Warcraft is a multi-media franchise created by Allen Adham, Frank Pearce, and Michael Morhaime. The franchise was based on the original video game Warcraft: Orcs & Humans released in 1994. Warcraft is one of the highest-grossing video game franchises of all time and so far consists of core video games, spin-off video games, manga, comics, novels, a movie, and several other forms of media and merchandise. Warcraft is set in a high-fantasy world called Azeroth where eternal conflict between two factions (Horde & Alliance) rages interrupted by brief periods of conflicts with other forces of evil set on destroying the world.