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RIP Ken Siders HOMEBREW games developer.

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#1 MaximumRD


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Posted 28 August 2017 - 01:42 PM

Always a shame losing a good and talented contributor to our hobby.  :( 


Shared by ALBERT YARRUSSO on FACEBOOK in the Atariage group - 


Albert Yarusso shared a link to the group: AtariAge.
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I have some very sad news to report. Ken Siders unexpectedly passed away at the early age of 49 several days ago. Ken was responsible for writing several homebrew games for the Atari 5200, 7800 and Atari 8-bit computers (mainly b*nQ and Beef Drop). Ken was kind and always very helpful to anyone who asked. He was a great contributor to the Atari community and will be missed.
Link over @ Atariage for those interested. 
The condolence page can be found


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Posted 28 August 2017 - 02:36 PM


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#3 RickR


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Posted 28 August 2017 - 05:09 PM

Too young. RIP.

#4 TrekMD


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Posted 28 August 2017 - 06:49 PM

Truly sad news.  He was too young to go.  My condolences to his family.

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#5 The Professor

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Posted 29 August 2017 - 12:37 PM

What?? That is horrific. Poor Ken :( He made some of the best and earliest 7800 homebrews. What a terrific guy. Rest In Peace Ken.

#6 Justin


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Posted 29 August 2017 - 03:01 PM

:( Poor guy. That is way too young to pass away. My condolences to his family and friends. His work will be immortalized in the cartridges we've come to play and love for years.

#7 GRay Defender

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 11:46 AM

My condolences as well.

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