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The game source doesn`t give a information about the composer of the in-game ''music'' - only about the sound and music composers ("Музыка и звук" in russian version of the game sourse, translating "Music and sound"). The actual authors of 31 tracks from it, [[Dag Winterlich]] and [[Matthias Steinwachs]] (with official names of the tracks), founded because the official OST of Sacred, what was placed by Ascaron Entertainment on their official site shortly before their bankruptcy (the site is gone, but the OST files were saved by unknown users). The author of other tracks is unknown, and the former employees of Ascaron should be contacted for it.
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The game source doesn`t give a information about the composer of the in-game ''music'' - only about the sound and music composers. The actual authors of 31 tracks from it, [[Dag Winterlich]] and [[Matthias Steinwachs]] (with official names of the tracks), founded because the official OST of Sacred, what was placed by Ascaron Entertainment on their official site shortly before their bankruptcy (the site is gone, but the OST files were saved by unknown users). The author of other tracks is unknown, and the former employees of Ascaron should be contacted for it.
  
 
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=== Game rip ===

Revision as of 10:27, 18 September 2014

Sacred
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Platform: Windows 32
Year: 2004
Developer: Ascaron Entertainment

This page is for the W32 game, for other platforms and games from this series see Sacred.

Sacred is an action-RPG game for Windows 32 bit (mostly Windows 2000/XP, the Windows 64-bit systems show worse working) systems, released on the 25 of March, 2004 (version 1.0). Its gameplay reminds Diablo, but the game also have many original and interesting things, like horse riding.

The game vere received by critics ambiguous. The oldest reviews oftener scold it because the set of identical quests, lot of ridiculous bugs and the landscapes, what are sometimes not so unique as the critics wold like to see. More newer reviews usually praise it. The MobyRank for it give an average score of 77/100, for addon - 78/100.

In the version 2.21, the game were changed. A new music, regions and characters vere added, most of the old tunes were renamed (but content the same). This add-on was called "Sacred Underworld".

Music

The music tracks are excellent and beautiful. The quality of them is much better then almost all games, this is clearly markedly even for dummies in the music. Showing the opportunity of MP3 file format and Windows 32-bit systems, it combines and medieval drum, strings and brass compositions (mostly lute, flute and guitar).

There are no albums of the all game music, so in-game music were placed in the alphabet order of the names of the files of the music, from "A" to "Z".

The tunes and its names (where the actual names are unknown) were named from the names of the files of the times in the most newest version of the game - 2.28.

Recording

The recording is incomlete. The recording was created simply with conveting mp3 to ogg.

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Title

Composer

Arranger

Length

Size

Listen

1 Fanfare Anonymous Anonymous 0:03 41 KB
1.1 Fanfare (another variant) Anonymous Anonymous 0:03 44 KB
1.2 Fanfare (longer variant) Anonymous Anonymous 0:08 91 KB
2 Heaven in Hell Dag Winterlich Anonymous
3 Death Anonymous Anonymous 0:17 186 KB
4 Crossing the Border Dag Wintelich Anonymous 7:31 4.86 MB
5 Dryaden Dag Winterlich Anonymous
6 Don't be Afraid Dag Winterlich Anonymous
7 Depths of a Dungeon Dag Winterlich Anonymous
8 Entering Khorad-Nur Anonymous Anonymous 0:16 169 KB
9 Fight of the Nuk Nuks Matthias Steinwachs Anonymous
10 Dead Pirates Land Matthias Steinwachs Anonymous 5:38 3.53 MB
11 Friendly Eye Patches (Pirates still friendly) Matthias Steinwachs Anonymous 3:44 2.4 MB
12 Mascarell Dag Winterlich Anonymous 6:32 4.08 MB
13 De Mordrey's Crusade Dag Winterlich Anonymous 3:33 2.18 MB
14 Welcome Home Dag Wintelich Anonymous ~ ~
15 Wood Anonymous Anonymous ~ ~
15.1 Wood (windy) Anonymous Anonymous ~ ~
16 Dark Forest of Tyr-Fasul Dag Winterlich Anonymous ~ ~


Credits

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The game source doesn`t give a information about the composer of the in-game music - only about the sound and music composers. The actual authors of 31 tracks from it, Dag Winterlich and Matthias Steinwachs (with official names of the tracks), founded because the official OST of Sacred, what was placed by Ascaron Entertainment on their official site shortly before their bankruptcy (the site is gone, but the OST files were saved by unknown users). The author of other tracks is unknown, and the former employees of Ascaron should be contacted for it.

Game rip

The rip is incomplete.

Format

Download

Size

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The music places in mp3s files with 128 kbps in one of the folders in the main folder of the game. So ripping it is only converting it to .zip file. The first rip has the in-game names of the music tracks (taked from the last version of the game, 2.28). The second rip (also in MP3 format) contains the files form the official OST for the game with original names. The OST is not only original files with new names, but these files have some differenses with the actual in-game files.