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Member Spotlight – CactusBear

 

The first of our GDM member spotlights is CactusBear, an audio composer who has been a member on the site since October 2014, you can check out all of their available assets here.

 

GDM Username:  CactusBear

Name or Nickname: César

Age: 31

Country: Costa Rica

Developer, Asset Creator or are you a bit of both?:

Asset creator, occasional asset buyer (for sound design work)
 
Full Time, Part Time or Hobby?: n/a

How long have you been doing this?: n/a

What made you become a dev/artist?:
 
Accidentally found a talent for making music while in highschool

Favourite software/tools to use?:
 
Music: Cubase 9 Pro, Kontakt and other libraries
 
Sound Design: Adobe Audition, and several synths and instruments

What’s one tip you would give to someone starting out?:
 
Don’t sell yourself short

How do you promote your work (games or assets)?:
 
Mostly Twitter

What project are you working on now?:
 
They’re under NDA, but a few games I’m making audio for

Any completed projects/work you want to promote?:
 
Tower of Shades (short Steam game) – https://store.steampowered.com/app/1194940/Tower_of_Shades/  
 

Candies n’ Curses (iOS/Android game) – https://www.takoboystudios.com/candies-n-curses
 
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Emara (miniseries) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ytnzJjEyAM&list=PLuX-6NTd75gPCnpL5Ok46UVQbgwSip99H

And finally, favourite game ever & why?:
 
It’s probably Okami. I love how they acheived to make a 3D game look and feel like a traditional Japanese painting. The story is beautiful and wholesome, and the music is amazing!


Connect with CactusBear…
 
https://twitter.com/thecactusbear 
https://soundcloud.com/cactusbear  
http://thecactusbear.com/ 

 

Check out some of CactusBear’s assets…