Top 20 Best Free Music and Sound Effect Resources For Games Music and sound effects are one of the most important aspects of any iOS game. Without solid music and creative sound effects, a game will fall flat. More and more today mobile gamers are playing their games with headphones on or with the volume turned up. This means your game needs to have a great soundtrack and an even better SFX track. You don’t need to pay a fortune to get great audio in your iOS game. As always, make sure to read the disclaimers on all the sites listed below to see exactly how the music and sound effects can be used. Click the images to visit each site. 1. This site offers a variety of automotive sounds. 2. This site is all about helping out indie game developers. 3. The Free Sound Project is pretty much what the title says. 4. Audacity isn’t a place to find music and sound effects, but rather it is a superb free, open source and cross-platform audio editor and sound recorder. 5. 6. 7. The Super Flash Bros website is similar to an online Theremin. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
MACHINE MUSIC LIKE YOU’VE NEVER HEARD - Electronic Sound New genre alert! Well, maybe calling it a genre might be pushing it, but it’s definitely what we call in the internet/social media age ‘a thing’. It’s the sound made when you import a binary file into an audio app. We’ve been softened up to the idea of glitch for at least a couple of decades now. What’s new here is that the music is a by-product of code. The following piece, uploaded by Josh Keaper, comes with the following useful notes: When binary files (like EXE or DLL) are imported into some audio editor (like SoundForge) as raw audio data, they sometimes turn into weird and interesting music tracks. In this case, shell32.dll became an ambient progressive-noise track of 17.5 minutes (I’ve removed silent gaps and some noise), here are the logical parts of the track: Overall, such “music” will probably be a hit among the robots in the future (after the humanity is exterminated, of course). Here’s another, this one is the app MS Paint, which is incredibly musical.
The 100 best free fonts In this freshly updated free fonts for designers post, we bring you the world's best free fonts. We've filtered out the diamonds from the thousands of less perfectly designed free fonts available online, for you to use in your designs and illustrations. Get Adobe Creative Cloud now This list represents the 55 best free fonts we've found in eight categories. You can use the drop-down menu at the top of the page, or the boxout, right, to jump to the section you want. Don't forget, we have many other articles covering specialist font types including handwriting fonts, kids' fonts, cursive fonts, beautiful fonts, web fonts, professional fonts and more. Most of the typeface collections listed here can be used in your projects for free, but please be sure to check the terms. Serif fonts 01. This free serif display font takes inspiration from the late 18th century European Enlightenment and the work type designer John Baskerville. 02. Lora is a free font that has its roots in calligraphy. 03.
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Cornell University - World’s largest natural sound archive now fully... Designing logos for the color-blind The ability to see the full spectrum of colors in mammals is a relatively recent evolutionary development (appr. 50 million years ago). Mammals were among the last ones to develop it since our burrowing ancestors didn't really need full color vision. Lifestyle changes put an evolutionary pressure on mammals and the ability to differentiate reds from greens provided a new advantage by allowing animals to find ripe fruits more efficiently. Fetal development many times mimics evolutionary development. However evolution is always in progress. People with "normal" color vision don't see the full available spectrum of waves either. Can you read the number in the circle above? The most usual form of color blindness is the inability to differentiate between shades of green and red. Many famous people are colorblind, like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, former US president Bill Clinton, Mark Twain and the singer Meatloaf. Check out how how various logos look like with this simulation.