DB Cooper – “(Having to go through hierarchy) I really rather be able to sit around a proverbial campfire with everybody and say let’s share ideas and I know that doesn’t always work but that’s when it works the best as if you got everybody’s view in the open and the authority to make decisions.”

DB Cooper has been acting and directing for more than 30 years. You’ve heard her in Bioshock 2, Hearthstone, Firefall, and DC Universe Online. She casts and directs game dialogue, is a vocal sound consultant, and a voice coach with students worldwide.

We Discuss:

  • Jump start her gaming career Sent a fan letter to George Oldziey of the Wing Commander series
  • Her voice acting career, cast and direct game dialogue
  • How to cast people for your game
  • Benefits of being in the city where the work is
  • You feel alive being around your people
  • You lose nothing at all by asking for help and make the questions specific
  • FF X had a baller cast
  • Know when to end a project if it doesn’t work


  • Website: dbcoopervo.com
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Game: Dead and Buried for Oculus


  • Rooster Teeth
  • Voice 123
  • Hatsune Miku Hologram
  • Vocaloid
  • Look at Game Credits for mentors and ask questions
  • OrcaHQ
  • GameDevMap
  • Check out PHP discussion

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