For anyone passionate about the game, Runescape, for sure you have been hooked to the soundtrack of the game too. Have you ever wondered who is the person behind the soundtrack? The person behind the soundtrack is James Hannigan. Let’s get to know him a bit.
Who is James Hannigan?
James Hannigan is the composer behind RuneScape soundtrack and other known music for movies such as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. He is a British Academy Award Winning British composer. You can check what Wikipedia has to say about him. Here is a picture of James Hannigan on the right of this page. I took the image from Google images, oh where else could I have taken it from? But yeah the image is from IMDb.
Okay so now we know that James Hannigan composed the soundtrack for RuneScape game. For those who do not know RuneScape, you can check their website. And here is what Wiki has about the game:
RuneScape is a fantasy MMORPG developed and published by Jagex, first released in January 2001.RuneScape was originally a browser game built with the Java programming language, but was largely replaced by a standalone C++-coded client in 2016.
Some made an attempt to explain it or give an overview on YouTube like The Lazy Peon. Below is the description in his video.
Runescape is a well known game that’s been around for many years, RS was actually my very first MMORPG back in 2006 before I played World Of Warcraft, In this video we take a look at both Runescape 3 and Old school Runescape to decide if It’s a game worth playing — The Lazy Peon
Okay so more or less you have an idea about RuneScape. And if you are wondering what is the best site to buy Runescape gold, just click on the link. Now let’s dive into the soundtrack.
Old RuneScape Soundtrack: Scape Main
The video says this is the old RuneScape song. Sounds classic but surely brings back memories of the first time you may have played the game and started your quest.
Here are some of James Hannigan’s work.
Transformers Universe composition by James Hannigan
The End Of All Things – James Hannigan (C&C4) Tiberian Twilight
Evil Genius Music by James Hannigan
Great soundtracks and background music, huh? I agree. I love the way he mixes his music and the sound fits the game or movie. So what do you think?