A weird topic/question thingy, and this might not be so relevant now because of how samples have gone a long way but...is there any ports that made you want to check out the original? When I came up with this topic, I had to make it haha.
For me, I guess the biggest one would have to be Nightwish - Ever Dream
, ported by MidiGuy. I first heard it from SMWCP's final level, and when I found the port later I ended up loving it. I know people meme on @17 (the distortion guitar instrument command for those unaware), but the way it was used there I feel is one of the best uses outside of anything by imamelia. Years down the road I searched up the original for curiousity sake...and I ended up immediately downloading the original on my dinky little MP3 player I had. It introduced me to a new band, as afterwards I ended up loving another song by Nightwish called "Ghost River".
Funny how I found a really good band from a community Mario ROM Hack, huh. Funny world. I actually ended up using a sample from Ever Dream in my "Master Challenge" composition for Krack The Hack. I guess consider that a nod of sorts... SMWCP had a number of really good ports at the time, despite it being flawed level design wise now-a-days.
Anyway, I'll pass the question to you peeps. What's your story? Is there any port that you liked that made you curious to check out the original? If so, did you like the original?
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