Randall Bills writes about the passing of Doug Chaffee. Better go read that first. Here is Randall's opening paragraph.
In 1994 I walked into a game store and beheld BattleTech’s CityTech Second Edition on a shelf. The cover was by an artist I’d not seen before, but it was action-packed, evocative, and wonderfully done…everything a fan could ask from a cover. Of course I left with it under my arm. For the next 15 plus years Doug Chaffee would be an indelible part of crafting the visuals for BattleTech.I confess I didn't know anything about Doug Chaffee before this, but Battletech players should know his work on sight ...
|Image: Chaffee Studios|
Here are a few links that my be of interest:
Battletech Wiki: Doug Chaffee