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Daniel Cermak

Also Known As

  • Dan Cermack
  • Dan Cermak

Game Credits


Agents of Mayhem (2017)   (General Manager)
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell (2015)   (General Manager)
Saints Row IV (2013)   (General Manager)
Saints Row: The Third (2011)   (General Manager)


Red Faction: Guerrilla - Re-Mars-tered (2018)   (Vice President of Development)
Red Faction: Armageddon (2011)   (Vice President of Development)
Red Faction: Guerrilla (2009)   (Vice President of Development)
Saints Row 2 (2008)   (VP of Development)
Saints Row (2006)   (VP Development)
The Punisher (2005)   (VP of Product Development)
Command & Conquer: Renegade (2002)   (Executive Producers (Management))
Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge (1999)   (Sr. VP of Development)
Imperialism II: The Age of Exploration (1999)   (Sr. V.P. of Development)
Panzer General 3D Assault (1999)   (Executive Producer)
People's General (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Aaron vs. Ruth: Battle of the Big Bats (1997)   (Producers)
Pacific General (1997)   (Production Director)
Panzer General II (1997)   (Executive Producer)
World League Basketball (1997)   (Producer)
Great Naval Battles Vol. III: Fury in the Pacific,... (1995)   (Executive Producer)
Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star (1995)   (Producer)
Alien Logic (1994)   (Producer)
Archon Ultra (1994)   (Producer)
Dark Legions (1994)   (Producers)
Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager (1994)   (Producers)
Great Naval Battles Vol. II: Guadalcanal 1942-43 (1994)   (Producer)
Dark Sun: Shattered Lands (1993)   (The Bosses)
Dragons of Flame (1992)   (U.S. Developer)
The Great War: 1914-1918 (1992)   (Technical Resource Director)
Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon (1991)   (Producers)
Heroes of the Lance (1991)   (US project manager)
Secret of the Silver Blades (1991)   (Mac Producer)


Silent Hunter (1996)   (Historical Scenario Design)
Medieval Lords: Soldier Kings of Europe (1991)   (Developer)
Pool of Radiance (1991)   (SSI developers)
Storm Across Europe (1989)   (by)


Storm Across Europe (1989)   (Created by)
Colonial Conquest (1985)   (Created by)

Quality Assurance

Gary Grigsby's World at War (2005)   (Playtesters)
Final Liberation: Warhammer Epic 40,000 (1997)   (SSI Testers)
Red Lightning (1989)   (Playtesters)
Sword of Aragon (1989)   (Playtesters)
War of the Lance (1989)   (Playtesters)


Star Wars: Empire at War - Forces of Corruption (2006)   (Petroglyph Special Thanks)
Evil Dead: Regeneration (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Championship Surfer (2000)   (Special Thanks!)
Panzer General III: Scorched Earth (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Fighting Steel: World War II Surface Combat 1939-1942 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Counter Action (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Imperialism (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Fantasy General (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 (1996)   (Special Thanks To)
Eye of the Beholder III: Assault on Myth Drannor (1993)   (Special Thanks to Our Bosses)
Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-43 (1992)   (Special Thanks for additional testing)


Great Naval Battles Vol. II: Guadalcanal 1942-43 (1994)   (Strategic Simulations Inc.)

Developer Biography

Dan Cermak bought his first computer when $2,500 would get you 24K of RAM - yes, 24K. A self taught programmer, Dan spent seven years trying to write games and only completed and shipped two titles. So instead, he decided to try working for the “enemy” - a publisher (Strategic Simulations Inc.). Cermak worked on almost every genre of product in just about every production position possible. After eleven years SSI was bought and sold and bought and sold and a really good thing was gone. Cermak left the west coast to work with friends at Westwood Studios, where he was the executive producer on Command & Conquer: Renegade. The studio was closed a year later, after which decided to try the Midwest and Volition. In 2009 he became vice president of product development of the studio, and in May 2011 it was announced he would become president of the company, when founder Michael Kulas stepped down after eighteen years. On 27 September 2017, Cermak was one of over 30 people who were laid off from Volition following the unsatisfactory fiscal performance of Agents of Mayhem.

Last updated: Oct 23, 2017

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