Contact Us

Wildman Developer Layoffs Might Stop Kickstarter Project

Wildman

Gas Powered Games has laid off a substantial amount of their team and Chris Taylor has posted a video in order to explain the reason why.

The video is posted on the Wildman Kickstarter page and shows a very serious, yet still somewhat optimistic Chris Taylor. He says that if he ran the team through the entire Kickstarter campaign and it fails, he’d have to let everyone go, shut down Gas Powered Games, and none of the team will receive any unpaid PTO or severance pay.

“That, I decided, was not worth it,” says Taylor. He’s taken risks with his company before, but doesn’t believe it’s worth risking people’s livelihoods this time around, especially with the current economic climate.

He then asks the Kickstarter audience if he should continue the campaign, in which case he’d hire everyone back if the project is successful, or if he should just shut the whole thing down.

You can watch the video and vote in comments section on the campaign page here. And as always, please let us know what you think in the comments below!

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://arcadesushi.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Arcade Sushi quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Arcade Sushi quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!