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In a surprising announcement, Community Engagement Manager Josh "Lore" Allen shared that he was leaving Blizzard this Thursday. Lore was one of the most prominent and community-facing of Blizzard's CMs, very well known for his Q&As with the developers, his voice-over for the patch survival guides (including 9.2's), and sharing vital insights with players, both through other content creators and directly. He was with the company for 9 years, getting his start from fan site TankSpot, WoW shows like the Weekly Marmot, Legendary and more.

Here's the heartfelt announcement tweet:


We wish him well in all future endeavors and are grateful for all his contributions to the WoW community. 

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The people who create and support WoW are some of the most talented, dedicated, and passionate people in the industry

The word "WERE some of the most..." would be more fitting, since the original WoW devs already left in the past few years.

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2 hours ago, Andser said:

The word "WERE some of the most..." would be more fitting, since the original WoW devs already left in the past few years.

Nah, since most of us already know and it would reflect badly on him if he badmouths his former company, so I would say understandable choice of words. *wink wink* 😜

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Well, it looks like he didn't have the best reputation. Probably won't be missed by many, he was known to be quite hostile to the community.

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