Chucklefish responds to allegations it exploited Starbound volunteers

Chucklefish has formally responded to allegations it exploited a number of volunteer contributors when it launched Starbound back in 2016.

Damon Reece – who is credited as a writer on the space exploration game – revealed on Twitter that they had worked “hundreds of hours” for free “while the company made unbelievable amounts of money off of [their] labour, and that of around a dozen other unpaid workers”.

“I started out my gamedev career working on Starbound for almost two years. I was sixteen,” said Damon Reece on Twitter (thanks, PC Gamer). “I worked hundreds of hours and wasn’t paid a single cent for it while the company made unbelievable amounts of money off of my labour, and that of around a dozen other unpaid workers.

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Original Post By – Eurogamer 

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