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SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/16/2011 5:18:58 PM   
KG Erwin


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I just read this, and was greatly saddened. He and Roger Keating were the designers of some of my favorite C64 games, which were the first computer wargames I played. He was 61 years old.

My heart goes out to Ian's family.

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/16/2011 5:40:04 PM   
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That sucks! My condolences to Ian's family, Roger Keating and SSG...

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/16/2011 11:17:00 PM   
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He and Roger co-authored some of my favourite games as well.......

My sincere condolences to all those close to him.

Rob.

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/16/2011 11:53:11 PM   
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That is indeed bad news.  While known for his founding of, and programming for SSG, he also did a number of titles for SSI (before there was an SSG)...

Rebel Force (half of the "Computer Conflict" pack from 1980)
Operation Apocalypse (1981)
Southern Command (1981)
Germany 1985 (1982)
RDF 1985 (1983)
Baltic 1985 (1984)
Norway 1985 (1985)



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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/17/2011 2:20:12 AM   
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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/17/2011 6:32:36 PM   
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Matrix Games and Slitherine Mourn the Passing of Two Wargamers

Rest in peace, Ian. You will be missed.

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/17/2011 9:22:27 PM   
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Sad news indeed, a great loss to our little community.

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/17/2011 11:24:15 PM   
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Decisive Battles of WW II are some of my favorite wargames.
My condolences to family & SSG.

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/17/2011 11:31:25 PM   
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Sad news.  He will be missed.

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RE: SSG Designer Ian Trout Passes Away - 8/17/2011 11:34:43 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Alan Sharif

Sad news indeed, a great loss to our little community.


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