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Will we get Pulsefire Ezreal?

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Chenzho

Junior Member

03-06-2012

I played against RiotMaokai in ranked last week. He said we can expect it soon and he seemed very excited for it being released.


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BACKSTABUUU

Recruiter

03-06-2012

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Mappy4ever:
IT will be released in "near" future

"I'm centuries ahead of them"


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TalLavi

Recruiter

03-06-2012

Im guessing it will be released in his anniversary which is coming up any day now,


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Morello

Lead Designer

03-06-2012

To clarify this, let me dev diary Pulsefire Ezreal for you guys;

At the start, it was determined Ezreal needs not only a new skin, but something that'd be worth the wait since the last one. What we started with was a pretty clean and simple cyborg-inspired Ezreal skin that had a little clean-up to do. We could ship it out, but we wanted to make it better quality.

After improving it, our zealous (in a good way!) particle artist Adam started adding sweet little touches to it, and we just kept seeing more and more potential. Now, after the particle effects were ramped up, the animations needed to match....it kept getting better and better, but as we upped each new element, the art guys kept getting excited on what was coming together and kept pushing it further with new stuff.

Basically, we want to do something really special with Pulsefire Ezreal, but the reality of that is it takes a lot longer. This kind of thing (development time vs scope) happens all the time, but a lot of the reason we don't reveal the information early is because the expectation of it coming out really soon after people find out occurs.

So, no new info other than "soon(tm)", but I at least wanted to give you some insight as to why we're not releasing it yet. And I think it's the right decision - it's totally worth it.


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Gravilious

Senior Member

03-06-2012

:O


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IS16e7c68f67142a

Senior Member

03-06-2012

Quote:
Morello:
To clarify this, let me dev diary Pulsefire Ezreal for you guys;

At the start, it was determined Ezreal needs not only a new skin, but something that'd be worth the wait since the last one. What we started with was a pretty clean and simple cyborg-inspired Ezreal skin that had a little clean-up to do. We could ship it out, but we wanted to make it better quality.

After improving it, our zealous (in a good way!) particle artist Adam started adding sweet little touches to it, and we just kept seeing more and more potential. Now, after the particle effects were ramped up, the animations needed to match....it kept getting better and better, but as we upped each new element, the art guys kept getting excited on what was coming together and kept pushing it further with new stuff.

Basically, we want to do something really special with Pulsefire Ezreal, but the reality of that is it takes a lot longer. This kind of thing (development time vs scope) happens all the time, but a lot of the reason we don't reveal the information early is because the expectation of it coming out really soon after people find out occurs.

So, no new info other than "soon(tm)", but I at least wanted to give you some insight as to why we're not releasing it yet. And I think it's the right decision - it's totally worth it.


Can't wait! Thanks for the update though <3


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Jappleack

Senior Member

03-06-2012

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Morello:
To clarify this, let me dev diary Pulsefire Ezreal for you guys;



PULSEFIRe EZREAL WHERE

j/k

Thank you for the update. I AM SO EXCITED NOW PULSEFIRE EZREAL WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERE


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dDamage

Senior Member

03-06-2012

Sweet.


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Kaolla

Senior Member

03-06-2012

TLDR we want to leak ez skin then have people wait forever for it to drive up demand


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IronErro

Recruiter

03-06-2012

Thanks for the info Morello, this is by far the most excited I have been for a new skin. Glad to hear the rumors are just rumors.