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The statement reads;
Following inappropriate comments made on social media by the owner of Funagain Games, we have written to Funagain to terminate our partnership.
We have made payment to Funagain for the fulfilment of Venice, and the games are due to reach them within the next few days. We are not in a situation where we can change those plans. Moving forward, we will use other fulfilment partners for the region FG is currently covering.
Having experienced sexism in this industry and community personally, Braincrack’s directors will not tolerate or endorse this behaviour. We must confront discrimination of all forms both within this industry, and beyond. It will not stand.
Geek Native is led to believe that the alleged comments happened in Facebook respond to a customer.
A recent Twitter post from Funagain Games condems any form of discrimination.
Many screenshots of the conversion between Jeff DeBoer, the CEO of Funagain Games, and the mother he had been talking to have been shared on social media. Geek Native has chosen not to reshare these.
It’s been a rocky start of the year for board games. Earlier this month Board&Dice cut ties with designer Daniele Tascini in a racism row. Tascini has now apologised.
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