It seems as though developer The Indie Stone just can't catch a break these days. During the past year, they have been locked out of their Paypal funds, had to take their game offline due to major issues of piracy and, just yesterday, their office was broken into. Not much else is known about the incident, other then 2 work laptops were stolen and developer Chris (Lemmy) Simpson's credit card.
As soon as news of the robbery appeared on Twitter, the "fan" reaction on Reddit has gone from unsympathetic to crass and cold-hearted. Still recovering from this huge loss of work and from the invasion of his home, Simpson went on a bit of a rant on Twitter. He lashed out at a number of commenters on Reddit and Twitter, as well as other developers.
Earlier today, Simpson posted an apology on his blog, trying to atone for his comments last night. In the apology, he also states that he no longer wants to be a part of the, "public face of Project Zomboid." As part of this, he has closed his Twitter account along with discontinuing his blog on The Indie Stone website.... read more