Guilds - Hillsfar (PC98)

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Composer Yasuhiro Kawasaki
Released 1991-11-21
Length 0:58
BPM 162

Guilds plays in the PC-9801 version of Hillsfar when the player is visiting the Fighters', Mages', and Thieves' Guilds, as well as the Cleric's equivalent; the Temple of Tempus.

The song was written by Yasuhiro Kawasaki on the YM2203 OPN chip provided by the PC-9801, most likely in Music Macro Language. Yasuhiro should be contacted for an official title.


Guilds is in the 4/4 time signature, plays at approximately 162 beats per minute, and is in the key of C major.

The song starts out with the PSG portion of the YM2203 playing C, G (on C), Csus4, and C chords in dotted-quarter notes. This phrase repeats three more times (four times total) before the lead instrument solos. The solo repeats a second time before looping from the beginning.


Hillsfar (PC98)

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Hillsfar (PC98)
Output - OPN.svg
Hillsfar - PC98 - Guilds.png
Arranger Yasuhiro Kawasaki
Released 1991-11-21
Length 0:59
BPM 162
Format VGZ
Loops Yes

Hillsfar (NES)

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Hillsfar (NES)
Output - NES.svg
Hillsfar - NES - Guilds.png
Arranger Yoshio Kobayashi
Programmer Kazuhisa Mitani
Released 1991-03-21
Length 1:01
BPM 150
Format NSF
Loops Yes

The NES version of Hillsfar uses the song for the same purpose as the PC-9801 version, but in addition, also plays at the trading post. The song plays somewhat slower than the PC-9801 original.

The song was arranged to the NES by Yoshio Kobayashi, who sequenced the music on a PC-8001 mkII computer. It was programmed into sound code by the game's programmer, Kazuhisa Mitani.