Rest in Peace Aradune.

Discussion in 'News and Announcements' started by TelinDarkforest, Nov 19, 2019.

  1. KermittheFroglok Augur

    RIP Aradune, I know you left the studio but I hope the Devs immortalize you in either Qeynos or Qeynos Hills.
  2. KermittheFroglok Augur

    Seriously agree (less the rioting part).
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  3. Fire_Wiz New Member

    RIP, Stinky. Thanks for the amazing world you envisioned.
  4. Gherig Augur

    Brad Changed my Life. Thank you for the Muffins and thousands of hours of fun. Aradune vs Innoruuk on the Tox Forest Bridge to end Beta in 98/99 still is a crystal clear memory!

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  5. Kansan Cloudkicker Elder

    RIP Aradune.
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  6. doox00 New Member

    This is very sad news.. was he sick?
  7. HoodenShuklak Augur

    Putting up a monument in game would be pretty cool.
  8. Ranor Journeyman

    Very sad news my deepest thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to the friends and family. RIP. :(
  9. Sirhc Apprentice

    Rest in peace brad and thank you for this great game.
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  10. Alythea New Member

    Hi everyone!

    I am very sad to hear of his passing; and I am grateful for his work on EverQuest and Vanguard over the years. There is nothing that we can offer as a community to measure up to his contributions to the original EQ dev team.

    We often forget that families miss their father, mother, daughter, or son who put in long hours to provide us with wonderful memories.

    I would like to suggest that perhaps the new expansion could be publicly dedicated to Mr. McQuaid and his family, with a special message of thanks and condolence from all of us.
  11. Endaar Augur

    Strange how the death of a guy you never met, and never really spoke directly to can affect you...but all of us here owe him a debt of gratitude. I remember him being so active on the forums in the early days, talking about how things did or did not fit The Vision(TM). It was a running joke at the time, but the vision he was instrumental in creating is exactly why we're all here today playing this game. Not to mention the impact on the genre and industry as a whole.

    I'll echo some of the earlier posters - EQ needs an in-game memorial of some sort for him.
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  12. Duder Augur

    Thanks so much Brad for this wonderful game and the people I've met along the way. Thank you, Rest in peace.
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  14. Thunderkiks Augur

    Rest in peace Brad, my condolences to your family.
  15. Claan Elder

    RIP
    Thank you for a game that has been just awesome for 20 years +
    Condolences to all family and friends.
  16. Tenr New Member

    RIP.
    Please put a grave marker for him in Shadowrest.
  17. Beimeith Augur

    He's helping God program RL now.
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  18. Risiko Augur

    RIP Aradune.

    Another of my heroes has passed on.
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  19. HoodenShuklak Augur

    When one door closes, Rallos Zek opens another one.

    Welcome back Risiko.
  20. Risiko Augur

    Only here to pay respects to someone that brought me many years of enjoyment.
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