Panzer Paladin's True Retro Cred Lies in a Soundtrack That Never Gets Old

Almost exactly one year ago, in the (literal) heat of the pandemic, one of my favorite indie game studios, Tribute Games, released their latest project: Panzer Paladin. The game is modeled after classic platformers like MegaMan, with an 8-bit graphical style to match. It was one of my favorite games of the year, despite not quite making my GOTY list.  Although, looking back with the … Continue reading Panzer Paladin's True Retro Cred Lies in a Soundtrack That Never Gets Old

Is there a name for this style of guitar?

Just a simple question for today. This has been poking at the back of my brain for a while now. Some time ago, I don’t remember when, I started to recognize a certain type of guitar in music I like. So far I think I’ve only come across it in video game soundtracks. And I have no idea what it’s called, or if it even … Continue reading Is there a name for this style of guitar?