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Why was Game Freak so obsessed with trumpets during gen 3?

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User Info: RX0mega

RX0mega
3 years ago#11
Because the trumpets were unique and cool.
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themegaman7
3 years ago#12
The problem with gen 3 music is that EVERYTHING uses those trumpets. It makes the soundtrack very samey and kinda bland. There are some good invidual tracks but overall it just meshes up together too much.
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JoJoX200
3 years ago#13
I really liked and still like the Hoenn sounds, probably exactly BECAUSE of the trumpets.

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Great_Reapette
3 years ago#14
I think Gen III needed MOAR trumpets. :V
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Anclation
3 years ago#15
evillocke posted...
"Oh god....you're from hoenn, aren't you..."


Lol, I always get a kick out of the Gen 3 jokes in the Nuzlocke comic:

"Yeah, you would pick water, Hoenn-boy"
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Earth_Echidna
3 years ago#16
I liked the trumpets... besides, they're not used much in the series.
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RX0mega
3 years ago#17
themegaman7 posted...
The problem with gen 3 music is that EVERYTHING uses those trumpets. It makes the soundtrack very samey and kinda bland. There are some good invidual tracks but overall it just meshes up together too much.


All Pokemon soundtracks are samey though. In fact all of them sound the same as far as I'm concerned, they're all just cheery tunes with catchy parts.
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sonicfanaticjtb
3 years ago#18
While gen 3 seemed to use trumpets in everything, it did have some good themes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBWdDjSEouE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ6f1TI1c4A
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyPemvn0zZ4

Where gen 3 was lacking in musically was the gen 1 remixes...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhfJO366AM4 Eww
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbHBSDQ_UZ0 Gross
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amxA5936n4E Meh

I mean, I think there were a few remixes that weren't bad (the gym leader one was only meh, for example ), but they're no where near as good as the remixes in the other gens.
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TheJester2
3 years ago#19
RX0mega posted...
themegaman7 posted...
The problem with gen 3 music is that EVERYTHING uses those trumpets. It makes the soundtrack very samey and kinda bland. There are some good invidual tracks but overall it just meshes up together too much.


All Pokemon soundtracks are samey though. In fact all of them sound the same as far as I'm concerned, they're all just cheery tunes with catchy parts.


You just described all of popular modern music, not just pokemon, heh.
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sonicfanaticjtb
3 years ago#20
RX0mega posted...


All Pokemon soundtracks are samey though. In fact all of them sound the same as far as I'm concerned, they're all just cheery tunes with catchy parts.


The 5th gen actually has fairly unique sound tracks, for the most part.

Compare

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgOH_l_g2cE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnIOoSVGUs0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ6f1TI1c4A
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJ4OUOQjqgk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvHVAk2DjS8

Now, which one sounds nothing like the others? :)
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