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CSM dev blog: A tribute to Sean 'Vile Rat' Smith

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Black Omega Security
Test Alliance Please Ignore
#121 - 2012-09-14 00:35:33 UTC
R.I.P VR we will all miss u
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#122 - 2012-09-14 00:44:31 UTC
Beautiful blog Seleene and the CSM.

R.I.P. Sean, you will not be forgotten.

[b]ISD Type40 Lt. Commander Community Communication Liaisons (CCLs) Interstellar Services Department[/b]

Magnus Orin
Goonswarm Federation
#123 - 2012-09-14 00:56:45 UTC
R.I.P. bro
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#124 - 2012-09-14 01:08:03 UTC

I'll go mourn in a corner somewhere now... Cry

Agent of Chaos, Sower of Discord.

Don't talk to me unless you are IQ verified and certified with three references from non-family members. Please have your certificate of authenticity on hand.

Challu Ni
The Graduates
The Initiative.
#125 - 2012-09-14 01:30:00 UTC
R.I.P., VR. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Goonswarm Federation
#126 - 2012-09-14 02:53:00 UTC
RIP VR. You will be missed.

My condolences to his family.
Ryno Caval
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#127 - 2012-09-14 02:54:13 UTC
RIP Sean "Vile Rat" Smith its a terrible loss my heart goes out to your friends and family
Viceran Phaedra
Instar Heavy Industries
#128 - 2012-09-14 04:17:05 UTC
Heartfelt and solid words, Seleene, CSM, CCP and fellow players. RIP Sean 'Vile Rat' Smith; one of the brightest and most unique lights in New Eden has gone out, never to shine again. A grave and terrible loss.

Our thoughts are with your family, friends and fleetmates.

Chief Executive Officer

Instar Heavy Industries

Quantum Cats Syndicate
Dock Workers
#129 - 2012-09-14 04:24:33 UTC
I am in awe of the support shown through EVE for this tragic death.

I cannot think of a better community and sub-culture to be a part of, this is truly amazing.

RIP Vile Rat.

My heart goes out to your family and friends. I did not know you, but your real life family and friends and the EVE family feels a huge, un-replaceable void by your absence.

Thank you for your service to your Country, and to this Community.


Hoo Ha Ha!!

Gallente Federation
#130 - 2012-09-14 05:25:43 UTC
Very moving blog, perhaps the most emotional story with such a tragic outcome I have ever read on these forums. I am completely beside myself right now. Senseless horror, senseless loss.

The one redeeming feature, the one good thing I can take from this is our reaction as a community. We have in a small way shown the rest of the world that we care. We have shown that we remember. And I hope we show that we will never forget this.

What Sean brought to this game is beyond compare. What Sean did for this community is evidenced in these forums and the members responses. As a gamer, he was great. As a tactician, he was great. And as a person, he was great.

RIP Sean 'Vile Rat' Smith
Zoe Kaltana
Kaltana Industries
#131 - 2012-09-14 06:00:06 UTC
Rest in Peace V.R. -Sean Smith

Sincere Condolences to all his family and friends
Havoc Violence and Chaos
#132 - 2012-09-14 06:27:25 UTC
Sorry to hear the guy passed........but one less scamming ibis flaming Goon to deal with!!!

But in all respect I send my prayers and such to family....

But for Goons may the rest of ya go out in a dieing flaming pile of poop!!!
Fries Science and Industry
#133 - 2012-09-14 08:26:42 UTC
Rest in Peace o7

Ryunosuke Kusanagi
#134 - 2012-09-14 09:07:25 UTC  |  Edited by: Ryunosuke Kusanagi
To Vile Rat, may he never give the Angels a moment of peace.
White Powder Industries
#135 - 2012-09-14 09:31:48 UTC
Goodbye old friend o7
JC Anderson
#136 - 2012-09-14 10:31:21 UTC  |  Edited by: JC Anderson
RIP Vile Rat -

CNN Identifies him in the following article, and includes a photo of him. Refers to him being an online gamer.

They quote the Mittani as well in the article.

Sorry if somebody already posted this, my phone is acting up and I'm using it to browse. Having problems navigating the forums for some reason.
Golden Gnu
Lobach Inc.
#137 - 2012-09-14 11:29:11 UTC
My sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Creator of jEveAssets - the asset manager

"Download is the meaning of life, upload is the meaning of intelligent life"

Barmy Failure
Astromechanica Maxima
#138 - 2012-09-14 11:52:30 UTC
F*ck hatered
F*ck fanatics

RIP Sean
My love and support to your family and friends.
Lucian Thorundan
House Of Serenity.
#139 - 2012-09-14 12:11:27 UTC
Kan Guru wrote:

Can we start a plex donation or something to send to his family?

I was going to suggest the same thing, come on CCP, run a "vile plex" drive, with half / all of the proceeds going to Seans family, i would be happy to trade in a plex or two (or purchase a few if thats the way you ran it) and i reckon tonnes more would be too.

R.I.P VR, while i had never met you, as others have said, you were one of us.
Obax Bannon
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#140 - 2012-09-14 12:26:49 UTC  |  Edited by: Obax Bannon
“At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.”

The whole of Eve is feeling your loss Sean
RL tears for a RL person in this virtual universe
Our thoughts go out to your friends and family at this terrible time

RIP fellow capsuleer

"Seems that doomsday has come early this year
The last angel has gone
I can't remember the last time I cried
The last angel has gone home"