Douglas Adams Dies, Age 49
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Douglas Adams, the reknowned author of The HitchHiker's Guide To The Galaxy "trilogy" died of a heart attack over the weekend, aged 49. Among his many numerous projects for radio, television and text, he also worked on several computer games and was an "Applemaster" several years ago.
BBC News: Author Douglas Adams dies
Douglas Adams also spearheaded the project which created Starship Titanic, an excellent graphical adventure game along the lines of Myst, which was released two years ago. Adams was a fanatical Mac user, which was why Starship Titanic made it to the MacOS in the first place.
The Digital Village - Adams' premiere fan site - has now closed it's doors, with only a brief tribute to him on the front page, and an area to leave your own tributes if you feel so inclined.
There has been no word on how Adams' death will affect the production of the forthcoming Hitchhiker's Guide 3D game, currently in development by Pan Interactive; however we hope they will honour him and continue their efforts.
So long, and thanks for all the fish Mr. Adams - we'll see you at the Restaurant at the end of the Universe.
Douglas Adams Website
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