Richard Joseph

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Richard Joseph
Richard Joseph.jpg
Gender Male
Born 1953-04-23
Birth Place
Nationality British   UK.svg
Died 2007-03-04 (aged 53)

Richard Joseph was a computer game composer, musician and sound specialist. He is especially known for his Commodore 64 and Commodore Amiga music, but he consistently kept composing music for games up to 2006.

In summer 1986, he was a judge on the ZZAP! 64 competition that Anthony Lees won against Barry Leitch, Jonathan Dunn and Neil Baldwin.

Unfortunately, Joseph died of lung cancer on March 4, 2007; he was 53 years old.

Audio Development

Commodore 64

Joseph switched between sound drivers written for him by Richard Leinfellner, and Ubik's Musik.


Joseph used a sound driver by Martin Walker.


Released Title Sample Notes
1986-0?-?? Cauldron II (C64)
1986-10-?? The Sacred Armour of Antiriad (C64)
1987-05-?? Barbarian (C64)
1987-0?-?? Defender of the Crown (C64) Composed by Jim Cuomo.
1987-0?-?? Stifflip & Co (C64)
1988-0?-?? Rimrunner (C64)
1988-09-?? Barbarian II (C64)
1989-10-?? Wicked (C64)
1989-??-?? Wicked (AMI)
1990-0?-?? International 3D Tennis (C64)
1990-??-?? Cadaver (AMI)
1990-??-?? James Pond: Underwater Agent (AMI)
1990-??-?? Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (AMI)
1991-??-?? The Adventures of Robin Hood (AMI)
1991-??-?? Demoniak (AMI)
1991-??-?? Gods (AMI)
1991-??-?? James Pond II - Codename RoboCod (AMI)
1991-??-?? Knightmare (AMI)
1991-??-?? Magic Pockets (AMI)
1991-??-?? Mega Lo Mania (AMI) Title Music
1991-??-?? Moonshine Racers (AMI)
1991-??-?? Moonstone: A Hard Day's Knight (AMI)
1991-??-?? Stormball (AMI)
1992-0?-?? James Pond II - Codename RoboCod (C64) Arranged by Dale Johnstone.
1992-??-?? Aquatic Games: Starring James Pond and the Aquabats (AMI)
1992-??-?? Cyber Empires (AMI)
1992-??-?? Global Effect (AMI)
1992-??-?? Legend (AMI)
1992-??-?? Putty (AMI)
1992-??-?? Rome AD 92 (AMI)
1992-??-?? Sensible Soccer (AMI)
1992-??-?? Sensible Soccer v1.1: European Champions (AMI)
1992-??-?? Steel Empire (AMI)
1992-??-?? Wizkid II: The Story of Wizball (AMI)
1993-??-?? Brutal Football (AMI)
1993-??-?? Cannon Fodder (AMI)
1993-??-?? Cannon Fodder (DOS)
1993-??-?? The Chaos Engine (AMI)
1995-??-?? Cannon Fodder 2 (DOS)
1993-??-?? Crazy Football (AMI)
1993-??-?? Diggers (AMI)
1993-??-?? Diggers (CD32)
1993-??-?? James Pond: Codename RoboCod (CD32)
1993-??-?? Sensible Soccer v1.1: European Champions (CD32)
1993-??-?? Worlds of Legend: Son of the Empire (AMI)
1994-??-?? Brutal Football (CD32)
1994-??-?? Cannon Fodder (CD32)
1994-??-?? The Chaos Engine (CD32)
1994-??-?? Extractors: The Hanging Worlds of Zarg (AMI)
1994-??-?? Global Effect (CD32)
1994-??-?? James Pond 3: Operation Starfi5h (AMI)
1994-??-?? James Pond 3: Operation Starfi5h (CD32)
1994-??-?? Mr. Blobby (AMI)
1994-??-?? Rise of the Robots (AMI)
1994-04-?? Time Trax (SNES) Music & SFX
1995-??-?? Brutal Football (DOS)
1995-??-?? Sensible Golf (AMI)
1995-??-?? Sensible Golf (DOS)
1994-??-?? Sensible Soccer v1.2: International Edition (CD32)
1994-??-?? Sensible World of Soccer (AMI)
1995-??-?? Flight of the Amazon Queen (AMI)
1995-??-?? Mega Man (GG)
1995-??-?? Sensible Golf (AMI)
1995-??-?? Sensible World of Soccer 95-96 (AMI)
1995-??-?? Sensible World of Soccer96-97 (AMI)
1996-??-?? The Chaos Engine 2 (AMI)
1995-??-?? Sensible World of Soccer Euro '96 (AMI)
2009-02-23 Monster Museum (C64)
Unreleased Beastball (GEN)
Unreleased Beastball (SNES) Composer?