Blizzard has introduced that Samwise Didier is leaving the studio after having labored there for 32 years. Didier took to social media platform X to announce that he’s retiring after a storied profession having labored as artwork director on influential titles like StarCraft and Diablo, amongst different video games.
In his assertion, Didier talks about having labored with Blizzard since all the way in which again in 1991, and all the issues he discovered throughout his time with the studio. Throughout his stint with Blizzard, Didier discovered the right way to use Photoshop, and the right way to make UIs and varied buttons wanted for recreation growth. He goes on to speak about studying the right way to create 3D fashions as nicely.
Nearly each Blizzard recreation launched for the reason that studio was initially referred to as Silicon & Synapse has featured work by Didier, together with older titles like The Misplaced Vikings and Blackthorne. Extra just lately, Didier’s works have been a part of the event in latest Blizzard titles like Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2.
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— Sam Are I (@SamwiseDidier) November 10, 2023