Manfred Trenz

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Manfred Trenz
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Born 1965-11-29
Birth Place Saarbrücken, Germany
Nationality German   Germany.svg

Manfred Trenz is a German video game developer, programmer, and composer. He created the Turrican series, which is still remembered to this day. Trenz currently runs his own development company, Denaris Entertainment Software.

While Trenz does not normally compose music for games, he developed all of Super Turrican for the NES and also wrote the sound effects for Turrican II and Enforcer.

Music Development


Trenz used David Whittaker's sound engine and then modified it. The music was written in 6502 assembly.


Released Title Sample Notes
1991-??-?? Turrican II: The Final Fight (C64) Sound Effects
1992-??-?? Enforcer: Fullmetal Megablaster (C64) Sound Effects
1993-07-22 Super Turrican (NES) Arranged Chris Hülsbeck's music from Turrican series and Markus Siebold's music from Enforcer.

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