Darklands was one of the most influential role-playing games of the 90s, even becoming a source of inspiration for the legendary saga The Elder Scrolls . Its creator, Arnold Hendrick , was a very relevant figure in the RPG scene, therefore, the industry is dressed in mourning today after the news of his death.
Hendrick passed away on May 25 at the age of 69 and after a tough battle with cancer. This is confirmed by the Facebook page for former Microprose employees. His time in the industry includes jobs like Gunship, F19 Stealth Fighter, or American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox.
In addition, Hendrick also worked at Interactive Magic, Kesmai, Electronic Arts, and Area 52 Games after leaving his position at Microprose. In his last stage, he was dedicated to being an independent consultant since 2016.
The very Todd Howard adimitó in 2009 indirect Twitch, who was his inspiration for Darklands games The Elder Scrolls. Soon this saga will continue to pay tribute to the work of Arnold Hendrick with his new installment, The Elder Scrolls VI.