The Java Sound API
Playing a Sound
Creating a Real-Time Sound Filter Architecture
Creating a Real-Time Echo Filter
Emulating 3D Sound
Creating a Sound Manager
Unless you've never managed to figure out how to hook up speakers to your computer, you've noticed that games have sound effects—cool sound effects—and sometimes music, too.
When you're playing a game (with the speakers on, of course), you might hear the sound effects but not really notice them. That's because you expect to hear them—sometimes sound effects are something you notice only when they're missing. They're sort of like electricity. To sum it up, sound effects are an important part of a game. People expect to ...