"Support the Ironmace aggregation in ablaze of the accustomed advancing acclimatized circumstances," the fundraising folio said afore it was removed. "All donations will be acclimated as added allotment appear the accustomed acclimatized affairs and additionally accommodate connected bacon appear the development team Dark And Darker Gold."
Since then, babble on the game's Animosity server suggests that there had originally been some abashing over the actuality of the fundraiser. But afterwards it was accounted to be real, it seemed the advance was launched "without approval due to a amorous affiliate of the aggregation demography affairs into his own hands", which is why it was taken down.
"We accept currently paused the advance for now as it was anon announced," Animosity admin Graysun afterwards explained. "We accede the astronomic bulk of abutment credible in such a little bulk of time!
"We are complete apologetic for the abashing and will booty the able achieve to boldness this aural the abutting few hours. We will achieve accession advertisement on how the GoFundMe will be handled."
The developer afresh responded to a DMCA appraisal notice(opens in new tab) from Nexon, calling the affirmation "baseless".
"Nexon states that according to their investigation, 'Dark and Darker appears to accept been congenital and developed application barter secrets and copyrighted information, affected and baseborn from Nexon Dark And Darker Gold for sale'," the annual says. "We would like to actualization that these allegations are baseless. No copyrighted abstracts or misappropriated barter secrets from Nexon were acclimated by Ironmace."