Lawrence Schwedler

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Lawrence Schwedler
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Birth Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases ローレンス シュウェルダー (Lawrence Schwelder)

Lawrence Schwedler is an American composer, sound designer, and producer. His first foray into the games industry was in August 1992 when he worked for Adaptive Design as a composer and production assistant, working on the Philips CD-i. Two years later, he started working for The Dreamers Guild, continuing to compose music and sound effects. At the end of 1996, he started working at JVC Digital Arts Studio, where he worked as an audio director. In April 1999, he joined Nintendo's American development division, Nintendo Software Technology Corp., where he spent over a decade working as a composer, sound designer, and audio director. In mid-2012, Lawrence left Nintendo to work for the game design college DigiPen, teaching audio classes, where he still works to this day.


Released Title Sample Notes
1995-10-31 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (DOS) Sound Effects with James Phillipsen.
1995-??-?? Multimedia Celebrity Poker (W16) With Robert King.
1997-??-?? Halls of the Dead: Faery Tale Adventure II (DOS) Music
Sound Effects
Audio Recording and Processing with James Phillipsen and Lance Watanabe.
2000-01-24 Bionic Commando: Elite Forces (GBC)
2000-02-14 Ridge Racer 64 (N64) Audio: Audio Director
2000-06-26 Crystalis (GBC) Audio Director
2000-09-01 Pokemon Puzzle League (N64) Audio: Audio Director
2001-09-14 Wave Race: Blue Storm (GC) (ウェーブレース ブルーストーム) Audio Director
Music with James Phillipsen.
2003-11-28 1080° Avalanche (GC) (1080°シルバーストーム) Audio Director/Music
2004-05-24 Mario vs. Donkey Kong (GBA) (マリオVS.ドンキーコング) Audio Director
2004-12-07 Ridge Racer DS (NDS) Audio Director/Music
2006-03-20 Metroid Prime: Hunters (NDS) (メトロイドプライムハンターズ) With James Phillipsen.
2006-09-25 Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis (NDS) (マリオvs.ドンキーコング2 ミニミニ大行進!)
2008-05-05 CrossworDS (NDS) Audio Adviser
2009-06-08 Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! (NDS) (マリオvs.ドンキーコング ミニミニ再行進!) Audio Director
2010-11-14 Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! (NDS) (マリオVS.ドンキーコング 突撃!ミニランド) Audio Director
2011-07-21 Rhythm Heaven Fever (WII) (みんなのリズム天国) Sound Support with Shinnosuke Kobayashi, Kenji Yamamoto, Akito Nakatsuka, and Bad Animals.


Though not an alias per se, the Japanese instruction manual for Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! credits him as ローレンス シュウェルダー (Rōrensu Shuwerudā). However, this incorrectly translates to Lawrence Schwelder. His last name should actually be spelled シュウェドラー (Shuwedorā).

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