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Micropatches Save Anivia

A bug nearly disabled Anivia after she became the Festival Queen. How’d we keep the fiesta—and frostbite—going?
6 days ago

/dev: On Sound Design for the Dragon Sorceress

How’d we create the vocals for Zyra’s darling dragons?
1 week ago

Riot Pls: 2017 Dev Plans

What’s in store for League in 2017? Lead Producer New001 gives an overview.
1 week ago

Making a Splash with Reference Photos

Before a drop of digital ink hits the canvas, splash artists often take pictures to reference.
2 weeks ago

What Happens When I Press Q?

Whenever you do anything in League, a miraculous technological journey begins where everything can go horribly wrong. Player Support presents the story of what happens when you press Q.
3 weeks ago

Before There’s Splash Art, There’s Feeney Art

Why we use (super high-quality) placeholder art.
1 month ago

/dev: On 2016’s New Champs

Six new champions hit the Rift last year. What went right, what went wrong, and what did we learn?
1 month ago

Rigging a Nightmare: Tech Art and the Little Devil

What do tech artists do, and how’d they help make League’s most diabolical Yordle even more hellish?
1 month ago

/dev Diary: Ghostcrawler on League’s Rate of Change

What’s the reasoning behind League’s frequent updates, and how much change is too much?
1 month ago

Definitely (Not) Rivals

Every year, Rioters compete in an internal League of Legends tournament called the Riot Rumble for glory, bragging rights, and a truly sick jacket. After years of fierce battles on the Rift, storied rivalries emerged in every bracket, Bronze to Diamond. In this short documentary, we pull back the curtain on two disciplines destined to clash in an epic showdown: Finance vs Esports.
1 month ago