Lost Covers, Vol. 1

I don’t know why, but a few days ago, late at night, I was thinking about all my “failed” attempts at creating well-crafted cover art. I was visiting the Final Fantasy Shrine Forums, browsing through all that awesome cover art posted there and I wondered how much time the people over there invest in this creative, time-consuming hobby. Are they as nitpicky as me? Everyone loves his own creations, otherwise we wouldn’t publish it, but for my part it sometimes degenerates a bit. I often spend hours on one single image. I’ve created one cover with thirty-three different font types,…

“Consortium” by Jeremy Soule

What a nice surprise on this one Monday… my script-writing and brickfilming friend ike introduced me to Jeremy Soule’s most recent release, the soundtrack to Consortium, a first person roleplaying game by Interdimensional Games Inc. I haven’t had this one on my radar at all, although I consider myself a Jeremy Soule fan. A first, quick listen reminded me of Outcast by Lennie Moore and Lair by John Debney; grand, classical orchestra (a real one this time!). Not such a bad sign, right? And as far as I’ve heard, the game is great as well. Think of old time classics like Deus Ex or System Shock, combined with a heavy dose of…