image to start backing music.
Bungie reportedly spent two years perfecting the kung-fu-in'/gun-slinging
Oni. In the game, our ammo-toting anime heroine also has an array of back-crunching
moves. Shoot or sweep
- it's your choice.
What this this
say about our appetite
for violence? Probably that it's wired with instinct - it's our civilized
cultured selfs that keep us in check for collaboration, but personally, I'm
always a little disappointed when I hit something and I don't hear a pwffffff-thwack.
(-: IC 2001.
to fade and stop music.
1) Rollover HTML links and graphics;
Ok ... gratified now?
Read on ...
if you could add interactive audio to a site, that more than 90% of
average users were already equipped for.
that the site is still functional even if they didn't have Macromedia Flash Player. No
more "Enter here with Flash | Enter there without Flash".
You won't always have to build it TWICE.
kick some serious booty and check out this demo. Roll over any of the
graphics and links on this page to trigger interactive Flash audio,
using the FlashSound
API. If you like what you hear but can't see,
you can find out more on Sonify.org.
headnumbing buffet of 13 fistycuff sound bites total 86Kb in payload
(that's 6Kb-ish per lovepat). Music with the afro haircut weighs in
at another 45Kb.
What's the FlashSound API?
to be triggered from ordinary HTML pages, using the Macromedia Flash
Player. Browsers without the Flash Player installed will display the
same pages without problems, scaling down to an audioless experience.
find out more, click here to go to Sonify.org's
FlashSound API Central.
From the whip-crack
chop-sockey posturing of the Charlie's Angel; through Ang Lee's balletic
fire in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; to the noir packets of Matrix
styled braindump Kung Fu - everywhere we see, hear and even participate viscerally