The San Diego Comic-Con event for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, was nearly ruined when voice-over failed to play during the gameplay demo. Luckily, Geralt voice actor Doug Cockle was there to save the day.

Not everybody has weeks to prepare for a live performance of their video game dialog. Cockle slips into the gravelly voice of Geralt like a champ, following along with the tiny subtitles as best he can. Such a trooper.

Here's the entire panel (sans gameplay footage) for your witching enjoyment.