Excerpt from a Cryptic Studios staff meeting, Oct. 29, 2009:
"Okay, guys, listen up. I know we were all excited about the promotion we were going to run when the one millionth hero was created within Champions Online
. You know, we'd take the lucky crimefighter and base a short series of graphic novels on him or her, ultimately culminating in a three-picture deal with Paramount and keeping the hero's creator -- and as a bonus, our game -- in the pop cultural spotlight? Well, we just heard from moderators that the one millionth hero was named ... Boner Dragon."
"I think we should just do a press release
instead. A press release which deftly avoids mentioning the hero's name."
"That is an excellent