For some reason the first time I play a sound it is muffled. Do I have to load it first?
I believe that there are problems with Audio. I have no trouble with sounds just music.
I do not have to pre-load sounds at all, I am using Chrome as my HTML5 Browser of choice.
Try Pre-Loading though.
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What browser are you using? Have you tried Chrome? It has the best audio support right now.
Yes I am using chrome. It's weird but preloading doesn't do anything.