Alec Holowka: Night in the Woods developer dies, sister makes plea to the community (Image: YOUTUBE • INFINITE FALL)
Alec Holowka, the co-creator of Night in the Woods and co-founder of indie studio Infinite Fall, has died.
His sister Eileen Mary Holowka revealed the news on Twitter, saying her brother had recently been supported by crisis services.
In a series of tweets she said Alec had been “battling mood and personality disorders” throughout his life.
Eileen, whose account has since been made private, also referred to allegations of sexual abuse levelled at her brother earlier this week.
As reported in a post by PC Gamer, Eileen said: “Those who know me will know that I believe survivors and I have always done everything I can to support survivors, those suffering from mental illnesses, and those with chronic illnesses.
"Alec was a victim of abuse and he also spent a lifetime battling mood and personality disorders.
“I will not pretend that he was not also responsible for causing harm, but deep down he was a person who wanted only to offer people care and kindness. It took him awhile to figure out how.
"Over the last few