Mortal Kombat Creator Shares BTS At The Original Scorpion Footage

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When making the original Mortal Kombat arcade game, creators Ed Boon and John Tobias decided to create two palette-swapped characters, in order to save valuable space.

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Those two ninjas became Scorpion and Sub-Zero, and Boon and Tobias looked for a number of small ways to make them feel different to players.

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In a behind-the-scenes video Boon shared to Twitter today, we can see the actor that plays Scorpion and Sub-Zero trying out different stances, following suggestions from Boon and Tobias.

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The decision required an extra seven frames of animation, but the move helped to further distinguish the two fighters.

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In follow-up Tweets, Boon revealed that the video above was very early into the game's development process.

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