Herzog Zwei is a real-time strategy game that was developed by Tecnosoft and released for the Mega Drive in 1989 for Japan and for the Sega Genesis in 1990 for North America. With excellent music, you’re in for a good time. Join us with guest-host Nathan Daniels and a special appearance from composer Tomomi Otani.
0:00:00 Jagd Flieger – Herzog Zwei (Arai)
0:00:13 A Full Retreat (Otani)
0:12:26 There is No Time to Lose (Otani)
0:26:46 Take it Easy (Arai)
0:34:55 Back to Square One (Otani)
0:40:54 Sleight of Hand (Arai)
0:52:02 Sniper (Arai)
0:55:21 A Breach of Contract (Otani)
0:58:55 A Breach of Contract – Dragon’s Fury (Otani)
1:01:50 The Mournful War (Otani)
1:22:12 It was Concurrent to the Accident – Herzog (MSX)
1:25:26 Sniper – Herzog (Sharp X1)
1:27:46 Sniper – Herzog (PC-88)
1:31:47 The Super Fighter Invigorated Us (Otani)
1:35:09 Be His Soul Rest in Peace (Otani)
1:44:04 Go With the Stream (Otani)
Herzog Zwei – Tecnosoft 1989 (Sega Genesis/Mega Drive)
Composed by Tomomi Otani and Naosuke Arai
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Well, as far as I know, with the Dragon’s Fury/ Devil’s Crush soundtrack for the Genesis version, Toshiaki Sakoda wasn’t involved. Toshiharu Yamanishi was the main composer and arranger of that version, so he was responsible for *A Breach of Contract* arrange and also the whole soundtrack. It sounds a lot like him, who also likes heavy metal music for sure (Thunder Force IV for example), just like Sakoda-san.
You’re totally right, Danmakuman. My fault for looking it up on the spot which just generalized the composers. Hope you enjoyed the show otherwise :) but man, they do share a lot of stylistic similarities!
I am still trying to catch up on episodes (on episode 29) but I was so excited to see this episode pop up. I used to play this game all the time as a child I cant wait to get to this one!
awesome mixxmaster! glad to see you’re going thru the backlog. It’s been so long since I’ve listened to those I hope they still sound okay today :) Anyways, let us know what you think of Herzog and glad to see another fan of the game!
I spent many hours just listening to the soundtrack of Herzog Zwei!
Hey Brian, thanks for the comment! It’s amazing right?! Hopefully we did the game justice with our episode :)