Bill Roper Departs Cryptic

Bill Roper — one of the forces behind Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo — defected to Cryptic Studios back in 2008 to work on Champions Online and Star Trek. He has recently stated that he's leaving Cryptic, but hasn't given specifics.

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Lucius Domitius

It's because Champions killed their game by trying to enforce copyrights on player created heroes. They even contacted me about a position, but managing a community as angry as that is not really possible

The Marvel Universe sure as hell had some eerily similar heroes and villains, I'm not sure how they couldn't have found a loophole to avoid deleting the characters that their users spent so much time to create.

Big no no, an exit strategy seems like the first good decision that's been made.