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He posts somewhat often on the Rare Witch Project Forums under the handle "BIGsheep".
He is the inspiration for the Banjo-Kazooie series character Trophy Thomas. Trophy Thomas is actually one of James' nicknames, the story behind which is the subject of this post on his blog. At the time of the development of Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, James' hair was dyed blue, which was also reflected in the Trophy Thomas character.