Writer D S WADESON was allowed by CPG to release some unseen lore. Here is the explanation
“A couple of years ago, I got very addicted to a game I backed on Kickstarter. That game was Duelyst, a grid-based tactical PvP game with a CGC/deck-building element. The concept was created by ex-Diablo 3 veteran Keith Lee, an absolutely lovely guy with a huge imagination.
Long story short, I leveraged my fan-knowledge and imagination to get invited to join the Lore writing team, to which I contributed on and off for about two years. Below are my contributions to the unit lore of the game, including a number of the ‘hero’ units, the Generals.”
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