Hello.

My Name is Stephen Schappler.

I am an Advanced Sound Designer at NetherRealm Studios.

I record, design, and mix sounds for video games and media.

Please take a look around and feel free to get in touch.

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Mortal Kombat 1120200502002659
Injustice 220190407022350
Mortal Kombat X20200429034829
Injustice Mobile20200429213308
Wallykazam!20200429213414
Bubble Guppies20200429213452

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Reaper Quick Tip – Exporting Audio with Embedded Metadata20200511151105

Reaper Quick Tip – Exporting Audio with Embedded Metadata

The release of Reaper v6.10 has added the option to embed metadata during rendering into all sorts of files types, including BWF wav files. This is a very handy feature when editing recordings for sou...
MK11 Sound Design Featured on HBO’s VICE News Tonight20190823140751

MK11 Sound Design Featured on HBO’s VICE News Tonight

The folks from VICE's News's Tonight stopped by NetherRealm to participate in some sound design fun with fruits and vegetables. Check out the video to see how we make some of our gore sounds for Morta...
Using a Stream Deck for Game Audio Production20180216030049

Using a Stream Deck for Game Audio Production

I recently purchased an Elgato Stream Deck in order to set up custom key commands to use with various parts of my workflow. In this post I’m going to show a few examples of what is possible with...
Reaper Quick Tip – Adjust Item Volume or Pitch with MouseWheel20170530223310

Reaper Quick Tip – Adjust Item Volume or Pitch with MouseWheel

Until recently, I didn’t know you could have a binary action that did two things within a single Reaper Action. I have always wanted to set up a Reaper mouse modifier for the mouse scroll wheel ...
Reaper Quick Tip – Creating New Tracks With Surrounding Folders20160329032431

Reaper Quick Tip – Creating New Tracks With Surrounding Folders

I’m going to start posting a series of short, more advanced Reaper tutorials geared towards game audio sound design workflows. The first involves automatically creating a group of new tracks wit...
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