I don't want to always be the emotional guy, and what i'm going to write might look odd since you are going to still be around, but this is sad so yeah.. i'm going to be the emotional guy.
It's been a pleasure to play with you. I've learned a lot from you and had a wonderful time every time we had a match or a talk. Now, like i've written and like you said, you'll be around so there is no need to add stuff that [...]
Definitely a bit bummed that you decided to retire, but I definitely understand that you've been getting super busy with irl stuff and that irl stuff should take precedence over mons.
Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you helping me integrate into the BS community and for being a great testing partner and pal. Feel free to PM me on Discord if you ever want to talk about anything!