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| Nationality = American
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| Website    = web.archive.org/web/20141217021717/http://danfroelich.com/
 
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'''''Dan Froelich''''' is an American musician. In 1991, he was hired by [[Epic Games]] (then ''Epic MegaGames'') to compose the music and sound effects to many of their games.
 
'''''Dan Froelich''''' is an American musician. In 1991, he was hired by [[Epic Games]] (then ''Epic MegaGames'') to compose the music and sound effects to many of their games.
  
==Music Development==
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==Audio Development==
For all of his DOS games, Dan used [[AdLib Visual Composer]].
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===DOS===
From Dan's website:
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For all of his DOS games, Froelich used [[AdLib Visual Composer]]. Someone converted his [[ROL]] files to [[CMF]] or [[MDI]]. From Froelich's website:
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|For music composition purposes, I wrote for the Yamaha FM chip using Adlib's Visual Composer program.  While it was like composing music with a bar of soap and a spreadsheet, the program offered lots of flexibility and power.}}
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For music composition purposes, I wrote for the Yamaha FM chip using Adlib's Visual Composer program.  While it was like composing music with a bar of soap and a spreadsheet, the program offered lots of flexibility and power.}}
  
 
==Gameography==
 
==Gameography==
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{| class="wikitable"
 
! Released
 
! Released
 
! Title
 
! Title
 
! Sample
 
! Sample
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! Notes
 
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|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Adventure Math (DOS)]]
 
| [[Adventure Math (DOS)]]
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| {{Song-Box|103 - Adventure Math - DOS - Play.ogg}}
 
|  
 
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Brix (DOS)]]
 
| [[Brix (DOS)]]
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|  
 
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Brix 2 Deluxe (DOS)]]
 
| [[Brix 2 Deluxe (DOS)]]
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|
 
|  
 
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Drum Blaster (DOS)]] (Version 3.0)
 
| [[Drum Blaster (DOS)]] (Version 3.0)
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|  
 
|  
 
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| [[Onesimus: A Quest For Freedom (DOS)]]
 
| [[Onesimus: A Quest For Freedom (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|05 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Dan.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|05 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Dan.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle (DOS)]]
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|01 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Funky.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|01 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Funky.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle: Jill Goes Underground (DOS)]]
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle: Jill Goes Underground (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|10 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Peaks.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|10 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Peaks.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves The Prince (DOS)]]
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves The Prince (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|18 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Neoclassic.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|18 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Neoclassic.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
| 1992-01-01
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| 1992-??-??
 
| [[Kiloblaster (DOS)]]
 
| [[Kiloblaster (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|02 - Kiloblaster - DOS - Butterfly.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|02 - Kiloblaster - DOS - Butterfly.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1993-??-??
 
| 1993-??-??
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle: The Complete Trilogy (DOS)]]
 
| [[Jill of the Jungle: The Complete Trilogy (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|02 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Zeppelin.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|02 - Jill of the Jungle - DOS - Zeppelin.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1993-??-??
 
| 1993-??-??
| [[Solar Winds (DOS)]]: The Escape
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| [[Solar Winds: The Escape (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|112 - Solar Winds - DOS - Song 12.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|112 - Solar Winds - DOS - Song 12.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1993-??-??
 
| 1993-??-??
| [[Solar Winds (DOS)]]: Galaxy
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| [[Solar Winds: Galaxy (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|202 - Solar Winds - DOS - Song 2.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|202 - Solar Winds - DOS - Song 2.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1993-??-??
 
| 1993-??-??
 
| [[Xargon (DOS)]]
 
| [[Xargon (DOS)]]
 
| {{Song-Box|04 - Xargon - DOS - Donka.ogg}}
 
| {{Song-Box|04 - Xargon - DOS - Donka.ogg}}
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|-
 
|-
 
| 1994-??-??
 
| 1994-??-??
 
| [[In Search of Dr. Riptide (DOS)]]
 
| [[In Search of Dr. Riptide (DOS)]]
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|  
 
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1994-??-??
 
| 1994-??-??
 
| [[Pea Shootin' Pete (DOS)]]
 
| [[Pea Shootin' Pete (DOS)]]
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20141217021717/http://danfroelich.com/ web.archive.org/web/20141217021717/http://danfroelich.com/] - Official.
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20141217021717/http://danfroelich.com/ web.archive.org/web/20141217021717/http://danfroelich.com/] - Official.
 
* [https://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,6701/ mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,6701/] - MobyGames.
 
* [https://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,6701/ mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,6701/] - MobyGames.
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* [https://twitter.com/dan_froelich twitter.com/dan_froelich] - Twitter.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9z3xW6TACpCnLA02FOFFJg youtube.com/channel/UC9z3xW6TACpCnLA02FOFFJg] - YouTube.
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20120618011429/http://epicgames.com:80/community/2012/06/epic-composer-interview-dan-froelich/ web.archive.org/web/20120618011429/http://epicgames.com:80/community/2012/06/epic-composer-interview-dan-froelich/] - Interview from June 14, 2012.
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20120618011429/http://epicgames.com:80/community/2012/06/epic-composer-interview-dan-froelich/ web.archive.org/web/20120618011429/http://epicgames.com:80/community/2012/06/epic-composer-interview-dan-froelich/] - Interview from June 14, 2012.
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[[Category: Composers]]
 
[[Category: Composers]]
 
[[Category: Foley Artists]]
 
[[Category: Foley Artists]]

Latest revision as of 10:45, 13 March 2021

Daniel Froelich
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Dan Froelich is an American musician. In 1991, he was hired by Epic Games (then Epic MegaGames) to compose the music and sound effects to many of their games.

Audio Development

DOS

For all of his DOS games, Froelich used AdLib Visual Composer. Someone converted his ROL files to CMF or MDI. From Froelich's website:

For music composition purposes, I wrote for the Yamaha FM chip using Adlib's Visual Composer program. While it was like composing music with a bar of soap and a spreadsheet, the program offered lots of flexibility and power.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
1992-??-?? Adventure Math (DOS)
1992-??-?? Brix (DOS)
1992-??-?? Brix 2 Deluxe (DOS)
1992-??-?? Drum Blaster (DOS) (Version 3.0)
1992-??-?? Onesimus: A Quest For Freedom (DOS)
1992-??-?? Jill of the Jungle (DOS)
1992-??-?? Jill of the Jungle: Jill Goes Underground (DOS)
1992-??-?? Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves The Prince (DOS)
1992-??-?? Kiloblaster (DOS)
1993-??-?? Jill of the Jungle: The Complete Trilogy (DOS)
1993-??-?? Solar Winds: The Escape (DOS)
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1993-??-?? Solar Winds: Galaxy (DOS)
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1993-??-?? Xargon (DOS)
1994-??-?? In Search of Dr. Riptide (DOS)
1994-??-?? Pea Shootin' Pete (DOS)

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