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Robin Arnott's Blog   Expert Blogs


Robin Arnott is the lead developer of the experiential trip SoundSelf, expected to be released in 2014. He also makes sounds for independent games like, for example, Antichamber.


Expert Blogs

Posted by Robin Arnott on Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:15:00 EDT in Design, Art, Console/PC, Indie, VR
Head-tracking in virtual reality provides an immersive solution for most games, but a unique challenge when the visual style is abstract.

Posted by Robin Arnott on Fri, 27 Jun 2014 03:05:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie
SoundSelf is a game designed to induce trance - so without direct biometrics how can it know when it's working?

Posted by Robin Arnott on Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:25:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
The "GAME_JAM" disaster is not just the story of one man's misogyny destroying months of hard work. It is also the story of eleven game developers who deliberately killed something ugly.

Posted by Robin Arnott on Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:30:00 EST in Audio, Indie
Novel approaches to the weirdest sound design challenge of my career so far.

Posted by Robin Arnott on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 01:18:00 EST in
A continued exploration of abstract visualizations for SoundSelf

Posted by Robin Arnott on Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:15:00 EST in Design, Art, Indie
Early sketches on new visual ideas for SoundSelf

Robin Arnott's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/27/2014 - 03:05]

I 've not tried using ...

I 've not tried using biosensors, but it 's a bit out of scope for the project. I wanted to make something playable with consumer hardware, and I 'm already supporting one esoteric device the Rift . Maybe as a performance piece at a later date or a follow-up project ...

Comment In: [News - 03/31/2014 - 04:33]

Wee correction that our posts ...

Wee correction that our posts may not have made clear - I think Adriel Zoe Davey and Myself are the most visible here, but it wasn 't just us four who walked out: all eleven devs did.

Comment In: [Blog - 11/11/2013 - 12:15]



Comment In: [Blog - 11/18/2013 - 01:18]

that was awesome. ...

that was awesome.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/11/2013 - 04:58]

Thanks r n r nSign ...

Thanks r n r nSign up to our mailing list on the site. We 're going to be releasing a new version really really soon. Basically as soon as we can box it together....

Comment In: [Blog - 05/30/2013 - 07:51]

also heads off to order ...

also heads off to order it