Dan Forden

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Dan Forden
Also known as Daniel Warren Forden / Toasty
Birthdate 28 September 1963 • 56 years
Birthplace USA
Total games 11
First work Mortal Kombat II: Music from the Arcade Game Soundtrack • 1994
Last work Mortal Kombat 11 Original Game Soundtrack • 2019
Total soundtracks 10
Most popuplar Mortal Kombat II: Music from the Arcade Game Soundtrack
• Dan Forden invented the popular "Toasty" quote while he and the crew were testing the Mortal Kombat II development. The crew then added it to the game.
• Dan Forden best known as the "Toasty" guy that pops out of the corner of the screen in the Mortal Kombat video games.
• Dan Forden is married with a daughter, Isabel.
• Dan Forder stopped appearing from the bottom of the screen after Mortal Kombat Trilogy because his 2D image didn't suite the 3D graphics in the next Mortal Kombat release. However, "Toasty" is heard again in The Grid and Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance.
• Dan Forden played for a band "Cheer Accident" in 1992, after being replaced by a former bassist who was inconsistent with the team. Dan left in 1994 after getting married. Also, in 1994 they have released an album "The Why".
• Dan Forden held an AOL account of mksound@aol.com during the Mortal Kombat 4 days.
• Dan Forden plays keyboards, bass, and guitars.
• Dan Forden loves to play scary music.
• Dan Forden composed tunes for numerous pinball games in the 80's.
• Dan Forden is credited in the Mortal Kombat series as Dan "Toasty" Forden.
• In the Graveyard stage of Mortal Kombat 3, a headstone has 'Forden' written on it.

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PS3Mortal Kombat 9 : Composer (Music)
Xbox 360Mortal Kombat 9 : Composer (Music)


PS2Mortal Kombat: Deception : Audio Lead


Game Boy AdvanceMortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance : Sound and Music
XboxMortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance : Sound Effects & Music
GamecubeMortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance : Sound Effects & Music
PS2Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance : Sound Effects & Music


PCMortal Kombat 4 : Sound, Composer


PCMortal Kombat 3 : Sound, Composer


ArcadeMortal Kombat II : Sound, Composer


PCMortal Kombat : Sound, Composer

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Comrade Dan Forden is on the 19 place in our Hall of Fame. Next one is Poets of the Fall.


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