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Old 03 April 2015, 19:50   #21
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R.I.P. Edgar. I loved all his games on the Amiga, time to find them again and starts playing.
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Old 03 April 2015, 21:58   #22
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Spoczywaj w pokoju Edgar
R.I.P. Edgar
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Old 03 April 2015, 22:17   #23
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Awww man, that's shit.

Shame to see another one go. His games are great.
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Old 03 April 2015, 22:47   #24
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RIP. Sad news of course.
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Old 04 April 2015, 00:00   #26
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Interview with Edgar M. Vigdal.
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Old 04 April 2015, 00:13   #27
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It's a sad time indeed, R.I.P. Edgar.
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Old 04 April 2015, 00:41   #28
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Sad, R.I.P. Edgar...

and we need to remember that this will happen more and more frequent - we are getting older...
But in this case he didn't die of age but of cancer. So without having this sickness he could have lived some decades more.
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Old 04 April 2015, 15:23   #29
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I just heard, this is so sad. We sometimes talked on Facebook... I had no idea he has ill. His creations will live forever.
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Old 04 April 2015, 17:10   #30
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This is really sad. I got hours and hours of fun out of Deluxe Galaga especially when I was younger (Deluxe Pacman was very good also). I can still boot it up now and play it for several hours in one session. Horrible disease to succumb to especially at that age. RIP
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Old 04 April 2015, 19:24   #31
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This is really sad news. Played hours and hours of Deluxe Galaga as well as Warblade. Such nice playability and an overall feeling of attention to detail.

On a sidenote, I'm getting a little sick of people dying before their due time. This has to stop...

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Old 04 April 2015, 19:36   #32
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Awww geeez no. Life is so unfair sometimes. Can't believe this. Like the rest of you guys, I've spent many hours playing Edgar's games - absolute classics.

RIP Edgar. You may be gone but you'll never be forgotten.
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Old 05 April 2015, 03:39   #33
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I am so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family. Deluxe Galaga was the first shareware game I ever registered on my Amiga, and I've spent countless hours playing his PC games as well.

RIP Edgar
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Old 05 April 2015, 05:24   #34
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I went for couple of days checking around because thought was an April fool: i REALLY wished was one, sadly is not. Rest in Piece Edgar
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Old 06 April 2015, 01:06   #35
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Such a sad day... enjoyed the games he created. RIP.
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Old 06 April 2015, 14:47   #36
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Now i play in a deluxe galaga
great game

A jest Warblade na klasyczną albo nową Amigę?
Old 06 April 2015, 16:31   #37
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Rest in peace Mr. Vigdal.

Fondly remember playing Deluxe Pacman on my 500/1200 back in the day. Always had a soft spot for the music in particular.

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Old 07 April 2015, 12:03   #38
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R.I.P. Edgar Condolences to his family.
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Old 07 April 2015, 14:38   #39
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Sad news, Deluxe Galaga is my favorite game
Delayed but ,Thanks for your work Edgar.
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Old 07 April 2015, 16:40   #40
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very sad news indeed. I think I probably spent more time playing Deluxe Galaga on the Amiga than any other game.
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