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Richard Wah Kan

Game Credits

Business

Painkiller: Hell & Damnation (2012)   (DreamCatcher, CEO)
L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (2010)   (President/CEO)
Dunes of War (2007)   (CEO)
Genesis Rising (2007)   (President and CEO)
The Sacred Rings (2007)   (President and CEO)
Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express (2006)   (CEO)
Dungeon Lords (Collector's Edition) (2006)   (President and CEO)
Evidence: The Last Ritual (2006)   (President)
Neverend (2006)   (President and CEO)
Painkiller: Hell Wars (2006)   (CEO)
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure (2006)   (President)
Secret Files: Tunguska (2006)   (CEO)
Secrets of the Ark: A Broken Sword Game (2006)   (CEO)
The Ugly Prince Duckling (2006)   (CEO)
Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None (2005)   (CEO)
Cold War (2005)   (President & CEO)
Domination (2005)   (President and CEO)
Dungeon Lords (2005)   (President and CEO)
ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern (2005)   (President & CEO)
Enigma: Rising Tide (Gold Edition) (2005)   (President and CEO)
NiBiRu: Age of Secrets (2005)   (President and CEO)
Painkiller: Black - Limited Edition DVD (2005)   (DreamCatcher, President and CEO)
Soldier Elite: Zero Hour (2005)   (CEO)
Still Life (2005)   (President and CEO)
Atlantis Evolution (2004)   (President & CEO)
Aura: Fate of the Ages (2004)   (President)
Besieger (2004)   (CEO)
Crime Stories: From the Files of Martin Mystère (2004)   (President & CEO )
Crystal Key II: The Far Realm (2004)   (President)
The Egyptian Prophecy (2004)   (President and CEO)
Jack the Ripper (2004)   (President)
The Moment of Silence (2004)   (President and CEO)
ObsCure (2004)   (President and CEO)
Painkiller (2004)   (President and CEO)
Painkiller: Battle Out of Hell (2004)   (Dreamcatcher, President and CEO)
Return to Mysterious Island (2004)   (President and CEO)
Sentinel: Descendants in Time (2004)   (President and CEO)
The Black Mirror (2003)   (President)
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon (2003)   (President)
Curse: The Eye of Isis (2003)   (President)
Enigma: Rising Tide (2003)   (President)
Eric Young's Squad Assault: West Front (2003)   (President and CEO)
Harbinger (2003)   (President)
Missing (2003)   (President)
Mysterious Journey II: Chameleon (2003)   (President)
The Omega Stone (2003)   (President)
Spirits & Spells (2003)   (DreamCatcher President)
Traitors Gate 2: Cypher (2003)   (President)
The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse (2002)   (President)
Curse of Atlantis: Thorgal's Quest (2002)   (President)
Hegemonia: Legions of Iron (2002)   (President)
Iron Storm (2002)   (President)
Post Mortem (2002)   (President)
SuperPower (2002)   (President)
Auryn Quest (2001)   (President)
Cydonia: Mars - The First Manned Mission (1999)   (President)
 

Production

Woody Woodpecker (2001)   ([President])
Riddle of the Sphinx: An Egyptian Adventure (2000)   (Executive Publisher)
Beyond Time (1997)   (Game Team)
 

Design

Gore: Ultimate Soldier (2002)   (President)
 

Support

Emergency Fire Response (2003)   (President)
 

Thanks

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun (2007)   (Special Thanks)
The Crystal Key (1999)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Painkiller: Hell Wars (2006)   (President)
Secret Files: Tunguska (2006)   (President)
The Ugly Prince Duckling (2006)   (President)
Keepsake (2005)   (President and CEO)
Still Life (2005)   (Business Development )
Time to Ride: Saddles & Stables (2005)   (President and CEO)
Voyage (2005)   (President & CEO)
Lights Out (2004)   (President & CEO)
ObsCure (2004)   (President and CEO)
SuperPower 2 (2004)   (President and CEO)
Ultimate Beach Soccer (2003)   (President)
Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure (2003)   (President and CEO)
Arx Fatalis (2002)   (President)
Dark Fall: The Journal (2002)   (President)
The Mystery of the Mummy (2002)   (President)
Project Earth: Starmageddon (2002)   (President)
Rock Manager (2001)   (President)
Jewels of the Oracle (1995)   (Discis Affiliate Label Program)
Karma: Curse of the 12 Caves (1995)   (Vice President, Licensing & Acquisitions)
 


Developer Biography

Richard Wah Kan founded DreamCatcher Interactive in 1996 and later DreamCatcher Europe via the liquidation of French publisher, Cryo Interactive.

Prior to founding DreamCatcher, Richard was a Software Development Manager with Apple Computer Canada Inc. and as the Vice President of Licensing & Acquisition as well as VP of International Sales with Discis Knowledge Research, Inc. In September 2002, Richard was named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year for his work at DreamCatcher.

After the acquisition of DreamCatcher by Austrian based publisher JoWood in 2007, Richard exited his post as President and CEO.

Richard is perhaps most well known for his efforts to reestablish adventure gaming as a viable genre at retail, particularly in North America.

Richard has his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario.

Last updated: Nov 22, 2007