At 10/21/12 09:58 PM, dmsolem wrote:
At 3/22/12 09:18 PM, 848stiggs wrote:
Why would say drugs or alcohol ,you piece of shit,nobody wants your money,please shove it up your ass,shake your hand or hug you maybe your doing drugs,Randy;s mom
At 6 hours ago, Scroler wrote:
Randy is my brother in law. He didnt die bc drugs or alcohol. you are a peice of shit for assuming. and that waste of money is my niece who he loved very much........ so know what you are saying bf you start running your mouth....
At 2 days ago, monkeyspanthisgooplz wrote:
R.I.P. Randyhmm drugs or alcohol? If so then what a stupid waste of talent, not to mention never got to see his kid grow up...Why would we want to donate money though you realize how many others dont even get that chance, I understand the meaning but will never donate on anything it means nothing if they are not able to shake my hand and give me a hug or something just seems like a waste of money.
Hopefully he is in a better place.
I loved Randy. He hosted a website that contained my only friends for multiple years while growing up. His talent was hard to match; his friendliness was a trait accepted my all; his legacy will remain in our minds and hearts for more years than we will be able to count. He helped me. He showed me. He encouraged me. I will never forget him.
I am currently struggling with rent, but I will donate when I can. His daughter is sure to be as talented as his genes exhibited, she should be shown Montessori and encouraged to persue her passion as her father did(obviously that's up to you but it worked for Randy).
As I am only an internet fan/acquaintance, I probably do not have as much to say as you or your family or the people he knew personally... And for that, I only wish I had been a part of your family. The least I can do is quote my memorandum:
"Just found out that the owner/developer of Rise of the Mushroom Kingdom, Randy Solem, passed away on March 16th, my birthday, in 2012. In my teenage years, before memes, before facebook, in the times of newgrounds, stupidvideos, and ebaumsworld.com, his forum and following helped me find a social niche that accepted me and helped me become who I am today. RIP Randy.... I will never forget your forums that allowed me to grow.... I remember conversing with him and the developer of Alien Hominid before it was ported to the console. Good people, good projects, and good intentions... I do and will always miss that group I will probably never talk to again </3
Long live www.videogamedc.com"
I miss you, Randy. I am sad, humbled, and will continue to reflect upon this for an undetermined amount of time. He helped me. He doesn't know it. Nobody does. But he helped improve my entire life. I was lost when I met him and when I found myself, him and his crew were still there, still had my back. None of them knew it. I doubt any of them remember me. But I visited his dern forum every day for 3 years. They were my friends. They were my family. And he started it all.