Stay Awhile and Listen: Book I - How Two Blizzards Unleashed Diablo and Forged a Video-Game Empire
Craddock did a good job despite this limitation. All in all, the material is there, inflections and speed but this really kept throwing me off and I think I'd have preferred he simply read the entire book in his swhile voice. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I think he does a good job with his volume.I was still nervous, focusing on Diablo the first one and some Warcraft. Lisfen Indie eBooks. Fun story about the origins of Blizzard, however. There were a lot of good interviews, primarily with the Blizzard North founders and what I assume are all former Blizzard employees.
A look at the history of the creators of Blizzard and their games, Starcraft and Diablo. What if Warcraft was serious lisetn not cartoony. Open Preview See a Problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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The oisten for a successful game, check, made by people who happen to love their craft. Stay Awhile and Listen goes behind the scenes and tells the story of how the original Diablo was made. Stay Awhile and Listen1. Geeky kids.
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The campaign went live on June 29, the year anniversary of Diablo 2. Appropriate, given that Stay Awhile 2 chronicles the making of Diablo 2 as well as StarCraft and the Brood War and Lord of Destruction expansion sets, as well as six years of the culture and history of Blizzard Entertainment and Blizzard North. Stay Awhile 2 won't be out until next summer, but you can start reading now. There are 3 full chapters available to read online, as well as one partial chapter. Over all four excerpts, you'll learn about the creative turmoil over Diablo's Hellfire expansion, the making of Diablo 2's Amazon hero and desert-themed Act, StarCraft's month crunch, and more. I also wrote an editorial about Diablo 2's impact on action-RPGs the franchise's native genre and action games in general over on Retronauts. More coverage will follow over the next 33 days as the Kickstarter campaign marches on.
Refresh and try again! Their use is for identification purposes only! I knew that both Blizzard and Condor made games before WarCraft and Diablo, the clashes that tore them apart, but I was unaware of just how much they had to do before they could really get their feet under themselves to make the hits we all remember. Composed from exhaustive research and hundreds of personal interv! Average Review.
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But how is a fundamentally retro game created in the modern era. Craddock did a good job despite this limitation. All rights are reserved by their respective owners? A documentary-style book continuing the history of Blizzard Entertainment, and their games.
But when it stzy to audiobooks, I'm often listening as I'm doing other things so I'm not going to try to find where the next section starts. Read Aloud? Shop Books. Launch party date is subject to change.But the audiobook really needs refinement to not read everything in the book. Two companies. The book itself was a difficult though. One multi-billion-dollar video-game empire.
I'll definitely pick up some of those books in the future. I would have liked some more information from some bolk the Blizzard folks, hearing the headings in the sidequests. Hearing the full titles of anyone quoted, but this book still felt well researched and written. Full Review There are mainly two companies that got me hooked on video games: Nintendo and Blizzard Entertainment.