Ian Hazzikostas of Blizzard commenting on how he designs encounters for expansions such as World of Warcraft: Kung Fu Panda (oh wait! sorry! it’s called Mists of Pandaria apparently…)
…and then a lot of it just comes down to what sounds cool to us. A huge firehawk that bursts out of a volcano. That sounds kind of cool. Huge magma giants. A spider that lives in a forest where the webs it weaves are made of pure fire. That’s pretty cool…
Exactly when did Blizzard hire Beavis?
3 thoughts on “Fire! Fire! Fire!”
Hmmm, typical designer…Then he passes it on to IT….”Can you code this?”….”Ahhhhh…yeah….”
Wheres the spec?…..Uh, we dont have one yet, its kind of in my head….”Oh, goody….”
10 million WoW subscribers paying $15 a month to push buttons in a ‘Skinner box’, repeatedly stimulating their reward centres even when they are no longer having fun?
Blizzard: “Huh, uh huh huh… Huh uh.. he said skinner box. Huh huh uh huh huh.”