Dustin Browder

Dustin Browder was the game director of Heroes of the Storm.[1]

Browder began work at Blizzard Entertainment in 2005 as a senior designer. He headed up design for StarCraft II and contributed quests for World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade. Prior to joining Blizzard Entertainment, he served as lead designer on several games, including Battle for Middle Earth, Command and Conquer: Generals, and Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries. Even earlier, he wrote a number of supplements for pencil-and-paper games, and he still enjoys playing miniatures games like Warhammer 40,000 and role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from the University of California, Los Angeles.[2]

In Heroes of the Storm, he plays/has played the Barbarian, Nova, Raynor, and Sgt. Hammer. As of January 2014, Hammer was his "go to" hero.[3] He left the development team in December, 2016, being moved to work on a new project within Blizzard.[4]


  1. 2013-12-11, BlizzCon 2013 – Heroes of the Storm Overview Panel Transcript. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2014-04-24
  2. BlizzCon 2014 Press Kit
  3. 2014-02-07, Heroes of the Storm Developer Q&A Part 2 (Jan 22, 2014) – Transcript. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2014-06-11
  4. 2016-12-08, Dustin Browder departs Heroes of the Storm, Alan Dabiri steps up as game director. Blizzard Watch, accessed on 2016-12-09

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