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    Unconfirmed: More Layoffs at WotC

    Chris Sims just posted this on Twitter:

    What the heck is going on at WotC? Two layoffs in RPG R&D today, at least (Torah Cottrill, Andy Collins). Me sad.
    http://twitter.com/ChrisSSims/status/13740775672

    Andy Collins was pretty high up there in the D&D side, and often was a public face on R&D. That's big news.

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    More info.

    Correction: Andy Collins might not have been laid off, but it is his last day at Wizards. My fault. Torah was laid off.
    Collins may have tendered his resignation voluntarily?

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    I find the number of big-name, well-known, and very talented core writers/designers laid off from WotC since 4E came out to be disturbing, and depressing. If they ever lay off Bruce Cordell, I'm boycotting them forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggroy View Post
    Collins may have tendered his resignation voluntarily?
    Yeah, my hope is that some big software company offered him a lot of money, and not an actual lay-off as previously reported.

    Quote Originally Posted by firesnakearies View Post
    I find the number of big-name, well-known, and very talented core writers/designers laid off from WotC since 4E came out to be disturbing, and depressing. If they ever lay off Bruce Cordell, I'm boycotting them forever.
    I'm with you there!

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    Wow.

    Voluntary departure or not, he'll be missed. His efforts were more or less tireless, and on a personal level, he's responsible for a lot of the opportunities I've had so far in working with WotC.

    Thanks, Andy. Fair winds and following seas in whatever comes next.

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    Well thats sad... :-/

    Wish them well, whether laid off or not...

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    Wow, that's definitely a shame.

    I'm not very familiar with Torah--seems like he's been with WotC for less than two years?

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    I feel bad for Torah. Nothing like being told you're let go to ruin your day for many days to come.

    If Andy left of his own accord, I'd guess that means he has something else lined up. I just hope it's because he got a great offer, rather than being upset with his current job to the point of wanting to leave - it's always preferable to go towards something better, than trying to escape something that's becoming worse.
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    Another day at Zorg Industries.............


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdvn1 View Post
    I'm not very familiar with Torah--seems like he's been with WotC for less than two years?
    Torah Cottrill appears to be an editor, who was hired back in mid-late 2008.

    Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game Official Home Page - Article (What Happens in Vegas ...)

    (scroll to the "staff updates" section)

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