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Bosca Ceoil Reviews

A free, easy to use tool for creating music.

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  • What [free] music software do you use to create music for your games, and why?
    I am not making music yet, but if I were, I would be looking into ProjectSAM (free orchestra) and Bespoke Synth (free modular DAW). Also, I found Bosca Ceoil to be good for retro video game music as the files it creates are small and work well with source control. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Added a nice camera pan and countdown at the start of each hole in my game Bogey Brian!
    I made all of the sounds myself in either BeepBox ( or Bosca Ceol ( The sound of the bar going up and down is just a long humming sound that I loop and change the pitch of based on how full the bar is. For the collision sound, on CollisionEnter2D I add together Brian's velocity X and Y, and use that as a modifier for the volume of the collision - so it will be a... - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Help with music
    If you're going for chiptune/retro/arcade-style music, then check out Free and very beginner-friendly. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Where do you find the music for your game?
    You can use bosca ceoil to make some retro style music or some other software like band camp or audacity. Personally I’ve only really used bosca ceoil and an odd ai generated website, and while it’s an interesting, fun and free approach to adding music to your game, don’t expect it to have much quality in the beginning. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Recommendations for Music Creation Programs
    You can try Bosca Ceoil If you are looking some more retro soundish Https:// - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Issues with ZynAddSubFX
    If it's for game development and you like the old 8-bit music, I think "Bosca Ceoil" is very popular. (but it's not a DAW like LMMS... anyway). - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Good place to get 16-bit era sound effects and music? (free or paid)
    I personally have just been using chiptone for sound effects and bosca ceoil for music. It's almost easier for me to make something from scratch than it is to find the sounds I want for free online. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Devlog - Zero to First Trailer
    Since my last post I did not make much progress in terms of actual game content. I switched jobs in December and am still adjusting. It's a new codebase, new colleagues, new technologies and new routines. Add that to having to do house chores every day, and I admit that somedays I just do nothing. Since September, I added a new playable character, Morgana, with two new spells and the first status effect to the... - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Hello! What can I use to make music for my game?
    Https:// is a place to start if you have never made music before. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Where's My Body (HTML5) - Behind the Game
    Music was composed using Bosca Ceoil; a free open-source music making software that focuses on chiptune-like instruments! Perfect for pixel art games - I might add. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Thought I'd share a trailer for my game that's coming to Linux. If you have any questions, let me know!
    There isn't cause I have no clue on how to do that, haha. We used bosca ceoil to make the music, exported it as .wav, then saved it as .ogg with audacity. You can also export as a midi file, but it sounded pretty terrible. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • I used GB Studio to create music videos for my song covers
    I used Bosca Ceoil to create the Track and then used Audactiy to record voice and mix :). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • AI music generators
    So I love creating some simple music just for hobby, I've been creating stupid songs with - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • For Any Newbies Not Knowing Where To Start When Making Games, Here's A Video to Guide You To The Right Path!
    So, music with 8-bitty sounds. It's the same principle. You can then adapt your creation to that style. There's some simple tools to do chiptunes though like bosca ceoil. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Program to create sounds/music for the commercial game
    BoscaCeoil, is a light weight, simple, and easy tool to create music, for sound effect bfxr, is a good choice. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Game jam music?
    There are a bunch of tools for music, like Bosca Ceoil - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

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