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Sound of Play: 252 – Chase Bethea

Hello again. I am Video Game Composer, Chase Bethea. I’m sharing another cool podcast hosted by Ryan Hamann, who has taken the time to interview me and let me share some of my eclectic video game music work along with a selection of favourites from other composers. For those of you who do not know, Sound of Play is a Video Game Music Podcast.

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Second Soundiron Demo Published

I am so excited to share my second Soundiron Demo with you. This piece was written with the intent of what I have not heard before but I am sure has been done. However, probably not written by a video game composer.

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NIX HYDRA Games Newest Composer!

It is with great excitement to announce that have been hired by NIX HYDRA to compose their new game “Potions Please”.

Potions Please is 2D Potion management game with cute animal characters that rely on you (the player) to make goody concoctions for them.

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Music for the Players: Chase Bethea’s Story by Katy Morgan

Back in July 2019, I reached out on Twitter to some journalists that might have been interested in covering a new angle of my career. A fresh voice of someone who is not involved with the game industry. Meet Katy Morgan. She did me the solid honor of a thorough interview and I may dare say my best yet. This piece took  seven month to complete.

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Aground is Now on the IndieCade Store!

It is with greatest joy to share that Aground is on the IndieCade Store! This has been a long time coming and a collaboration that took months to work out the logistics for. Read More

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Fall Experiment 2019 – “The Future of Music in Gaming and E-Sports”

It is a great privilege to have been asked to come and speak on a panel at the Fall Experiment 2019! The Gaming, Music, Art and Tech Expo takes place at The Wisconsin Center on October 5th and 6th. The panel is titled ” The Future of Music in Gaming and E-Sports

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Exclusive Interview Published by Transverse Audio

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Transverse Audio. The interview is short and sweet; five questions with some solid in-depth answers. I give my contrast of what it feels like between beginning, part-time, and full-time composing (Stress, workload, overall, work-life balance, etc.)

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Featured Interview Published by Cliqist

A new interview has surfaced about me by the indie game news publisher Cliqust. The journalist, Alyssa Wejebe, asked some very great and different questions, which I always appreciate. She did her homework about me and I truly respect that. If you have been following my career, you’ll know that I divulge a little more about myself and journey into game audio every time.

Here is the full interview
http://cliqist.com/2019/04/23/composer-and-sound-designer-chase-bethea-discusses-his-career-in-game-audio/

 

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Speaking at ECGC 2019

I am very elated to announce that I will be a panelist with Rachel Presser from Sonic Toad Media and Amanda Kirk, Coordinator of RPI’s digital game hub. Our Panel is called “Your Guide to Games – Adjacent and Alternative Game Careers”.

We will discuss the shortcomings of business development in video game programs, our experiences with doing other jobs to work in the industry as independents, some advice on how to sustain and the reality of getting a job at a studio.

I am pleased to be speaking at ECGC as this will be my first time speaking here and attending. This will be fifth public speaking debut.

For more information about the panel and ECGC conference you can visit http://ecgconf.com/chase-bethea/

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