Overthinking the Chrono Trigger bassline

Admit it, you’re turned on by that. Here’s the bass tab, by auriplane:

Chrono Trigger – Battle BASS TAB
Song by Yasunori Mitsuda

Tabbed by auriplane (crystal@panix.com)

I think this is the easiest way to play it. If it seems like a big
stretch, it’s actually not, you just move your hand while you play it.
But if you have trouble, change the 7 on the D string into a 12 on the
A string.

Four-string bass, standard tuning.

G |————————————————|
D |————————————————|
A |————8———————–8———–|
E |10—————-10———-10———-10—-|

G |————————————————|
D |————————————7-h10h12—-|
A |————8———————————–|
E |10—————-10———-10—————-|

G |————————————————|
D |————————————————|
A |————8———————–8———–|
E |10—————-10———-10———-10—-|

G |————————————————|
D |————————12—-10—————-|
A |————8———————–12p10p8—–|
E |10—————-10—————————-|

GameTabs.net

Good enough for learning, but I think my version is easier to play:

Four-string bass, standard tuning.

G |————————————————|
D |0———–3—–0———–0—–3—–0—–|
A |————————————————|
E |————————————————|

G |——————————————7—–|
D |0———–3—–0———–0—–7-h10——-|
A |————————————————|
E |————————————————|

G |————————————————|
D |0———–3—–0———–0—–3—–0—–|
A |————————————————|
E |————————————————|

G |————————7—–5—————–|
D |0———–3—–0—————–7-p5——–|
A |——————————————8—–|
E |————————————————|

Alternatively, the final bar can be played:

G |————————7—–5—————–|
D |0———–3—–0—————–7-p5-s3—–|
A |————————————————|
E |————————————————|

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