Talk:Scream Tracker

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I added "citation needed" for One Must Fall 2097 music because there is no evidence that the artist used Scream Tracker to produce the game's music, even if he used for his personal portfolio or music/demo group. The music is in a format that had to be otherwise converted, .PSM, which Scream Tracker doesn't support.

Yeah, I'm pretty sure he actually used MultiTracker. The MTM modules are available here. The S3Ms are likely a conversion from the PSM format required for the game. --Vossanova o< 15:53, 19 March 2007 (UTC)

The article fails to mention that the original Scream Tracker (1.0) was made by Sami Tammilehto who later formed the demogroup Future Crew along with other programmers and graphic designers. The first version offered 4-bit sampling output for the PC-speaker as well as support for Sound Blaster (1.0,1.5) cards and support for analog out to LPT1 (using a primitive 8-BIT DA converter made from a dozen or so resistors) and the Covox Speech Thing, a 1st generation soundcard made by Covox Inc. out of Eugene, Oregon, USA.


Because this was a derivative product, not an invention, I removed it from the category "Finnish Inventions". It was historically important and influential, but that's not the same thing as being an invention. See the history of trackers before it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_tracker#1987:_origins_on_the_Amiga — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:1700:BEF0:EB40:8541:E24C:191C:D875 (talk) 23:22, 7 January 2019 (UTC)