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Offline CGB [CoffiNail]

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We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« on: August 17, 2013, 01:04:00 AM »
It is with my great sadness that I must inform the Clan of a passing of someone who was very dear to us. I was just informed moments ago from a good real life friend of Duffanichta that he passed away a few nights ago. He apparently went peacefully in his sleep. I am sure going out with dreams of fighting alongside fellow Ghost Bears in his Jagger, pounding the enemy into submission.





We are all deeply saddened at our loss, and the loss of his friends and family in the flesh.


I have known Duff for about 3 years now.  We met in MWLL while the unit was still known as the 72nd Assault Trinary, it was during a random pug match. Me and Dem I think it was noticed a guy who's name was GBL_DaVanichta.  We told him he should join us and sign up.  He has been a very important member of the Clan since.  He was well known in the MWLL community for his maps that he would design, or for some of the collaboration maps with Dem, one of the ELH and a couple other mappers.


He has some amazing maps, and some that just messed with your head.  Slurm comes to mind as one of those. He was quite set on never playing MWO due to the fact they stated there would be no custom maps.  Duff I should say ended up owning and mastering I think almost every 'Mech in the game! He just loved to drop with someone, anyone.  New players, vets he had known for a long time. Everyone loved Duff, and his quirky humor.  He had just taken the leadership of the 332nd, and was quite excited to be put in to charge of the unit. This is a gap in to the Clan like nothing before. 


Let us not be too sad though, let us remember Duff would want us to remember him by grouping together and having good drops, blowing the hell out of who ever we came across. Let us remember him when we drop.


R.I.P. Duffanichta. You will be missed.


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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2013, 03:43:23 AM »
Wow... I was not expecting this at all..  :( His friends and family have my condolences, and I'll definitely miss Duff. He was good people.

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2013, 04:57:55 AM »
What a shame :( My condolences go out to his friends and family.

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2013, 05:24:02 AM »
 :'(
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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2013, 07:20:25 AM »
This is a kick to the groin .
To honour him I shall never remove my Avatar, it is in fact inspired by his map and I found it merely by luck.

Rest in peace Duff, we shall raise our cans of Slurm while enjoying your works in your honour.

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2013, 07:21:41 AM »
This is very sad news. Duff had some great map making skills, and just seemed like an all around cool guy. I'm sure it's a hard blow to those close to him, and I wish them the best. Including you and your Clan, Coffi.


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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2013, 10:41:55 AM »
 :'(
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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2013, 01:05:43 PM »
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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2013, 02:55:13 PM »
I didn't know him, but reading about this kind of news is always sad...  :'(
Rest in peace...

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2013, 03:37:52 PM »
This is sad.

May he rest in peace.
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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2013, 04:14:47 PM »

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2013, 09:05:29 PM »
I'm very saddened by this news. As everyone has stated Duff was good people, in fact he was one of the best people I've had the fortune of getting to know in the MW universe. I loved his maps, he was a lot of fun to drop with, he was a good person to just bs with. I'm always struck by the passing of someone I only know from the internet, stuck by the fact that a person I never saw in real life has passed and that I never had a chance to shake a hand, or to meet face to face and how cold that feels. I'm sorry I never got the chance to tell him face to face that his maps were great fun even if that damn green SLURM made my head hurt!

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2013, 10:03:40 PM »
My condolences, RIP.

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2013, 11:11:06 PM »
Sad news, this :'(.

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Re: We honour our brother. Duffanichta.
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2013, 12:19:47 PM »
 :o :'(
As an alpha/beta tester of Duff's maps I'm deeply saddened by this news.  :'(
The nights I spent stomping around on one of his landscapes, falling into holes, or getting a tank stuck on a ridge, whilst chatting on TS, are memories I'll cherish always.

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