Links for January 28, 2017

Game Developers Mourn Sudden Passing Of Ex-Harmonix Dev Roger Hanna Morash

Roger Hanna Morash was an indie game developer who used to work at Harmonix. Among other things, he was code lead on Amplitude and one of the minds behind brain-bending platformer Shard. Yesterday, Morash and his wife, Valerie, unexpectedly passed away.

Val Morash and Roger Hanna Morash Memorial


Mary Tyler Moore, Who Incarnated the Modern Woman on TV, Dies at 80

Mary Tyler Moore, whose witty and graceful performances on two top-rated television shows in the 1960s and ’70s helped define a new vision of American womanhood, died on Wednesday in Greenwich, Conn. She was 80.


John Hurt, British Actor Hailed for His Shape-Shifting Roles, Dies at 77

John Hurt, an unprepossessing British character actor who vanished inside dozens of roles, from Shakespeare to science fiction, including John Merrick, the hideously deformed title character in the 1980 film “The Elephant Man,” died on Wednesday in Norfolk, England. He was 77.