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Is Blitzcranck derived from and inspired by 'Blitzkrieg'?

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Gun Pierson

Senior Member

08-27-2010

Blitzkrieg (lightning warfare) was invented by the Germans in ww2 and it was a new approach of mechanised/tank warfare. Their spearheads would encircle enemy positions, catching them by surprise.

Even though Blitzcranck is not strictly a tank, the similarities are striking don't you think?


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Zylth

Senior Member

08-27-2010

Blitz (lightning) krieg (war)
Blitz (lightning) crank (robot)

Blitzkrieg has no relation to Blitzcrank, blitzcrank uses lightning as his ult and is a robot.


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chillfish

Recruiter

08-27-2010

Gangbang (polyamorous intercourse) was invented by cavemen in prehistoric times and it was a new approach of biological warfare. Their spearheads would encircle the enemy, catching him by surprise.

Even though Gangplank is not strictly a gang, the similarities are striking don't you think?


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Nihili

Senior Member

08-27-2010

I don't think so, I think it's just Blitz for lightning. 'Cause you know, he has his static field and stuff...


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Cycrum

Senior Member

08-27-2010

Sigh


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Ferisar

Senior Member

08-27-2010

Rammus is on low hp!

Quick ashe, use your pokeba-- enchanted arrow!


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Seventy Times 7

Senior Member

08-27-2010

So he's a Nazi in addition to being a ****ty hero.


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PsiRedEye22

Senior Member

08-27-2010

Quote:
Gunarson:
Blitzkrieg (lightning warfare) was invented by the Germans in ww2 and it was a new approach of mechanised/tank warfare. Their spearheads would encircle enemy positions, catching them by surprise.


They never encircled anything during a Blitzkrieg. A Blitzkrieg is a fast, combined-arms strike deep into the heart of an enemy's line. There is no entrenchment, just a constant push forward without sparing arms to protect your flanks. Once broken, the march would either press on or chase down the fleeing regiment.

Blitzcrank is a robot with a funny voice.


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IdiocyIncarnate

Senior Member

08-27-2010

Indeed, Gangplank blows whatever his "pistol" is loaded with on friend(Raise Morale) or foe(Parrley) alike!

If he is feeling frisky, he goes all out with his "Cannon Barrage" where he makes everyone get up close with his balls.


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Ferisar

Senior Member

08-27-2010

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IdiocyIncarnate:
Indeed, Gangplank blows whatever his "pistol" is loaded with on friend(Raise Morale) or foe(Parrley) alike!

If he is feeling frisky, he goes all out with his "Cannon Barrage" where he makes everyone get up close with his balls.

I laughed pretty hard irl


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