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11-09-2009 @ 9:12AM
Has any one ever noticed that Warhammer takes a lot of lore from WoW? Here are a bunch of examples:1. Old ones (titans).3. high elves (high elves).4. Dark elves (same concept of the naga).5. Wood elves (night elves).6. Greenskins (goblins and orcs).7. Chaos hordes (burning legion).8. dwarves of the dark land (dark iron dwarves).9. The sundering happening due to a fight between the dark elves and high elves (Kaldorei and Highborne).10. war of the beard (war of the three hammers)....
11-09-2009 @ 9:23AM
I feel obliged to point out that Warhammer predates WoW and indeed Warcraft.
11-09-2009 @ 9:32AM
You've got it the wrong way around bro
11-09-2009 @ 10:53AM
Warhammer dates back to about 1986 I believe. The mmo certainly doesn't pre-date WoW, but the lore definitely does.To be honest though, whilst certain aspects of lore and certain stories, events and races vary between fantasy universes you'll find distinct similarities in all such conceptions stretching right back to Tolkien (possibly further, I'm not sure). A perfect universe is hard to come by, so it's reasonable enough to borrow chunks of someone else's.
11-09-2009 @ 11:05AM
Fail fail and more fail. You do realize that the first attempt at Warcraft was to be a Warhammer computer game, but the plans fell through and Blizzard released it all under their own IP instead? And besides, it's not like the Warcraft lore is a huge mish-mash of other lore from far and beyond anyway.
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