Heroes of Video Game Music Album & DVD

A project in Shropshire, United Kingdom by Rik Ede

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20+ of the game industry's best composers unite to create a unique original 5.1 album celebrating great game audio. Sponsored by DOLBY.
Backers: 453
Average Pledge Per Backer: £31

Funded: £14,052 of £7,000
Dates: Jun 27th -> Jul 28th (32 days)
Project By: Rik Ede
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Reed carpet royalty reduced from £500 to £300 only 10!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Legendary Chris Huelsbeck joins us to celebrate the final 24 hours!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
As we go into our last 24 hours we're thrilled to announce that the legendary Chris Huelsbeck of Turrican fame is joining the Heroes of Video Game Music line-up! Chris is a highly acclaimed composer and sound designer who has contributed to over 80... (Read More)

New reward tier - signed DVD

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We're down to the last 50 hours of the Kickstarter now but we've been asked by a few backers for a new reward that offers a signed version of the DVD - so that's what we've done! If you pledge at least £65 then you'll get a copy of the Tune Champion... (Read More)

Music for EVERYONE!

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
One of the driving forces behind the Heroes of Video Game Music project is to showcase and celebrate the unsung heroes of the game development process, but equally important to us is flying the flag for ALL gamers and ALL music fans. We believe that... (Read More)

Another message of support

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We're in the final stages of our time here on Kickstarter but we've still got some great news and info to announce so stay tuned - it's going to be a busy few days! To kick off this Monday morning we've got a great new video message of support from... (Read More)

New reward tier - full downloadable version of DVD edition!

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been keen to listen to all our supporters throughout this campaign and many of you have got in touch over the last few days to ask if we could include the option to pledge for a fully downloadable version of the full DVD, including bonus audio... (Read More)

Announcing awesome new artists!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
To celebrate breaking though our first stretch goal target of £9,000 last week we’ve received another great video message of support from the amazing Alexander Brandon whose back catalogue includes composing credits for some of the biggest games... (Read More)

Now over 28 tracks in 5.1 surround & stereo!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi People, Just a quick note to say that we now have 28 tracks in 5.1 surround and stereo for the disk! Thats 28 in 5.1 and 28 stereo! But thats not all - video diaries, "making of" videos plus interviews and game trailers too! And it's all thanks to... (Read More)

Nearly at Stretch Goal No. 1!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Our continued thanks to all of you for supporting the project so brilliantly so far – we’ve nearly reached our first stretch goal of £9,000 and, with your help, that extra cash will ‘unlock’ five bonus tracks for the album. In the meantime,... (Read More)


July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wowzers - you guys are amazing. In a fraction over five days your incredible support has meant that we've already shattered our initial target of £7,000! We really appreciate the love you've all shown the project so far and we'll do our utmost to... (Read More)

A message of support from Tim 'CoLD SToRAGE' Wright

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We're REALLY close to our target goal now, so to celebrate here's another message of support from one of our artists, Tim 'CoLD SToRAGE' Wright. He's one of the five artists who have agreed to do an extra track if we hit our first stretch goal of... (Read More)

Announcing our first stretch goal!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Well, we asked and you delivered - you've helped us smash the £6,500 threshold so, as promised, we're now announcing our first stretch goal. Five of our amazing artists have agreed to produce a second track each if we hit our first stretch goal of... (Read More)

A message of support from Steve Burke

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, we want thank everyone who's contributed to and otherwise supported the project so far - we've been blown away by how quickly we've raced towards our target amount. As soon as we reach £6,500 then we'll be revealing our first stretch... (Read More)

Heroes of Video Game Music kickstarter seeks to fund an album of classic gaming tunes

June 29th - via: pcgamesn.com
Rik Ede’s right, video game music is rarely given the recognition it deserves. The music beating beneath the surface of our favourite games is a core part of our enjoyment and compulsion to continue playing. That’s why Ede, a composer and audio producer who’s worked in the industry for more than two decades, is seeking funds to produce an album celebrating some of the finest composers working in the video games today. (Read More)

We are half way there thanks to you!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I just wanted to say a massive thanks to you all for backing Heroes Of Video Game Music! Thanks to you we have hit 50% of our funding goal in just over 24 hours! I am both humbled and amazed at this great milestone so early in the projects life. We... (Read More)

Legendary video game composers to be celebrated inKickstarter bid

June 28th - via: gamasutra.com
Over twenty internationally renowned video game composers and sound designers will be celebrated in Heroes of Video Game Music, a new Kickstarter project launched today and running until July 28th. Spearheaded by former Sony/Psygnosis composer and Dolby surround sound evangelist Rik Ede, the crowd-funding campaign aims to enable the creation of a download and DVD album of tracks created by some of the industry’s most experienced and respected game composers. (Read More)

Heroes of Video Game Music Kickstarter Shoots For Unique Album

June 28th - via: escapistmagazine.com
Rik Ede wants your help to get 20 of game music's best to put together something special. (Read More)

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