Scott Bennie has died at the age of 61 as a result of complications of pneumonia. Bennie had a great impact on the game and board games industries throughout his life. During the 1990s, Bennie worked in Interplay, where he played several roles, including producer, designer and writer. There, he worked in a series of different titles, including the adaptations of the company of The Lord of the Rings, as well as several Star Trek projects. For Bennie, Star Trek's games were an exciting project, referring to himself as "a trekkie since the beginning of the 70s" in a 2017 interview with Steemit. Bennie also served as one of the writers of the original. Caer working on maps and providing the name "dogmeat".
After the work of him in Interplay, Bennie worked in a number of other video games, including Descense, _Torreon, Campeons of Norrath, and more. Outside of him in videogames, Bennie won a solid reputation working on table role games. He began him's career with pencil and paper role play, including games like calaboons and dragons, ketry of Runas_, campeons, and more. In Campeons online, Bennie often interpreted a character named Thundrax, who became well known throughout the community. In a publication to the officer _campeons online, the Twitter account, the Cryptic Studios developer gave tribute to the death of Bennie.
«The whole Champions and Cryptic family is sad to learn about the death of Scott Bennie, also known as Thundrax, a long time designer for the game Champions of pencil and paper and an avid CO player. Rest in peace, Scott, we will miss you terribly, »The Tuit says.
In the last few hours, there has been a series of additional tributes to Bennie on social networks, since friends and former co-workers shared friendly words. Game designer Matt Forbeck called Bennie «An intelligent man, full of ingenious ideas», while Colin McComb referred to him as "kind and gentle." Calaboons and dragons Senior designer Jason Tondo called Bennie "A creative genius".
In later years, Bennie had assumed a role as an independent writer. Bennie's contributions have clearly had a profound impact on many lives and will probably continue to do so much after the death of him.
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