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Session Name The Sound of 'Hyper Light Drifter'
Speaker(s) Akash Thakkar
Company Name(s) Heart Machine
Track / Format Independent Games Summit
Overview Using everything from 1950s wire recorders to modified stethoscopes, 'Hyper Light Drifter's' sound design was anything but conventional. Over the course of three years, the soundscape for the game was slowly forged, though it took countless revisions, refreshes, and retries for the audio design language of the game to come together. Join this talk for a behind-the-scenes look at 'Hyper Light Drifter's' unique sound design and learn how developers of all disciplines can garner massive emotional impact through the audio in their next game.

GDC Europe 2016

Akash Thakkar

Heart Machine

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