RIP Oli Frey

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An art legend from the 8bit days, many an Oli Frey magazine cover was better than the games own actual cover art...



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Never knew him by name, but have seen his art on both crash and zzap.
Very talented, a sad loss.


I subscribe to the new Crash magazine ( - he produced some very good artwork and certainly someone missed in the community.


I looked at some of his work, and those magazine covers look great, true artist. Covers of many other magazines where copy/paste or simple reworks from official game art, even years later.
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