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June 21st, 2008, 19:24
The official Sacred 2 blog at IGN has a new entry on progamming 5.1 sound:
Lars Hammer (37) is the lead audio designer and audio/network programmer on Sacred 2 - Fallen Angel. Today he will shed some light on the special aspects of Sacred 2's 5.1 music - and prick up your ears too!

At demonstrations and press events I always point out that Sacred 2 is one of the few games featuring an actual 5.1 soundtrack. Usually, people reply "Well, that's not really that new a feature. When I play xyz I always hear something on the back speakers, too…"

Therefore, I'd like to tell you a bit more about this subject.
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June 21st, 2008, 19:24
5.1 ? Yeah, but who actually HAS a back speaker on his or her "workplace" where the PC is installed ?

Plus, for me, who usually uses headphones(and has never head speakers this far), this means nothing at all. Sorry.
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June 21st, 2008, 22:53
I feel like enough of a nerd for PC gaming as it is. I wouldn't want to have to explain why I have umpteen little speakers scattered around my computer chair.
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