Warning: Sexual assault, stalking and emotional abuse.
GAMA has announced they are working on a code of conduct that members must abide by or be removed from the group.
The news is one of the reactions from the tabletop hobby as a former The Broken Token employee, made allegations against the CEO.
In a Medium post titled “Speaking up to Protect Others”, the brave woman begins;
This is my story about my experiences with Greg Spence, the CEO of The Broken Token. I am finally speaking up after over 10 years because my silence has allowed others to be hurt as well. I will not be disclosing the names of any other individuals who have been hurt by him. That is their story to tell. We cannot allow predators to continue doing this.
The allegations are denied by The Broken Token.
The post, which is also on Facebook, notes;
I now find myself in the very uncomfortable position of defending my integrity. While I do so with the complete confidence that none of those accusations are true, I am genuinely sorry for how this may affect my family and our terrific team members at The Broken Token.”
More allegations might be raised, as the Medium article hints. I will take all allegations seriously and address them in the most straightforward, transparent manner possible while giving full respect and due to those who made these allegations.”
The company has worked with Wizards of the Coast, CMON and Fantasy Flight before. The Broken Token makes custom wooden inserts for these publishers games and are frequently endorsed by game influencers on YouTube.
The makers of Gloomhaven, Cephalofair, are taking action straight away and have cut ties. They’re also looking at ways to remove The Broken Token from Frosthaven.
Evil Hat Productions, the company behind Fate and who help publish Thirsty Sword Lesbians and Blades in the Dark, are also cutting out The Broken Token and instructed the company to stop selling any Desden File Coop Card Game accessories.
Iello, who make games like King of Tokyo, have even said they’ll donate money made from previous deals with The Broken Token to RAINN.
Floodgate Games (Holi: Festival of Colors) is also splitting from the accessory maker.
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