Chris Avellone files lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Danielle Partis

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Games writer Chris Avellone has taken legal action over several accusations of sexual misconduct.

The allegations were made against Avellone in June 2020, with two women sharing their accounts via Twitter. Shortly after the allegations arose, several developers cut ties with Avellone, notably Dying Light developer Techland.

The personal injury lawsuit, filed by Avellone last Saturday, accuses the two women of libel, but also seeks damages from over 100 additional defendants, with their names yet to be ascertained.

Prior to this weekend, Avellone had remained silent on the matter for roughly a year.

However, in a post shared to Medium,

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