Battle Bards Episode 209: Superhero MMOs


When they’re not saving the world from bad tunes, the Battle Bards stuff themselves into spandex and try out for sixth-tier superhero teams. Because saving the world is en vogue, don’t you know? In today’s episode, the crew takes a tour through the music of superhero MMORPGs past, present, and future!

Battle Bards is the world’s first, best, and only MMO music podcast. Biweekly episodes alternate between examining a single MMO’s soundtrack and exploring music tracks revolving around a theme. MOP’s Justin co-hosts with bloggers Steff and Syl. The cast is available on iTunesGoogle PlayTuneInPocket CastsStitcher, and Player.FM.

Listen to Episode 209: Superhero MMOs (or download it) now:

Episode 209 show notes

  • Intro (feat. “Freedom Court” from City of Heroes, “The Rime Woods” from Champions Online, and “Credits” from Marvel Heroes)
  • “Digital Death Dream” from City of Titans
  • “Nightclub District 2” from Marvel Heroes
  • “Funk” from City of Heroes
  • “Asgard Town” from Super Hero Squad Online
  • “Arkham Asylum” from DCUO
  • “Desert Disaster” from Champions Online
  • “A Brave New World” from City of Heroes
  • Which one did we like best?
  • Listener notes from Katriana
  • Jukebox Picks: “Welcome to a Kick in the Pants in Good Old Hillville” from Commander Keen 4, “The Winding Meadow” from RuneScape Orchestral, and “Opposites Attract” from It Takes Two
  • Steff’s Best Books of 2021 list
  • Outro (feat. “Metropolis 13” from DCUO)
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