The Fat Man on Game Audio: Tasty Morsels of Sonic Goodness
||Author: George "Fat Man" Sanger|
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Publisher: New Riders (25 June, 2003)
Sales Rank: 377,019
Average Customer Rating: 4.71 out of 5
Customer ReviewsRating: 5 out of 5
The Sooner You Buy, The Smarter You'll Be!
Whether you're a newbie to the music industry trying to get a leg up on your career, a hardened gamer who has seen and done it all, or someone who's just in the mood for a good laugh -- you owe it to yourself to buy this book! George, "The Fat Man", Sanger is one-of-a-kind and tells a story like no other. You may even learn something from his life-lessons along the way. I know I did!
Rating: 4 out of 5
Kybbles and bits...
So useful that my copy was tattered and dog-eared when Amazon delivered it to me! In an industry brimming with half-talented, self-pretentious posers, Sanger is a shining exception; fully-talented, highly innovative and original, he manages to warm my heart with his innate kindness and constantly positive outlook.
Inside this book we find many key lessons about life and business that Fat has uncovered along the road. Indeed, the title says it all: "Tasty Morsels"; I smiled all the way through it. This book is a must-buy for anyone interested in either the computer game industry or in starting a small creative business.
Rating: 4 out of 5
Fat is in!
My current audio career is primarily doing audio for games. I occupy a small niche on the periphery of the industry doing mostly online Shockwave games. In the industry there is one name that looms (pun intended) above all others, that name is The Fat Man. A.k.a. as George Sanger, The Fat Man has simply done more than anyone else in the audio for games. Sure there are several other greats like Tom Tallarico and Aaron Marks but take my word for it. Fat is The MAN!
What does this have to do with you, you ask? If you are a musician, composer. engineer or somehow try to make money from sound or computers you need to read the book "The Fat Man on Game Audio: Tasty Morsels of Sonic Goodness" While this book is about game audio, it is more about art, life, the universe, and everything. sort of like "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" without the morose bits. If The Fat Man is a great white shark then I am a hungry remora fish feeding on the "tasty morsels." And tasty they are. He is a philosopher, (learn to travel between the pillars of fear and desire) he is pragmatic, (build equipment racks from 2X4s) he is a swaggering, cowboy hat wearing, Rolls Royce driving, jester in the court of "golden eared" Audiots. Oh. and BTW I've met him and call him friend.
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