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Blizzard Unveils a World Record-Breaking WORLD OF WARCRAFT Diorama

Blizzard Unveils a World Record-Breaking WORLD OF WARCRAFT Diorama

Blizzard gave old school gamers a reason to celebrate when it announced World of Warcraft Classic at BlizzCon 2017, but that doesn’t mean that the company isn’t looking towards the future. The seventh Warcraft expansion, Battle for Azeroth, is coming in 2018. And to get fans excited for the new release, Blizzard used the occasion to unveil a massive diorama that depicted 1,300 square feet of battlefield and over 10,000 characters from Battle for Azeroth‘s epic Battle for Lordaeron. The result was a Guinness world record breaking video game diorama that is simply stunning to see.

The truly astonishing part of this diorama is that Blizzard didn’t simply populate it with generic characters. Instead, the warriors were all unique 3D printed miniatures that were based upon the character models used by BlizzCon attendees. Players were chosen at random, but the miniatures even captured the race, class, and armor of their respective characters, while offering fans a chance to find their characters on the diorama through its online guide.

This video doesn’t fully do the diorama justice in terms of conveying its size and scope. Nothing quite beats seeing it in person, but this panoramic picture taken at the con does offer a better glimpse at this massive creation.

 

The Battle for Lordaeron was teased in Blizzard’s recent cinematic trailer for Battle for Azeroth, which will unleash a new age of war between the Alliance and the Horde. As exciting as it is to see that battle depicted in this diorama, what we’re really looking forward to is participating in it when the new expansion hits next year.

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Images: Blizzard

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