Robin Williams to be Memorialized in World of Warcraft

Eleanor Croy:

A fitting tribute to the beloved Robin Williams….

Originally posted on Legion of Leia:

Okay, I know this story isn’t about women in sci-fi directly, but in a way, it is. I’ve been a World of Warcraft player for years, so I wanted to mention this. Today we learned that the late Robin Williams is going to be memorialized in the game. Williams was a huge gamer, even naming his daughter Zelda in honor of The Legend of Zelda. They even did a commercial for it together.

The game has memorialized fans of the game before, and since Williams was certainly one of those, this seems like a lovely tribute, especially since it started from a fan petition on Change.org, according to AP.

The game’s lead designer, Ion Hazzikosta made the announcement a fan event on Thursday for the Warlords of Draenor expansion that is coming out this November. Of what shape this character will take, he said, “We haven’t decided, but…

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