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Slothtober Rust
Oh hey, remember last week when Rayman/Beyond Good and Evil creator Michel Ancel announced he was leaving the game industry? Looks like he may have jumped ship as French outlet Liberation was about to do an expose on his abusive management.
Dans le plus grand secret, Ubisoft développe depuis sept ans à Montpellier le projet le plus fou et ambitieux de son histoire. Chantier chaotique et douloureux, «BGE2» était porté, jusqu’à la semain…
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Slothtober Rust Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
Translated from French: "Depressions, burn-outs, requests for transfers or resignations. Around me, I've seen a good dozen people go on sick leave, probably more... Meeting people with tears in their eyes, it happens often."
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Slothtober Rust Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
Apparently, Ancel was the subject of an internal investigation, after which Yves Guillemot renewed his faith in him?
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Slothtober Rust Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
The best thing for Ubisoft right now would be if the workers ejected all of the top management and became a co-op, because this abuse is institutional and is protected from the top.
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Slothtober Rust Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
I know everything seems grim in the gaming industry, so I went and started a thread highlighting all the upcoming games I'm looking forward to, so it's not all gloom and misery:
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Slothtober Rust Sep 26
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
This is just downright astonishing... A team of 19 people were put in place to try and keep him in check.
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Five Nights at the North East Recluse's Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
Oh no no no, please NOT him too... :O
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Nekomata Sep 25
Him too.
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The Linkle Project Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
Oh.
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Finn Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
Not again 😭
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Phil 🎃👻🦇 Sep 25
Replying to @CaseyExplosion
Ah shit
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