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MMO Wizard101 Goes Offline After Disgruntled Dev Filled It With Angry Messages

A 14-year-old MMO went temporarily offline after an angry former employee filled the game with unauthorized messages, including complaints about wages and working conditions.

as seen by pc gamersWizard101 was forced into unscheduled downtime to address game messages changed to read “this game sucks” other “cock and balls“, among others.

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“Wizard101 servers have been temporarily closed due to an unexpected issue,” the company tweeted yesterday. “We will keep everyone updated on when they will be back up and running. Thank you for your patience.”

Just a few hours later, the servers were “backed up”, with the developer apologizing for the “game interruption” and saying it had “installed a temporary fix and is investigating further to ensure a long-term resolution”.

While the developer stopped short of sharing exactly what the resolution was looking to address, players took to the game’s Reddit community to share their findings, including a server-wide message that said”[Developer] Kings Isle is the worst company I’ve ever worked for,” suggesting that the problem may be due to an unhappy employee, either in the past or present.

“I fuck king I hate my job,” read one particularly poetic one. messagewhile another He says: “My name is Walter Hartwell White. This is my confession.”

My particular favorite, though, is “BRADLEY COMES DOWN TO THE OFFICE RIGHT NOW – the CEO”, closely followed by Bradley’s Last Stand: “come into room 102 and I’ll beat the crap out of you.”

At the time of writing, Kings Isle has not commented publicly on the matter and Bradley’s fate remains unknown.


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