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2018-02-05 12:57

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 1498
Handle id #22573 : Hoxy

Just saw the update. Rumour has it that he died of an heart attack February 1st 10AM on the way to work ( http://www.lemon64.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=814933#814933 ). :( That is really sad news. I had some really long chats with him; he was a really nice guy, and a great collector of games.

I really hope someone can give us some definitive source on this. It's not fun if it is a hoax (and even worse if it is true, of course). I reacted as it was a new user on Lemon who is the only source on this, with no info who he is.
2018-02-05 14:05

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 317
He is still listed on ratsit.se - given the info here on csdb is correct - but on the other hand they do not update their records in realtime and it takes a few days for that info to become processed by the authorities.
2018-02-06 17:10

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 1498
Seems he is gone from ratsit.se. Rest in peace, buddy.
2018-02-07 10:06
Heavy Stylus

Registered: Apr 2007
Posts: 57
Sad news. He was a loyal supporter of RGCD too and had most of our releases in his collection (according to my store data).

We're all getting older...
2018-02-07 12:40

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 448
Gonna remember him as a skilled cracker who had the bad luck to be in notoriously unpopular ATA at a time when virtually every ATA release was publicly shitstormed into pieces, sometimes for good reasons (though we could easily have the same shitstorms about 50% of nowadays releases by other groups, even some of the most popular ones, difference is, no one cares a lot anymore) but often rather because of ancient US American feuds/"war" which Hoxy himself had nothing to do with and always kept out of. However, (unlike myself, but that's a different story) he stuck to ATA in tough times which makes me look back at him as a very loyal guy.

Sure we're getting older, yet 50 is far too young to go :(

2018-02-07 23:12
The Overkiller

Registered: Mar 2002
Posts: 334
Sad news indeed, he was a really nice guy. And I totally agree with TheRyk.
2018-02-07 23:35

Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 266
oh no, really sad to read. poor Hoxy, rest in peace!
2018-02-08 18:37

Registered: Oct 2005
Posts: 112
Don't know him in person but indeed very sad news.
2018-02-08 21:03

Registered: Feb 2006
Posts: 6
I was sad to hear about his passing away. He was one of the first people I regularly communicated with about the C64 via the internet (in the late 90s). He had a great website called the "C64 Game Guide" that used to be at c64gg.com

It's been offline for a long time I think, but can still be found on the Internet Archive at.


Random trivia that I can remember. He was the biggest fan of "Law of the West" from Accolade :)
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