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PS4 and Gran Turismo Sport menu sound effects

I try to figure out how to do some ambient interface sound effects like in the ps4 menu and in gran turismo. I like especially the 3 sounds after second 14 of this ...
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Japanese Anime/Arcade 'Shing' sound

I am trying to recreate the 'shing' sound which can be heard at 1:22 in this video - https://vimeo.com/106517842 and also another variation at around 0:32 in this one - https://vimeo.com/106517842. I'...
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Mixing voice audio for computer speakers

I have recorded dialogue to go into a computer game. The client insists that we take a "lowest common denominator" approach for mixing the audio. He wants to be biased towards the audio sounding good ...
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Conceptualising sound FX for a short film that has a gaming vibe.

I am currently working on post production of a short film. The film has the whole gaming vibe going on. My idea is to be able to merge also the VFX with the sound design. I looked for some retro game ...
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FMOD Studio/Wwise vs Unity 5/UE4 Audio?

All right, I'm a bit confused in general about audio middleware. I'm a composer/sound designer and I was under the impression that you need middleware like FMOD to implement audio/music into games. ...
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Questions asked during video game job interviews?

I've managed to get a skype interview for a position of Junior Sound Designer in a big game compagny. I'm french and my english oral skills are a bit rusty, so i'd like to train a bit before this ...
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Fmod sound design

I am interested in getting into sound design for games and I'm hearing from most sources that FMod is the way to go. I'm just wondering if you need to have a game designed to use it. I.e. Can I just ...
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How can I manage communication and time for Social/Mobile Game Sound Design?

I have been attempting do more game sound to add to my film/tv sound design experience. I have done a few games now, most of which are mobile/social games. I am having a TON of difficulty in both ...
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Audio G.A.N.G. - membership & benefits

Ive been think of getting a membership in Audio G.A.N.G.(Game Audio Network Guild) for a while now. Any members here? I guess its a good place for game industry networks? Does this help me in ...
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Game Sound - conceptualizing?

I am attempting to move into game sound design from/along side film sound design. So far I have done some 2D flash & Java based games that are winding up on mobile devices. I am still trying to ...
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List of Games With Special Features on Audio (Not Music)

Hi, I wanted to ask if anyone is interested in creating a list here with all the computer/video Games they know of that include special features/short documentaries on sound design/audio ...
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Game Sound Design/Audio - What should I study in order to advance to a paid job?

Hi everyone. I have always known I want to work in audio. I enrolled on a film course at University, which is great. It has a lot of emphasis on sound and storytelling, both practically and ...
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Programming for video games

Hello, I'm a fairly competent sound designer, and desperate to get into video games. However I know f all about fmod, wwise and other middleware. How much is this going to hold me back? If you were ...
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First trailer re-design. Critiques?

Hello SSD! I've finished my first (complete) trailer done! A short one, but a current and cool one in my opinion. Here is the goods: http://youtu.be/q4f70CoJV64 Let me know what you think, I ...
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Retro handheld game sound

How to make a real retro handheld game sound? Any software? Retro Handheld Video
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ios game audio file size

Hey guys, I am in the process of making sounds for my first game. The project is for an iOS game app and given the 20mb size limit, my audio files have to be really small. As such I would like to ...
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Editing voices in video game

Hello, I have been proposed to editing of voices for a video game (on protools), knowing that I come from the cinema, the timing and amount of files are not the same, do you have any advice or ...
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Recording Crowds for Game

Hey everyone! I'm soon recording some crowds for a game, for battlefield and running scenes happening outdoors. Any advice on how should I do it, regarding mic setup and placement, post and etc? I ...
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Advice on how to start designing sound for games?

I'm a university student and im just about to finish my last year of university. There were no parts of my course dedicated sound design for computer games so im am new to this field. I currantly have ...
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8bit old school nintendo sound FX

Does anyone know where to buy these things in library form legally?
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I created an audio-focused puzzle game, and you should give it a shot. :)

Not so much a question, but rather a personal project which I believe the audio community could certainly appreciate! ...well, actually it's a project only the audio community could appreciate... :D ...
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ns2 sound design vid and a question

hi guys havent posted here b4 but have been lurking ive been working on ns2 sounds here is an interview with me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjq1zzr8h9o&feature=player_embedded a question ...
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Designing Game Menu/Interface Sounds?

Hello, i'm sound designer for small video games, so i have many projects coming in and out...and i always struggle at making those user interface/menu sounds...i know they should be subtle and all, ...
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Game Audio Course

Hi I'd like to know some info as to break into the Game Audio industry. I'm an electronic music producer for the past 6 years and also an avid gamer! Been very keen to pursue this field, but i'm not ...
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Honours Project / Sound Replacement For A Video Game

Hi all, I have just started my 4th year honours project and i am looking for someone who is designing or remaking/modding a game so that i can replace/create the audio for my honours project, also ...
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Discussion for the sound of “El Topo”

I often think that wacky movies blur reality to the point that they share similiar qualities with video games. I'm about to watch El Topo for the first time and I think it would be cool to get a ...
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Game Audio Course Work

If you were to enroll on a non-degree path in a regular state college, what program would benefit learning more about game audio scripting and implementation? This wouldnt be a tech school or vocation,...
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How to find work for game audio?

Hi all, How do you find work for game audio? Any tips appreciated!
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From DAW to Game Engine. There must be a better way!

Hey game audio folks. I'm wondering what you do. Here's what I'm looking at: alt text http://www.wraughk.com/DropboxPermanent/SSD1.png Here's what's happening. I have a sound effect that I've mixed ...
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Do you have any info. about sound design for small internet based games?

I was wondering if anyone has experience doing sound design for some of the many games on the internet like Facebook apps and games or for phone games like angry birds..... Or if someone has info on ...
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Check my work in progress (Graviii game)

Hello again all fellow sound designers! I post this to present to you my latest work in progress. Its in the form of a game by my team Tsimpountiii Games. We submitted our latest game GRAViii at ...
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Game Audio for beginners

Hi! Do you guys have anything to recommend in terms of tutorials for game audio? I was searching through the web and could only find a very small smount of info about UDK, pretty much nothing ...
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Video Game Hit Sounds

Hi everyone. I have a question about creating sounds that go with a video game. The type of video game is a player vs. player game where you choose your characters and fight over a short period of ...
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Video game sound design

Anyone recommend a specific sound design program or certificate or anything like that, that will help me prepare for video game sound design?