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Robin Williams to appear in 'World of Warcraft' expansion

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Posted at 8:49 PM, Aug 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-15 22:28:27-04

After Robin Williams' death, there was no shortage of people looking to pay homage to the comedic legend.

But one unexpected tribute came from fans of the popular online game "World of Warcraft."

Williams was reportedly a huge video game fan — and one of his favorites was Blizzard Entertainment's "World of Warcraft."

So some fellow gamers created a Change.org petition to have Williams memorialized in the game as a nonplayable character who would "perform Williams' best jokes."

And Blizzard Entertainment responded Friday, saying the actor would appear in the next expansion for the game, "Warlords of Draenor," due out Nov. 13.

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