The Chinese millionaire and the developer of the video game Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming is deceased. The 39-year-old man was poisoned by a colleague, according to Shanghai police. He became in steady state taken to hospital. A day later he died there.
Lin Qi, a 39-year-old Chinese game developer, passed away on Christmas. He was hospitalized the day before. According to Shanghai police, his condition was still stable at the time.
The police suspect a colleague of the millionaire. He probably poisoned Lin Qi by putting poison in his tea. The motive of the suspected perpetrator is not known for the time being.
Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming
Lin Qi was a big name in the Chinese gaming industry. He founded Yoozoo in 2009. This mainly develops online computer games. Yoozoo’s most famous game is it Game of Thrones-game Winter is Coming.
The Three Body Problem
The makers of Game of Thrones, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, knew the game too. Then they contacted the Chinese. They collaborated on the film adaptation of the popular Chinese sci-fi novel The Three Body Problem for Netflix.
Lin Qi had already started that project with his own studio Yoozoo Pictures, but it was never completed. Netflix then bought the rights to the book and appointed Benioff and Weiss to turn it into a series.
After his death, several employees and former employees of Lin Qi came together to mourn. The company also released an emotional statement on Weibo. That’s like the Chinese version of Twitter.
“Goodbye youth”, it read there. “We will be together, we will remain good-hearted. We will continue to believe in goodness and continue to fight against all that is bad. ”