Currents 9 Influenced, part 5
May 20, 2005 at 3:40 PM
Marty O'Donnell who created sound tracks for computer games for Riven, Halo, and Halo 2 and now works for Bungie is on stage. He's playing a track for Riven. He just got back from E3. Talking about Myth: The Fallen Lords lords. He is explaining how he went about creating the sound for Halo. "When you use monks, people automatically think it's ancient." He's playing the Halo clip now, from the ancient part to the epic part. Sorta alien influences. Now is his story about Microsoft buying Bungie and how that worked out. Interesting notes about going from a PC game to a concel game as well has compromises in the ending of Halo 2 (see it happens to everyone, even Bungie). He has a story about sound in film and how there were live performers scoring music as the movie played prior to sound being in films. He
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