Desperados 2: Cooper’s Revenge

1 Posted by - June 5, 2013 - (Voice) Direction, Narrative Design, Portfolio, Script Writing, Story Production

Desperados 2: Cooper’s Revenge (2006) is a sequel to Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive (2001). Both titles are RTT games developed by Spellbound Entertainment. Their stealth-based approach is similiar to the one introduced by Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines, but with its non-military Wild West setting and its slightly exaggerated characters and dialogs the Desperados series delivered something new: the experience of playing a suspenseful and at the same time humoristic Italo Western.

This time, John Cooper assembles his gang of bounty hunters to solve a family affair: the murder of US Marshal Ross Cooper – John’s brother. Ross got murdered on behalf of a man called “Angle Face” while investigating Indian raids on settlers in the area around Santa Fé. Searching for Angle Face our bounty hunters uncover an intrigue about land, gold and power in the Indian Territory.

My contribution to this project has been:

  • narrative design (together with Jean-Marc Haessig who has been the Creative Director of Spellbound Entertainment),
  • character design,
  • all spoken and non-spoken texts including all cinematics, dialogs and conversations,
  • managing story production,
  • German casting and voice direction (together with Ralf Adam who has been the Executive Producer of the project),
  • booklet texts.

German samples of my work on this project can be found browsing the work samples category.