Rob Wallace

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Robert Wallace
Born 1949-02-08
Birth Place Unknown
Nationality American   USA.svg

Rob Wallace is an American musician who has been composing music professionally for numerous years, and his music can be heard in many types of media including television, film, and video games. He has also produced 12 professional studio albums with his trio. Wallace started his musical life when he was 9 years old and received piano lessons. He first started on video game music when his friend Bruce Sandig introduced him to game design and Rob's first game soundtrack was for Classic Concentration (NES). While Rob was doing the game's music and sound, he enjoyed doing it and decided to pursue video game sound and music as a career. After seven years of doing music for games, he moved to Grand Junction, Colorado because of kidney failures and founded LazyCats Records. Wallace no longer works on video game music, but he still composes music.

Some of his best known works include Monster Bash, Virtual Pool 64, and the Mario edutainment titles.

Music Development


Concentration was the first game I did and produced on an Amiga computer with a MIDI interface before PC's had the hardware to talk from computer to a MIDI keyboard. The MIDI software was Voyetra, then later Voyetra Studio Pro.

Rob Wallace created MIDI files in Voyetra Studio Pro which were converted to Bruce Sandig's sound engine.


I used Voyetra Orchestrator Pro for MIDI creation and editing. Back in the old days before fast digital audio and computers, developers only had a VERY limited amount of resources for music. The bulk was for graphics.

Today I use Cubase AI4 with an OASYS keyboard and live players. I am not doing games anymore as I am other commercial music projects.

His music was converted to the various sound engines by the developers, such as one by Jim Dose and the famous Midpak sound engine.


Released Title Sample Notes
19??-??-?? Black Jack (DOS)
19??-??-?? Grandeur (???)
19??-??-?? Peanuts Fun House (???)
19??-??-?? War Hammer (???)
1988-??-?? Classic Concentration (C64) Composer?
1988-??-?? Jeopardy II: The Second Edition (C64) Composer?
1990-??-?? Harlem Globetrotters (DOS) Unknown arranger.
1990-??-?? Jeopardy! 2nd Edition (DOS)
1990-09-?? Classic Concentration (NES)
Arranged by Bruce Sandig.
1991-??-?? King's Bounty: The Conqueror's Quest (GEN)
1991-??-?? Might & Magic: Gates to Another World (GEN) With Brian Howarth.
1991-??-?? The Miracle Piano Teaching System (DOS) Music Design with Scott Dayley.
1991-??-?? The Miracle Piano Teaching System (MAC) Music Design with Scott Dayley.
1991-03-?? Harlem Globetrotters (NES)
Arranged by Bruce Sandig.
1992-??-?? The Dark Half (DOS)
1992-??-?? Grand Prix Unlimited (DOS) With Ken Allen and Russell Shiffer.
1992-??-?? Mario is Missing! (DOS) Arranged Koji Kondo's music from the Mario series.
1992-??-?? MicroLeague Baseball IV (DOS) Additional Music, Sound Effects
1992-??-?? The Miracle Piano Teaching System (GEN)
1993-04-09 Monster Bash (DOS)
1993-??-?? Empire Deluxe (DOS)
1993-??-?? IndyCar Racing (DOS) Sound
1993-??-?? Mario is Missing! (MAC) Arranged Koji Kondo's music.
1993-??-?? Mario's Time Machine Deluxe (DOS) Arranged Koji Kondo's music. (Credited for Mario Music).
1993-??-?? MicroLeague Football 2 (DOS) Additional Music, Sound Effects
1993-??-?? MiG-29: Deadly Adversary of Falcon 3.0 (DOS)
1993-??-?? Tom Landry Strategy Football (DOS) Sound Effects
1993-??-?? Tom Landry Strategy Football Deluxe Edition (DOS) Sound Effects
1993-??-?? Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds (DOS) Sound
1993-??-?? Wayne's World (DOS)
1993-06-?? Mario is Missing! (SNES) With Sam Powell.
1993-12-07 KaleidoSonics (DOS)
1994-09-02 Shadow: War of Succession (3DO) (シャドー・ウォリアー)
1994-??-?? Eagle Eye Mysteries (DOS)
1994-??-?? SSN-21 Seawolf (DOS) With Tim Melton and George Sanger.
1995-??-?? Odell Down Under (W16)
1995-??-?? Zorro (DOS)
1994-06-01 Hocus Pocus (DOS)
With Jeff Gatlin.
1994-09-?? Mario's Early Years: Fun with Numbers (SNES) With Sam Powell.
1994-10-?? Mario's Early Years: Fun With Letters (SNES) With Sam Powell.
1994-11-?? Mario's Early Years: Preschool Fun (SNES) With Sam Powell.
1994-??-?? 5th Fleet (DOS) Sound FX
1994-??-?? Al-Qadim: The Genie's Curse (W16) With Eric Heberling and Nada Lewis.
1994-??-?? Legions (W16) Sound
1994-??-?? NASCAR Racing (DOS) Sound Effects with Dennis Miller.
1994-??-?? NASCAR Racing (MAC) Sound Effects with Dennis Miller.
As Wallace Music & Sound Inc.
1995-??-?? Cyberbykes: Shadow Racer VR (DOS) Music Producer, Music Editor
1995-??-?? Empire II: The Art of War (W16) Music
Sound with Bob Rakosky.
1995-??-?? USS Ticonderoga: Life and Death on the High Seas (DOS) Voice Talent - Digital Voice Track Producer
Cast: US Crewmen; Iranian & Russian Crews
1996-??-?? Mario's Fundamentals (MAC)
1996-12-31 Virtual Pool (DOS)
1997-01-?? Mario's Fundamentals (DOS)
1997-03-31 Scarab (W32)
1998-12-17 Virtual Pool 64 (N64)
1999-10-20 Wall Street Tycoon (W16) Sound
Unreleased Super Password (NES) Composer?

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