If you're not doing so already, you should keep a register of the happenings with proof and make sure it's in a safe place, and then upload it so people can see the truth and shut up. If you have the spare time, of course.
What's giving me interest in this game again is the unlikely but at the same time seemingly real conspiracy against this dev... Did you do something that could have pissed some outcast people off? Because this is the only explanation i see for someone to mess with a web satire game with less than, say, 15000 active players.
Can't we just make it so cronies are automatically removed after association is broken... I found two people that are cronies from my old life already and it angers me that even when i delete them they can still see who i am.