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Studio employees campaign against poor working conditions with #AsAGamesWorker hashtag

Developers let out their frustrations over industry working conditions
Studio employees campaign against poor working conditions with #AsAGamesWorker hashtag
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Developers are tired of the working conditions in the games industry.

The #AsAGamesWorker hashtag apparently started by Warner Bros Montreal designer Osama Dorias (below) is an insight into the frustrations felt by employees working in games studios around the world.

This follows layoffs at Telltale Games and Capcom Vancouver, as well as disturbing looks behind the scenes at ArenaNet and Riot Games.

Loud voices

So far, developers past and present from Travellers Tales, Telltale, Ubisoft, Eidos Montreal, Creative Assembly and Vlambeer among others have added their voices to the narrative.

Common complaints include the concerns of developers coming after those of stakeholders, clients, management and corporate culture, peer pressure to overwork, employees feeling expendable.

Our sister-site PCGamesInsider.biz has the full story.