Dan Froelich

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Daniel Froelich
Dan Froelich - 01.jpg
Gender Male
Birth Place
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases Jogi
Website web.archive.org/web/20141217021717/http://danfroelich.com/

Dan Froelich is an American musician.

Froelich studied music theory, education and composition at university. In 1985, he got a 4-track recorder and Roland drum machine. The same decade, he scored a video on how to paint science fiction and fantasy miniatures.

In 1991, Tim Sweeney was founding Epic Games and looking for a composer in rec.music.synth (a Usenet newsgroup). Froelich sent a tape of the aforementioned video score, "and the rest is history."

Besides audio, Froelich created and animated a few characters for Xargon (DOS). Shortly after, he joined Pack Media Company, whose founder had authored Adventure Math for Epic.

Froelich lives in Boulder, Colorado and plays the guitar, euphonium, trombone, keyboards and bass.

Audio Development


For all of his DOS games, Froelich arranged in AdLib Visual Composer (1.5 or newer). From his website:

For music composition purposes, I wrote for the Yamaha FM chip using Adlib's Visual Composer program. While it was like composing music with a bar of soap and a spreadsheet, the program offered lots of flexibility and power.

Some of the OPL2 instruments, especially drums come from Ad Lib's STANDARD.BNK. For use in the games, somebody converted Froelich's ROL and BNK files to CMF or MDI.


Released Title Sample Notes
1992-0?-?? Jill of the Jungle (DOS)
1992-??-?? Adventure Math (DOS)
1992-??-?? Adventure Math Deluxe (DOS)
1992-??-?? Drum Blaster (DOS) (Version 3.0)
1992-??-?? Jill of the Jungle: Jill Goes Underground (DOS)
1992-??-?? Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves The Prince (DOS)
1992-??-?? Kiloblaster (DOS)
1992-??-?? Onesimus: A Quest For Freedom (DOS)
1992-1?-?? Brix 1 (DOS)
1992-1?-?? Brix 2 Deluxe (DOS)
1993-0?-?? Solar Winds: The Escape (DOS)
1993-0?-?? Solar Winds: Galaxy (DOS)
1993-??-?? Jill of the Jungle: The Complete Trilogy (DOS)
1993-1?-?? Xargon (DOS)
1994-0?-?? Pea Shootin' Pete (DOS) With David Bredesen.
1994-0?-?? In Search of Dr. Riptide (DOS)
1994-??-?? Brix 3 Superlogic (DOS) No new music.
1995-??-?? Brix 4 Genius (DOS) No new music.

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