It's a sad day here again, because a good friend of mine passed away this morning. Chris and I went to the same university for undergrad, although he was a computer science major. He played clarinet in the orchestra, and that's where I met him. For the past few years he's been struggling with brain cancer, and he's been in and out of the hospital pretty often doing chemotherapy treatments and stuff. I met Josh and Anna over at the hospital a couple weeks ago and he seemed to be doing better than we expected, but apparently the last few days have not been easy for him. I got an email this afternoon from his fiancée saying that he passed away at 6:05am today, so we're all very sad.
Chris will be missed a lot, and by a lot of people. He was the sort of guy who is always cheerful and pleasant to be around. Nothing seemed to ever get Chris down. Even when I went to see him at the hospital a couple weeks ago with Josh and Anna.. as soon as we entered the room, he's all like, "Hey guys!" in his usual exciting way.
- Arcadia Design has released a couple games based upon NeoEngine recently. The games are all pretty much the same looking, but I think they look pretty cool. Sadly, it looks like they've only made Windows versions of their games despite the fact that our engine runs on Linux as well. Oh well. It's still great to see that someone is making a finished product with our engine.