Dungeons & Dragons FIRED the Guy Who Wanted ‘White Guys’ Out of the Hobby?!

Kyle Brink is no longer at Wizards of the Coast, leading to speculation that he was fired from the Hasbro-owned company that makes Dungeons & Dragons. Brink infamously said he couldn’t wait for white guys like him to get out of the hobby, and it couldn’t happen soon enough. Seems like Hasbro was happy to oblige…

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There is controversy surrounding the firing of Kyle Brink from Dungeons and Dragons for his comments about white males, and the company’s shift towards diversity and inclusion in the tabletop gaming industry.

00:00 Kyle Brink, former executive producer of Dungeons and Dragons, is no longer with Wizards of the Coast after making controversial comments about white dudes needing to get out of the way.

01:24 Kyle Brink fired from Dungeons & Dragons for comments about white males leaving tabletop gaming, new boss Jess Lanzillo hopes to avoid same mistakes.

03:36 D&D fired a guy for wanting to remove white guys from the hobby, causing controversy.

04:53 Wizards of the Coast fired a person pushing for diversity in D&D, upsetting fans, and may be shifting focus to AI and virtual tabletops.

06:40 The company celebrated the 50th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons by revealing the face of the Warrior from the cover of the red box basic set, which was a chunky black woman, but the speaker disagrees with this decision and criticizes the current employees of Wizards of the Coast for alleging that the originators of the game were racist and sexist.

08:10 Dungeons & Dragons fired creator for diversity push, speaker criticizes corporations for not respecting franchise history.

10:02 Dungeons & Dragons has a history of misogyny, cultural appropriation, and disrespect towards women and minorities according to Wizards of the Coast.

11:26 Hasbro fired a guy for wanting to remove white guys from Dungeons & Dragons, as it was costing them money and they are ashamed of their history, while companies disrespect creators and want to give long-standing franchises a makeover. Expand

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