GoA: Captain’s cabin pirate ship ambience

Guild of Ambience returns with an hour-long nautical soundscape. This is what it sounds like to spend some time in the captain’s cabin of a pirate ship. Har yee!

Dragol says: Overwatch Beta Impressions

Like seemingly millions of others, I too sunk many hours into the beta of Blizzard’s next upcoming game, Overwatch. I have become quite the fan of competitive team based shooters, perhaps solely due to Counter Strike: Global Offensive, so I thought I would voice my opinions of the game from a competitive perspective. First off,…

Enter the Dragol

So there’s a guy called Dragol who sometimes has something to say. Generally he does this by yabbering away in his clan’s TeamSpeak channel. That necessarily means that his audience is limited. And maybe some of those who hear his message aren’t appreciative of it. The solution, I realised, was to give him a proper…

Dragol Says: XCOM2 Review

A solid sequel with numerous welcome additions and changes, particularly mod support. XCOM 2 is superior and an overall upgrade to the first of the rebooted XCOM series and should serve to be highly enjoyable for those who were a big fan of vanilla XCOM 1, though poor performance is a concern. Despite the advancements,…

Composer notes: Jesper Kyd

A key name on the video-game music landscape is Jesper Kyd. He created an impression on people when the Assassin’s Creed franchise exploded in the late 2000’s. As the AC brand bled into the mainstream market, the chance of hearing his music was significantly increased. “Oh yeah, that guy who did the Assassin’s soundtrack!”, I’ve…

Yerrabi

This year I’ll be voting in a brand new local electorate. Since I’ve moved and since boundaries have redrawn and the size of the legislative assembly increased, I now live in Yerrabi. This is a good opportunity for those with a democratic orientation. While the seats will be filled with familiar faces, north Canberra is…

Dinky Island ambience

The ambience extravaganza continues with a 30 minute loop of the jungle sounds of Dinky Island from Monkey Island 2 – LeChuck’s Revenge Special Edition. I’ve been having a lot of fun playing through this game again… I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – this series is one of the best in…

Medieval Town Ambience

Guild of Ambience presents…