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Heartwarming Gearbox Message :')

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    Heartwarming Gearbox Message :')

    Gearbox to honor late fan as an NPC in Borderlands 2
    This morning, we received an email from a Destructoid fan named Carlo who shared a story about his late friend Michael John Mamaril. Last month, Michael passed away due to cancer at the young age of 22. Both were huge Borderlands fans, so Carlo thought a great way to honor his buddy's memory would be to shoot Gearbox Software an email asking for a short eulogy to be read by the game's smart-mouthed robot mascot Claptrap. Not only did Gearbox comply with the request, it also promised to insert Michael into the upcoming Borderlands 2 as an NPC.
    This is, without a doubt, one of the most heartfelt and generous acts of fan appreciation ever. For Gearbox to extend such an honor demonstrates how serious the company is in forging meaningful relationships with the people who play its games. This certainly isn't the first time Gearbox has gone above and beyond, and I guarantee it won't be the last.
    You can listen to Claptrap's eulogy for Michael below. And thanks for sharing this touching story with us, Carlo. You have our deepest condolences.
    http://soundcloud.com/tony-12-2/clap...ichael/s-tmwpd <-- Claptrap Speech
    Gearbox to honor late fan as an NPC in Borderlands 2 - Destructoid for the story and Claptrap Audio message


    Just noticed this is over a year old.... Either way, I've never seen it before, so some of you might not have


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    Gearbox is so kind, I like that.

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    I have seen it before and was impressed with gearbox. Still havent played borderlands 2 have to get it when price drops

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    Well that was touching.
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    It was very heartwarming .... a year ago when it was new news
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    that's awesome

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    I'm waiting on the GOTY but I'll definitely look for this NPC.
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    That was touching, I doubt every company would do something like this


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    Yeah I knew about this, he hangs out in Sanctuary & will sometimes give you a random weapon, normally found around Marcus or in the HQ that's where I have encountered him.


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    Quote Originally Posted by annare41 View Post
    That was touching, I doubt every company would do something like this
    You should have just quoted me and saved your time.
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    this is why Gearbox should've won studio of the year.


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    There is a trophy for finding him in the game ,its called tribute to a vault hunter , never heard the eulogy before , it was real nice of gearbox to do that .

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    *sniff sniff* That was so kind of Gearbox



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