Here’s your chance to have the composer of Duke Nukem write a song for you

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My parents didn’t let me play Duke Nukem 3D until the late 2000s. There are strippers in that game, and the main character is also a walking template for toxic masculinity, a pretty poor example for a young boy. i remember the classic ’90s big box Though from behind, and that iconic theme music,”grab bag“Coming in through the tiny speaker of our family computer in the other room.

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D. Lee Jackson, the composer of that tune, has made an impact on classic shooters. In addition to “Grabbag”, he collaborated with Bobby Prince on the rest of the Duke 3D OST as well as Rise of the Triad. Jackson himself led the classic Shadow Warrior soundtrack.

jackson announced via his personal website on November 20 that he is already opening commissions for new music before this Contribution For several projects on the Doomworld forums in his retirement. They started this current push to secure funding for the remaining parts for their PC build, something painfully concerning at a time of this scarcity and pricing.


You can get a sense of the work of Jackson’s Post-3D Realms band camp, where they’ve uploaded some full albums of quality work that really wouldn’t be out of place in the 2010 Boomer Shooter revival.

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It’s great to get a sense of the person behind a truly iconic piece of music, let alone something prepared for you by him or her. Jackson wants to cover $529 worth of parts left over on its new build, which includes the motherboard, CPU cooler, and case fans. Looking at their PCPartPicker list, they said, probably wisely, has opted to avoid the new DDR5 standard for now. check it out commission page If you are looking for extra spice for your Twitch channel or the next Doom WAD.

As It Happens, PC Gamer debuted its cover of Grabag for a special album to promote the PC Gaming Show at E3. Here’s that rendition by Austin Green.

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