Martin Walker

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Martin Walker
Martin Walker - 1.jpg
Born 1951?
Birth Place Unknown
Nationality British   UK.svg

Martin Walker started his work in the video game business in 1984 when he wrote six video games and had them published. In 1989, he started his work as a freelance composer, working on many consoles and computer games' music and sound effects. In 1996, he was a PC Audio Columnist in Audio Technology Magazine. He later was a PC Notes Columnist for Sound on Sound Magazine which was popular in the UK. He currently runs Yew Tree Magic with his wife Belinda who is an artist.

Audio Development


Walker used his own music driver, for which the ripping scene retrospectively created the MW format.

Commodore 64

On his first game, Walker used an unidentified driver; on his second, Electrosound 64; on both, the SID chip's unpredictable low-pass filter.

All other songs are in his own driver and sound the same on every SID chip.


Released Title Sample Notes
1985-0?-?? Rupert and the Toy Maker's Party (C64)
1987-01-?? Chameleon (C64)
1988-??-?? Armalyte (C64)
1989-0?-?? Citadel (C64)
1989-??-?? Altered Beast (C64)
1989-??-?? Altered Beast (CPC)
1989-10-?? Atomic Robo-Kid (C64)
1990-0?-?? Ninja Spirit (C64)
1990-0?-?? Time Machine (C64)
Arranged Time Machine (AMI).
1990-??-?? 9 Lives (AMI)
1990-??-?? Atomic Robo-Kid (AMI)
1990-1?-?? Dragon Breed (C64)
1990-??-?? Rodland (AMI)
1990-??-?? Spindizzy Worlds (AMI)
1991-??-?? Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Sorcerer (DOS)
1991-??-?? Devious Designs (AMI)
1991-??-?? Final Blow (C64)
1991-??-?? Hunter (AMI)
1991-??-?? R-Type II (AMI)
1991-??-?? Rodland (C64)
1991-??-?? Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (C64)
1992-??-?? AV8B Harrier Assault (AMI)
1992-??-?? Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (AMI)
1992-??-?? Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (C64)
1992-??-?? Legends of Valour (DOS)
1992-??-?? Thunderhawk (AMI)
1992-??-?? Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (GB) Composer?
1993-0?-?? Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (CPC) Arranged by Unknown.
1993-??-?? Legends of Valour (AMI)
1993-??-?? Reach for the Skies (AMI)
1993-12-?? Cliffhanger (GB)
1994-??-?? Tarzan: Lord of the Jungle (GG)
1994-??-?? Yogi Bear's Gold Rush (GB)
1994-04-?? Pinball Dreams (SNES) (ピンボール・ピンボール)
1994-10-?? Tarzan: Lord of the Jungle (GB)
1995-??-?? Cutthroat Island (GG)
1995-??-?? Sports Trivia (GG)
1995-??-?? Sports Trivia: Championship Edition (GG)
1995-??-?? Waterworld (GB) Sound Driver
1995-09-?? Earthworm Jim (GB)
1996-??-?? Earthworm Jim (SMS)
1996-??-?? Street Racer (GB) (ストリートレーサー)
1996-??-?? Cutthroat Island (GBC)
1996-01-?? Cutthroat Island (GB)

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