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We love hearing music use smooth shifts of instrumental timbre as an expressive tool - be it physical instruments played differently to change the sound or envelopes and automating synth parameters. A single note can be full of dynamic interest from how its sound changes.

We've been trying to find ways to create effects in that category with PICO-8. Kind of an uphill challenge - very little of what PICO-8's sound card does is /smooth/.

Fade-in and fade-out are, though.

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@packbat Idea to try: Shifting the second note out at a higher or lower perfect fourth/perfect fifth/octave

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Hi! Game Making Social is a part of the Fediverse dedicated to being a well-moderated, cosy, friendly place to talk and share stuff about amateur videogame making, and everything surrounding that.

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