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Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492870] Fri, 13 July 2018 06:44 Go to next message
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There are very few specifics, but there is a thread about it here: https://multiplayerforums.com/topic/7663-rip-zunnie/

I only recently (as in days) came around here and his usual spots to try and make contact with him again, after years of lost contact.

I missed him by seconds, was just too late.



Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492871] Fri, 13 July 2018 08:04 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I know that feeling Spencer, I hadn't taken the time to talk to him for over a year...as our last conversation was too depressing(his issue was the same as my father's).

I sent him a message the other day after talking with Blacky, but it seems it was too late. I wish I had sooner.

May you always have infinite coffee, z.

[Updated on: Fri, 13 July 2018 08:06]


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492872] Fri, 13 July 2018 08:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This is devastating news.. As a former MPF admin and developer I spent a lot of time with zunnie. This community was all spurred by him, MPF would not exist in it's current state if not for him. Even if I've had issues in the past here causing me to depart this place, it all doesn't even matter with my best friend Jan passing.

Even though we never met in real life we spent countless sleepless hours developing some stuff for Renegade and various other games over the 7 years i knew him.... Countless hours talking over TeamSpeak, countless hours getting frustrated cause we couldn't get something to work only to find out that it was something so simple we overlooked.... as I write this I am in tears... I have so many good memories with Jan and it breaks my damn heart to hear this news... I will always cherish the time we had together my friend and I really hope you are at peace

I will always remember you....

Love you Jan


He messaged me a few days ago, did not get to respond to his message... I regret so much we didn't talk on discord... He was the most caring person I've ever met and would go out of his way to help you in need.. Way to soon for my best friend to leave us...
Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492873] Fri, 13 July 2018 09:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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A true friend to us all, and mentor. Rip zunnie you will be missed


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492874] Fri, 13 July 2018 11:15 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Oh man... i remember playing his co-op levels way back in 2004. Good times.

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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492876] Fri, 13 July 2018 13:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I can honestly say I'll miss him even though we didn't talk all that much, last time was in May and I thought he was getting back into Renegade again.


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492877] Sat, 14 July 2018 06:49 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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That brought back some of my Renegade memories and good times, RIP zunnie.
Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492880] Sun, 15 July 2018 02:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Its Very sad rest in peace my friend. Lots of good times.


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492881] Sun, 15 July 2018 09:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Rest in piece dear Zunnie Thumbs Up
Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492882] Sun, 15 July 2018 12:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Came over to give a last tribute to Zunnie. He was one of the most dedicated people I've seen on the Renegade scene. May you RIP Zunnie, If Renegade exists in heaven, I'm damn sure you'll have a server running for it...


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492883] Sun, 15 July 2018 14:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Rest in peace.


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492884] Sun, 15 July 2018 23:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This is very sad news. My condolences to you all. It's weird that you don't know a guy in real life. But we have been chatting by computer for years. I have been out of the game for quite sometime but this news, man it hurts.

Zunnie, you have been an outstanding leader , friend and Renefamily. You'll be missed <3


Aircraftkiller wrote on Fri, 18 February 2011 23:50

I figured some people will still go LOLOLOL STARVING CATS LOOOOLZ UR A FAG or some dumb shit like that. Thanks for not disappointing! Smile

Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492885] Mon, 16 July 2018 06:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This is the last news I would ever expect to hear. Very sad about this. Zunnie was an awesome person and always there for others before even thinking of himself. The time he took to teach, the free games to get you involved, just the time we spent talking on TS and hearing his bird sing in the background and oh the coffee breaks. I was so happy when he came back here recently, was hanging on IRC and TS. My gosh he was on just a week or two ago hanging with the Aussie gang on TS. Stunned and shocked.

It is rare when you meet peeps you can call friends much less in a virtual environment like we have. But meeting someone like him, words escape me other than; I am honored to have known him and cherish the time we spent together.


R.I.P. my old friend you will be missed.

[Updated on: Tue, 17 July 2018 16:53]


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492886] Tue, 17 July 2018 11:06 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Jan "Zunnie" Wessels was a friend for near twenty years. His funeral was today and while it was very sad, it was very nice to see how much his family loved him, Especially his nieces and nephews who he talked about so often and with so much love.
He was mentor to me in so many ways. I'm so sad that he has left this Earth.
He was the best of us and so free with his time and emotion. Without "sunny Zunnie" I wouldn't be the person I am today, have my job or the skills required for it.

Perhaps a little overly poetic and sentimental, but I left a copy of renegade on his casket. I spoke with his family and told them of his legacy, achievements, accomplishments and the impact he had on so many people.

I will miss him deeply.



Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492888] Tue, 17 July 2018 15:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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RIP zunnie. I've known you for over a decade and i can honestly say that you were one of the kindest and funniest person to talk to and play with. Thanks for everything you've done! You will be missed.

[Updated on: Tue, 17 July 2018 15:06]

Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492889] Tue, 17 July 2018 16:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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reborn wrote on Tue, 17 July 2018 14:06

Jan "Zunnie" Wessels was a friend for near twenty years. His funeral was today and while it was very sad, it was very nice to see how much his family loved him, Especially his nieces and nephews who he talked about so often and with so much love.
He was mentor to me in so many ways. I'm so sad that he has left this Earth.
He was the best of us and so free with his time and emotion. Without "sunny Zunnie" I wouldn't be the person I am today, have my job or the skills required for it.

Perhaps a little overly poetic and sentimental, but I left a copy of renegade on his casket. I spoke with his family and told them of his legacy, achievements, accomplishments and the impact he had on so many people.

I will miss him deeply.


OMG That's perfect you left a copy of Ren with him. Thank you for this post giving us some insight to today and being there.


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492890] Tue, 17 July 2018 22:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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reborn wrote on Tue, 17 July 2018 12:06

Jan "Zunnie" Wessels was a friend for near twenty years. His funeral was today and while it was very sad, it was very nice to see how much his family loved him, Especially his nieces and nephews who he talked about so often and with so much love.
He was mentor to me in so many ways. I'm so sad that he has left this Earth.
He was the best of us and so free with his time and emotion. Without "sunny Zunnie" I wouldn't be the person I am today, have my job or the skills required for it.

Perhaps a little overly poetic and sentimental, but I left a copy of renegade on his casket. I spoke with his family and told them of his legacy, achievements, accomplishments and the impact he had on so many people.

I will miss him deeply.


Thank you for that reborn, at least one of us was there to send our friend on his way to the beyond.


Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492893] Wed, 18 July 2018 19:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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that's very fitting Reborn, and I think it's appropriate

should have made a C&C coffee mug too


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492894] Thu, 19 July 2018 04:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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reborn wrote on Tue, 17 July 2018 11:06

Jan "Zunnie" Wessels was a friend for near twenty years. His funeral was today and while it was very sad, it was very nice to see how much his family loved him, Especially his nieces and nephews who he talked about so often and with so much love.
He was mentor to me in so many ways. I'm so sad that he has left this Earth.
He was the best of us and so free with his time and emotion. Without "sunny Zunnie" I wouldn't be the person I am today, have my job or the skills required for it.

Perhaps a little overly poetic and sentimental, but I left a copy of renegade on his casket. I spoke with his family and told them of his legacy, achievements, accomplishments and the impact he had on so many people.

I will miss him deeply.



That's a great thing you did for him. I only had the pleasure of speaking with him a few times and he was a really amazing person. He was always quick to help those that needed it.


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492895] Thu, 19 July 2018 10:01 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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reborn wrote on Tue, 17 July 2018 20:06

Jan "Zunnie" Wessels was a friend for near twenty years. His funeral was today and while it was very sad, it was very nice to see how much his family loved him, Especially his nieces and nephews who he talked about so often and with so much love.
He was mentor to me in so many ways. I'm so sad that he has left this Earth.
He was the best of us and so free with his time and emotion. Without "sunny Zunnie" I wouldn't be the person I am today, have my job or the skills required for it.

Perhaps a little overly poetic and sentimental, but I left a copy of renegade on his casket. I spoke with his family and told them of his legacy, achievements, accomplishments and the impact he had on so many people.

I will miss him deeply.

That's very kind of you Reborn. I sure believe that would have meant a lot for him.


Aircraftkiller wrote on Fri, 18 February 2011 23:50

I figured some people will still go LOLOLOL STARVING CATS LOOOOLZ UR A FAG or some dumb shit like that. Thanks for not disappointing! Smile

Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492898] Tue, 31 July 2018 11:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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That's awful news. My condolences to his family and friends. Sad


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Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492903] Fri, 10 August 2018 12:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This news brought me back too after 4 years. If I may ask, how did he pass away?

Sad to hear people passing away from such a great community. R.I.P. Zunnie.

[Updated on: Fri, 10 August 2018 12:17]

Re: Jan AKA Zunnie has sadly passed away [message #492910] Tue, 21 August 2018 09:27 Go to previous message
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DutchNeon wrote on Fri, 10 August 2018 15:16

This news brought me back too after 4 years. If I may ask, how did he pass away?

Sad to hear people passing away from such a great community. R.I.P. Zunnie.


He had mental health issues and just had enough of this world.



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