Jonas Lang is a German music composer. His musical education began when he started taking piano lessons at the age of 7. Between the ages of 11 and 15 he attended the State School of Music in Montabaur. He made his first experiences with composing when he was 14 and has constantly improved his skills since then. Besides his work as a composer he's also a graphic designer. Currently he's involved in the development of Zeitgeist, a Half Life 2 total conversion.

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Jonko Dec 30 2012, 8:33pm replied:

Wikipedia says that metrication efforts in the UK started in the early 19th century, but the metric system never quite caught on.

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Jonko Aug 29 2012, 4:09pm says:

What's up with that funny German voice acting? I'm a native speaker and I have no clue what the response to the question was supposed to mean although I must have heard it dozens of times. And the last thing that zombie says, I think, was supposed to mean something like "Cassandra, I love your brains"... Dude, what the ****?

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Jonko Aug 2 2011, 10:22am replied:


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Jonko May 27 2011, 3:26pm replied:

As you said: Kommt Zeit, kommt Zeitgeist :)
Zeitgeist is alive and kicking, don't you worry.

+1 vote   news: The Spirit of "Zeitgeist"
Jonko May 23 2011, 5:16pm replied:

May I humbly suggest that you read the comments before commenting yourself so as to avoid asking a question that may have been answered several times already?

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Jonko May 17 2011, 11:59am replied:

It isn't. We're still working on some details of the story and, as we said, there will be more graphical content soon.

+4 votes   mod: Zeitgeist
Jonko Apr 18 2011, 5:14am says:

Was soll das mit HdR zu tun haben? oO

+1 vote   media: Zeitgeist Logo
Jonko Jan 12 2011, 1:22pm says:

Extrem geile Concepts :)

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Jonko Jan 9 2011, 6:29pm replied:

As I'm a composer, I'd better be able to write a song ;)
It's not an easy task to find a decent jazz singer, but of course we'll try.


+2 votes   mod: Zeitgeist
Jonko Jan 8 2011, 10:07am replied:

It will work with steam and you will need the episodes. Like most mods, I think Zeitgeist will come as an installer and as a zip file so you can choose what you like better.
The music will be a lot more difficult; we can't control who downloads Zeitgeist so we have to see to it that we don't violate copyright in any country. Let's take Germany for example, because our whole team is German: Here, the copyright is active at least 70 years after the death of the composer, or, what's even worse, the last member of the band. So even if we only chose a few songs, we'd have to pay an awful lot of money to be allowed to use them. As I said earlier in some comments, it's more likely that we will only use original music. This is not only a pragmatic but also a stylistic decision. We don't want to make some boring history game, but rather something original. We don't want the player to walk through virtual London listening to swing tunes the umpteenth time and wondering if he's playing Mafia II or The Saboteur. Rather we want to change the tone of the music so that it adds something new to the scenario.

Jonko (Zeitgeist composer)

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Jonko Dec 14 2010, 6:00pm says:

Danke fürs Lob :)
Kjell Bunjes klingt nach hohem Norden. Was für ein Landsmann bist du, wenn ich fragen darf?

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Jonko Oct 30 2010, 5:52am replied:

A single, brightly coloured line across the background? Sorry, but that doesn't sound like it would improve the design to me.

+1 vote   mod: Zeitgeist
Jonko Oct 28 2010, 1:40pm says:

Das freut mich und mein Ego ungemein :)

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Jonko Oct 28 2010, 6:29am says:

Naja, ich meinte insofern gewagt, als dass du selbst noch nicht so lang aus dem bevorzugten Alter von Shotacat raus bist :D

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Jonko Oct 27 2010, 5:16pm says:

Der Avatar ist ja gewagt für dein Alter :P

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Jonko Oct 25 2010, 10:01pm says:

Well, if you want me to take a guess, I'd say your new project is a fast paced game that's simple but fun to play but also unique (be it its visual style or gameplay) and can earn you a helluvalot of cash with some skill and luck. I hope we'll hear about it soon :)

+1 vote   news: Project On Hold
Jonko Sep 11 2010, 9:24am says:

What's up with the weird radio noises?

+1 vote   mod: PlanetShift: Part One
Jonko Aug 20 2010, 10:22am replied:

Nope, we're always happy to get an offer for help and we won't delete your comment. I don't know who is giving you negative karma for pointing out grammar errors, but we don't mind criticism, so it's not us.


+1 vote   mod: Zeitgeist
Jonko Aug 14 2010, 4:18pm says:

I sense 4chan fanbois.

+1 vote   media: MUDKIPS
Jonko Aug 8 2010, 6:23pm says:

This looks totally awesome! Also, a solo cello is one of the best things that can happen to a soundtrack. Forget about the orchestra and the choir, small scale soundtracks are much more beautiful.

+2 votes   mod: The Moonlight Path
Jonko Aug 8 2010, 11:10am says:

Very nice news, but for the love of god, please don't use Comic Sans!

+3 votes   news: Interview and Interface!
Jonko Jun 12 2010, 11:41am says:

Hey, Cr3mat0r!
Danke für deinen netten Comment :)
Ich habe schon einen ganzen Haufen Zeug für Zeitgeist komponiert, den wir aber noch nicht online stellen möchten, weil es sich bisher einfach nur um Konzeptarbeiten handelt. Was es nicht in den Soundtrack schafft, könnte aber eventuell als Bonustrack auf der Soundtrack-CD auftauchen ;)
Die Ouvertüre ist übrigens auf zum Download erhältlich.
Grüße, Jonko

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Jonko May 28 2010, 3:51pm says:

This girl looks amazing :)

+2 votes   media: Half Life 2 Rebel Concept
Jonko May 24 2010, 5:40am says:

A Single Player campaign would be awesome :)

+1 vote   game: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare
Jonko May 24 2010, 5:37am says:

Thank you for putting this in the headlines, ModDB! :)
Wonder why I haven't heard about this awesomeness earlier.

+1 vote   mod: DaggerXL
Jonko May 18 2010, 3:25pm replied:

That would be me. Thanks for the compliment :)

+2 votes   mod: Zeitgeist
Jonko Apr 29 2010, 4:10pm says:

I read your comment on Zeitgeist's recent update and was curious what a mod inspired by our work may be like :)
STT&R looks great so far and the story has a nice spin. May I know who's responsible for the original soundtrack?
Grüße aus dem schönen Gießen,
Jonko / Zeitgeist Dev

+1 vote   mod: Steam, Tracks, Trouble & Riddles
Jonko Mar 11 2010, 7:44am says:

Ads = Epic Win!
Also, the custom sound effects are very nice and greatly add to the game's weird atmosphere.

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Jonko Mar 7 2010, 7:00am replied:

This car actually existed. Look here:

+2 votes   media: "Schubart Sechs"
Jonko Mar 4 2010, 7:52am says:

I like the music tracks. You should try to add some ambient sounds though.

+1 vote   news: Walking in the airtunnels video!
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