Fade To Silence (Black Forest Games/THQ Nordic) is out in Early Access! Here I am involved with Audio Integration, working on-site with the lovely team, constructing blueprints and sound cues in UE4. Good times!
I can heartily recommend the game for its wonderful winter apocalypse flair & lovecraftian elements! Of course, it’s still Early Access, but it’s already a blast. Check it out!
LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 is out for PC, Xbox One and PS4! Heike and I had the honor and joy to translate the whole thing into German, and let me tell you: We had a lot of fun. Seriously, I sat there, concentrating and all work-like, to then honestly lol out of the blue, because a great joke caught me off-guard.
The basic premise is hilarious: Supervillain steals a few dimensions and connects them to a super-city under his evil rule. All through the game, you have cultures clash, New Yorkers checking out medieval England, knights visiting ancient Egypt, vikings in the future … Add to that an extreme roster of 200 characters (including some very very obscure ones!), great jokes that don’t treat you like a kid, bizarre and funny situations and mesh-ups – if you want it super crazy, check out the GwenPool parts. Yes, GwenPool, a character that is basically an internet meme rather than an actual Marvel character, plays a major role here. Her missions are really absurd. NDA-wise I don’t feel good about giving too many examples myself, but I can quote Kotaku: “Another has Howard the Duck and Forbush Man breaking into a comic book convention to debut the video game they’ve developed.” Yes. WTF and glorious. And if you think this is a kiddy game, watch the game go on about NDAs, pitching a game, patching, DLC etc.
I would love to add more of my favorites, but a quick google search tells me how superficially those reviewers dash through their games, because most of the best parts have not been commented on yet. So I wont spoil them here. 🙂
Yes, it’s also a LEGO® game, so I think you know whether you will like gameplay and mechanics. Some people do, some don’t. But I can heartily recommend the writing 😀 We really fought to make the German version as funny as the original, and the German reviews so far seem to notice.
Thanks to Synthesis, Roland Austinat, Traveller’s Tales and Warner Bros.
Happy to announce that Heike and I are working for Blizzcon this weekend! We are part of a huge team, helping with the German version of the presentation.
Check this video here to see how you can join the event online:
Happy to say that Dungeons 3 is out now (for PC, Xbox One and PS4)! It was a big honor and fun working on the sound and audio integration for my friends at Realmforge in Munich again. Super happy to see the good reviews coming in, congrats to the team!
Thanks to everyone at Realmforge for allowing me to be part of this development adventure! It was a pleasure!
Today, I want to present to you a very special game I have been helping with since 2013. It was finished earlier this year. Sadly, you can’t really test it out, it’s a very special thing:
Lost Earth 2307 is a 4X space game AND a serious game, produced by Fraunhofer Institute for use in education by the German military (“Bundeswehr”). This time, I was involved in many areas: Music, sound design, voice recordings, editing & post-production, on-site audio integration using FMOD, text work, video editing and scripting them using ActionScript!
A BIG thanks to Daniel Atorf and the great team of scientist I had the pleasure to work with! Especially the on-site work was a fresh experience, to work with scientists is a pleasant thing! Thanks to Simon & Linked Dimensions!
“Ostwind – Das Spiel” (Aesir Interactive/Eurovideo) is out now for PC! “Ostwind” is a big series of movies and books about horses, very popular with a young female audience in particular, and we had the chance to help with the translations! 🙂 Thanks for the ride!
GermanDevDays, May 23rd / May 24th in Frankfurt/Main, Germany! It’s the 2nd installment of this nice event by Stefan Marcinek (most known as the former Kalypso CEO). Let’s meet, remeet and such! See you there!
It’s out for some days now, but don’t miss Expeditions: Viking (Logic Artists/Eurovideo), a cool historical RPG (for which we provided the German translation). Awesome writing, much depth and freedom of choice! 🙂
A lot of writing, too, one of our biggest project so far! 😀
Thanks to Anja Weiligmann for her external work on the project!
End of last month, I was in Berlin for Quo Vadis conference. This time, I was exhibitor thanks to the efforts of Kai Rosenkranz, who set up a great shared booth for video game composers. Big thanks to him, to my fellow booth partners and to everyone I met at the conference. Still need to write all the mails, but they will come. 😉
Dungeons 3 (Realmforge/Kalypso) was announced today! Glad to add that I am working on sound design again, and it’s a huge blast! Release on PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One & PS4 is scheduled for autumn 2017.
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