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Robin Williams 'Warcraft' tribute: Genie of the lamp

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In addition to his many, many, many other admirable traits, the late Robin Williams was a devoted World of Warcraft player. In the wake of his passing, a petition circulated requesting that Warcraft designer Blizzard create some kind of memorial.

That petition was successful—and then some, according to the folks over at WoWhead.

How to find this memorial? Well, fellow traveler, if you should ever find yourself on an island off the coast of Talador, you may discover a mystical lamp. The lamp will never stop burning; that’s why they call it the Ever-Burning Lamp. Should you rub that lamp, a large blue genie will appear. “Infinite Cosmic Power!” it will say. And then:

Although this version of World of Warcraft is still in Beta and some changes may occur, EW has confirmed that the large blue genie possesses a rare spellcasting ability that causes all humans to sob like the blubbering little children they once were, long ago, in the days when whole weekends could be lost in the VHS tape of Aladdin.