Focal Press Book: The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for Games

Focal Press Book: The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for Games

Focal Press Book: The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for Games

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Designed to teach all aspects of audio for games, The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for Games from Focal Press is a textbook and reference guide offering a basic overview of game audio, how it has developed over time, and how to make a career in the industry. Authored by Steve Horowitz and Scott R. Looney, this publication comprises 14 distinct chapters designed to provide you with background information and context to help you effectively learn the topics at hand concerning working with interactive media. Additionally, lessons in the book are complemented by hands-on, interactive examples for greater understanding in applying the learned techniques in real world situations.

Contents
  • Level 1: AAA (Animation, Art, Audio) - Making Sense of Sound for Games
  • Level 2: On the Road - to NOW!- A Brief History of Games and Game Audio
  • Level 3: My Non-Linear Life - Audio for Interactive Environments
  • Level 4: What is Hip? Styles and Genres - Welcome to Acronym Hell
  • Level 5: Bleeps, Blops, Clicks, and Pops - Sound Design in Games
  • Level 6: Compose Yourself! - The Art of Composing for Games
  • Level 7: Do You Hear that Voice in My Head? - Voice Over for Games
  • Level 8: Meet the Middleman: Understanding Audio Middleware
  • Level 9: The Early Bird Gets the Worm- Preparing Your Audio
  • Level 10: 'Silly Human…' - How Game Engines Think
  • Level 11: Unify My World - Audio in Unity 3D
  • Level 12: Unity Too - Basic Audio Implementation in Unity 3D
  • Level 13: Back to the Future -The World of Mobile and Web Games
  • Level 14: Show Me the Money - Getting a Job in Sound for Games
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Author Steve Horowitz, Scott R. Looney
Pages 240
Format Paperback
Publisher Focal Press
ISBN Number 9780415706704
Date Published March 2014
Packaging Infoursatucwryzdex
Package Weight 1.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.3 x 7.4 x 0.6"

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