The world of Ultima was crafted to be an immersive experience, but the need to memorise Stones off by heart struck a chord with Dark Blue Monkey, and it’s stayed with him ever since.
It was a piece of music straight off the TV, tinged with lawsuits, infamy and hints of “bad boys of ghetto” hip-hop. Then suddenly, Megablast was in Dark Blue Monkey’s world of gaming…
A standard Friday chilli-and-games night introduced Dark Blue Monkey and his best friend to a world that shook the foundations of what they understood about gaming.
Dark Blue Monkey explains how the solitary track from Archipelagos was the perfect accompaniment to a surprisingly horrific game – and still sets the bar for VGM today.