Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a music score for a video game? Scoring music for games is very different than composing music for other linear media like film and television. This book aims to teach you how composers work with game development teams to create interactive music scores in an effort to make better games.


Many of today’s video games use numerous interactive music techniques to adapt to how the player drives the action in real time. Video game music changes dynamically based on decisions that a player makes. The composer must score multiple outcomes and be able to transform the music from one emotional state to another seamlessly.

This book will teach you the fundamental music approaches and ...

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