Transcribing the music of Monster Clearer

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Similar to Rogue Fable III, the HTML5 game Monster Clearer is another one to which I frequently return. It's a very simple turn-based RPG-type game where you click on monsters to kill them (or get killed by them). And that's pretty much it. I transcribed this game's background music.

Monster Clearer was created by adventale.

Sample gameplay

Gameplay from Monster Clearer

"Background" transcription

I had a hard time deciding what the actual voices were. I went with Lute, Piano and Flute. I'm not sure what a Lute sounds like, but I've seen pictures. I used the nylon-string guitar MIDI voice and it sounded like something close enough. It might be actually be closer to a harp sound but whatever.

Only two chords in this song, and for a monster-killing RPG-style game, it's surprisingly upbeat.

Original background music from Monster Clearer
MIDI → OGG conversion of my transcription
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Transcription sample of the background music from Monster Clearer

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