Mark Kilborn is the Audio Director of Raven Software, leading a small but amazingly talented group of sound professionals. His past credits include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Singularity, Forza Motorsport 3, Borderlands, Project Gotham Racing 4 and more. He is an AIAS Best Sound panelist, a talented cook and lives in Madison, WI with his wife Dannah, children Milo and Kayla, and their two dogs. Shoot him an email at hisfirstname -at- hisfullname -dot- com or follow him @markkilborn.
Advice to avoid common missteps made by young sound people.
An audio director reflects on lessons learned about management.
"The audio guys make the game sound great on their nice 5.1 system, but consumers don't have that at home..." Wrong :)
Thoughts on how being thick-skinned will help you develop creatively and professionally.
[News - 10/16/2013 - 04:03]
I was recommending C as ...
I was recommending C as a place to learn basic foundational stuff, wasn 't considering APIs or building actual games with it. r n r nUnity is cool, although C is used in that context more like a scripting language, as you 're attaching C snippets to game objects and ...
[Feature - 08/16/2013 - 02:00]
I read about a third ...
I read about a third of the comments on this and then stopped. It 's just too messy. Too much pontificating. r n r nHere 's what I got out of this article. Maybe I 'm right, maybe I 'm wrong, but this is what I 'm moving forward with: ...
[News - 07/18/2013 - 03:40]
Alexander 's going to land ...
Alexander 's going to land somewhere. The only questions are where and when. This is impressive, and congrats to you for pulling it off.
[Blog - 06/18/2013 - 05:15]
I 've never seen a ...
I 've never seen a game studio that differentiates between Sound Designer and Audio Engineer at least not the Audio Engineer role you 're describing, I 'll touch on this more in a minute . I know this role difference exists in film and television, but not really in games. ...
[News - 05/28/2013 - 01:18]
[News - 05/16/2013 - 07:04]
Perhaps, but they did decently ...
Perhaps, but they did decently with the Wii without any meaningful support from EA. r n r nThey really need to get some amazing first party titles out. They need to reinvigorate the WIIU as they did with the 3DS.