^Actually, I've sent PM's to @gamerdudesteel (the author of thie hack) before, and he replied them back. He's still alive.
In other words, he just hasn't worked on it in a while, but that people like us motivate him to continue with this project.
That, and that he replies sporadically via PM.
With this being said, he hasn't posted any progress yet. Maybe if I send him another PM again...?