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Vehicle Audio of 'Mafia III': Recreating a Classic Era in Automotive History


'Mafia III' is an open world cover shooter set in a fictional version of New Orleans in 1968. To deliver an authentic feeling of time and place, the Hangar 13 audio team embarked on an extensive recording process to include a large variety of amazing sounding vehicles from this era. This presentation will share the detailed process they took to deliver authentic vehicle audio in an open world game that features many different vehicles. This session will share their experiences on their entire process, beginning at early designs stages, to the logistics of planning safe and responsible recording sessions, to the techniques they used while recording. This talk will also share their implementation and tuning strategies to deliver on their goals.

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  • GDC 2017
  • Matt Bauer
  • 2K Games
  • free content
  • Audio
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