8 Oct 2023
Portland, Oregon (USA)
Rani died by suicide.
Rani Baker, a writer and video game dev, has passed away.
Baker came to prominence writing for comedy websites Cracked, the Modern Rogue and Bunny Ears.
She was also a video game developer who specialised in hacking NES games.
You may know her as https://twitter.com/destroyed4com4t
After many years admiring her work, when WTT got noticed she was one of the first people who followed us that made me go "fuck me, that is cool".
We talked infrequently over the years. She was always nice and very, very funny.
You can read her work here -https://ranibaker.contently.com/?public_only=true
Gone too soon, but everyone was so lucky to have her whilst she was here.
I didn't know Rani Baker very well but I'm shocked that she's gone so suddenly.
Please check out, and archive, her work. She was damn funny and razor sharp and diverse, from music to romhacking. She'll be deeply missed.
Rani's Twitter and YouTube accounts are https://twitter.com/destroyed4com4t and https://www.youtube.com/c/ranibakr23. Her website is https://destroyedforcomfort.com/blog/, and she also had profiles at https://ranibaker.contently.com/, https://www.themodernrogue.com/rani-baker and https://itch.io/profile/destroyed4com4t.