Adventures in sound: My ongoing struggle with audio fidelity

Steady on, because this post is not really about adventure games per se. It's about audio, specifically the challenges of recording clean audio, and it gets a bit technical. So if you don't give a shit about microphones, audio devices, gating, compression, and whatever else goes into that stuff, you're best off reading something else. … Continue reading Adventures in sound: My ongoing struggle with audio fidelity

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Playing Space Quest III with digitized sound effects

Maybe you've noticed: I've started playing Space Quest III on my YouTube channel. In the first episode, I talk about how Space Quest fans playing on an MS-DOS PC were jealous of those playing on an Amiga, because the Amiga people got to enjoy the game with digital sound effects. Most famously, being able to … Continue reading Playing Space Quest III with digitized sound effects

Joint commentary videos – a step-by-step guide

One of the things I've been looking to do on my YouTube channel is more collaboration efforts. I loved doing the YouTuber Roundtable videos, but I also want to actually play more games with friends. Inspired by the joint playthrough of Simon the Sorceror with SomeGuy (which has since been deleted, sadly), I decided I … Continue reading Joint commentary videos – a step-by-step guide