Fire! Fire! Fire!

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!”

  1. 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.”

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