Former Community Manager
After more than 10 years with the company, on July 20, 2016, Rygarius announced that he would be leaving Blizzard at the end of the week. He described the World of Warcraft community as "the finest most passionate community I've ever served."
Rygarius is part of the Community Team that won "Best Community Management team" at Dragon*Con 2012.
- Rygarius was responsible for posting patch and hotfix notes for World of Warcraft. He also had a very active Twitter account, frequently interacting with players.
- The NPC Rygarius and the item are references to him. Rygarius earned his nickname "Coffee Bird" because he used a hippogryph avatar on the official forums and because his Twitter description stated that he was "powered by caffeine".
- Among his favorite voiced characters in World of Warcraft is Li Li.
- His favorite mounts to use in the game are the , the and the .
- ^ Rygarius on Twitter (2016-07-20).
- ^ CoffeeBird on Twitter (2016-07-20).
- ^ Guild Launch Presents Inaugural Dragon Slayer Awards (2012-09-05). Archived from the original on 2012-11-26.
- ^ Rygarius CoffeeBird (@Rygarius) on Twitter. Retrieved on 2015-10-04. - In the short user bio: "Chung 'Rygarius' Ng • #Warcraft Community Manager • Patch Note #CoffeeBird • Technical Writing Hippogryph • Powered by caffeine."
- ^ Flìp; Rygarius 2015-10-02. your favorite voiced character so far.
- ^ Official Forums