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|Session Name:||Thirty Years Later: Scoring 'Return to Monkey Island'|
|Speaker(s):||Clint Bajakian, Michael Land, Peter McConnell|
|Company Name(s):||Clint Bajakian Music, Little Big Note Music, Little Big Note Music|
|Track / Format:||Audio|
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|Overview:||Veteran LucasArts composer team from the 90sMichael Land, Peter McConnell, and Clint Bajakiantake you through the process of scoring Ron Gilbert's much-anticipated 2022 video game, Return to Monkey Island. Gilbert engaged this same scoring team as in his previous 1991 installment of the series, Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, so both the story and collaboration are a true return. The composition team discusses working with creative leads who excel in absurdist humor, as well as the process of leveraging their diverse musical styles to create a complementary score. Innovations to incorporate iconic themes from the past as well as new themes and approaches are exposed. While the proprietary iMUSE system was used in the early LucasArts games, the team discusses designing adaptive music structures for Return using FMOD. Audio and visual examples will be included.|