It is with great sadness to inform you of the passing of Remy van den Bor, known as The Kid of Deltasoft. He died of cancer earlier this week.

MSX was a great hobby for Remy; he spent his spare time programming his beloved computer and was a regular here on the MRC web site. Remy was known for his participation in the Dutch MSX group Deltasoft where he was lead programmer since 1988. The last productions from his hands are the Snatcher Act 3 extension and the game Oohnograms. You could find Deltasoft on many MSX related events with their easy to spot booths.

As MRC user The Kid, Remy spent a good time on our forums and was quite active in conversations. We have come to know him as a calm individual that was never complaining and was always warm and open hearted to every one else on the forum. He was a loved person, who was kind and always interested in MSX related news.

Remy was diagnosed with cancer in 2019 and the disease eventually took his last breath. He died last Tuesday at home at the age of 49 surrounded by his family.

Our hearts are with family and friends. May you rest in peace, Remy.

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Par hamlet

Scribe (4106)

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12-02-2022, 15:26

Will miss him. I last meet him on the 2020 fair In Nijmegen. We will keep him in our hearts and our cpus.

Par tfh

Prophet (3430)

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12-02-2022, 15:37

One of the most friendly & helpfull MSX-ers around. He will most certainly be missed. I'm glad I had the chance to get to know him.

Par meits

Scribe (6573)

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12-02-2022, 15:43

What a guy he was. Not so much talking about what will happen to him, but to his family.
RIP Remy Sad

Par Takamichi

Hero (651)

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12-02-2022, 17:07

Very sad news. I can't accept the reality. May he rest in peace with MSX.

Par MSX4ever

Champion (259)

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12-02-2022, 17:15

I love his MSX Delta Soft Software. RIP Remy

Par ditman

Resident (35)

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12-02-2022, 17:34

Damn, this is terrible news! Sad RIP Remy Sad

Par edoz

Prophet (2501)

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12-02-2022, 18:11

Very sad that he died so young, he was a very nice guy and I remember him very well from Nijmegen. I whish all beloved with him all the best…

Par LaDolceDols

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12-02-2022, 18:26

........ wat moet je daar op zeggen?! Het is confronterend te lezen dat een generatiegenoot veel te jong sterft. Remy was altijd even sociaal en vriendelijk; een fijne gozer die je er goed bij kon hebben in de MSX wereld. Sterkte aan de familie en nabestaanden.

Par mariocavalcanti

Expert (114)

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12-02-2022, 19:34

Very sad news. My condolences. I wish the family strength. Sad

Par Pencioner

Scribe (1611)

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12-02-2022, 20:11

Rest in Peace, Remy.


Paladin (864)

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12-02-2022, 21:11

Rest in peace Remy, thanks for all of your contribution. Way to young to go, my condolences to you and your relatives.
Cancer, something we hear way to often lately Crying

Par ren

Paragon (1947)

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12-02-2022, 22:03

I never met him in person, but I enjoyed his presence here: steady, calm & friendly.

Thanks for this commemoration post.

Par alexito

Paladin (761)

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12-02-2022, 22:19

Very sad news. Rest in peace Remy. Never know him but I love delta software for sure. My condolences to his family. Crying

Par saccopharynx

Master (175)

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12-02-2022, 23:35

Unbelievable, he posted just a few days ago. Have a nice journey, Remy :-(

Par turbor

Hero (529)

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13-02-2022, 01:10

I met him at the fairs and it was always nice to chat with him. 49 is way too young to go. My condolences to his family and friends.

Par Guillian

Prophet (3529)

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13-02-2022, 01:50

He was an active MSX user until the end. Rest in pace, mate. My condolences to his family.

Par syn

Prophet (2135)

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13-02-2022, 02:00

My condolences.

Par max_iwamoto

Paladin (673)

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13-02-2022, 04:51

My condolences.

Par dan

Master (248)

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13-02-2022, 08:15

still shocked by this terrible news. my condolences to his family

Par gdx

Enlighted (6437)

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13-02-2022, 09:53

My condolences.
I never met him in person, but I enjoyed his contributions.

Par roadfighter

Champion (467)

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13-02-2022, 09:59

My condolences.

Par Sebbeug

Champion (405)

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13-02-2022, 11:51

It's very sad... My condolences.

Par Pac

Scribe (7104)

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13-02-2022, 12:07

Very sad news. He was an example for us all here. We will always miss users like him. Crying

Par Whizzy

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13-02-2022, 12:28

Sad news.. .Sad my condolences to the family

Par Haze

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13-02-2022, 13:27

Sincerest condolences to Remy's family and friends. I only knew him superficially from various fairs, but he always seemed like a nice upstanding guy, both online and in person.

Par Totally Chaos

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13-02-2022, 15:21

My condolences to his Wife and children and family, much strength coming time

Rinus Stoker

Par DrWh0

Paladin (842)

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13-02-2022, 15:29

My condolences, he was a very nice person, we will miss him.

Par Josb

Master (206)

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13-02-2022, 16:33

Rest in peace, friend.

Par Randam

Paragon (1431)

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13-02-2022, 17:08

Very, very sad news to hear that Remy has come to pass. He will sorely be missed for the nice guy he was! Condolences to his family and friends for their loss. On fairs we got to know each other as competing bidders on some Konami game auctions. But that basically proved that we just liked the same kind of games. He was fun to talk to and be around. And I like that I have worked with some translations together with him and Rambi and on some other stuff. TheKid was a great guy who made some ambitious projects with Deltasoft for our beloved MSX computer. Great games like Thunderbird, Find It, Lucky Darts, Oh No Grams and a lot of cool demos as well. The MSX world has lost a great person in you.

His coming to pass is saddening and I wish he'd have had a lot more years to enjoy.

Par Uninteresting

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13-02-2022, 17:32

My condolences.

Par Louthrax

Prophet (2496)

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13-02-2022, 19:18

Sad news indeed... Rest in peace Remy.

Par Samor

Prophet (2222)

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13-02-2022, 19:32

My condolences.

Par MP83

Master (236)

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13-02-2022, 20:22

My condolences. I never knew the guy personally, but I was familiar with Deltasoft and some of the stuff that they've done. He died way too young.

Par The Apeman

Master (252)

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13-02-2022, 20:30

My condolences to his family and friends. I didn't know him personally but enjoyed his great contributions to MSX.

Par Manuel

Ascended (19682)

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14-02-2022, 00:10

I don't know what to say... really, out of words. But I am very happy and proud of this news post: we will not forget him.

Par black hawk

Expert (124)

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14-02-2022, 00:54

Thank you Remy for everything you have done for us.

Par KdL

Paragon (1485)

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14-02-2022, 01:39

My condolences.

Par moldov31337

Expert (106)

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14-02-2022, 02:56

Very, very sad news...

I never met Remy in real life, but I got acquainted with him recently. I was lucky to know him alive and bought signed Snatcher Act3 and some other very cool stuff from Deltasoft which I missed before. He's gone and we cannot return him back, but he left huge heritage of his art.

Here is the cool stuff I got from him. It's time to replay all those masterpieces and memorize.

Rest in peace, chief! Crying

Deltasoft pearls and gems

Par mesiasmsx

Prophet (3455)

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14-02-2022, 07:41

My condolences to MRC, Delta Soft, friends and his family.

Par QBee Sam

Champion (297)

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14-02-2022, 10:50

My condolences to family and friends.

Par Imanok

Paragon (1200)

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14-02-2022, 11:09

What a pity! Crying

I never knew him in person, but we crossed some emails in the past and he was a nice guy, for sure.

Remy, rest in peace, wherever you are! A big hug!

Par Grauw

Ascended (10821)

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14-02-2022, 11:12

It’s a great shock that Remy is no longer with us. He was such a nice guy… Crying

I wish a lot of strength to Johan.

Par PingPong

Enlighted (4156)

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14-02-2022, 12:03

Very sad new. My condolences to the family

Par Popolon_fr

Expert (84)

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14-02-2022, 12:25

I share your emotion. My condolences to his family.

Par Bas040

Master (222)

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14-02-2022, 12:41

Very sad new. My condolences.
I did not have have much contact with Remy but I will remember him as a very nice person.

Par uberjack

Champion (328)

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14-02-2022, 22:27

Absolutely terrible. Condolences to his family.

Par Rataplan

Champion (354)

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14-02-2022, 23:31

Crying I just learned about Remy's passing. What a terrible news. I wish all his family, friends and the ones that loved him all the strength they need. So sad to loose young people Crying
It now turns out he lived about 5 kilometers from me, just in the next town. That's the weird thing internet can do, you can be on a forum, thinking to be on the other site of the world and be practically neighbors... Have a good last trip Remy.

Par yustmenl

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15-02-2022, 09:34

R.I.P. Remy, and my condolences to his family and friends!

Par jltursan

Prophet (2619)

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15-02-2022, 09:50

I'm sure he would be happy to read all this thread, indeed he won't be forgotten. RIP theKid Sad

Par x-nen Aivalahostia

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15-02-2022, 10:19

Very sad news, My condolences.

Par msxrestarter

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15-02-2022, 21:49

My condolences Crying


Master (144)

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16-02-2022, 08:43

Sad news indeed Crying my condolences to his family...

Par raymond

Hero (653)

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16-02-2022, 19:26

My condolences to his family and friends.

Par thegeps

Paragon (1259)

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17-02-2022, 06:52

Sad news Sad I've never met him, but as soon as I read his nickname, the sharp image of his avatar came to mind.
Rest in peace and condolences to his family

Par enribar

Paragon (1224)

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17-02-2022, 08:10

Very sad news, my condolences to his family and friends.
I'm sure you'll play MSX in heaven!

Par konamiman

Paragon (1211)

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17-02-2022, 16:59

Damn, I was exchanging emails with him regarding Snatcher Act 3 almost exactly one year ago... Crying Life isn't fair.

Also, what a sad coincidence... my friend Marcos Rosales "Mato#34", former MSX user and famous in Spain for his chaotical writing style in the SD Mesxes fanzine and for his superhero-like performances in user meetings (as Capitán Corbata or as a generic caped one), also passed on a February 8th four years ago, also due to cancer, and also way too young (he was just 43).

Par Vampier

Prophet (2415)

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17-02-2022, 20:28

My well wished to who he left behind Sad I knew he was sick but I wasn't aware it was terminal Sad

Par chimo

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18-02-2022, 21:17

My condolences to his family and close friends

Par Daemos

Prophet (2170)

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18-02-2022, 22:40

Sad news. Another loss.. Sad

Par Moniz

Champion (401)

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19-02-2022, 16:42

I've personly never met Remy, but it's always sad to hear that someone has passed away way too soon in life..
I've noticed he was still very active right till before his passing, that makes me think he was strong and not giving up..
I wish his family, friends and members of Delta-soft all the strength needed..

Par Avkooi

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20-02-2022, 17:03

What a tragic news... I never met Remy, but I bought some games and soundtrack CD's from him. He was a very kind guy with a big MSX heart. He will be missed... My sincere condolances to his family and friends.

Par Chanur

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20-02-2022, 20:20

49 is no age! Rest in Peace Crying

Par [D-Tail]

Ascended (8263)

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21-02-2022, 21:19

Remy, all the best on the other side! My condolences to his family and those close to him.

Par Bodhi1969

Expert (96)

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24-02-2022, 09:38

My condolences!

Par SKiLLa

Expert (121)

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05-07-2023, 12:20

So that's why I didn't seem him at the latest MSX fair; what a sad news, his personality - and work - will be greatly missed.