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Blizzard Community Team Exposes Themselves

I bet you read that expecting naked photos of Blizzard employees, didn't you? While I won't judge anybody out there who might actually have a fetish for that sort of thing (Ghostcrawler is sooooooooo dreamy!), I promise you that there is no scandal afoot. 

The U.S. Community Team just thought it would be a good idea to take a group photo at their home base (presumably somewhere in the dark halls of Blizzard HQ) and post it on the internet, under the pretense that they actually love us and adore dealing with all the crap we fans give them on the official forums on a daily basis.

Normally, this is where I'd post a complimentary photo to go along with the article, but since it's the main attraction here, I'm going to toss it in after the break, with some National Enquirer-quality analysis to boot (nothing too harsh I promise)!

Update: Several more photos of the Community Team playing around with the giant stuffed animals can be found on Warcraft's Facebook page.

Now, after taking a magnifying glass to the picture above, here's what I've come up with:


  • Contrary to popular belief, some members of the Community Team appear to be certified females.
  • There's at least one attention whore in the group (can you spot them?).
  • They're all unabashed nerds (don't worry, we are, too).
  • Glasses are, surprisingly, not the norm. Facial hair is variable.
  • Jeans are still fashionable.
  • Blizzard's offices feature absolutely no back-lighting.
  • Those giant Winder Rider Cub and Gryphon Hatchling plushies are totally boss.


While the gesture is cool, it'd be nice to match some names with the faces. Perhaps my fellow bloggers who actually attended Blizzcon could point out anyone who actually looks familiar?

And speaking of us, I wouldn't expect any group photos of Project Lore staff anytime soon. Much like a vampire, I simply don't show up on film. ;)

Reader Comments (10)

Very cool picture. It looks like it would be a pretty good time to take those people out for drinks.

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJosh Hilp

I know who some of them are! There's that guy who looks like a person I saw at a pizza store! And that girl looks like the one driving the old rustbucket! Oh and the guy crossing his legs is Bill.

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterReavijinoo

Idk about you, but the guy in the blue shirt sitting by the gryphon hatchling is in a quite provocative position there. lolz. and the red haired girl in the middle is, surprisingly, not bad looking :D

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKyle

im pretty sure that metzen is there but im not totally sure its him, bad backlighting :)

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDave

is the attention whore the one in the red?

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergarmandorsh

"is the attention whore the one in the red?"

Yes and shes kinda hot

The other attention whores appear to be the guy in the red hoodie in the middle, the guy in the green T-shirt
aaand POSSIBLY the guy near the middle in the back who HAS to get his face in the picture :P

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterfata1xshot

If all the gryphon and windrider plushies were that size I would buy em.

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBlahbahblah

If that Redhead in the middle came with those plushies, PLUSH *pun* if they were that size, I'd pay 3x the normal price and double the shipping fee of all three ;)

February 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLaeltis

Those girls are plants. Everyone knows that girls don't play WoW.

February 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBrandi

Still a very good read though! And a must-read for everyone who’s -Franck Muller Crazy Hours/ Color Dreams best men watchesinterested in web design or design of any kind.

August 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBaduny

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