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The designer who not only gave US a happy childhood, but also saved LEGO from collapse
Bionicles. Everyone who grew up in the early noughties, this word causes a smile and a pleasant warmth in the chest. Then every boy, and even a girl wanted these combined cyborgs that possess the forces of the elements. But not every parent could buy a child such an expensive toy. In addition, it was not enough to possess it to truly feel the universe and appreciate the ideas of the authors. Even more: if you live in Russia or other CIS countries, you missed the lion’s share of what Bionicle is so good at. Continue reading
Reissue of Blizzard’s iconic strategy that turned into a disaster. What went wrong?
Warcraft 3 is a great game without exaggeration. It managed to grow more than one generation of players, and followed the strategy of MMORPG World of Warcraft and even more blew up the gaming industry. Yes, there were also Warcraft 1 and 2, but most of all the players liked the third one. The phrases of the characters from it have long been in use, like some “jellied fish” from “irony of fate”. Remembering all this, I do not want to scold the modern reincarnation of Warcraft 3 with the title Reforged. But, alas, you will have to. Continue reading