Title - Archon

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Title
Composer Tommy Dunbar
Released 1983-??-??
Title Origin Game Location

Title is the title song of Archon.

We do not know yet whether the Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum or other ports have music.

Composition

Dunbar composed the song on guitar, recorded it using the guitar, wrote it on paper, and sent a tape and the paper to the arrangers.

Games

Archon (A8)

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Archon (A8)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1983-??-??
Format SAP

The second section is slightly out of tune.

Archon (A2)

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Archon (A2)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??


Archon (C64)

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Archon (C64)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??
BPM 150 (NTSC), 125 (PAL)
Format SID

All instruments are sawtooth waves. The melody is played on two slightly detuned voices.

The music was never adjusted to PAL C64s, so Europeans and Australians will remember the song slower and one semitone lower.

Archon (PCB)

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Archon (PCB)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1984-??-??


Archon (AMI)

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Archon (AMI)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1985-0?-??
Format CUST


Archon (PC88)

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Archon (PC88)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1986-??-??

The second section is slightly out of tune, most likely based on the Atari 8-bit arrangement.

Archon (NES)

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Archon (NES)
Arranger Hiroshi Suzuki
Released 1989-??-??
Format NSF

The second section is slightly out of tune, most likely based on the Atari 8-bit arrangement.

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