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Rhythm Encounter 40 – Back to School

A new school year is upon us, and it brings with it countless hours of reading, classwork, and exams. But never fear! Rhythm Encounter is here with a collection of music perfect for the new scholastic year. Whether it’s soothing music to listen to while studying, or tunes that remind us of our days in the classroom, Caitlin, Mike, and guest hosts Marcos and Peter bring a little something of everything to this RPGFan cram session.

Note: We had to re-number our episodes several years after publishing. This was originally Episode 29, as reflected in the audio. Don’t worry, you’re not missing anything!

Featuring: Caitlin Argyros, Mike Salbato, Marcos Gaspar, Peter Triezenberg, special appearance by Moe the Cat

Tracklist

0:05:13 – Zanarkand – Final Fantasy X
0:08:17 – Brain-racking Test – The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
0:10:26 – The Melody Connecting the World – Radiant Historia
0:12:12 – Aura’s Theme – .hack//Infection
0:37:44 – Mages of the Shadow’s Depths – Tales of Vesperia
0:41:09 – Al-Khampis, Land of Learning – Bravely Second
0:44:38 – The Sweetest Time – Rune Factory: Frontier
0:49:18 – Lost Painting – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
1:08:48 – During the Exams… – Persona 3
1:10:41 – Electricity Supply Building – Breath of Fire V: Dragon Quarter
1:16:21 – Blue Fields – Successor: FFVIII Remixed
1:21:41 – Melody of Love – Symphonic Suite Dragon Quest V: Heaven’s Bride
1:44:33 – ???Guest’s Choice

Bonus Background Tracks
0:00:53 – Shadow of the Sun – Rogue Galaxy
0:03:34 – The Bar “Angela” – Rogue Galaxy
0:23:28 – Refreshing Morning – The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
0:29:27 – Freezing Beat – Heroes of Mana
0:35:35 – Harald’s Theme – .hack//Infection
0:58:09 – Land of Beginnings – Bravely Default
1:06:38 – Searching for a Hero of Long Ago – Suikoden III
1:40:18 – Stella Magic Temple – Dark Cloud 2
1:43:07 – The Holy Valley – Rogue Galaxy

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Caitlin Argyros

Caitlin Argyros

Caitlin (she/her) joined RPGFan as a podcaster but has since expanded her collection of hats to include reviews, features, and proofreading. When she's not writing for the site, she's saving the people of Eorzea in FFXIV, slaying gods in the Xeno series, and globetrotting across Zemuria in the Trails games. Oh, and petting every sweet cat and good dog she comes across.

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