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How Wrestling Inspired Dying Light’s Infamous Dropkick – Snapshot


The dropkick in Dying Light essentially breaks the game’s combat, and the gaming community loves it. In the first episode of the new Snapshot, we’ll explore the origins of the Dying Light dropkick, including some inspiration from wrestling. Bartosz Kulon, lead gameplay programmer at Techland, chimes in with his insights.

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Marty Sliva
Marty Sliva was the Deputy Editor of The Escapist. He's been writing and hosting videos about games, movies, television, and popular culture since 2011, and was with The Escapist from 2019 until 2023. In a perfect world, he'd be covering Zelda, Persona, and the hit TV series Lost on a daily basis.