The lights are on
Double Fine has released another update on its Kickstarter funded
adventure game Broken Age. This latest release fills us in on the game's
voice acting talent.
Most notably, Double Fine revealed that Curtis the Lumberjack, a character that was created to help test animations but quickly became a favorite of the game's Kickstarter backers, is being turned into a full-fledged character. Impressively, Curtis will be voiced by former Star Trek actor and nerd icon of sorts Wil Wheaton.
Veteran game voice actor Masasa Moyo (BioShock Infinite, Halo ODST) has been cast as the game's female lead character Vella. Other experienced actors like Nicki Rapp (Lili from Psychonauts) and Ginny Wescott (Nurse Edna from Day of the Tentacle) have also been cast in unannounced roles.
Interestingly "uber-backer" Alex Rigopulos, the co-founder of Harmonix Music Systems, is in the game playing a character "based on his own likeness."
Double Fine also claims to have a "huge" announcement regarding another of the game's voice actors that will be revealed on the SpikeTV's VGX (which is the name of the new re-tooled Spike VGA Awards) on Saturday.
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Shut up, Wesley! Curtis wants to speak.
I'm so excited!
Well, well, well, if it isn't Wil Wheaton. The Green Goblin to my Spider-Man, the Pope Paul V to my Galileo, the Internet Explorer to my Firefox!
The VGA's needed to be retooled but I don't think it has gotten any better
I think it's amazing how he's been able to rebuild a career for himself after surviving being a child star. Well, sort of a star. Still, he went from "child actor" to "likable adult" without all that Lindsay Lohan BS in between. Good for him.
Also, his Tabletop show is pretty entertaining.
Day of the tentacle? I guess that deserves a mention since Schafer co-led that game.
Like the Art style.
Oh wow, that's a pretty great "get"! Nice work, Double Fine.
Whil Wheaton...I read his name in Stewies voice.
Despite the delays, I'm still super glad I backed this.
"Huge" announcement? Nathan frick'in Fillion anyone? Then again, I always think of Nathan Fillion for everything. . .