Digital Memorial

It’s almost impossible not to have heard of the untimely death of Robin Williams this week. Robin Williams was a genius of the arts, without whom the world is much poorer. Whilst there have been some beautiful memorials in the wake of the news, I wanted to highlight one memorial in particular.

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You might well have spotted Robin Williams on Nintendo adverts through the years. Video games were one of his greatest interests, famously naming his first daughter Zelda after her Princess namesake. From Battlefield 2 to World Of Warcraft, there’s a chance one day you played alongside him.

In particular, World Of Warcraft have been making some headlines. Fans of the game were quick to put up a petition to honour their most famous fan.

Yesterday, one of Blizzard’s lead developers answered with this tweet:

 

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