Saturday, December 29, 2012

Random Shots: In Memoriam - 2012

  • Once again, Anjin In Exile looks back to those we lost in the game industry over the last year.
    • Adam Adamowicz, 43, concept artist for Bethesda Softworks, credits include The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Fallout 3, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    • Dr. Christopher Erhardt, 50's, Professor of Game Design and Production at DigiPen, credits include Pool of Radiance and Battletech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

    • Michael Kuehl, 32, programmer for Insomniac Games, previously of Electronic Arts and Infinity Ward

    • Bill Sears, late 50's, known as Phosphorous, artist, designer, and musician, co-founder of Digital Eel

    • Mike Singleton, 61, pioneer in ZX Spectrum gaming in the 1980s, credits include Midwinter, Lords of Midnight and Doomdark’s Revenge

    • Joe Skivolocke, 44, artist, credits include Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Island Life and My Vineyard

    • Sean Smith, 34, information technology officer in the U.S. Foreign Service, played as Vile Rat in Eve Online, killed in attack on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya

    • Paul Steed, artist and designer for Origin and Id Software, credits include Quake I, II, & III and Wing Commander III & IV

    • Jack Tramiel, 83, founder of Commodore International
  • Our thoughts go out to everyone who lost a loved one in 2012.

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