War theme elimination thread

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  1. cpm4001

    cpm4001 Goggleman

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-20 + 1 = 21 - The name's Pedro. Dom Pedro.
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 17
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 20
    Iroquois- 17
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 20
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 17 - 3 = 14 - Morocco's music is very weak; the war theme sounds like someone singing incoherently rather than anything menacing.
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 17
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 22
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 20
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
     
  2. Sagax

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    Zulu got missed.

    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 14 - Nope, you just can't make Gaoshan Liushui sound like a war theme. It doesn't work.
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 20
    Iroquois- 17
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 20
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 17
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 22
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 20
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19 - There are a few themes that I like for perfectly reflecting different aspects of war. Russia's theme says "War is death and chaos". Zulu's theme says "War is fun!", and given the civ's playstyle you were never supposed to feel that war is a bad thing while swarming the enemies with Impis. Among all other themes that sound like bad news, this one definitely stands out.
     
  3. Zipa_DH

    Zipa_DH Zipa of Bacata

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 14 -
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 20
    Iroquois- 17
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 20
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14 - Sounds so sad and depressing. Not a great inspiring song.
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23 - "Indians incoming!!!" and then the hordes of <snip> screaming and killing everybody. That's what you think when you listen this.
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 20
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19 -

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  4. Biologist

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 11 For as much time as I spend at war while playing as China, I barely notice a difference between their war theme and the rest of the soundtrack.
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 20
    Iroquois- 17
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 20
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 20
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20 The screaming, the yelling, the chanting. This is one war theme I actually look forward to hearing. SHAAAAAKA!
     
  5. Doktor Vic Tim

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    Noticed that Indonesia was missing one point.

    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 14 -
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 21 + 1 = 22
    Iroquois- 17 - 3 = 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 20
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 20
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19

    Iriqouis: It feels rather meh and is outclassed by the shoshone theme

    Indonesia: Mysterious and dangerous. And strangely enough, about a minute in, the theme sounds VERY much like it came out of Batman The Animated Series. Gajah Mada is... wait, joke's too obvious.
     
  6. Brennan1214

    Brennan1214 Chieftain

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 11
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 17- Bit too discordant, middle-end bit doesn't sound even remotely warlike.
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21- Very good, that 1-3-3-2-3 beat bit is really cool.
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20
     
  7. Doktor Vic Tim

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    Really now, how is Indonesia still at 20 when it clearly was at 22 the last post?
     
  8. MantaRevan

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Step off the Chinese war theme. That intro is threatening.

    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 21
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 14- In contrast to the Mayan peace theme, the war theme just sounds bad.
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 9
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20
     
  9. Talcove

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 22
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 14
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 6
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20

    DUTCH
    When I first heard this theme, I was playing as Rome. I was a bit absent minded during this play session; when William's leaderscreen came up, I was fiddling with my phone... And then I heard it. That music instantly snapped me out of it, and I knew that I was at war. I didn't even need to read what William said, it was all int he music. A strong, foreboding, and fearsome war theme, one which captures the essence of war quite brilliantly.

    Oh, darn, now I have to find a bad one... That's the hard thing. Good music, I instantly pick it up, find it, and keep listening to it. Bad music, on the other hand, I generally forget about... However

    ROME
    The war theme of Rome, is simply bland. It is uninspiring. It does not sound like something I would march to war to. It sounds like something you'd hear at the show of some eccentric wizard in Vegas, but not something that would inspire fear alongside the march of the Roman legions.
     
  10. Biologist

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    Everybody seems to find the Roman theme unsatisfying. Perhaps Rome should have used the Imperial March from Star Wars.
     
  11. MantaRevan

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    :undecide: There's so much wrong with this statement I just :wallbash:

    It's fine- Byzantium already uses it.

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  12. Fish Man

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 20 + 1 = 21: When you hear this in the modern era, you know you're screwed.
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 22
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 14 - 3 = 11: Too random and not intense enough.
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 6
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20
     
  13. Vitruvius

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    Too bad Rome is stuck with their traditional melody which is probably hard to work into a nice and grand orchestral piece. The war theme sounds evil rather than heroic.
     
  14. seanflokstra7

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-21
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 22
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 17
    Greece- 20 + 1= 21: Sounds so.... Greek. I don't know how to describe it, but it is amazing
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 11
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 14 - 3: Explained in my last post, just down voting till it's out
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 6
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20
     
  15. Aenthin

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    America- 20
    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 20
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-22
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 22
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 14
    Greece- 21
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 11
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 11
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 6
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19

    Fixed Zulu.

    Like the peace theme, I'm not too overly fond of Germany's war theme. In fact, I hate the fact that it sounds even less like Ode to Joy than its peace theme. Definitely a minus for me.

    Meanwhile, I was not expecting a Bossa Nova-kind of music for Brazil's war theme. It doesn't actually sound it fits like a war theme, but the fact that it's very catchy gives it a plus points from me. As I always say whenever I play them, "My threats are backed with parading dancers." :lol:
     
  16. Guandao

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    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 20-3=17, sounds threatening, but only a few parts sound like Middle Eastern music, take those parts out and it can be Rome's war theme
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-22
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 22
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 14
    Greece- 21
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya- 11+1=12, I still like this theme, it fits with Pacal's laughter, the middle part sounds like a procession gone all wrong, it doesn't need to sound like the Aztec war theme
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 11
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 6
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19
     
  17. Lorf Yimzo

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    America- 21 - Way better than the peace theme. Somber and uneasing, I like it.
    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 17
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-22
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 22
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 14
    Greece- 21
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya-12
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 11
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 3 - Let's just kick Rome while they're down.
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 21
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19
     
  18. Galgus

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    America- 21 - Way better than the peace theme. Somber and uneasing, I like it.
    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 17
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-22
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 19 - To be honest I don't have strong opinions on a worst theme, but Dutch war just isn't engaging for me.
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 14
    Greece- 21
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya-12
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 11
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 3
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 22 - Very good build-up, and it provides a fitting heroic/ crusading mood for my conquests of Natural Wonders.
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 19
     
  19. Biologist

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    Umm... the Zulu were supposed to be at 20. I upvoted them from 19 to 20, and nobody else has voted for or against them since. Scores should be:

    America- 21
    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 17
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-22
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 19
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 14
    Greece- 21
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya-12
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 11
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 3
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 22
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20
    Zulu - 20

    Looks like Doktor Vic Tim missed my vote, but the poster after him listed it correctly.
     
  20. cpm4001

    cpm4001 Goggleman

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    America- 21
    Arabia- 21
    Assyria- 17
    Austria- 20
    Aztec- 20
    Babylon- 20
    Brazil-22
    Byzantium- 20
    Carthage- 22
    Celts-21
    China- 12
    Denmark- 17
    Dutch- 19
    Egypt- 20
    England- 22 + 1 = 23 - Upvoting this again; one of (if not the) best War Theme.
    Ethiopia- 17
    France- 20
    Germany- 14
    Greece- 21
    Huns- 21
    Inca- 20
    India- 20
    Indonesia- 22
    Iroquois- 14
    Japan- 18
    Korea- 17
    Maya-12
    Mongolia- 21
    Morocco- 14
    Ottoman- 20
    Persia- 11
    Poland- 21
    Polynesia- 20
    Portugal- 20
    Rome- 3
    Russia- 22
    Shoshone- 23
    Siam- 14
    Songhai-17
    Spain- 22
    Sweden- 21
    Venice- 20 - 3 = 17 - Not really that menacing, and (in my opinion) unsuited to a Civ that's really a sneaky, semi-evil City-State.
    Zulu - 20
     
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