When you’re outside of the club, it should sound like you’re outside.
I’m writing today to talk about a cool little feature my friend Ajinkya Waghulde and I have wanted to put into Consortya for over a year. What we envisioned was a muffled audio effect when you’re outside of the club to really capture that feeling where the audio is passing through the walls.
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Consortya is a Massively Multiplayer Online Concert Game. We optimized it. The next time you join a concert in Consortya, you’ll feel the results.
Consortya is a Social Massively Multiplayer Online Game. One musical artist user broadcasts their own music live from their home studio to everyone else. You’ll probably need to check out the experience for yourself to really understand it. Here’s how we optimized it.
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How we made Consortya more stable for our upcoming concerts.
We had an awesome time hanging out at the Concert With Bunny Knutson last Friday, January 20th 2016. There were a couple of things that didn’t go as planned, and I wanted to take a little time to explain what happened and what we’re going to do to make it better.
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This year, my resolution is to help connect musical performers to musical audiences.
Every time a new year starts, I take some time to set goals for my fresh new 365 days. Once again, I’m planning on this being my best year ever.
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If you’re starting to look for gigs, you’ll have to change up your practice routine a bit.
The greatest influence on your musical career is how motivated you are to continue practicing. When you were starting out, it was probably kind of easy to sit in your room and practice your music for hours on end.
Continue reading “How to go from practicing your instrument to performing it.”
I was recently asked what my angle is for Consortya and how I plan to handle the differences between those fans who watch live performers and those who will interact with live performances in Consortya. I think that is a fair question, and I wrote a pretty long response. I adapted that response to catalog it here.
How do I plan to combat the differences in the demographics of the audience: an audience of people who would go to see you at a club or concert hall, vs an audience who wants to engage with your music from home or a friend’s house?
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An autobiography of myself as I start the Consortya blog.
I’m typing to you on my Alienware laptop. This computer is 5 years old and has been with me through my journey to become a professional game developer.
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