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How can I manage communication and time for Social/Mobile Game Sound Design?

Ask for a gameplay video showing different scenarios in game and start working on sounds on top of that video. I've found it's much easier in most cases than trying to describe things just with words. ...
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Microphone to record piano in concert hall

You really need two mics to do justice to a piano. Your budget is cripplingly low to try to achieve this with any hope of quality. Dynamic mics are really no good for piano, they're not fast enough, ...
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How can I manage communication and time for Social/Mobile Game Sound Design?

I always say, when in doubt supply options. I'm not sure if that will completely help your problem. But just offer lots of options when it comes to sound design elements.
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How can I manage communication and time for Social/Mobile Game Sound Design?

Ask them for a few (like 3) references for games they are playing that are roughly similar to the game they are making. Go play those games and make video captures. Copy some of the key sounds you ...
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How can I manage communication and time for Social/Mobile Game Sound Design?

The best advice I can give is to ask questions. As a sound designer, you are the subject matter expert when it comes to designing a sound, not the client. The client may very well not know what they ...
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