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GamesMaster Sir Patrick Moore passes away

Monday, 10th December 2012 06:40 GMT By Naren Hooson

Sir Patrick Moore who appeared as the Games Master on the videogame show of the same name on U.K. television has passed away at the age of 89.

Moore was also the presenter of the BBC show The Sky At Night for over 50 years and wrote many books on Astronomy. His research was used by the US and Russia in their space programs, reports Polygon.

He performed on the show The Sky At Night from 1957 up until the episode broadcast last Monday, making him the longest running host of the same television show ever.

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6 Comments

  1. Telepathic.Geometry

    Aw shit, I used to watch him all the time when I was a kid. R.I.P.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. locus2k1

    He lived just around the corner for me and was still a legend till the end. Every year he’d give a little speech at the local fireworks event, Selsey will not be the same without him.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. monkeygourmet

    He helped me find the empty bottle on Link to the Past!

    Some kid had the same problem on Gamesmaster.

    Alas, Patrick is no Moore…

    #3 2 years ago
  4. TheBlackHole

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

    What a crap start to the week.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. SplatteredHouse

    RIP Games Master.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. GrimRita

    Sad news indeed. Man was a genius and a joy to watch on the telly. RIP the one and only Gamesmaster!

    #6 2 years ago

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