Matthew Kane

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Matthew Kane
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Matthew Alan Kane is an American game designer, who worked for LucasArts, where he contributed the soundtrack for Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders. Despite being a practising musician, Zak McKracken remains the only game he actually composed for, though he has a couple of sound programming credits on other games.

Music Composition

Commodore 64

For Zak McKracken, Matthew used a Roland Juno 106 analogue synthesizer, along with the ubiquitous Yamaha DX7 digital synthesizer and a Yamaha RX11 drum machine, to create the game's music. He then wrote it out in sheet form, so that it could be programmed into the game later on.

Gameography

Released Title Sample
1988-10-?? Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (C64)
1996-??-?? SPQR: The Empire's Darkest Hour (MAC) Sound Driver
1996-??-?? SPQR: The Empire's Darkest Hour (WIN16) Sound Driver

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