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Comment author: JesseGalef 17 May 2013 02:09:54AM *  20 points [-]

Regarding the music: I found video game soundtracks to be especially perfect - after all, they're designed to be background music. But I think there's more to it than that. I've had years of conditioning such that when I hear the Warcraft II soundtrack I immediately get into a mindset of intense concentration and happiness.

Obviously it depends on your tastes and whether you have attachments to particular video games, but here are my favorites:

(non-video game music that go into the rotation)

Comment author: PhilipRies 17 May 2013 03:51:22PM 2 points [-]

I do this too and will check out your tracks! I would add Morrowind and Final Fantasy 6.

Also, it's very easy to find game music on Youtube like you have. Just search "<game name> music, playlist".