Gene Kohler Jr.

Also Known As

  • Gene Kohler

Game Credits


Orcs Must Die! 2 (2012)   (Artists)
Orcs Must Die! (2011)   (Art)
Halo Wars (2009)   (Campaign Lead)
Age of Empires III (2005)   (Art)
Metroid Prime (2002)   (Artists)
Anachronox (2001)   (Additional Graphics / Artwork)
Vietnam 2: Special Assignment (2001)   (Additional Art)
John Romero's Daikatana (2000)   (Artist)
Sanitarium (1998)   (5D Art)
War Wind II: Human Onslaught (1997)   (Artist)
War Wind (1996)   (Graphics / Artwork (DreamForge))
Anvil of Dawn (1995)   (Artists)
Chronomaster (1995)   (Graphics / Artwork)

Quality Assurance

Sanitarium (1998)   (Playtesting)

Creative Services

Anvil of Dawn (1995)   (Rule Book Illustrations)


Age of Empires Online (2011)   (Robot Entertainment)

Developer Biography

Gene was born and raised in Aliquippa Pa. He spent 3 years in the US Army as a field artillery crewmember serving in Gulf War the 1st. Following his service Gene went back to Pittsburgh to attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Shortly after graduating he achieved his first game-art position with DreamForge Intertainment in Feb ‘95.

Over the past 14+ yrs. Gene has created art for titles such as Anvil of Dawn, Sanitarium, Daikatana, Metroid Prime, Age of Empires III, and Halo Wars. He illustrated the Anvil of Dawn clue book.

Gene currently lives outside Dallas TX with his son and beagle. Gene enjoys riding his Buell sport bike, fishing, games, and creating Fantasy\ Sci-Fi art.

Last updated: Apr 30, 2009