Tag Archive for sounds

People imitating Sound Effects

Although I’m not too fond of the battle of the sexes-theme in this video, I love people imitating Sound Effects! Nice to see how most people are in fact capable of getting to the essence of a sound (but still, imitating sounds isn’t something everyone is comfortable with).
By Filmmakers Marcella Coad and Paul Constantakis.

Bleep Blap Bloop from Paul Constantakis on Vimeo.

PhD Thesis Captivating Sound: the Role of Audio for Immersion in Games

PhD award

PhD award

The word is out: I hereby present you my PhD thesis! After the final writeup in 2009, it took some time to get my viva arranged in August 2010. Sorry to keep you waiting…but now, it can be downloaded via this blog.

This thesis addresses the role of audio for immersion. Yep, the I-word…almost just as Impossible as it is Irresistible to designers. Yet, I’ve tried to come up with some useful theory for those who want to know more about the design of sound, music and speech in games and the conceptual decisions that are involved.

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