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I’m still awake inside my head

September 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on I’m still awake inside my head · Music

Conny View definition in a new window and I had the pleasure of seeing Jonathan Coulton perform live in New York City a while back. It was a bit of an impulse thing, as we were only slightly familiar with his work, but we thought it could be fun to give one of his shows a try. Boy, were we right. […]

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iPod on the iPad is iBad

August 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Apple, Music, Software

I love my iPad, I really do. And I love music. For enjoying music while sitting on my ass, I thought it would be the perfect gadget to tune and tweak playlists. But I guess we’re all just supposed to use “Smart” playlists now, because what Apple provides on the iPad for listening to music […]

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Musical False Memories

January 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Musical False Memories · Gaming, Music

The original Tomb Raider for the Playstation (that’s PS1 for the kids) was one of the few adventure type games I ever slogged all the way through to the end. In those days, Lara was a little light on the polygon count, but back then, I didn’t mind. I listened to a lot of the […]

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Enchanted Arms, Cursed Ears

October 18th, 2006 · Comments Off on Enchanted Arms, Cursed Ears · Gaming, Music, Xbox

As a complimentary service to the game design community at large, I’d like to offer some advice. If you are going to have background music play during certain events in your game, make sure sure to have some variety in the music, especially if the player is going to have to listen to the same […]

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Music to hunt bad guys to

December 14th, 2004 · Comments Off on Music to hunt bad guys to · Gaming, Music

I can understand entirely why some video games have no (or very little) background music. Two games I enjoy very much, Rainbow 6: Black Arrow and Ghost Recon 2, both for Xbox, have almost no music during game play. Both are tense, tactical shooter simulations. Both use sound as key part of game play. Both […]

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