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Life as a Freelance Musician Part 13: Boring Stuff! Billing and Accounting

Accounting and Billing is not the most fun part of being a freelancer but it’s kind of important if you want to keep being a freelancer who lives in a house and has food. We’ll try to keep it from getting too boring.

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The only legit accounting system for a hardcore chiptune artist.
The only legit accounting system for a hardcore chiptune artist.

Some developers will come to you with a completely defined list of audio assets they need for their game, but more often developers really don’t know what they need. This is especially true of sound effects. They often don’t really know what their game will need as far as sound goes. Some might even expect you to play the game and come up with that. What do you do in this situation?

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