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Atari employee #3, Doug Dabney has died

UPDATE: Doug Dabney - employee #3 at Atari - has died, his son Scott reports. Dabney's brother Ted co-founded engineering company Syzygy back in in 1972 with Nolan Bushnell, the company that would soon become Atari.

This corrects earlier reports of industry icon Nolan Bushnell announcing the death of long-time business partner Ted Dabney - the man with whom he co-founded Atari.

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Majin-vegeta3403d ago

Wow so sad may he R.I.P :(.

Stsonic3403d ago (Edited 3403d ago )

The Atari Lynx was the very first games console I played on. My dad used to let us play it on long car journeys.

RIP

yewles13403d ago

Hold up, it may be a mistake. We'll have to wait before final confirmation...

dotarray3403d ago

Article updated - Ted Dabney's brother Doug succumbed to his battle with heart disease today. Ted is still alive, mourning his brother, and working at the new Syzygy Company.

dotarray3403d ago

Correct - the article's been updated with the new information thanks to Atari historians Marty and Curt.

Ted Dabney's brother Doug succumbed to his battle with heart disease today.

SniperControl3403d ago

My gaming adventure began with Atari.......... R. I. P Doug

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