Daniel Bernstein

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Daniel Bernstein is a composer for video games and movies. Born in Leningrad in the Soviet Union (now part of Russia), he received a B.S. in computer science and an M.A. in music composition from the University of Virginia. Bernstein started in games in 1996 "working in development and sound design".[1] He has also worked as a composer for Monolith Productions where he collaborated with Guy Whitmore on titles such as Blood and Claw. Outside of video games, he also wrote the soundtrack for short movies (Kansas in 1998 and Maid of Honor in 1999).

Changing career, he joined WildTangent as the Director of Product Strategy, and later left in 2002 to create Sandlot Games.

While still acting as Sandlot's CEO, he returned to composition with the soundtrack to The Penitent Man in 2010.

Video game credits[edit]

Year Title Role(s) Notes
1988 Moria UNIX hangup signal fix, many bug fixes MS-DOS version
1994 Safety Monkey Video artist
AnnaTommy 3D Intro Architecture
1996 Muppet Treasure Island Digital Video Technical Director, Associate Producer, Game design
MultiPlayer BattleTech: Solaris Music, sound programming With Nate Burgess
1997 Air Warrior II Sound lead, music composer
Blood Music, sound development With Guy Whitmore
Claw Audio lead, audio director, music
1998 Shogo: Mobile Armor Division Audio composer
Get Medieval Audio director, music, sound design, movie compilation
Blood II: The Chosen Interactive Music Arrangement, music
Rage of Mages Product Acquisitions, Translation
1999 Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator Product Manager
Rage of Mages II: Necromancer Project Manager, game text, special thanks
ōdi∙um Producer
2002 Blasterball 2: Revolution Sound and music
2003 Tradewinds
Haunted Childhood
2004 Super Granny
Snail Mail
Blasterball 2: Holidays
2005 Tradewinds 2
Granny in Paradise
Slyder Special thanks
Barnyard Invasion Audio, business, production, game design
Incrediball: The Seven Sapphires CEO, audio
2006 Westward
Super Granny 3 Sound and music
Cake Mania
2007 Super Granny 4
Burger Island CEO of SandLot Games
2008 Eye for Design Audio
Cake Mania 2: Jill's Next Adventure! Sound and music
Westward II: Heroes of the Frontier Audio design With Somatone
Westward III: Gold Rush
2009 Westward IV: All Aboard
Kuros Audio, story
Boonka President and CEO of SandLot Games, Voice acting
2010 Rasputin's Curse President and CEO of SandLot Games, sound, music
2014 Mage and Minions Sound effects


  1. ^ Cook, John; Reporter, P.-I. (2008-08-22). "Venture Capital: Sandlot Games bakes success in 'Cake Mania'". seattlepi.com. Retrieved 2020-07-02.

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