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[BLOG] Dedicated to “Rusk”
#1 Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 16:07

Back in 2010, while working on the early drafts of ideas for Carmageddon: Reincarnation, we got the news that an ex-colleague of ours – Russell Hughes, known to us all as Rusk – had passed away suddenly. He was only 37 years old. He had been working in Australia for several years and I hadn’t seen him for a long time, but (like other colleagues who had worked with him) I was reduced to tears by this news. Everyone who knew Rusk loved him.

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 17:11

Such a young age to go...

Anyone who helped bring the original Carma's to life is a great guy in my book. I'll be sure to visit the statue and pay my respects. And what a great way to commemorate him.

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 17:20

I've got to admit that when i saw that pig bite his knee, i thought he was gonna start swearing, but he kept laughing his ass off!

That alone deserves a free fall in front of his statue.

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 17:27

That blog was a great read and a great tribute. It sounds like he was an awesome dude, such a shame he was taken from us far too soon.

Rest In Peace, Rusk

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 18:04

A great read & a fitting tribute. Rest in Peace Rusk

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 18:55

My condolences to everyone lucky enough to know him personally.

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 19:23

Rest in peace Rusk and I will see you in game mate!

Thank you Stainless for this tribute to him and thank you for immortalizing him as you have done!

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 20:15

porita (the pig) didn't bite him, just nuzzled him..

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Submitted: Wed, 25/03/2015 - 21:38

Awesome footage, loved every vid in that blog. RIP Rusk.

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Why not pop by there when you’re next in town, pay your respects, pick up a bunch of cool/stupid PUps, and get back to smashing the shit out of everything. It’s what Rusk would have wanted.

Will do, wait for me this or next week to put some screens in this thread with wrecked opponents & cops under the statue, i'll make sure it'll look awesome.

Edited by: YautjaLord on Wed, 25/03/2015 - 21:44

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Submitted: Thu, 26/03/2015 - 04:45

He sounded like a very loyal man. It's so nice of the team to actually include a statue of him in the game :)

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Submitted: Thu, 26/03/2015 - 06:53

I've always wanted to know more of the guy since Stainless decided to include a statue of him as a homage.

That blog entry is very heartwarming a very nice homage from Stainless, R.I.P. Russell

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