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Voldi Way.

Voldi Way (born March 1, 1970) is WayForward Technologies' founder and current "Tyrannical Overlord".[1]

Youth, studies and beginningsEdit

Voldi Way was born at home and was home educated until about 11, then attended Orange Coast College, and after that Costa Mesa High School.[2]

Voldi Way had a brief experience as a child actor, appearing as Joseph Carmichael in The Changeling in 1980.[3] He made a tribute to this role as a cameo in the movie Boo in 2005.[4]

He co-founded a software company before WayForward Technologies, at the age of 14. The softwares were aimed at sheet metal fabrication.[5]

Career with WayForward TechnologiesEdit

Voldi Way founded WayForward Technologies in 1990, using the money he made by selling his parts in his previous company to his partners.[6][7]

He is credited as Executive producer for the first Shantae game, and simply as "Tyrannical overlord", his semi-official title at WayForward, for Shantae: Risky's Revenge.

WorksEdit

This is a list of projects Voldi Way was involved in according to Moby Games and a google search over allgame.com (unless otherwise indicated).[8][9]

Films (acting)Edit

  • The Changeling - The ghost of Joseph Carmichael (1980)
  • Boo - Joseph Carmichael (2005)

AudioEdit

  • Mickey's Ultimate Challenge - sound (1993 or 1994)

ProgrammingEdit

  • Mickey's Ultimate Challenge - programming (1993 or 1994)
  • Pyst - programming (1996)
  • Star Warped - programming (1997)
  • Tak: The Great Juju Challenge - additional programming (2005)

ProductionEdit

  • Casper Animated Activity Center - producer (1998)
  • FunPack 3D - executive producer (1998)
  • Xtreme Sports - executive producer (2000)
  • WWF Betrayal - executive producer (2001)
  • Shantae - executive producer (2002)
  • The Scorpion King: Sword of Osiris - executive producer (2002)
  • Godzilla: Domination! - executive producer (2002)
  • Rescue Heroes: Billy Blazes - executive producer (2003)

Credits as WayForward bossEdit

  • Jim Henson's Bear in the Big Blue House: Bear's Sense of Adventure - president (1999)
  • Berenstain Bears: When Little Bears Are Scaredy Bears - Tyrannical Overlord (1999)
  • GAMES Interactive 2 - Tyrannical Overlord (2000)
  • Pearl Harbor: Defend the Fleet - Tyrannical Overlord (2001)
  • Wendy: Every Witch Way - president (2001)
  • Pacific Gunner - Tyrannical Warlord (2002)
  • Ping Pals - Tyrannical Overlord (2004)
  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie - Tyrannical Overlord (2004)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! - Tyrannical Overlord (2005)
  • Sigma Star Saga - Tyrannical Overlord (2005)
  • Tak: The Great Juju Challenge - Tyrannical Overlord (2005)
  • Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • X-Men: The Official Game - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature From the Krusty Krab - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • Justice League Heroes: The Flash - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • American Dragon: Jake Long  Attack of the Dark Dragon - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • American Dragon: Jake Long Rise of the Huntsclan - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • Unfabulous - Tyrannical Overlord (2006)
  • Contra 4 - Tyrannical Overlord (2007)
  • Looney Tunes: Duck Amuck - Tyrannical Overlord (2007)
  • Space Chimps - Tyrannical Overlord (2008)
  • LIT - Tyrannical Overlord (2009)
  • Mighty Flip Champs! - Tyrannical Overlord (2009)
  • A Boy and His Blob - Tyrannical Overlord (2009)
  • Where the Wild Things Are - Tyrannical Overlord (2009)
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold - The Videogame - Tyrannical Overlord (2010)
  • Galactic Taz Ball - Tyrannical Overlord (2010)
  • Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Tyrannical Overlord (2010)
  • Thor: God of Thunder - Tyrannical Overlord (2011)
  • Mighty Milky Way! - Tyrannical Overlord (2011)
  • Mighty Flip Champs! DX - Tyrannical Overlord (2011)
  • Mighty Switch Force! - Tyrannical Overlord (2011)
  • Double Dragon Neon - Tyrannical Overlord (2012)
  • Silent Hill: Book of Memories - Tyrannical Overlord (2012)
  • Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! - Tyrannical Overlord (2012)
  • Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition - Tyrannical Overlord (2012)
  • DuckTales: Remastered - Tyrannical Overlord (2013)
  • Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! - Tyrannical Overlord (2013)
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2 - Tyrannical Overlord (2013)
  • Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark - Tyrannical Overlord (2014)
  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse - Tyrannical Overlord (2014)
  • Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom - Tyrannical Overlord (2014)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze - Tyrannical Overlord (2014)
  • Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster - Tyrannical Overlord (2014)
  • Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down! - Tyrannical Overlord (2015)
  • Adventure Time: Puzzle Quest - Tyrannical Overlord (2015)
  • Goosebumps: The Game - Tyrannical Overlord (2015)
  • Mighty Switch Force! Academy - Tyrannical Overlord (2015)
  • Descendants - Tyrannical Overlord (2015)

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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