Limitations can provide the perfect breeding ground for inspiration. The wonders of 8-bit music in the Pokémon games were the subject of Charles Cornell’s video from last April. He dissected a couple of songs, notably the National Park theme from Gold/Silver/Crystal which somehow brought me to tears when he started playing it on his piano and embellished it further.
Charles Cornell broke down the music theory behind Pokémon music in Gen I and II
So much beauty in a few simple chords.