How To Be A Video Game Composer


Posted September 15, 2011 - By Kevin Kelly

Want to be a video game composer? Games are nothing without their soundtracks, and these soundtracks often become iconic music for gamers that stay with them long after they've put the controllers down. Composer Inon Zur talks about what it takes to score a video games, and how many different things you need to know going in to that career.


Will Work For Games: Videogame Composer Inon Zur »


What is it with people in the video game industry having awesome names? Inon Zur is a pretty badass name, and he also worked on the Power Rangers, so how can you fault this guy? He's also worked on Fallout 3, Prince of Persia, and the Dragon Age series, so this guy definitely knows what he's talking about. Scoring video games is very different than scoring for films, he explains, and it's important that you also play games. For you budding musicphiles out there who want to play both instruments and the latest titles, this might be exactly what you're looking for.

Keep your browser tuned to G4 all week as we keep bringing you G4 University, and at the end of the week we'll have a guide for you that rounds up all of the information, and gives you the perfect places to start looking, along with some helpful tips. 

How To Be A Video Game Composer


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