Sound in Games

Hey Polynauts, I'm hoping to get people's thoughts on sound in games.


via user Blackbeard Ben on Flickr

In particular, I'd like to hear discussion on the following points, but feel free to expand or add to these as you like:

  • What kind of sound system hardware people use (television speakers, surround sound, headsets, etc.), including costs and pictures if people want to volunteer them
  • What kind of system you would like to get/are saving towards
  • Stories of how sound in games has positively or negatively impacted your gaming experience

I look forward to everyone's input, and will share my opinions in the comments as well.

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