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How to use music to add Value to Your Game 如何用游戏音乐为您的项目加分 By Roc Chen 阿鲲 Senior Music Composer for Games 资深游戏音乐作曲家 / 音乐制作人 Introduction *Purpose of game music *History of game music *Different Styles of game music *The Concept of “Score”/”Underscore” Game Music--“Score” Relationship
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Senior Music Composer for Games
*Purpose of game music
*History of game music
*Different Styles of game music
*The Concept of “Score”/”Underscore”
*Relationship with Classical Music
Richard Wagner—Master of Score
*<<Die Walkure>> *<<Siegfried>>
“If Wagner still lives today, he’ll be a great video game music composer.”
*Use the concept of “Score”/ “Underscore” to support your game, let the player’s behavior to be the melody.
*Exception:Main Title Music
*Relationship of Video Game and Film
*Relationship with Film Music in cinematic methods, styles, etc.
Hans Zimmer, The Composer of <<Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2>> <<Gladiator>> <<Pirates of Carribbean>>
*Relationship with Pop Music, Rock Music,World Music,Etc. The Same and The Difference.
*Properly use of different styles of music for different kinds of game, with lots of changes of course.
Live Recording Audio streams
How will You get better quality of music with the same budget for music
*Example of 2 ways of designing game music for a RPG game
*Method 1: 1 main title music,10 scene/city music,10 fighting music, 10 dungeon music. They all uses sample library.
*Method 2: 1 main title music with live recording musicians, 10 scene/city music(most important 2 cues use live recording),8 fighting music(most important 2 cues use live recording),5 dungeon music.
*Cost: Method 1=Method 2
*Result: Method 2 gives players a better feeling;
MMORPG <<Luvinia Online>> Music Score
*Mixer from <<Matrix2>><<Golden Compass>><<Spiderman2>>
*Right mood,right Instrumentation,right Orchestration,etc.
*Result:Players enjoyed the game, talked about music a lot in the game bbs,Players said they feel powerful when they type their own names,etc.
*Use live recording for very important cues;
*Use the right Instrumentation;
*Final Rule:There’s no rules