Sam Powell

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Samuel Powell
Sam Powell - 1.jpg
Born November 22, 19??
Birth Place USA
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases 96 SAM

Sam Powell is an American sound designer and composer. He first started working on music for games in the 80's when he worked for Leland Corporation. He composed a great deal of soundtracks for their arcade games. In 1992, he left Leland and started working for Blue Sky Software. He left Blue Sky Software in 1996, the same year Leland Corporation closed their doors. At the beginning of 2000, Sam worked for Sony Online Entertainment as a senior sound designer and composer and left there a year later. Sam then founded Play It Again Studios, in which he still composes music and sound for games today as a freelancer.

Music Composition


Sam used Master Tracks for the Macintosh for his arcade music.


Sam used GEMS.


Sam created MIDI files that were converted to Sculptured Software's sound engine.


Released Title Sample
1987-??-?? Quarterback (ARC)
1988-??-?? Team Quarterback (ARC)
1989-??-?? Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off-Road (ARC)
1989-??-?? Viper (ARC)
1989-??-?? World Cup Soccer (ARC)
1989-03-?? John Elway's Quarterback (NES) Composer. Arranged by David Wise
1990-??-?? Ataxx (ARC)
1990-??-?? Pig Out: Dine Like A Swine! (ARC)
1990-??-?? Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road (AMI) Composer
1990-??-?? Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road (C64) Composer
1990-??-?? Ivan Stewart's Track Pack (ARC)
1990-04-?? Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off-Road (NES) Composer. Arranged by David Wise
1991-??-?? Asylum (ARC)
1991-??-?? Brute Force (ARC)
1991-??-?? Chessmater (GEN)
1991-??-?? Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat (ARC)
1992-??-?? NFL Sports Talk Football '93 Starring Joe Montana (GEN)
1992-??-?? Mortal Kombat (SNES)
1992-??-?? Virtual Bart (GEN)
1992-??-?? Super Off-Road (SNES) Composer. Arranged by Tim Follin & Geoff Follin.
1992-08-?? Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat (NES) Composer. Arranged by David Wise.
1992-11-?? Wing Commander (SNES)
1993-??-?? Faceball 2000 (SNES)
1993-??-?? NFL Football '94 Starring Joe Montana (GEN)
1993-??-?? The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents: Stimpy's Invention (GEN)
1993-06-?? Mario is Missing! (SNES)
1993-08-26 Jurassic Park (GEN)
1993-11-?? RoboCop Versus The Terminator (SNES)
1993-??-?? Wing Commander II (SNES)
1994-??-?? Desert Demolition (GEN)
1994-??-?? Jurassic Park: Rampage Edition (GEN)
1994-??-?? Monopoly (SNES)
1994-??-?? Roadrunner: Desert Demolition (GEN)
1994-??-?? Shadowrun (GEN)
1994-??-?? World Series Baseball (GEN)
1995-??-?? World Series Baseball '94 (GEN)
1995-??-?? World Series Baseball '95 (32X)
1996-??-?? Vectorman 2 (GEN)
1996-09-30 Assassin 2015 (PC)
Unreleased SpellCraft (SNES)

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