Bfxr & LabChirp – Two Great Free Tools For Making Sound FX For Your Games

ToolsFor all my fellow Indie Game Developers:

Today I bring you news (or a reminder) of two essential free programs that every one of you should have in your arsenal. Why? Because there’s just no sense in spending countless hours on sound effects when you can leverage the power of free tools to accomplish the same task in minutes. Plus, retro-style sound effects are just wicked AWESOME!!!  Seriously, bookmark both right now!  You’ll want to take them with you to your next Ludum Dare.

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Color Scheme Designer 3

For all you designers out there:

Color Scheme Designer 3 is a great free tool for finding and quickly testing various color schemes built around one base color.  This is awesome for choosing colors for logos, characters, levels, websites, and virtually anything else you need to show to the end user.  You don’t even have to know a bunch about color theory to use it!  Just pick a base color, play with the knobs and then

click the various preview buttons. You’ll see… Continue reading