Funding Canceled Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on February 11, 2013.

Update #14

Thank You For Your Support

Greetings Kickstarters.

We have some news today. We are canceling the Wildman Kickstarter.

At this point, it makes sense for us to focus our attention on other ways to keep Gas Powered Games running. Unfortunately, we are unable to share any specifics in public. When we have news to share, we will be posting it on our site. If you want status updates, or if you want to continue discussing Wildman and/or this Kickstarter, please consider migrating over to forums.gaspowered.com.

We are profoundly grateful to those of you who backed this project and Gas Powered Games. Your passion and hard work put us in a position to write this exciting new chapter in the history of GPG.

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      Creator Jan Henning Peters on February 11, 2013

      Good look with your plans and with keeping the company going. Too bad the kickstarter didn't work out, I was really looking forward for the game and I hope for a return of the Wildman.

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      Creator Fluffy Fiend of the Obsidian Order on February 11, 2013

      You should be licensing your development kit to other companies, it looks amazing. That should get you more than enough money to fund Wildman. Of course you'll always have my money too when/if it comes out in the future...

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      Creator gandalf.nho - Huntress OOoE/WoOS/Torment on February 11, 2013

      I hope your guys can find another good way to save GPG and continue to create good games. Good luck GPG!

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      Creator Sebastian Ng on February 11, 2013

      Wow, this has been a dramatic journey!

      CT and GPG, thanks fo all of the games you've made that we have loved. I really hope that something comes along for you guys. We all know how this must be such a trying time for you and we hope that you get some time to rest and then get back in the game. I really respect your honesty and determination.

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      Creator David Walker on February 11, 2013

      Good luck GPG :)

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      Creator Stasis on February 11, 2013

      This one didn't make it, but I firmly believe another one will. I'll back anything you put your name on as you've been a part of some of my very favorite games.. I believe in your capacity to make something awesome and I don't think you should give up on GPG, nor on Kickstarter as a means of achieving funding. Just because this project didn't appeal to enough people doesn't mean another won't!

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      Creator Peter Schlieckmann on February 11, 2013

      You don't look really, lets say happy, in this video. I hope you really found other good ways for you and your company! I really hope it all works out well for you! Rock on!!!

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      Creator Shane Schrupp on February 11, 2013

      Good luck, GPG! Can't wait to hear the good news.

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      Creator Felix Klose on February 11, 2013

      Best wishes!

      Keep it going.

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      Creator Mika on February 11, 2013

      Stay strong.

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      Creator Henry W on February 11, 2013

      Best of luck Gas Powered Games.

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      Creator remouk on February 11, 2013

      We understand.
      GO ON.

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      Creator Antonidas|Archmage of the Obsidian Order on February 11, 2013

      I was horrified to come over here today and see the project cancelled. but after seeing the video I'm filled with a strange sense of hope. :)

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      Creator Mike Kraus on February 11, 2013

      @the GPG Family,
      Right business decision, I applaud you for it, and will of course support you next time around in any way I can!

      Mike

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      Creator Ada Ballard on February 11, 2013

      It's sad... Hope the company won't die. Looking forward for their next projects here!

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      Creator Peter van Groning on February 11, 2013

      It seemed to be inevitable, and it's a shame it had to happen, but I do sense a glimmer of hope in your tone and behaviour.

      I'm glad I backed this Kickstarter, and I'm also glad you were open and straightforward about a lot of things. Looking forward to future news!

      Fight on, Commander! :)

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      Creator Bert Derveaux on February 11, 2013

      Good luck with GPG, I hope all goes well in the future.
      I hope you can work further on Kings and Castles or a historical RTS.
      This Kickstarter was probably not going to make it, so kudos to CT, to find other solutions.

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      Creator Victor A Burgos on February 11, 2013

      PvP next time = WIN!

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      Creator Richard Tomsett on February 11, 2013

      Good luck on the new adventures Chris and everyone involved at GPG.
      I love the stuff you have done so far and look forward to the next chapter.

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      Creator Sascha Hubert on February 11, 2013

      Ah crap, i was acually looking forward to this :(

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      Creator Keeper32 on February 11, 2013

      It'll probably end up being a good idea to go this route.
      Good luck Chris and the rest of CPG. Better to have your lifelyhoods than have to send people home =-|

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      Creator Joel Segerbäck on February 11, 2013

      OK, I hope this means the studio will still make it through this in one piece, that was my main reason for supporting this kickstarter.

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      Creator GV on February 11, 2013

      Woo! I mean Noo! I mean, Goodluck, and I'll keep an eye out. It was getting tense around here with the comments, I can't even imagine how it would have been around the GPG office.

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      Creator Alexander on February 11, 2013

      I backed because I wanted to support your company, and im glad that I did. Congratulations on keeping your company open.

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      Creator Joshua Vanderzwaag on February 11, 2013

      Good luck in your future endeavours, to everyone at GPG -from me

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      Creator Robert G on February 11, 2013

      Really sad that wildman was cancelled. I do hope that it has found a publisher! Good luck for everyone at GPG

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      Creator Philomelle on February 11, 2013

      These news are bittersweet. On the one hand, it sounds like Gas Powered Games will live on. I loved everything your company has done so far, so I'm glad to see you continue.

      On the other hand, I loved everything you showed of Wildman just as much. I really hope this Kickstarter's cancellation doesn't mean the game is gone completely. Please, if you ever have a chance, finish this game and release it into the wild. I'll be waiting and hoping.

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      Creator olpika on February 11, 2013

      A bit disappointed that the KS was cancelled of course. But I'm glad to know you have some new opportunities for your company. Chris Taylor seems like a really nice guy, with some real humanity and empathy and that is a rare thing in this kind of business. All my wishes for your next adventures!

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      Creator Victor A Burgos on February 11, 2013

      To the future!

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      Creator Tommy Williams on February 11, 2013

      Good luck guys!

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      Creator Ronald Craft on February 11, 2013

      Get some sleep, Chris. Those shadows around your eyes are getting darker. I hope you guys pull through and I'm rooting for you. Take your time, do what's best for GPG, and if/when you guys get a new game out we'll be here to support you.

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      Creator Chris on February 11, 2013

      Good luck! Good to hear you got full funding (what else could it be?). :-)

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      Creator Pink-Pummy on February 11, 2013

      Best of luck wishes to you and your team! You and your title deserve a comeback that's gonna blow us all away :) so here's hoping you'll get it all settled and keep your team going! Am still incredibly impressed by the spirit and passion you put into it, so please keep that up and stay strong.

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      Creator pascal blanche on February 11, 2013

      So.. good news then in a way?good work guys, Sticking around!

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      Creator Benjamin Stanley on February 11, 2013

      @Chris/Gas Powered Games - Can I still get access to project mercury? Yes? No?

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      Creator Jarrah on February 11, 2013

      Hi Chris, It's been clear for a while that the project wouldn't meet target, but I'm glad to hear that the campaign has gathered enough interest that you now have more opportunities.

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      Creator Brian Caceres on February 11, 2013

      I think this is a blessing in disguise.
      @GPG & Chris Taylor. Good luck will be following on main GPG forums

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      Creator Chase on February 11, 2013

      Sorry to hear it

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      Creator Nader Ghazi Hobballah on February 11, 2013

      Best of luck Chris! May good fortune smile on you :)

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      Creator Bryy Miller on February 11, 2013

      Wish you guys the best.

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      Creator ReijMan on February 11, 2013

      Good luck CT! Looking foreward to hear more from you GPG guys!

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      Creator Soeren Jensen on February 11, 2013

      I hope you are cancelling this in order to start a new kick-starter with a more realistic pledge-budget. Because them im sure people will be more willing to pledge more money. I know I will.

      But please let us all know if you are starting it all up again any time soon.

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      Creator Marco Weißer on February 11, 2013

      I wish you all the best! Don't give up ...

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      Creator Brandon Lyon on February 11, 2013

      Why are the only games I look forward to always getting cancelled? :(
      Please consider making this game in some form in the future!

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      Creator Robert Herman on February 11, 2013

      I'm disappointed that Wildman wasn't funded, however I'm glad you have found some new opportunities. I'll be checking the forums regularly for updates!

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      Creator Kevin Blank on February 11, 2013

      You look like you are in good Spirits about this Chris, that is very nice to see!

      It is a shame that the kickstarter is canceled, but if it did stir something up which will keep you flying, than thats just awesome and I am really looking forward to what is next!

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      Creator Glen Murray on February 11, 2013

      This was by far the Kickstarter project I was most excited about. I really hope it all works out in the end so I can morph in a dinosaur and kick some butts.

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      Creator pclabtech on February 11, 2013

      I look forward to GPG getting back on track and letting us know the newest coming from the warzone!

      Good Luck Chris!!!

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      Creator Yourtime on February 11, 2013

      please make it still possible to pledge for it.. when you still want make it later :(

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