Update April 21, 2017: Some of the indies who criticised G2A yesterday have discussed how they can fix things.
The Reboot Develop conference has been happening this week, and you may have caught yesterday’s news that a representative from game key market G2A was savaged in a public panel (if not, see our original coverage, below). Today, a group of indie devs got together for another panel, and conversation turned to yesterday’s incident.
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The subject of the panel was the life of Mike Bithell, the creator of Volume and Thomas Was Alone – and the most vocal critic of G2A in yesterday’s talk. He was joined by Dan de Rocha, creator of Q.U.B.E., and Rami Ismail, co-founder of Vlambeer. All had seen what went down, yet all agreed that G2A – who’ve been battered by waves of bad publicity for months now, despite earnest attempts to improve their reputation – can still recover.
“Oh, they can fix it,” Ismail says. “Just stop being shit.