|Stephen Rippy is a Texas-based composer with over two decades of experience
writing and recording original soundtracks for games.
Since 1997, Stephen has provided music and sound design for a wide variety of titles and platforms;
notable releases include Microsoft’s Age of Empires series, the spin-off Age of Mythology, and Halo Wars,
as well as free-to-play mobile apps We Farm and Adventure Bay. In 2011, Stephen’s score for CastleVille
won attention for its use of a live orchestra, a first for the social gaming developer Zynga.
More recent work includes music for Boss Fight Entertainment's Dungeon Boss and Anvil: War of Heroes.
Maintaining a separate body of work as a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist,
Stephen has independently released ten full-length albums - including 2014’s Mainland Static,
which features a thirteen-piece string section recorded at Abbey Road Studios -
and an instrumental EP (Points, 2012).
Stephen continues to work in the Dallas area and is likely thinking about getting started on his next record.