Cheat Codes for Creating Legendary Videogames: gl hf dd

Rob Pardo

Rob Pardo (@Rob_Pardo) led the design of Starcraft: Brood War, World of Warcraft, and Warcraft III. As Chief Creative Officer at Blizzard, he served as the Executive Producer for Diablo III and Hearthstone. Now he is the founder of Bonfire Studios, which is the next phase of his journey to deepen and enrich friendships through gameplay.

In this talk on “good luck, have fun, don’t die” — delivered at our inaugural a16z crypto Founder Summit (November 2022) — Pardo shares a few cheat codes for creating legendary videogames, which can be applied to game design and beyond.