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Nurse_Paco
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Jukebox Tab

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I must say, I do enjoy the music in Battle for Wesnoth to the point of keeping it open in the background just for the soundtrack. I suggest maybe installing a "Jukebox" tab in the main menu where you could cycle through the various musics in the game, see the titles, and see the composers who made the music.

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Do you mind if I ammend your idea slightly?
Becuase if we ever did get a music track changer, it ought to recieve the ability to add new songs and such.


The biggest issue (besides actually coding it) is the campaign specific music. Should the users choice override those or not?

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The music is a collection of .ogg files and there are plenty of .ogg players available. I use xmms, but I'm sure there are better ones. I just did a quick search and it looks like even Windows Media Player can handle them.

It would probably be a distraction for the Wesnoth developers to try to build one into the game.
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doofus-01 wrote:The music is a collection of .ogg files and there are plenty of .ogg players available. I use xmms, but I'm sure there are better ones. I just did a quick search and it looks like even Windows Media Player can handle them.
Newer versions maybe, but at least 8 and 9 (e.g. for Windows XP and a few blessed old versions) cannot.

Anyway, there's Audacious, VLC and Winamp, which support Ogg Vorbis tracks too.
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shadowmaster wrote:Newer versions maybe, but at least 8 and 9 (e.g. for Windows XP and a few blessed old versions) cannot.
WMP 8 and 9 can play ogg files the same way newer version of WMP can - by downloading external codecs (I believe the CCCP is currently the favored codec pack for Windows).
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Failing that, you can always just convert the music files to .mp3s and open them in iTunes or whatever. I used Studio Max; it's good and free.

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And converting the .ogg files to .mp3 doesn't result in a plunge in quality?
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It didn't for me; they sound exactly the same, as far as I can tell.

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