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AudioDraft: for a better sounding business

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… give their tracks a slightly theatrical, old-fashioned feel. He also threw in links to a few Walt Disney cartoons (all master classes in incidental music) for added inspiration.

Results were pleasing: you can hear Andrew Higgins’ final version here. But what about the process of getting the file just right?

Fine Tuning

“Technically speaking” Harry reports, “the competition was easy to set up. We got our first submissions after a week. The entrants stuck surprisingly …

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Africa Online

Posted on by Otto Chrons

… a young Lion reclaim his rightful place as….The Lion King!

Okay, clearly I’ve seen too many Disney films. In reality things aren’t quite so peachy on what was once called the “Dark Continent”. For the animals, the circle of life, as the scientists at Disney have termed it, has been in action pretty much unchanged for millennia. Our young lion friend would have more likely known Meerkat and Warthog as appetizer and main course.

Sadly for humans, life in Africa bears little …

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GDC 2011: Angry birds, happy Finns

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… Index Ventures, one of Europe’s biggest VCs. RocketPack, a web gaming startup, has moved into Disney’s office in Helsinki. Supercell, with its talented and experienced team (CEO is Ilkka Paananen, founder and former CEO of Sumea) has just released a beta version of a free-to-play social RPG called Gunshine.net.

The Finnish line approaches

For some at GDC, it probably seemed like Finland’s gaming industry has suddenly struck it lucky. Helsinki-based studios produced Alan Wake …

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