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ArenaNet Fires Guild Wars 2 Writers After Twitter Argument

We’ve seen developers acting out of characters too many times. Seeing people you admire verbally attack players is disrespectful, especially when it’s without reason. That’s what happened with two Gui... read more

ArenaNet Fires Two ‘Guild Wars 2’ Writers Over Twitter Spat With YouTuber

As a result, they’re no longer with the company,” ArenaNet co-founder and president Mike O’Brien said on the “Guild Wars 2” forum on Thursday ... called Deroir responded to a Twitter thread by ArenaNe... read more

Latest Guild Wars 2 News

Studio ArenaNet fires two Guild Wars 2 writers after they engaged in an online Twitter confrontation with an ArenaNet-partnered YouTuber named Deroir. ArenaNet is expanding the borders of Guild Wars 2 ... read more

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One week ago, two Guild Wars 2 narrative designers, Jessica Price and Peter Fries, were fired after ... response, ArenaNet president Mike O’Brien promptly fired Price, as well as her coworker Fries, w... read more


Game Company Fires Two Employees Who Complained About 'Mansplaining' on Twitter

She subsequently responded to those criticizing her on Twitter ... he...." "We can probably fire anyone on the GW2 dev team as long we make a big enough stink," wrote one user on the Guild Wars 2 subr... read more

ArenaNet firings inspire IGDA to remind devs: Ask about harassment protection

The post was reportedly written in response to ArenaNet's decision last week to fire writers Jessica Price and Peter Fries after Price posted a sarcastic response to a Guild Wars 2 streamer on Twitter ... read more

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They’re a humbling reminder that a ridiculous number of people probably devoted an insane amount of time to build something unfathomably complex. As someone on Twitter put it after I called ... online ... read more

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Jessica Price found herself on the involuntary end of a departure from ArenaNet after she complained vocally about the subtle misogyny/mansplaining of a response to a Twitter thread she ... a blank ch... read more

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Price, a now-former employee of MMO development house ArenaNet, was fired after an ... and thoughtful Twitter thread about how she and the narrative team for Guild Wars 2 have to think about writing a... read more

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Studio ArenaNet fires two Guild Wars 2 writers after they engaged in an online Twitter confrontation with an ArenaNet-partnered YouTuber named Deroir. ArenaNet is expanding the borders of Guild Wars 2 ... read more

IGDA Posts Game Developer Social Media Considerations

the interaction between game developers and the game community has been a point of contention in the gaming community recently after two ArenaNet writers were fired for their interactions on Twitter w... read more



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