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Offline Sir Slash

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Re: John Tiller Passed Away
« Reply #30 on: April 30, 2021, 01:33:27 PM »
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Re: John Tiller Passed Away
« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2021, 04:24:04 PM »
I think everyone who's ever wargamed has at least one of his games - I think Battleground Waterloo was one of my first ever computer wargames, sad to see him go.

Yes - I remember staring at the ads for battleground waterloo and Gettysburg. Was a new era in wargames. I bought my first PC just to play them. Jeez - what a friggin shame. Still cant quite believe it. :(
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Re: John Tiller Passed Away
« Reply #32 on: April 30, 2021, 06:50:05 PM »
I am truly saddened by the news.  :(

He was a wargaming hero and an inspiration. He gave so much to the development of computer wargames and will be much missed.

I feel for his family and close friends. He was too young by far to die, but he will be remembered with appreciation for all he has done for our hobby.

It can't have been any fun suffering from a brain tumour, so I hope his family can take comfort from his passing being a release from suffering. I sincerely hope he is in a better place now and gaming with his heroes of the past.

RIP John Tiller. You were and remain an inspiration for wargamers throughout the world.
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