Originally Posted by der_ketzer
some games also do that on purpose. Like most RPGs. They have unmemorable music so you don't notice how little there is during the 50+ hours you play the game. For Example the Elderscrolls-series. Great main themes but the rest is remarkably unremarkable.
Not Arena or Daggerfall. Those games had great "forefront" soundtracks. Every game since then has certainly been very ambient, though. Well, besides Battlespire possibly.