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Default 08-06-2014, 16:24 | posts: 11,478 | Location: UK

Was gona say you can't beat porn music, but you can, to it
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Default 08-06-2014, 16:47 | posts: 6,561 | Location: Belgium

Get hyped in 30 seconds:
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Default 08-06-2014, 16:51 | posts: 7,480 | Location: Canada, Quebec

Gaming warmup songs? Really? LOL
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Default 08-07-2014, 04:04 | posts: 575 | Location: Dover, NH USA

I don't play warm up music for games. But if I did, it would almost certainly be, "Ricochet" by Tangerine Dream. Performed and recorded live in Berlin in 1973, a single 40 minute electro/synth music song that was probably 20 years ahead of its time. I still marvel at its genius to this day.
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Default 08-07-2014, 09:03 | posts: 12,051 | Location: United kingdom

Originally Posted by boodikon View Post
anyone else have or used to have a track to get ready .
I use nothing, gaming and listening to music are 2 separate things for me.
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Default 08-07-2014, 09:52 | posts: 2,932

When I was heavily into FPS games and played competitively I used to watch frag compilations, usually the music in those would get me going.
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Default 08-07-2014, 14:20 | posts: 3,696 | Location: England

Exactly the same as me when competing in quake 3 online back in the day, no other games.

Originally Posted by Spets View Post
When I was heavily into FPS games and played competitively I used to watch frag compilations, usually the music in those would get me going.
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Default 08-07-2014, 15:08 | posts: 257 | Location: Romania

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