Sunlight

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Sunlight
Composer Robert Vieira
Released 1984-??-??
Title Origin Game Location

Sunlight is a 1-voice jingle that plays in the background as it turns 5:56.

Games

Gremlins (A2)

Platform - A2.png
Gremlins (A2)
Output - PC Speaker.svg
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??
Format UNK
Loops No

This buzzer arrangement is a bit choppy as the Apple II apparently could not keep up with the gameplay otherwise.

Gremlins (C64)

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Gremlins (C64)
Output - SID.svg
Gremlins - C64 - Sunlight.png
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??
Length 0:03.79
BPM Fluctuating
Format SID
Loops No

The driver and music data were slightly adapted from the Atari 5200 version. Sunlight now plays on a triangle wave. With one voice less, it additionally drowns out the sound effect of mogwai escaping. Unfortunately, to get louder, it does not use SID's attack feature, but increases the sustain (tone volume); since SID does not allow that without restarting the tone, Sunlight emits a few audible clicks.

It was recorded from VICE 3.2 with the model C64 old NTSC, but sounds the same on every SID chip. In the rip, it is track 5.

Gremlins (PCB)

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Gremlins (PCB)
Output - PC Speaker.svg
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??
BPM Fluctuating
Format UNK
Loops No

The music data is identical to the Atari 5200 version. The driver was converted from 6502 to x86 assembly and itself converts POKEY pitches and volumes to PC Speaker pitches and volumes (namely one) as it plays. With only one voice, Sunlight drowns out all other sound effects.

Gremlins (A52)

Platform - A52.png
Gremlins (A52)
Output - POKEY.svg
Arranger Robert Vieira
Released 1986-??-??
BPM Fluctuating
Format UNK
Loops No

Sunlight plays on a square wave that gets louder towards the end. It drowns out the sound effects pf popcorn, Billy picking up food, and swinging his sword.

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