One thing barely completely different from our regular write ups, as because of Remute who contacted us only in the near past, he has informed us of a brand new album you must take a look at in your Sega Megadrive/Genesis known as DECODER. As within the phrases of Remute “After releasing music albums as sport cartridges for the Nintendo 64, Tremendous Nintendo and Gameboy consoles, Remute is kicking off 2023 with an bold, longtime dream venture: A Sega Genesis adaption of the German counter-cultural cyberpunk cult film Decoder“
Moreover as famous by the e-mail we acquired yesterday “Decoder, launched in 1984 and conceived by german filmmaker Klaus Maeck, is roughly based mostly on writings of William S. Burroughs and tells us a couple of dystopian society dominated by the ‘WORLD’ company who controls the inhabitants with hypnotic sounds known as ‘Muzak’. However there’s FM, a intelligent dissident, who discovers that by decoding the Muzak, riots and revolution towards the looming energy of WORLD will be incited”.
“Remute’s ‘musical visible novel’ adaption comes solely as a Sega Genesis / Mega Drive cartridge and let’s you deeply dive into the thrilling story of Decoder whereas listening to Remute’s model new electro soundtrack generated in actual time by the console’s soundchip! For this venture Remute teamed up with coder Kabuto and graphic artist Alien who each beforehand labored with him for his acclaimed cartridge albums Technoptimistic and Dwelling Electronics”.
- Decoder will be pre-ordered now for 34.99 € by way of Remute’s Bandcamp web page and can get shipped on March twenty ninth 2023. You may also seize a really restricted ‘Plus Version’ for 44.99 € which accommodates an addtional 7″ vinyl that includes a brandnew vinyl unique ‘Jaeger Combine’ of the Decoder Theme in addition to the unique model. This 7″ vinyl will probably be accessible solely inside this version.
- The cartridge is region-free and can work nicely and with appropriate velocity on PAL and NTSC fashions of the console. Listening on a Sega Mega Drive / Genesis Mannequin 1 is very advisable, however Mannequin 2 additionally works – Mannequin 3 and Sega Nomad too. May also work very nicely on FPGA-based options like Analogue’s Mega SG. It won’t work correctly on the vast majority of clone consoles based mostly on emulation.