About MegaLand Games
MegaLand Games was created by TJ Del Reno (Victorio) and Carlo Rojas (GuS). Their love of comedy and passion for video games is what drives the series. Friends since college at The Pratt Institute, they met in an improv comedy troupe known as The UpTop Players. This group formed an independent film company called “Sweet Potato Pie Films” They went on to create a stage show and video sketches titled “The Way Things Aren’t” written by the members. In 2004 they performed it at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. In 2010 They met Ben Dale (Ron) in an improv group known as Howdy Stranger. With the design help of their college friend Alex Borysenko-Anderson who created the original logo for the show along with set production. The show is shot at Jeffy Servo’s house, a friend of Carlo and TJ’s, in Harrison,NJ. Jeff can be seen as the customer in the Episode 4: Customer Service.
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Carlo Rojas is a filmmaker, improviser, and writer. He has made numerous films in college and continues this passion with MegaLand Games. Carlo is the director, editor, cinematographer, writer and actor for the show. He lives in New Jersey with his computer and copy of SEGA CD’s Jurassic Park.
TJ is a writer,actor, and co-director on this web series as well as a stand up comedian and improviser. He performs at clubs and colleges all over NYC and the country. He has done acting work for CollegeHumor.com and MTV. As an improviser he was part of Scotchatory Tape with Carlo Rojas, an improv troupe that toured the east coast and performed at The Del Close Marathon at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He is also UCB trained under Bobby Moynihan from SNL, a few member of the UCB house team The Stepfathers, Ari Voukydis from the Harold team DeCoster and Kevin Hines of Reuben Williams. During the day TJ works as a voice over artist; he can be heard on a TV near you as the voice of the Capri Sun campaign “Respect the Pouch” as well as voicing the sign for Super 8 Motel. Some of his other work included clients such as Dannon, McDonalds, Best Buy and many more. He has lent his voice to many radio commercials like AT&T and Nickelodeon’s Three Delivery. TJ has also lent his voice for ROCKSTAR Games Bully and The Ballad of Gay Tony. Check out his comedy at YouTube, MySpace, Facebook and CollegeHumor.com. Check his website www.tjdelreno.com and his blog Infinite Lives www.tjdelreno.tumblr.com. TJ lives in Brooklyn with his girlfriend Erin and their cat Shiva.
Ben Dale is an Illustrator, writer, and improviser as well as a co-writer on the show. He is working on his own graphic novel and lives in Brooklyn with his girlfriend Karen. Check his website www.bendaledonethat.blogspot.com for blogs and drawings. Ben created the character logo for the facebook page.
Simon Winheld (Colton) was born in Philly, but moved to Berkeley when he was 4 to explore the liberal social scene. He ended up eating paste and diddling his wiener, and then when he was 18 moved to New York. Since then he’s been eating paste and diddling his wiener. He recently went to the symphony and came back with a bad case of classical gas. Check out his doodles at simonwinheld.com
MegaLand Games original logo by Alex Borysenko-Anderson: email@example.com
Motion Graphics by David Carter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Camera work and addition: Charles Gonzalez.
Best boy: Paul Winters