The creator of Plants vs. Zombies wanted to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the series by releasing some curious facts about the game, as well as sharing with the fans original sketches of the project that would change the life of George Fan, former creative of PopCap Games.
“When I wrote this on a piece of paper more than ten years ago, I had no idea how much my life would change!”, Wrote the creative on social media, with an image showing original sketches of the videogame. ” Only when I drew this zombie did the game really become Plants vs. Zombies, “comments George Fan. & Quot; Before that you were fighting aliens from Insaniquarium “.
George Fan also shows a sketch with the five-line scheme introduced by Plants vs. Zombies ” Before that the prototype was a more traditional tower defense game, where there were no lines and you could build a labyrinth that the enemies would have to cross. of the original.
There are other curious details, such as the predecessor of the iconic Spearcaster is inspired by the [b] Olfiti of Super Mario Bros. 2. “I have always admired Miyamoto’s ability to communicate both without using the words “, comments.
Since its inception the series has received several titles, including a multiplayer action videogame developed with the technology of DICE, the parents of the Battlefield saga.
Happy 10th Birthday, Plants vs. Zombies! I had no idea when scribbling this on paper over 10 years ago just how much it'd change my life! pic.twitter.com/MyZMx9m7Zh
— George Fan (@thegeorgefan) May 5, 2019