Shops - Hillsfar (PC98)

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Composer Yasuhiro Kawasaki
Released 1991-11-21
Length 0:51
BPM 142

Shops plays in the PC-9801 version of Hillsfar when the player is visiting various shops around the city of Hillsfar. These include the Bank, Book Store, Healer, as well as its best known use; the Taverns.

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.


Shops is in the 3/4 time signature, plays at approximately 142 beats per minute, and is in the key of D minor.


Hillsfar (PC98)

Platform - PC98.png
Hillsfar (PC98)
Output - OPN.svg
Hillsfar - PC98 - Tavern.png
Arranger Yasuhiro Kawasaki
Released 1991-11-21
Length 0:51
BPM 142
Format VGZ
Loops Yes

This song can be heard at these locations:

Hillsfar (NES)

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Hillsfar (NES)
Output - NES.svg
Hillsfar - NES - Tavern.png
Arranger Yoshio Kobayashi
Programmer Kazuhisa Mitani
Released 1991-03-21
Length 0:49
BPM 150
Format NSF
Loops Yes

The NES version of Hillsfar uses the song for the same purpose as the PC-9801 version. However, the Bank and Book Store can not be patronized in the NES version, and therefore, the songs are not used at those locations. The song plays a little faster 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.

The song can be heard at these locations: