He was young. We all had -- or still have -- dreams of working on our favorite games, right?
The first tune, a "Low-Key Interior Theme," can be heard above. After the break, check out his "Fun Level Theme" and "Spooky Bonus Game Theme," plus another song called "The Laughing Polka" which wasn't part of the BK batch but could fit right in. Compare his compositions to the actual game soundtrack and hear for yourself if he nailed the sound.
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