CHAPTER 12 - PHOTO GALLERY
The author conducts the Utah Film Orchestra for DOTA 2 (TI4) / Game logo / TI4 orchestra / TI4 orchestra & choir / TI4 mixing studio / The International / The author announces the TI8 score / Featured musicians Nick Petty and Jenny Jordan / Tools of the trade / TI8 Composing studio
CHAPTER 12 - EXCERPT
By 2014, DOTA 2 had become a video gaming juggernaut, approaching eight million monthly players. Mike proposed that I compose an all-new music score for DOTA 2, a musical reskin to be included in a bundle of game upgrades and add-ons for the player community. Called the Battle Pass, Valve would sell this bundle as a way to fund a generous prize pool for the upcoming TI4 International tournament. The tournament would decide the top DOTA 2 team in all the world.
This sounded like a deliriously exciting opportunity.
My imagination was running wild, envisioning a glorious collision of high fantasy game music and Monday Night Football. I wanted screaming trumpet riffs and epic choral chanting, bristling synth lines, and a full live orchestra…
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CHAPTER 12 - MUSIC GALLERY