Who was William Soleau?

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SeverinDK
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Who was William Soleau?

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Does anyone know who William Soleau is and where he is today?

I remember the name as the creator of Micemen, which my dad still plays to this day. He is 63 years old and has played this game for as long as I can remember. Last night he sent me these images and called me to tell me that "he had finally done it", gotten all twelve of his mice in a row while the enemy only had one player left. He was so proud! :D

Anyway, that was not the point of this thread, just what got me thinking about it.
Does anyone know who William Soleau is or was? It's hard to find much info about him.
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Who was William Soleau?

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Looking at business info for the company shows he's in New York, 65 and probably retired now.
(I've found no interviews with him, but maybe I looked in the wrong places.)
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Who was William Soleau?

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Ancient DOS Games made a video about the company, might contain some interesting bits (or not, I can't be bothered to watch it now):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifq9QXH_-Os

I remember reading somewhere that William Souleau started his career as a ballet dancer before becoming software developer. Maybe it was their archived site.
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