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Test your knowledge of ’90s-era video game music with this quiz

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If you've read any of my articles in the last few months, you may have noticed that I love old video games. And music. And music from old video games. So the Kongregate Flash quiz Were You A Nineties Gamer? was right up my alley. At least, it should have been.

The test presents you with 93 snippets of game music, arrayed in Mario-style question-mark blocks. Your goal: Identify the titles by those sound clips.

Seems easy enough, but a few of these selections are pretty darn obscure. They also include a whole bunch of Sega Genesis games (the one retro system I never really played much).

Fortunately, you can listen to the clips in any order and return later to ones you're stumped on. You also pick up "hint points" with every correct answer, which you can use to unlocks bits of trivia and screenshots to help you with the trickier entries.

Even with all that, I don't think anyone could get them all right without cheating (read: Google). I only got 57 out of 93 before I ran out of hint juice. Give it a try and see if you can do better.


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