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    ARPS Battle Hymns

    Over the course of our escapades and many fiery deaths, certain tracks have become part of ARPS legend, integral to our stealth An-2 insertions and bayonet charges. Post 'em here!

    Washington's many, many epic VTS sessions have led Indian Summer to become our go-to tune from the Arma 2 soundtrack for when battle is imminent.



    Stranglove's Air-a-Tak isn't played as much as it used to be anymore, but I still have fond memories of our duels in An-2s with Dishkas bolted to the wings and fuselage. Highway to the Danger Zone became the theme song of the mission and many of our misguieded aerial adventures.



    I for one feel my experience of thug life on the mean streets of North London have given me an extra level of awareness and tactical nous that is a great help in our infantry focused missions, as well as killer horizontal gun technique.
    As such, I often blast N.W.A. when I'm rolling through Zargabad.



    Did I miss the soundtrack to an awesome mission? Got a song you like to listen to while Fer is ordering you to assault a Stryker with only a Makarov? Post them here for everyone else to enjoy.

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    this is mandatory listening before, during and after every FOLK session.



    and of course

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    Call me a cheese baron but I like listening to played out, Vietnam-era tracks while en route to a hotzone.

    Shiz like this:


    and this:


    Like Joe, I also hail from the mean streets of North London (corrrectly pronounced 'Noorf Landan') and have my fair share of Thug Life™ experiences & so a bit of mean and dirty hip-hop is also on my combat playlist.

    Something a bit like this:


    and some of this:


    (yeah I'm a sucker for 90's hip hop, sue me)

    Now if only ArmA had an ammo box full of Mac-10's and a driveable Chevy Impala Lowrider...
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    Now if only ArmA had an ammo box full of Mac-10's and a driveable Chevy Impala Lowrider...
    I would totally join you in shooting Colonel Aziz in a driveby. I think harakka would too, I've heard him and his AK were greatly feared on the grim streets of Helsinki.

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    Contrary to what Ice Cube said, using an AK is all part of having a good day.

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    Proper combat music those! Purple Haze and Gimme shelter are particularly tasty. Listened to them a lot before. Good music.

    Music is played often when ARMA is running, so I can't even remember half of all the tracks that I at one point thought would make for a good soundtrack. However, at the moment four tracks that I have ARMA memories of comes to mind:

    Perfect ambient. Recommended in large doses when operating airborne vehicles at night.




    Hardstyle, mind your ears.


    And finally, some Mos Def. Should I join in for a driveby I fear I might give people candy and coupons instead of lead :/
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    While playing, I have this on repeat:


    and I wear a blonde wig and my perfume only.

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    Found this russian folk song with accompanying sideshow about the soviet war in Afghanistan, it really reminds me of arma :)

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    Whenever I play Arma II this is the kind of music I hear in my head:

    http://youtu.be/CD3fCVPBgcQ

    Also this:

    http://youtu.be/ZdLMD-B2yhI

    Sorry. I don't know how to do a fancy embed like you chaps.
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    Finale, the mission which we've never finished, was inspired by this song:



    To get the full director's cut effect I intended, you need to:

    • Mentally lower the volume of the game and TeamSpeak
    • Die by 2:45
    • From 2:45 to 3:31, watch (silent) footage of all your Folk/ARPS comrades still in the mission
    • From 3:31 to 3:55 intersperse footage of your Folk/ARPS comrades being shot/explodimafied with static screenshots of the same people doing hilarious things in happier missions
    • Thereafter, reflect on the tremendous amounts of death you get at Folk sessions


    You just have to put angsty teenaged would-be-but-actually-not-really-lesbians from a Parisian suburb out of your head (although the rest of the soundtrack is nice, and the film isn't actually bad).

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    For the authentic Takistan experience just add R.P.G'S/R.P.K'S and an ammo box full of Black Hash!

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    Perfect music to listen to while driving in a chaotic column:



    Listen to this when flying jets or helicopters:



    Play this when flying an attack chopper:



    Play this when assaulting an enemy position:


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    GTA 1 theme goes with everything:



    Play this all the time:



    P.S.:
    It's impressive how 80% of the videos you linked to are blocked in Germany...
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    what I really wanted to post was these (although I don't listen to music while playing games):




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    I know that many of us were deeply saddened by Whitney Houston's death. Harlander was beside himself with grief on yesterday's tactical tuesday. Let us all take a moment to remember her in the way she would have liked: by listening to her music. (or by doing three grams of crack in a single day)
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