The Racist Underbelly of the Witcher Fandom

How Gamergate’s rhetoric bled over into the discourse surrounding the show.

Courtesy of Netflix.

The toxicity of modern fandom is a sharply diagnosed phenomenon at this point, but few in its tone and etiquette resemble that of the Witcher fandom. The adaptation of the books by author Andrzej Sapkowski into video game form was heralded as an unapologetic

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A. Khaled

A. Khaled

Internet culture scribe with an interest in the digital economy, content creators, media and politics.