Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men

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In the wake of public allegations that Riot Games has fostered a sexist workplace culture, two longtime employees exited the company yesterday under hazy circumstances.

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I really hoped I didn’t have to write this thread... Riot ended up firing Daniel Klein after he spoke out about sex…
This is a pattern in the games industry: Speak out against toxicity in the fandom, get fired. I have thoughts abou…
Well I hope they get what’s coming to them, if nothing else I hope the #gamedev industry people stands up for whats…
Thread
Mais quelle industrie de merde arrrrrrg 😤😡😠
This hurts. My faith in Riot to reform and become a place where all people want to work is gone. Again another hate…
I'm so exhausted by this shit. Thread by someone who always articulates issues in the gaming industry well:
Why would anyone ever support a company like this?
This is a tough story to watch unfold. I am not much of a gamer but many of my friends and colleagues are. Making s…
Hey @riotgames ... why are you being such garbage?
And to think I tried applying there.
Riot you wankers 😡 As for the arena net comparison, let's remember that it WASN'T a sexism issue until that little…
עוד חוזר הניגון, עובדים ב־Riot יוצאים נגד הסקסיזם הבוטה בחברה, מפוטרים.
Peut-être que c'est pas plus mal que mes 3 entretiens chez eux n'aient rien donné 😶
Thread. Gamergate never went away.
An important thread on the state of the games industry
Two Riot employees have left the company under hazy circumstances following a controversial PAX panel that excluded…
One of em was that guy who was ranting about you cant he sexist against men lol and it was revealed that he got fir…
Riot you fucking cowards.
always like how people leave now and never get fired
Yikes, stuff at riot sounds like a total mess rn.
Oh here's some more :) Guess riot really taking the arenanet strategy of just firing people who GG/pissbabies wants…
The Rioters who ran that "no men allowed" panel got fired lol
kotakuの報道によると、システムデザイナーのDaniel Z Klein氏とコミュニケーション担当のMattias Lehman氏の2人が、Riotから退社したそうです。先日の PAX Westでの男性以外限定セッションを巡る…
Guess what? A PAX panel designed for empowering women and non-binary folks shouldn't be considered controversial at…
Maybe I should shut down the ol' twitter before Riot fires me and replaces me with... I dunno, a giant cockroach.…
Sure glad the arenanet firings didn't set some sort of precedent for this kinda stuff
that's gonna be a YIKES from me dog
Quite a few omissions from the article that is very disappointing. No mention of the sea lion response that lead to…
To me, events specifically targeted to women and non-binary developers and pushing for more inclusion is the right…
Riot games is run by assholes who don't care about harassment
So Riot 1) is already failing in their supposed new path and 2) have ignored all lessons from ArenaNet's debacle. C…
riot what the fuck are y'all doing
Cool, good to know @riotgames still intends to be a garbage culture and just hopes you won't notice.
Welcome to ArenaNet the sequel. someone spoke out against sexism, someone defended that person, both are gone. Grea…
The hostile culture within gaming will not change when the companies themselves are fostering the discord.…
Today in: Riot is still garbage
Never much cared for League (the game’s mechanics always felt intentionally hostile and obtuse) but Riot can fuck r…
Never liked LoL anyways. Always knew Riot had a rather bad rep lately; this just kinda proves it more.
What a shit show. league players need to grow the fuck up
I was almost prepared to accept at face value that Riot was at least making the attempt to reform their rotten corp…
I'm starting to think companies cave in to these idiots just so that they have a reason to fire them after their id…
i was gonna click this but a little pea inside my head screamed and banged on the walls of my skull that this is th…
Ah yes, the classic business move of 1 half-step forward, 2 steps back.
And the walls are just-a-tumblin'
@zepar___
I can't support a company that treats its employees like this. Despite the fact that League of Legends is my favori…
live footage of Riot Games
This is cowardly behavior on @riotgames's part. I had hopes that they were finally going to get their act together,…
I've tried to find words but I'll just let this sit here without comment. My sadness and my disappointment and ange…
Riot Games is still garbage and the sooner they go away forever the better
The game industry is a dumpster that can only be cleansed with fire
Fuck @riotgames. Stop playing LoL and giving them money. It's clear they care more about their audience of manchild…
Next up: How will Boogie get a fucking shithead take off of this bullshit. Will he be able to keep his mouth shut?…
God damn man babies ruining shit as usual
God fucking damn it, Riot
This is really shameful that this happened, especially considering the prior events regarding the company. I hope t…
“In a meeting with my manager, I was told that my job performance was great, but my cultural misalignment was conce…
"(I)t seems incongruous that two employees who have historically been outspoken about issues around gender equality…
Jesus this is a CF. It sure sounds like manbabies threw a fit over a safe-space panel and two of the allies with th…
While one of the employees didn't conduct himself in a proper manner in relation to the PAX panels (imo) seeing bot…
We already knew League was toxic, but gaming should be for everyone-not just manbabies
Fuck riot and the man-babies
Well, this certainly doesn't look good.
Full thoughts later. But for starters you don't stand up to a paltry .02% of players by firing people who are key t…
Tweeting "Manbaby" seems to be the thing that gets you fired from the games industry these days. If only the same c…
> Retweet tweets telling men to go kill themselves > Call everyone man babies, misogynist, toxic, Nazi's, transphob…
all the stuff that women and minorities have been yelling about is real and we -have- to change
Damn Riot, be better to your enployees. It isn't difficult to support them.
This is certainly becoming an even bigger shitshow
It keeps getting worse for Riot.
And as of today, after seeing this shit show unfold, I'm uninstalling League. Can't continue supporting a company l…
god damn it, @riotgames
Welp.... looks like things might be getting out of hand for @riotgames
seems like they are fighting their image more so than the cause....
Disappointing to see this @riotgames. All their talk about fixing the sexism problems is bullshit. They're just pus…
Hey @cecianasta , here is my statement as a former Rioter: @MattiasLehman is a class act and him being fired is a t…
Oh, for fuck's sake. I feel like gamergate is coming right on back with their nonsense and actually influencing maj…
mmmm i have a lot of Feelings on having watched gg happen as a Smol and then sadly making career choices based on t…
Reminds me to never, ever, buy a game made by Riot because they’re still a toxic company hostile to women
Oh look, another game company fires people because they made the entitled manbabies angry by doing something that w…
"spineless" I'd argue, 'consciously complicit.'
We are in a really important moment for the games industry. Companies like ArenaNet and Riot are absolutely sending…
Riot Games has fired two employees for speaking out against sexism in games culture. "Klein confirmed to The Verg…
supposedly riot is actually working to improve its toxic work culture, so why the fuck did it do THIS
So..... fuck Riot Games. Gaming is for everybody and we should make it inclusive as fuck. We should encourage peopl…
Apparently gamergate is still happening, awesome
Jesus. How does this keep happening?
exhausted allies will continue to be fired & "talented" serial abusers will remain to be quietly protected until th…
Two Riot employees have left the company under hazy circumstances following a controversial PAX panel that excluded…
Encore deux employés bossant dans le jeu vidéo viré à cause des g@merz et leurs penchants gamergateux
@gabo_olayvar
Riot really needs to get it together. What a mess.
Riot por favor.
GOOD! FUCK @riotgames
What's controversial about a panel dedicated to getting women into games that had no men involved? Why should men…
I stand with my friends. You should stand with them too. @danielzklein @MattiasLehman
#HeroesResist
A few people responded to this thread, saying they were waiting until they see a formal announcement of Riot firing…
Story still developing, Riot Games can go straight to hell.
Really disappointed to see this happen. Riot’s official statement is that it has nothing to do with their diversity…
Games continues to be a fucking cesspool.
Well, today’s the day that I stopped giving Riot the benefit of a doubt. Uninstalling the League client from my com…
the whole article, but this coupled with that article from August about how women are treat…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men. I'd be disappointed in R…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
tl;dr -- whiny-ass dudebros cried because an event that was specifically for women and GNC/non-binary folks didn't…
riot issued it's promise to do better like literally yesterday and now it rewards two people standing up to the red…
This is just ArenaNet all over again. This is disgusting, this culture is broken, and every bit of it needs to be t…
I shared some of Mattias’ writing on Riot just the other day. You can feel his passion for his work in his words.
“How about [Why doesn’t Riot games get any more of our money?]for 100 Alex.”
Riot Games: "We're going to fix the systemic sexism and racism in our company culture." Also Riot Games:
Riot Games is a dumpster fire of a company. USC should rescind its entrepreneurship awards for Brandon Beck and Mar…
So I'm gathering that these two dudes who aren't sexist left because Riot is out of control sexist?…
Riot Games, everyone.
Big YIKES @riotgames
Also this is some horseshit
They were fired to telling LoL players to grow up. GOD FUCKING DAMNIT
@Pixiekittie_ Just gonna leave this here to update you, don't mind me~ (It's official btw - his twitter states so)
I am devastated to hear yet another case of what happened to Alison Rapp and Jessica Price happen AGAIN to two guys…
purehavuk #Gaming #News | @SGH_RTs | Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Exc…
Let's give this article a more accurate headline, @kotaku . "Company renowned for catering to most well-known toxi…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
@S_de_Incognito @riotgames XD
@TQ_Ghoul
Slimeball players have to be respected. Employees, not so much.
Good, I don't condone Nazi groups targeting these guys but the fact of the matter is if you…
@Ofeigr @HuzzyGamesLoL
The shit show continues 🍿
O grande problema dessa galera aqui, e da Price, é que nenhum deles tem qualquer trato com o público. Não é sobre "…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men
@riotgames fired two employees for calling their toxic fanbase full of manbabies a toxic fanbase full of manbabies.…
Two Jews lead the way for gender diversity at Riot Games.
«Tell men that a single room at a single event is off limits to them for a couple of hours and it’s a war crime to…
It’s a shame two good people lost their jobs. How many people have lost their job for being sexist to women? How ar…
You: What's the single dumbest thing Riot Games could possibly have done right now? Answer:
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men…
Hoy shit, Riot Games sounds like a damned hell hole to work for.
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE]
@Zombilau They fired @danielzklein !
Welp.. wasn't expecting this form of action coming from Riot.
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] - Kotaku…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] - Kotaku…
Kotaku: Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] Kotaku: T…
Activists for inclusiveness should be celebrated, not silenced. While your work may not thank you for taking a sta…
Again Riot games is a stupid company. Their fans are running the show. Pathetic.
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men #leagueoflegends #riotgames
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE]…
There's a reason I think it's Important to use the term equity and not equality. Primarily, it would shut up all t…
Two Riot Games Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men #LeagueOfLegends…
Men fired at gaming company for being "sexist" against men
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE]…
So basically two people have been fired from Riot because League manbabies are manbabies. Gamer culture is amazing.
from bad to worse, more game devs getting fired for calling out toxic trolls in their communities
لازم في الWorlds يعلنوا عن لعبه جديدة ، الشركه قاعده تتفكك
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE]
@catsboltsphotos I had a more detailed article about the internal abuse, where someone inside the company doxed the…
@CASUALAUTiST @HuzzyGamesLoL
remember when riot games claimed in their PR statement that "no one is sacred"? yeah, i guess they meant the abuse…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men …
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE]
@JamieVernon PAX session doesn't allow men to participate:
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE]
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
Aparentemente a @riotgames não é capaz de aprender nenhuma lição! Parabéns
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
"Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men" #WrathMagik
@ZyoriTV @SirActionSlacks and the purge at riot goes on and on
That didn't take long to escalate. I'm starting to think another death clock might be called for. FWIW I do have a…
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [UPDATE] via @kotaku
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men UPDATE
@Wertle Not a fun read
"Riot asked some employees representing Riot not to publicly engage with the controversy" So a social media policy…
I really want to give Riot the benefit of the doubt but they are making it really, really hard. :( via @kotaku
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men [@Kotaku]
God bless.
I never cared for the game of LoL. But I refuse to support such a toxic game company.
"Complicated circumstances" meaning they told customers to kill themselves. Kotaku are only honest when it suits.
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men →
Two Riot Employees Leave Under Complicated Circumstances After PAX Session Excluding Men
Riot is continually showing how shitty they are and how little they value people trying to make it better.

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