Qualify Results

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Qualify Results
Output - NES.svg
Days Of Thunder Mindscape - NES - Qualify Results.png
Composer Chris Oberth, Lou Haehn
Arranger Unknown
Released Unreleased
Length 0:19
BPM 225
Format NSF.png
Game Days of Thunder: Mindscape (NES)
Title Origin Game Location
Loops Yes

Qualify Results is the song that plays at the qualifying results screen in the unreleased version of Days of Thunder: Mindscape (NES). The song plays at 225 BPM. Though the game credits Chris Oberth and Lou Haehn for music and sound, the song was most likely written by Chris.

Chris wrote the music in 6502 assembly macros using Nick Eastridge's NES sound driver.

Its internal name, according to the source code is BEAT.


The song is a very short loop, in which the two square channels and the triangle channel play in staccato. The triangle channel also plays a 32nd note behind the beat. The noise channel plays in its periodic noise mode. Because the two square waves mostly play dissonant notes, it's hard to assign a key. However, because the triangle only plays octaves of D, the song is thought to be written in the key of D. At the end of each measure, a C5 and G5 can be heard from the two square channels.

Source Code


tracka4	db $34,$7,$0,$13,$0,$84,$0,$1
	db $D,$13,$0,$13,$0,$84,$0,$1
	db $D,$32
dracka4	db $0,$4,$4,$4,$4,$4,$10,$8
	db $18,$4,$4,$4,$4,$4,$10,$8
	db $18,$0
trackb4	db $34,$8,$0,$14,$0,$84,$0,$12
	db $6,$8,$0,$14,$0,$84,$0,$8
	db $14,$32
drackb4	db $0,$4,$4,$4,$4,$4,$10,$8
	db $18,$4,$4,$4,$4,$4,$10,$8
	db $18,$0
trackc4	db $34,$0,$8,$0,$14,$9F,$32
drackc4	db $0,$4,$4,$4,$4,$4,$0
trackd4	db $34,$B,$0,$B,$0,$6,$0,$B
	db $0,$B,$0,$6,$0,$32
drackd4	db $0,$8,$8,$8,$8,$8,$8,$8
	db $8,$8,$18,$8,$18,$0

Sheet Music