Discussing the role of fully integrated scores in video games, with VGMO – “There are many examples in the indie sector of games that have fully integrated video game scores into the overall experience. One clear example of this is within the BAFTA-winning game Thomas Was Alone, by developer Mike Bithell. The composer David Housden’s score for the title is as important to the game as the narration by the flamboyant broadcaster Danny Wallace. It humanizes what is essentially a bunch of 2-D shapes, encouraging an empathetic response from the player with its uplifting progressions and instrumentation.

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