Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on November 30th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.
In 1996, Diablo released on the PC and Mac. It is set in the dark fantasy world of Sanctuary. The player controls a lone hero who must venture into the depths of the dungeon beneath the town of Tristram and face the evil Lord of Terror.
Nerdy Fact: One of the most persistent rumors about Diablo was that there was a secret level filled with cows. This was based on a joke by one of the developers, who said that clicking on the cows in the town of Tristram would open a portal to the cow level. The rumor was so popular that Blizzard decided to include a real cow level in Diablo II, as an Easter egg for the fans.
In 2015, Superstore premiered on NBC. This comedy series follows the lives and struggles of a group of employees at a fictional big-box store called Cloud 9 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Nerdy Fact: Different Cloud 9 store locations have appeared in other series produced by NBCUniversal Television, including Hulu’s The Mindy Project, NBC’s Good Girls, I Feel Bad and Kenan.