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The mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater


9:00 AM on 05.29.2014
BattleBlock sketchesThe mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater photo



Here's the bar napkin pitch -- or at least high school textbook margin doodle pitch -- for BattleBlock Theater, which just recently saw its Steam release.

The Behemoth posted Art Director Dan Paladin's sketches to its site. Pretty neat to see some of the early concepts that were floating around before hot code was ever fed through computers. And it's also so damn cute.

The mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater photo
The mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater photo
The mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater photo
The mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater photo







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10:15 AM on 07.16.2014
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9:00 AM on 05.17.2014
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2:00 PM on 05.14.2014
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4:45 PM on 05.01.2014
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12:30 PM on 03.04.2014
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