It's not very often that I write an opinion piece like this one on this site, but on this occasion, I feel the need to share my thoughts on an epidemic I'm sure you already know about. The Coronavirus has been sweeping across the face of the Earth at a shocking rate. With nearly 100,000 … Continue reading We need to calm down about the Coronavirus.
Another couple of months have passed in relative radio silence, so here's a quick update on how my current projects are going. First off, The Santtu Pesonen Project's next album is doing quite well. Out of the 7 tracks currently in the pipeline, 5 have been finished on the writing side, and the last two … Continue reading General update on a couple of things
It's that time of year again - Christmas has arrived, the year is coming to a close in a week, and I share my yearly Top 10 of games I played, albums I listened to, movies I saw and events I had transpire. Personally, 2019 was a good year. Counting out a brief crisis period, … Continue reading Santtu Pesonen’s Top 10 of 2019
Howdy! With 2019 drawing to a close in a couple of weeks, I figured I'd write a short(ish) update post on what you can expect to see from me in the first year of the new decade. First off, let's discuss the projects I've already been working on: the Doom mapset Gomorrah and the as-of-yet-unannounced … Continue reading What to expect in 2020
After two months of somewhat quietly smashing away at a new project and things having shaped up to the point where I feel confident to announce it, I'm beyond excited to finally reveal my new Doom mapset, Gomorrah! Gomorrah is a WIP mapset for GZDoom consisting of 6 brand-new maps, powered by ukiro's amazing OTEX texture set. … Continue reading Announcing Gomorrah!
Here we are with another mini-lesson, this time detailing a music poduction technique that I utilized on Gallery of Harmonies: Vol. 5. This technique will (hopefully) make the bassline in your track sound slightly more substantial. The first thing to do is "doubling" your bassline - if it's in MIDI, this is easily done by … Continue reading Mini-lesson: adding extra bass to your bass
It is with immeasurable excitement that I annouce the v1.0 release of my Doom gameplay mod, Satanic Gameshow Deluxe! In case you don't know what Satanic Gameshow Deluxe exactly is, it's a gameplay mod for the classic Doom games powered by GZDoom. I started working on the mod back in June, and I released its … Continue reading Satanic Gameshow Deluxe v1.0 launches!
So, you like Doom. You've just discovered the awesome community that still creates custom content for it to this day. You've downloaded Doom Builder or some other Doom mapping software with the intention of giving it a spin yourself. You've probably even made some attempts already. This mini-lesson will serve as a guide as to … Continue reading Mini-lesson: How NOT to get into Doom mapping
It is with immeasurable amounts of excitement that I hereby announce the launch of Satanic Gameshow Deluxe's first public beta! In case you haven't heard of Satanic Gameshow Deluxe before, it is a gameplay mod for the classic Doom games that I've been working on over the past two months or so. Powered by GZDoom, … Continue reading Satanic Gameshow Deluxe beta has launched!
Hello there! After another period of quiet time - albeit a relatively brief one - I decided to share some news in regards to current and upcoming projects of mine. I've been experiencing quite the creativity spike lately, and I felt like letting you know what it entails. First of all, a new The Santtu … Continue reading OMG CREATIVITY SPIKE!!!