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Phils Phindings #6 The Square Contra Affair



todays topic is a song from the extremely popular game Final Fantasy VI for the SNES (1994). It references an emotional scene when the Characters Edgar and Sabin (twin brothers) decide to determine the fate of their kingdom by the toss of a coin with the winner becoming king of all the (sandy) land. Of course, the process is not as undeterministic as it initially seems, especially with someone like Edgar around:

By hearing the initial 5-note sample, another game comes to my mind: Contra (NES, 1988), and the tune from its title screen:

Maybe its still in the family, right? Does it end here? Well, it's up to you to decide after hearing the following sequence from Jefferson Starships "Sandalphon" (1975):

Phil out.

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