I've read the news about allegations regarding Sean Patrick Fannon over at EnWorld. And I've got something to say about it...
As most people know (or can guess), I'm not part of the woke, SJW, ctrl-left side of politics. Nor am I a far-right wacko. I'm in the middle, a moderate.
Similarly, I'm not handing out free passes to every jerk, creep, sleazoid, and sexual harasser that comes down the pike. Yet, I'm not one to join any kind of mob, demand to see individuals burnt at the stake, or boycott certain products, companies, or whatever. I call 'em as I see 'em on a case-by-case basis.
And in this particular case, I'm biased. Like, super biased. My bias hails from Krypton, is now hanging out on a planet orbiting a yellow sun, and it's on steroids. Why, you ask?
I couldn't find these interactions myself, only recalled the incident because I mentioned it on Tenkar's Tavern over here. But I had some help from an EnWorld forum member named [prefers to be anonymous]...
The post was generated in response to this post on your blog, via Google Plus. It was made on March 22, 2016.
I didn't notice it before, but there's some further back-and-forth between you and him there, if you read the comments (I can still see the post, and I don't have a G+ account, so it looks like it's still open for public view). This one is his responding to someone pointing out that Alpha Blue was behind the adult filter:
This isn't just about my taking pleasure in a hater's misfortune (though, that's definitely a bonus). Those statements are character witness testimony from Sean Patrick Fannon himself around the time of the alleged sexual harassment incidents. Well, some of it is alleged. He admitted to bits and pieces.
As I've mentioned in a couple forum posts, Alpha Blue is openly sleazy. It doesn't hide what it is. It's not a hypocritical piece of shit. And it's a game - a fun RPG played between consenting adults. The "make-believe" part of it allows one to fly his or her freak flag without making convention attendees or anyone in the gaming community feel uncomfortable, unwanted, or less than a human being.
I've read hearsay of other sexual harassment incidents in various forum threads talking about Sean Patrick Fannon. What we could really use is more women who've been sexually harassed by Sean Patrick Fannon coming forward to tell their story.
Don't let the douche-bag bros deter you from speaking your truth. You know, I hear the word "misogyny" thrown around these days as often as the word "the." However, in this particular case, the apologists, abuse supporters, and armchair lawyers who don't think we should even discuss the issue until there's been a jury trial and guilty verdict do seem like they actually hate and/or fear women. Fuck you guys! And fuck Sean Patrick Fannon for just being an all-around asshole!
Don't let the bastards wear you down,
Venger As'Nas Satanis
High Priest of Kort'thalis Publishing
p.s. I'm making the core Alpha Blue RPG 100% FREE from now until Sunday evening!!! Get your sci-fi sleaze on... without ruining your life. ;)