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Wildman Status Report - GPG Retaining Some Staff?

A new update to the Kickstarter campaign for Wildman has another video from Gas Powered Games honcho Chris Taylor offering the latest on attempts to fund the action/RPG which will ostensibly save the company from the financial abyss that's already resulted in some layoffs. Chris speaks of being encouraged by the progress towards their funding goal and discusses their efforts at getting the word out with more updates later this week, including details on "Project Mercury" (not to be confused with the identical codename for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning), which he says "is the platform we hope to deliver the modules on," suggesting a further explanation would be useful. On a related note, we got a note from a reader saying a friend at Gas Powered Games was asked to stay on for another month when he went to clean out his desk yesterday. This unconfirmed report also says there are other employees who are voluntarily working on this project to see how things shake out.

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9. Re: Wildman Status Report - GPG Retaining Some Staff? Jan 22, 2013, 11:28 Creston
 
Bill Borre wrote on Jan 22, 2013, 11:10:
I think we need a Kickstarter general for the economy. Instead of being asked for money every single time I leave the apartment, people can give money to Kickstarter to employ people who have crappy jobs or no jobs.

The latter already exists. It's called Social Security, (or whatever equivalent in whatever country around the world,) and it's a mandatory Kickstarter.


As for this Kickstarter, I feel bad for all these guys that lost their jobs, but the concept of this game just looks terrible to me...

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