Things are very, very bad. So many bad things. Just dreadful. You might want to brace yourself.

Chucklefish exploiting teenagers to work on their games for free, the transphobic horror show around Heartbeat, the homophobic horror show around Ion Fury, the intense scummery of Nicalis…

Thank fuck otters exist.

**LINKS**

Polygon’s Chucklefish article:
www.polygon.com/2019/9/2/20839830…stry-exploitation

Statement from Stardew Valley creator:
www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/10/s…sh_allegations

Heartbeat transphobia scandal:
www.dailydot.com/irl/heartbeat-trans-suicide-rate/

Ion Fury homophobia:
www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-…game-after-all

Edmund McMillen cuts ties with Nicalis:
www.pcgamer.com/uk/the-binding-of…racism-and-abuse/

A nice video of a good otter:
m.youtube.com/watch?v=f3HqxE7lyvY
(in case you need it after all that, as I did – J)

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