Music made for the Yamaha YM2612 + SN76489 chips, featured in the Sega Genesis
Submission should be able to play back on real hardware (or in an emulator)!
- Accepted file format
- Playback (for voting)
- See Also
The Sega Genesis, also known as the Megadrive over in Europe and Japan, was a very popular 16-bit console, designed to compete with Nintendo.
It has two primary sound chips: The YM2612 and the SN76489
The Yamaha YM2612 has 6 channels: 5 FM channels and 1 FM/DAC channel. Also has hardpanned stereo.
The Texas Instruments SN76489 has 4 channels: 3 square channels and 1 noise channel.
It is worth noting that the Sega Master System
also had the TI SN76489. It was used in the Genesis for backwards compatibility with the SMS, and it can be used in conjunction with the YM2612.
home of VGM Music Maker
, a Windows-based tracker for composing .VGM files.
, a tracker that handles several chip formats, including Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.
Accepted file format
Both this entry format and the SMS entry format
share the .VGM file format.
Playback (for voting)
- a winamp plugin for playback
For playback on actual hardware, there are VGM_PLAY
from DeadFish Shitware as well as the XGM Player in SGDK
- a list on vgmrips!