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Guild Wars developers fired after social media argument roils community

Two ArenaNet developers were dismissed this week following a social media blowup between a YouTube content creator and a designer of the developer’s Guild Wars 2 MMO. Guild Wars 2 narrative designer J... read more

Guild Wars 2 Developers Fired Following Twitter Argument With Fan

If you missed the original story, the whole thing started when a recent Twitter debate resulted in two Guild Wars 2 developers being fired and people everywhere starting a fresh debate on the ethics o... read more

IGDA Posts Game Developer Social Media Considerations

While many employers have some form of social media ... community recently after two ArenaNet writers were fired for their interactions on Twitter with a YouTube partner who streams “Guild Wars 2.” Ar... read more

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Guild Wars 2 Writers Fired After Twitter Exchange, Who’s Really at Fault Here?

In the case of Guild Wars 2, that meant disaster for two developers. It has come to light that writers Jessica Price and Peter Fries lost their jobs at ArenaNet earlier today after ... The argument is ... read more


Guild Wars 2 studio fires two devs following Twitter exchange with streamer

A hot potato: Two members of video game developer ArenaNet have been fired following a heated exchange with a Guild Wars 2 ... alternative argument is that this proves fans who shout loud enough have ... read more

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ArenaNet president: Fired devs 'could have chosen not to engage' on social media

Polygon published an interesting interview with ex-ArenaNet staffer Jessica Price in which the veteran dev speaks at length about how she and colleague Peter Fries were fired from the company last wee... read more

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Hollywood execs name Anita Hill to lead anti-harassment effort

Kathleen Kennedy, a producer who has worked on beloved franchises including "Jurassic Park" and "Star Wars," was among the women who convened Friday's meeting of executives. She said in a statement th... read more

ArenaNet’s firings reinforced gaming culture’s worst impulses

O’Brien’s statement is actively dangerous; it takes at face value bad-faith arguments ... Guild Wars 2 community and was at the mercy of itsanger. And so was he. Instead of using this kerfuffle as an ... read more

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