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Micky Neilson was the publishing lead for Blizzard Entertainment.[1][2] He has written numerous works for StarCraft and Warcraft and outlined numerous stories for manga series of both medias.[3] He has also written for Blizzard's Diablo, Overwatch, and Lost Vikings settings.

Alongside James Waugh, he wrote numerous outlines for the StarCraft: Frontline series and passed them off to authors.[4] Neilson also wrote the unit lines for Warcraft III and StarCraft II.[5]

Neilson left Blizzard in March, 2016, to work on personal writing projects. However, he will continue to do freelance work for Blizzard.[6] As of October 2020, he is collaborating with Frost Giant Studios on the lore of Stormgate,[7] along with writing unit lines.[5]

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  1. Micky Neilson. IMDB. Accessed on 2008-05-04
  2. Medievaldragon. 2011-07-23. SDCC 2011 – Gallery Books Reveals Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo Books Line-Up (video). Blizzplanet. Accessed 2011-07-23.
  3. 2011-06-22, Q&A With Blizzard's Manga Team. Cryptozoic, accessed on 2011-07-13
  4. 2011-06-22, Q&A With Blizzard's Manga Team. Cryptazoic, accessed on 2011-07-13
  5. 5.0 5.1 29-06-22, Frost Giant AMA - All Questions and Answers. Reddit, accessed on 2022-07-04
  6. 2016-03-19, Publishing Lead Micky Neilson leaving Blizzard. Blizzard Watch, accessed on 2016-06-17
  7. 2020-10-20, Frost Giant announced. Speculation: No RTS in the Horizon from Blizzard?. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2020-11-08

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