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Subject: Chad Jensen, Wargame Designer, passed away today, November 14th 2019. rss

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Chad Jensen, one of the major wargame designers of the XXI Century, just passed away today, November 14th 2019.





Wargamers all around the world are mourning the loss of a truly great man.

My deepest condolences to family and friends.

He was among one of the greatest of the greats, and will be sorely missed by all who were directly or indirectly touched by his marvelous creations.
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A terrible loss. My sympathy for all who knew him.

CC:E was my first “10” rated wargame and is still the one I would keep if I could only keep one game.
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Ironically I never played Combat Commander. But I love Dominant Species and really like Urban Sprawl, another of his games.

Vale, Chad Jensen.

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Oh no! That is indeed a blow and such very sad news. He will be very missed by so many - a heck of a legacy left behind.
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Always thought Fighting Formations was his hidden gem. Very pleasant (and patient) in all of my online interactions with him. So sorry to see him pass.
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I own nearly all CC games and expansions, and also FF. He made great impact to the hobby. The world became less interesting.

He will be missed.
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A great loss to our community. So sad for his wife and family. Rest in peace, Chad.
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Devestating. My favourite game.
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Condolences to the family. Very sad.
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RIP Chad. Heartfelt condolences to the rest of the Jensen family. A huge loss to the community. A very sad day.
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Very sad news soblue

His game designs, like dandelion seeds, will carry across the winds of time, sprouting new board gaming fans across the years.
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Not only were his games great, they also displayed a breadth of talent by being also different from each other. CC is almost the opposite of FF. Urban Sprawl very different than Dominant Species. Those are 4 giant epic games. A true loss.
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This was posted in the SpaceCorp folder as well

This is how I remember Chad. From when I first met him 14 years ago.

I hope this resonates with you all as well.


A Bright Star. With Incredible intelligence.

Chad was full of hope and had so much energy. His gregarious and infectious personality affected me that I wanted to be with him all the time.

His dedication and devotion to game design in which he never stopped working on the game till it was right and making rules the best in the industry.

Chad knew how to make friends and make them feel not only important to him but also feel wanted and needed and to be a part of his life

And best of all....

His smile and laugh ... how can I forget that

That is what I expect to see when I get to see him once again.

Chad was a wonderful person and friend that I feel blessed to have known the last 14 years
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He is ranked #35 among the most prolific and high quality game designers ever in my unbiased geeklist, Chad Jensen #35.
Among wargame designers he is ranked #23.
R.I.P.
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:(

One of the best game designers and, from all accounts of those who met and knew him, a great, positive guy.

He is with us every time one of his games hits the table.

RIP
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seanmac wrote:
Always thought Fighting Formations was his hidden gem.
My thoughts exactly.

Very sad to hear. All the best for his family - and true friends who can be at their side in this dark times.

Rest in peace

...and thanks for all the great hours and the new-found friends I found because of the games he created.
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Very sad to hear this.

RIP Chad Jenson.
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My condolences.

A great lost for the hobby.

Chad Jensen DEP.
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Vale Chad. Rest In Peace.
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This is very sad. May he rest in peace.
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RIP Chad. A great loss.
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Condolences to his family member.

Our wargaming community lose a talented star and designer
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My condolences. He will be missed. RIP.
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I'm not a wargamer, but I play and enjoy Dominant Species. Not many designers succeed with both wargamers and "regular" gamers. A sad loss.
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Thoughts and prays to his family and all the people that knew him. A loss to the community. DS one of my favourite games ever, thanks for al the good times Chad RIP
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