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Codemasters Complaints

Reinventing the Wheel, the personal blog of programmer Semi Essessi, goes public with his dispute with his ex-employers at Codemasters, alleging unpaid overtime and an odd tale of Codemasters attempting to claw back what was said to be an overpayment in his final paycheck (thanks joao). Eurogamer has a response from the studio, who deny Essessi's allegation that they have pursued this through legal avenues, and the latest from Essessi is that "negotiations are ongoing" and according to Codemasters: "The company's advisers are now aware of the additional comments that Semi has published and these will be addressed with him directly through the appropriate channels as necessary."

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9. Re: Codemasters Complaints Jan 14, 2012, 05:07 Ludomancer
"Crunch Time" is fraud. What is so fucking god-damned important about shipping a stupid material product at specified time, to the point of not being able to get home and see your fucking family on the weekends?

All we would need to do is collectively stand up to it, and it would end immediately, but too many people are too chicken shit or too desperate, and they just cave to the whims of their corporate masters.

Fuck industry.
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