Riot Games deny ‘League Of Legends’ Seraphine is based on genuine woman
“Seraphine was separately created by Riot Games and was not based upon any specific, including Stephanie”
Riot Games have actually specified that Seraphine, the current League Of Legends champ, is not based upon a woman called Stephanie, who recently argued that the character bears an exceptional similarity to her.
Writing on Medium 2 days back, Stephanie recorded the myriad similarities in between her and brand-new champ Seraphine. The blog site draws attention to apparent contrasts such as their appearances, and also explains that the art the character makes is similar to the art she makes herself.
The K/DA star’s background riffs on an essay that she composed and showed a former Riot worker she had a relationship with.
Stephanie composed that John (the Riot staff member) had stated he would have a K/DA-related surprise all set for her birthday, and on that day “Among the only images of Seraphine from her main Twitter account that has a date was posted and dated on September 19th, the first day she (Serpahine) ‘worked’ with K/DA.”
Speaking to Tim Rizzo of Inven Global, Riot have actually declared that Seraphine was “individually created by Riot Games and was not based upon any private including Stephanie.”
They added: “We take all claims of misappropriation seriously and instantly examined Stephanie’s accusations after getting a legal demand letter from her attorney last month.”
Riot Game’s claim runs counter to a tweet by character designer Jeevun Sidhu, who specified on October 29 that Seraphine’s style was based on his partner.
This isn’t the very first time that Seraphine has been embroiled in controversy. The company’s handling of the champion’s release campaign has actually been extensively criticised.
Some have actually pointed that the personality that count on recounting her fights with psychological health and stress and anxiety over leaving her task to cultivate a parasocial relationship with fans.
Stephanie has considering that reacted to the Riot Games statement, stating that she does not think that Seraphine is 100% based upon her, but mentions that if the similarities hold true, her grant utilize them was not given.