Adam Adamowicz 3/9/1968 – 2/9/2012

Bullet Shih Feb, 2012 0
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The New York Times has reported that Adam Adamowicz, artist and graphic designer for the popular video games Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim  recently passed away from complications with lung cancer at age 43.  For Fallout 3, Adamowicz created a post-apocalyptic Washington DC in 2277.  The Times writes,

Mr. Adamowicz conceptualized virtually everything in Fallout 3: locations like a crumbling Washington Monument and coin-operated personal bomb shelters; items like the Pip-Boy 3000 — an electronic wrist computer that serves as a player’s conduit to menus, maps and other vital information — and the Fat Man, a weapon that launches miniature nuclear bombs; and monsters ranging from mutated naked mole rats to 30-foot-tall super mutant behemoths.

Fallout 3 included over 100 hours of playing scenarios and with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim sold over 15 million copies earning the software company Bethesda Softworks over $900 million.

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