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Alec Holowka was born on 30 October, 1983 in Winnipeg, Canada, is a Canadian video game developer. Discover Alec Holowka's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 36 years old?

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Occupation Game programmer, designer, musician
Age 36 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 30 October 1983
Birthday 30 October
Birthplace Winnipeg, Canada
Date of death August 31, 2019,
Died Place Winnipeg, Canada
Nationality Canada

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Alec Holowka Net Worth

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2019

In August 2019, Holowka was accused of physical and emotional abuse by Zoë Quinn. The day following the accusation, the Night in the Woods development team cut ties with Holowka, with Scott Benson writing "We take such allegations seriously as a team"; the team stated that other corroborating evidence related to the accusations had been presented to them. Their publisher, Finji, backed the team's decision, and also postponed plans to publish physical copies of the game in wake of the allegations.

Holowka died by suicide on 31 August 2019. According to his sister, who posted to Twitter about his death, Holowka had been "battling mood and personality disorders" through his life and "was a victim of abuse". She explained he had been trying to correct his own disorders in recent years through therapy and medication. She also stated that Holowka "said he wished the best for Zoë and everyone else".

2018

Night in the Woods was created by Infinite Fall, with development led by Holowka, Scott Benson and Bethany Hockenberry. Holowka also provided the soundtrack for the game. The title won numerous awards including the 2018 Seamus McNally Grand Prize at the Independent Games Festival.

2016

Holowka had been working with Karen Teixeira on Oceanheart, a game that blended elements of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker and Animal Crossing, which had been announced in 2016. In late 2018, Holowka stated that he and Teixeira had "given up" on the game for the time being.

2013

In October 2013, Holowka and independent animator Scott Benson successfully crowdfunded the game Night in the Woods under the studio name "Infinite Fall".

Holowka wrote the music for the indie game TowerFall Ascension, initially released in 2013 for the Ouya, but re-released with the Ascension subtitle and an expanded soundtrack in 2014 for the PS4 and PC markets.

2008

In early 2008, Holowka along with a group of other independent developers during the Game Developers Conference 2008 in San Francisco, California created a project with most of the work being done at their hotel, the Holiday Inn. Holowka acted as musician and programmer. The project was created as a response to an incident occurring following Kokoromi's Gamma 256 party following the Montreal International Game Summit in Montreal, Canada.

Holowka, along with newly formed developer Infinite Ammo, created Paper Moon, a game that was picked along with another five games to be showcased at the 2008 GAMMA event. It was released on 15 August 2008.

Holowka provided some of the soundtrack for Crayon Physics Deluxe, which was developed by Petri Purho under the developer name Kloonigames, and which received the 2008 Seumas McNally Grand Prize at the 2008 Independent Games Festival.

2007

After its release Holowka introduced Yu to a project he had been working on independently, Yu was interested in the project and the two officially formed developer Bit Blot the week before the Independent Games Festival deadline. The project was released on 7 December 2007 under the title Aquaria, and was the recipient of the Independent Games Festival Seumas McNally Grand Prize for 2007.

Aquaria is an action adventure game, based heavily on exploration. It is an epic story about adventures of Naija, an amnesiac underwater creature, who is in search of information about her family and her past. She explores many ancient ruins of Aquaria, an underwater world created by a mysterious creator. Created by Derek Yu and Alec Holowka, Aquaria is their first commercial game and the winner of the Independent Games Festival's 2007 Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

2006

Holowka acted as sound engineer on the 2006 freeware title I'm O.K – A Murder Simulator as a response to American lawyer Jack Thompson's A Modest Video Game Proposal. Holowka met Derek Yu in the comments section of popular technology website Slashdot in a post regarding Jack Thompson's proposal and along with Chris Hanson and Phil Jones formed satire company Thompsonsoft for the once-off release.

1983

Alec Holowka (30 October 1983 – 31 August 2019) was a Canadian indie game developer and co-founder of independent game companies Infinite Ammo, Infinite Fall, and Bit Blot. He was known for collaborating with Derek Yu to create Aquaria and freeware game I'm O.K – A Murder Simulator and with Scott Benson and Bethany Hockenberry to create Night in the Woods.