READER trib­utes

Retro Gamer - - RETRO RADAR -

I met him a cou­ple of times and he was friendly, down to earth and a thor­oughly nice guy. I orig­i­nally owned a Spec­trum so to get a Com­modore 64 and hear the amaz­ing mu­sic it could pro­duce was quite some­thing. Ben’s mu­sic ac­com­pa­nied the years of me grow­ing up. Wired­worm

RIP Ben. Your mu­sic seemed to be ev­ery­where in the Eight­ies and my par­tic­u­lar favourite was De­flek­tor, I still fire it up just to lis­ten to the ti­tle mu­sic!


Some of the most cre­ative, orig­i­nal and sys­tem limit push­ing pieces; I es­pe­cially val­ued the style and ex­e­cu­tion of Ben’s work on Atari ST – 3D Galax, FOFT, North­star and the bril­liant Su­per Cars series, this mu­sic made the gam­ing ex­pe­ri­ence shine. Grey­fox

Sad to hear this news, for my favourite sound­track I’d choose Krak­out – de­light­fully silly pieces that per­fectly cap­tured the mood of a thor­oughly fun game. Ha­vant­go­ta­clue

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