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11-15-2009 @ 8:13PM
@Ashwraith: This tired old canard about Blizzard and Games Workshop really needs to stop being spread as fact. No one has ever been able to produce any evidence of this rumor. Every time it gets trotted out, the "proof" boils down to "I heard/read it somewhere/some dude told me once/omg WC is so much like Warhammer, it's obvious" and no one can provide any citations for this supposedly well-known fact. Which is odd, because in other cases of well-known failed deals involving gaming developers, we do have proof. ie: Sony's failed deal with Nintendo to develop an SNES CD peripheral, which led to the original Playstation.This is one of those urban legends that people have been repeating for so long, it's taken as the gospel truth. The original Warcraft owes at least as much to TSR as it does Games Workshop, anyway. There's as much D&D influence there as Warhammer, if not more.
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