Robert Prince

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Robert Prince
Birth name Robert Caskin Prince III
Also known as "Bobby Prince"
Genres Video game music
Occupations Composer, Musician

Robert C. Prince III, also known as Bobby Prince, is an American composer and sound designer. He has worked as an independent contractor for several gaming companies, most notably id Software and Apogee/3D Realms.

He has created music and sound effects for Commander Keen 4-6, Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure, Pickle Wars, Catacomb 3D, Wolfenstein 3D, Spear of Destiny, Blake Stone, Doom, Rise of the Triad, Doom II, Duke Nukem II, Duke Nukem 3D, Abuse, Demonstar, as well as other games. He has also composed music for commercials and independent films. In 2006, he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by his fellow game composers. He is currently composing sound and music for the game Wrack (formerly Last Bastion).

Prince is a lawyer who passed the bar in 1980.[1] He was a 1LT platoon leader in Vietnam 1969-70.


Prince's best-known and most enduring work is the soundtrack to the original Doom. The Doom soundtrack grew extremely popular among gamers, with fans doing various cover versions and remix projects more than 15 years after the game's release. It is one of the most popular soundtracks on the OverClocked ReMix website.[2]

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