Audio (heard) output of a game.

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Is it worthwhile recording your own or buying stock sound effects? [closed]

A unique graphical aesthetic is obviously important when developing a game. I wonder if the same is true for audio? Is it worth investing my time in recording, producing my own sounds or should I ...
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Cross-Platform Audio API Suggestions

I'm currently looking into adding sound to my game. I have seen OpenAL and SDL, but I would like to know what else is out there. Can you recommend any good cross-platform Audio APIs for game ...
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Are there any open source projects for car engine sound simulation? [closed]

I have been thinking how to create realistic sound for a car. The main sound is the engine, then all kind of wind, road and suspension sounds. Are there any open source projects for the engine sound ...
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How are sound effects made?

My friend and I are finishing up our first game right now and I have just discovered that even though he can make some decent music tracks, he has no idea how to make a sound effect. An explosion, for ...
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Where can I find free music for my game? [closed]

I'm in need of some tunes for my game. Where can I procure some, preferably for free?
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Where can I find free sounds for my game? [closed]

I need some sound effects for my game. Where can I find some? Or any programs that can easily generate them?