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Why does everyone use the same dolphin sound effect?

From Zoo Tycoon (Microsoft) to Plants Vs Zombies (Pop Cap) to Inside Out (Disney), when there's a dolphin involved, it always comes with this sound effect: What would ...
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Making Voice filter based on video game character using Audacity

I'm trying to edit my voice clips to sound like this chap here I asked a Senior Sound Designer and he pointed me towards comb filtering. Got the plug-in but am not ...
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Friendly buzzing sound?

I'm making a puzzle game based on honey bees. I introduced sound effects, but testers are uncomfortable with the occasional buzzing sounds produced. I just have an occasional buzz-buzz after certain ...
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Racing games: HOW?

Hello dear sound friends, I'm currently working on the sound of a IPhone game that has both Bike and Car races. It's a very simple game and my structure here wouldn't allow a recording session as ...
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Getting Foot in the Door - Game Tester?

Hey guys, I've just finished uni and am looking to get my career started in the game audio. Just a quick question to ask any Game Audio people who have worked in QA or as a Game Tester: Is this a ...
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Resource/book that explains in depth, sample rates for mobile or other video games

Looking for a book to explain technical things for games. Or a resource. Got some audio files that were 22500 and they are voices. I know that I could figure it out if I thought for long enough but ...
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Sample library licensing issue re. computer games

Hi all, I'm fairly new to sound design so at the moment I'm looking to supplement my own recordings with various sample libaries. I've had a look at the ones from Rabbit Ears, The Recordist, et al and ...
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The Game Audio Tutorial

Has anybody read this book yet? Apparently it is written for the UDK which for the time is only free for PC. Is it worth picking it up if you use OSX? Does UDK translate to any OSX game audio ...
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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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What are some notable games for sound design that push the limits?

Which games are pushing the limits of sound psychology right now? When will audio catch up with the 3d trend and what will that be?
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sound design for an arcade like Tyrian game!

I am currently working on a project that reminds me of the old games Tyrian and Raptor (classic pew pew games). I have to do the sound design for all the sounds and the music so I'd like your ...