Originally posted on VentureBeat:

As reported last week, Shay Pierce was the only OMGPOP employee to decline a position with Zynga after it bought the Draw Something developer for $180 million. Pierce wrote an editorial for Gamasutra in which he explained that if he were to accept a position with the FarmVille creator, that he would be obligated to sign away the rights to an iOS game that he authored in his spare time. Pierce refused, writing: “I don’t have a job, but I can sleep soundly at night knowing that I’m not working for any employer with whom I strongly disagree.”

Yesterday, OMGPOP Chief Executive Officer Dan Porter shot off a few messages on Twitter in an attempt to have the last word:

OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter tweets that his former employee is a failure“The one OMGPOP employee who turned down joining Zynga was the weakest one on the whole team,” Porter tweeted. “Selfish people make bad games. Good riddance!”

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