Lords of Midnight creator Mike Singleton passes away at 61

Mike Singleton, one of the founding fathers of game development in the United Kingdom and creator of Spectrum classic Lords of Midnight, passed away last week following a year-long battle with cancer.

The 61 year-old programmer died in Switzerland on October 10th, according to a forum post on Giant Bomb by a former employee.

Singleton is the creator of numerous titles on early eight and 16-bit machines, including Atari ST, Amiga, and role playing game Midwinter. Most recently he was credited as working on GRID for Codemasters in 2008.

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