Wizards of the Coast have pulled all of their PDF products from RPGNow and DriveThru. (Link to ENworld thread. Also being discussed at RPGnet)
Speaking as somebody whose entire income is largely dependent on my PDF sales, this fucking pisses me off.
According to my data on RPGNow and DriveThru, a large chunk of my sales come from multi-product orders which include WOTC products. Now, with WOTC making this decision, those orders won’t be there, because those customers won’t be there.
The last fucking thing that I, or any other publisher or vendor on the PDF side of the industry needed right now is a massive drop in sales. Thanks, WOTC.
Seriously. Can somebody over there unplug the LawyerTron 5000? Between this and the dazzling corporate bullshit of the GSL, it’s like they’re *trying* to torpedo what’s left of this pathetic industry.