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Session Name Creating an Interactive Musical Experience for Fantasia: Music Evolved
Speaker(s) Jeff Allen, Devon Newsom
Company Name(s) Harmonix Music Systems, Harmonix Music Systems
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Overview What distinguishes an instrument from a toy? How can limitations spark creativity in both developers and gamers? Developers of Fantasia: Music Evolved share lessons learned as the studio transitioned from a maker of music simulators to a maker of music generators. Covering topics from prototyping to music technology to motion gaming, Harmonix developers explore the way in which rapid iteration with a wide of range of tools allows for creation of new musical experiences.

GDC 2015

Jeff Allen

Harmonix Music Systems

Devon Newsom

Harmonix Music Systems

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