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Music in Games

Remember my last post said “not every game needs music” .
Well I’ve started a discussion on this because I realised that many Developers but especially sound designers of course would say “always add music”!

So here is the disccussion

Basically what it comes down to is

In other words, if the audio experience is complete, you can take enough focus away from the music to not require it. Certainly, you don’t have to make a game with bad music, ever.

Here is a very good and very popular example for a game with no music.

Here is a very good and very popular example for a game with no music. Bejeweled Blitz
I believe it is up to the players preferences. But whether you add background music or work with audio only, make sure you always include a clear visible Mute button.