Chris Avellone’s contributions have been removed from Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2


Paradox Interactive has mentioned that something written by Chris Avellone for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 has been faraway from the sport within the wake of current sexual harassment allegations made towards him.

This comes from a tweet posted by Gamasutra as a follow-up to an article regarding Avellone’s involvement with Dying Mild 2.

“Bloodlines 2 writer Paradox Interactive has been in touch to elucidate that Avellone was solely ‘briefly’ concerned within the mission, and that ‘none of his contributions stay within the recreation that Hardsuit Labs is continuous to develop,’” reads the tweet.

The report clarifies that Paradox had nothing to say in relation to the allegations that Avellone had sexually harassed a number of folks. It merely said that something written by him was not current in Bloodlines 2.

“Chris Avellone briefly labored with the Bloodlines 2 writing crew early within the improvement of the sport,” Paradox informed Gamasutra. “By means of an iterative inventive course of, nevertheless, none of his contributions stay within the recreation that Hardsuit Labs is continuous to develop.”

In line with the article, Dying Mild 2 developer Techland has additionally mentioned that it’s “trying very intently” on the claims towards Avellone, mentioning that it has “no tolerance for such behaviours.”

“We take issues of sexual harassment and disrespect with utmost care, and haven’t any tolerance for such behaviors – it applies to each our staff in addition to exterior consultants, Chris amongst them,” a Techland spokesperson informed Gamasutra.

“That’s the reason we’re at the moment trying very intently into the matter. We’ll offer you data on our subsequent steps quickly.”

Avellone’s involvement with The Waylanders has additionally ceased, as evidenced by a current tweet from its lead author.

“Chris is not on the mission, and I’ve been the lead author all alongside, not him,” reads the tweet. “Waylanders has little or no writing by him because it stands, and I’ll be having a look at his scenes.

“Nobody on the crew knew something about this. We’re dealing with it, and I’m open to suggestions.”

Since folks made allegations towards Avellone, in addition to a wide range of different outstanding trade figures, extra victims have been sharing their tales. Earlier at this time Twitch CEO Emmett Shear was accused of getting laughed off studies of abuse by Twitch companions at a recorded assembly final yr.

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