We talked with Mark Lampert, audio director and sound designer at Bethesda Game Studios, and the chief architect of the aural experience players will encounter in Skyrim.
revealed details on all the sound elements players will encounter in the game, and had some fascinating examples of his
work to share.
Jump to any or all of the four videos that sound interesting.
Video 1: Lampert
discusses sound design and sound effects of Skyrim
, and how he
collects the elements of those sounds in the field.
then reveals the sound effects behind a new creature in Skyrim
, and shows off a new spell and the awesome sounds that accompany its casting.
Video 2: We hear some of Skyrim's
early voice recording work from Max von Sydow (including new lines no one has yet heard), and Lampert
reveals the philosophy behind voice work in the game.
also discusses Sydow's character, and how he
fits into the game world.
Video 3: Skyrim's sound designer explains the challenges of creating audio for the dragons of Skyrim, and discusses how he will create dragon shouts, one of the new gameplay mechanics of Skyrim.
Video 4: Lampert
shows off some of the amazing musical score for Skyrim
, composed by series mainstay Jeremy Soule.
Serious props to Mark Lampert!