Massively is saddened by the news that veteran MMO designer Ben Hanson
has passed away, according to a recent tweet
by friend and fellow designer Raph Koster
Koster and Hanson worked together on Star Wars Galaxies's Jump to Lightspeed
on which Hanson was the lead content designer. In addition to working at SOE
, Hanson worked with Simutronics, Origin, ArenaNet
, and Digital Anvil during his long career.
Our deepest condolences go out to Ben Hanson's family and friends.