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I have talked here before about how I much I am a fan of Sr. Concept Artist for Riot Games, IronStylus. He has shown that he acknowledges the many character design fails in League of Legends, and has a personal … Continue reading
Riot Games has released their new set of exclusive holiday champion skins on the Public Beta Realm this week, and it included a special Christmas Katarina skin. Katarina is an assassin, one of the more iconic and most-cosplayed champions within … Continue reading
League of Legends is just about everywhere nowadays and the e-sports phenomenon is becoming bigger and more legitimate with every tournament. We’ve been critical of the game in the past, but only because we’ve had some pretty devoted League of … Continue reading
Being a woman in the game industry in a player-facing role can be absolutely terrifying. The second players realize what you look like, you’re overwhelmed with comments from people criticizing you for your looks or complimenting you on how … Continue reading